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Phew what a scorcher! (via barmyarmyashes.com)

I thought I spotted Michael Holding at the ground this morning and his was an appropriate face, as the WACA this morning resembled nothing so much as the Oval in that scorching summer of 76. Actually that’s a lie, it resembled the English summer of 76 as much as a blast furnace resembles a struck match. By 11am the masses were already reaching for the 2nd dose of sun block and the beer runs were beginning in earnest. Yet it was Australia who foun … Read More

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England’s cricketers gain ‘insight’ from Ashes preparation trip to Germany

England‘s players completed the first stage of their preparations for this winter’s Ashes series after returning home from their ‘development camp’ in southern Germany today.

Captain Andrew Strauss said the trip had been a worthwhile venture: “Following our trip to Flanders last year, this was an opportunity for the players to spend time away from the cricketing environment, learn more about the wider world and develop ourselves both individually and collectively.”

Full story: The Guardian

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