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The Ashes Prediction Thread

Barney Rubble

International Coach
OK guys, enough talking, time for everyone to finalise their predictions for the Ashes, starting tomorrow. We'll dig out this thread at the end of the series and see who's the most accurate. No arguments or debate in this thread, JUST PREDICTIONS. If you disagree with someone, keep it quiet. Here's the categories:

Series Result
Most Runs (ENG)
Most Runs (AUS)
Most Runs (Overall)
Most Wickets (ENG)
Most Wickets (AUS)
Most Wickets (Overall)
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

My votes:

Series Result: 2-1 ENGLAND
Most Runs (ENG): IR BELL
Most Runs (AUS): RT PONTING
Most Runs (Overall): RT PONTING
Most Wickets (ENG): A FLINTOFF
Most Wickets (AUS): B LEE
Most Wickets (Overall): A FLINTOFF
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: IR BELL
 
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howardj

International Coach
Series Result: Australia 4 - 1
Most Runs (ENG) Vaughan
Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
Most Runs (Overall) Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG) Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS) McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall) McGrath
Compton-Miller Trophy Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) McGrath
 

FaaipDeOiad

Hall of Fame Member
I'll just paste what I had in the Ashes thread when the prediction thing came up.

Team I'll be supporting: Australia
Team who I think will take the Ashes home: Australia
Series score: 3-1
Top batsmen from either side (most runs): Damien Martyn
Top bowler (most wickets): Glenn McGrath
Top English batsman: Michael Vaughan
Top Australian batsman: Damien Martyn
Top English bowler: Andrew Flintoff
Top Australian bowler: Glenn McGrath
Surprise package for England: Ian Bell
Surprise package for Australia: Simon Katich
Man of the Series: Damien Martyn

And...
Biggest Disappointment for England: Steve Harmison
Biggest Disappointment for Australia: Matthew Hayden
Winner at Lords: Australia
Man of the Match at Lords: Ricky Ponting
 

King_Ponting

International Regular
Series Result 3-1 Aus
Most Runs (ENG) : Flintoff
Most Runs (AUS): Ponting
Most Runs (Overall): Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG): Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS): Mcgrath
Most Wickets (Overall): Mcgrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): Ponting
 
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Hazza

U19 Cricketer
Im supporting England but...

Series Result: 2-0 AUS
Most Runs (ENG): I BELL
Most Runs (AUS): D MARTYN
Most Runs (Overall): D MARTYN
Most Wickets (ENG): M HOGGARD
Most Wickets (AUS): G McGRATH
Most Wickets (Overall): G McGRATH
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: I BELL
 

wpdavid

International Coach
Barney Rubble said:
OK guys, enough talking, time for everyone to finalise their predictions for the Ashes, starting tomorrow. We'll dig out this thread at the end of the series and see who's the most accurate. No arguments or debate in this thread, JUST PREDICTIONS. If you disagree with someone, keep it quiet. Here's the categories:

Series Result
Most Runs (ENG)
Most Runs (AUS)
Most Runs (Overall)
Most Wickets (ENG)
Most Wickets (AUS)
Most Wickets (Overall)
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

My votes:

Series Result: 4 - 0 to Australia
Most Runs (ENG): Vaughan
Most Runs (AUS): Martyn
Most Runs (Overall): Martyn
Most Wickets (ENG): Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS): McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall): McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: McGrath
 

Scaly piscine

Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
Series result: 3-1 to England
Most runs (ENG): Strauss
Most runs (AUS): Langer
Most runs (overall): Strauss
Most wickets (ENG): Harmison
Most wickets (AUS): Warne
Most wickets (overall): Harmison
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: Harmison
 

Pedro Delgado

International Debutant
Series result: 2-3
Most runs (ENG): Andy Strauss
Most runs (AUS): Damien Martyn
Most runs (overall): Martyn
Most wickets (ENG): Matthew Hoggard
Most wickets (AUS): Glenn McGrath
Most wickets (overall): McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner:Andy Stauss
 

Slow Love™

International Captain
Series Result: 2-1 AUS
Most Runs (ENG): Michael Vaughan
Most Runs (AUS): Justin Langer
Most Runs (Overall): Justin Langer
Most Wickets (ENG): Matthew Hoggard
Most Wickets (AUS): Shane Warne
Most Wickets (Overall): Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: Langer
 

superkingdave

Hall of Fame Member
Series Result 4-0 Australia
Most Runs (ENG) Strauss
Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
Most Runs (Overall) Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG) Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS) Warne
Most Wickets (Overall) Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) Ponting

Lords - Australia win by 169 runs
Edgebaston - Draw
Old Trafford - Australia win by innings and 123 runs
Trent Bridge - Australia win by 6 wickets
Oval - Australia win by 8 wickets
 
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Steulen

International Regular
Series Result: 3-1 Australia
Most Runs (ENG): Strauss
Most Runs (AUS): Ponting
Most Runs (Overall): Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG): Harmison
Most Wickets (AUS): Warne
Most Wickets (Overall): Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): Ponting
 

Majin

International Debutant
Most Runs (ENG): A. Strauss
Most Runs (AUS): R. Ponting
Most Runs (Overall): R. Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG) M. Hoggard
Most Wickets (AUS) G. McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall) G. McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): A. Strauss

Series 3-2 England. (Wouldn't that be nice ;p)
 

Neil Pickup

Cricket Web Moderator
Team I'll be supporting: England
Team who I think will take the Ashes home: Australia
Series score: 3-1
Top batsman from either side (most runs): Ricky Ponting
Top bowler (most wickets): Glenn McGrath

Top English batsman: Michael Vaughan
Top Australian batsman: Ricky Ponting
Top English bowler: Stephen Harmison
Top Australian bowler: Glenn McGrath
Surprise package for England: Ashley Giles
Surprise package for Australia: Michael Hussey (when Hayden gets pinned by Harmy...) else Michael Kasprowicz
Man of the Series: Glenn McGrath/Ricky Ponting

Biggest Disappointment for England: Kevin Pietersen
Biggest Disappointment for Australia: Brett Lee
Winner at Lords: Australia
Man of the Match at Lords: Michael Kasprowicz
 

archie mac

International Coach
Series Result Aust 3-1
Most Runs (ENG) Trescothick
Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
Most Runs (Overall) Trescothick They will have to bat more often
Most Wickets (ENG) Harmison
Most Wickets (AUS) Warne
Most Wickets (Overall) Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

Warne
 

Somerset

Cricketer Of The Year
Series Result - Australia 4-1 England
Most Runs (ENG) - Andrew Flintoff
Most Runs (AUS) - Ricky Ponting
Most Runs (Overall) - Ricky Ponting
Most Wickets (ENG) - Steve Harmison
Most Wickets (AUS) - Glenn McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall) - Glenn McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) - Glenn McGrath
 

age_master

Hall of Fame Member
Series Result: 5-0 Australia
Most Runs (ENG): M Vaughan
Most Runs (AUS): J Langer
Most Runs (Overall): J Langer
Most Wickets (ENG): A Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS): S Warne
Most Wickets (Overall): S Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner: S Warne
 

social

Hall of Fame Member
Barney Rubble said:
Series Result
Most Runs (ENG)
Most Runs (AUS)
Most Runs (Overall)
Most Wickets (ENG)
Most Wickets (AUS)
Most Wickets (Overall)
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)
Series Result: 3 - 1 Aus
Most Runs (ENG) Strauss
Most Runs (Aus) Langer
Most Runs (Overall) Strauss
Most Wickets (Eng) Flintoff
Most Wickets (Aus) McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall) McGrath
MOS Gilchrist
 

vic_orthdox

Global Moderator
Series Result: Aus 2 - Eng 1
Most Runs (Eng): Vaughan
Most Runs (Aus): Martyn
Most Runs (overall): Martyn
Most Wickets (Eng): Harmison
Most Wickets (Aus): McGrath
Most Wickets (overall): McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal: Martyn.
 

Dasa

International Vice-Captain
Series Result: Aus 2 - Eng 1
Most Runs (ENG): Bell
Most Runs (AUS): Martyn
Most Runs (Overall): Martyn
Most Wickets (ENG): Flintoff
Most Wickets (AUS):McGrath
Most Wickets (Overall): McGrath
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): McGrath
 

C_C

International Captain
Series Result: Aus 3 - Eng 1
Most Runs (ENG): Vaughan
Most Runs (AUS): Langer
Most Runs (Overall): Langer
Most Wickets (ENG): Harmison
Most Wickets (AUS): Warne
Most Wickets (Overall): Warne
Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): Warne
 

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