There was a big story in the Sunday Mail about Darren Lehmann being the next England coach.Matt79 said:What a tool. Who are the likely candidates for replacing him as coach once England go down 5-0, as they will he continues with the current selection policies?
Un-freaking-believable. Blames his batters for everything.pasag said:
I'd say it's on par with the way Bangladesh felt after losing this testThe Sean said:That's astonishing. Surely they can't name an unchanged lineup for Perth can they?
I think this Test really might have destroyed England. To get outplayed completely and lose in Brisbane was one thing, but to dominate for much of this game, and to compete more than evenly for most of the rest of it and STILL lose is another thing entirely.
You need 20 wickets to win a test match, but you need batters to play for a draw.Nnanden said:Un-freaking-believable. Blames his batters for everything.
"We need to bat down to 8." What the hell is with this fascination? You need 20 wickets Dunc.
I honestly don`t know where to start. I feel so sorry for the English supporters.
It has happened before at this ground.PhoenixFire said:
Only England could choke after such a good position, to think that the fate of the Ashes depended on 4 overs...........
Well i think Dunc is right, obviously people are going to go on about his selection now that England have lost. But up until this morning England had done very well & were in a position to save this test, Australia have to be given credit for how they pressured England's batsmen & got a victory from nowhere.pasag said:
Not true, nearly everyone on here was dismayed at the start of the second test when the squad was announced. There were even a few threads made about it. And dare I say it, those people were spot on.aussie said:Well i think Dunc is right, obviously people are going to go on about his selection now that England have lost.
That's what I've been saying to everyone in work all day. Including the one guy who championed Giles pre-Ashes "because he got 59 in the last Test." Bla.andyc said:
Even Gillespie went better last year.
But seriously though, what is the point of Giles being in the team? I mean, they say that he can bat, but he was out for a duck today. They say that Monty's a bad fielder, but Giles dropped Ponting on 35, which cost England 107 runs. And then Monty can actually take wickets.