Andrew Strauss warns England to be ready for Ashes ‘war’ in Australia

Andrew Strauss, England's captain for the tour...

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England will go to war to win the Ashes. That was Andrew Strauss‘s belligerent message ahead of his team’s flight to Australia today for the start of what the England captain says could be “one of the greatest winters ever for English cricket“.

In his parting press conference Strauss said: “Until the end of that fifth Test there are two sides at war with each other. And both sides know that at the end of the series there are 11 guys who are going to be feted as heroes and 11 guys that are going to have failed their task.

Full story: The Guardian



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