England target Australia’s fortress at Brisbane

The Gabba

Image by Matthew Stewart | Photographer via Flickr

England begin their bid to defend the Ashes and secure a first series victory in Australia for 24 years at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Their last victory at the Gabba was in 1986 when Mike Gatting led England to a seven-wicket win in a 2-1 series win.

“We’re all just very keen to get amongst it now,” said England captain Andrew Strauss.

The tourists have no injury concerns, while Aussie batsman Michael Clarke has been passed fit to play.

Full story: BBC Sport



Leave a comment

Filed under Ashes 2010/11

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s