England cannot afford to concede deficit in Adelaide, says Athers

Ian Bell cover drives

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Scoring heavily in the first innings of a Test is no guarantee against defeat, as England found out on their last visit to Adelaide in 2006/07, but as Andy Flower admitted this week his batsmen can do much more to put Australia under pressure for the rest of the series starting with the second Test.

England suffered a number of batting wobbles against Pakistan this summer and have looked vulnerable at some stage in each of their matches on tour so far and it’s hard to come up with a cast-iron reason why.

Full story: Sky Sports

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