Three English fast bowlers will arrive in Melbourne today with a sudden shot at Ashes glory. It is hardly too dramatic to suggest that the next three days could define their careers.
Following the injury to Stuart Broad, one of the key components in the side’s quest to win the series, the man who replaces him will have a significant role in the third Test which starts next week. England won the second Test yesterday by an innings and 71 runs and would appear to have their opponents on the run.
England deliberately tried to pick a like-for-like bowling attack for this Ashes series so that injuries to any of the initial group of bowlers selected could be covered and enable them to continue with a carefully planned strategy.
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