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Ashes 2021-22 | England batsmen will have to be braver to turn things around, feels Shane Watson

Former Australia cricketer Shane Watson has opined that England batsmen will have to be braver to turn things around in the ongoing Ashes series, after having lost the first two matches. Watson further added that the selection and the strategy of England has been questionable throughout the series.
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Ashes 2021-22 | England hurting after two defeats, everyone is up for the challenge, says Dawid Malan

England batsman Dawid Malan has said that the team is hurting after defeats in the first two Ashes Tests, and that everyone is up for the challenge for the third game in Melbourne, beginning December 26. Malan also admitted that the visitors haven’t been good enough across all facets of the game.
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Ashes 2021-22 | Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Australian opener, states Justin Langer

Australia head coach Justin Langer has backed Marcus Harris, saying that the team management is confident that Marcus Harris has got what it takes to be a successful Test opener. Langer was also hopeful of Mitchell Starc being fully fit to play in the third Test at the MCG, beginning December 26.
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Ashes 2021-22 | ‘All of a sudden there’s a batsmen v bowlers divide’ – Steve Harmison reacts to Joe Root criticizing bowlers

Steve Harmison feels that there arises a situation of a ‘batsmen vs bowlers’ divide, when the captain criticizes his bowlers, after Joe Root stated that his bowlers needed to bowl full and be brave following England’s defeat in Adelaide. The third Test begins on December 26 in Melbourne.
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Ashes 2021-22 | England are 100 miles away from winning in Australia, states Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan feels that England have no chance to beat Australia in the ongoing Ashes series after the hosts won the second Test in Adelaide by 275 runs. He added that Australia stand a great chance to win the 2023 Ashes in England, as the hosts would miss Stuart Broad and James Anderson.
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Ashes 2021-22 | Steve Smith will make some really big scores in next three Tests, predicts Marnus Labuschagne

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has predicted that Steve Smith will make a significant impact with the bat and will score big in the remaining three fixtures of the ongoing Ashes series. Smith has registered scores of 12, 93 and 6 runs the series thus far, with Australia currently leading 2-0.
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Ashes 2021-22 | Hard to see Joe Root remain captain if the tour continues to go this badly, feels Michael Atherton

Michael Atherton feels that if England's ongoing Ashes tour tour continues to go badly, it will be hard to see Joe Root continuing as the captain. Atherton also questioned head coach Chris Silverwood for the team selections, after the visitors suffered crushing defeats in the first two Tests.
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Ashes 2021-22 | Would pick the same team again for Adelaide Test, says Chris Silverwood

Chris Silverwood backed England's team selection for each of the first two Tests of the ongoing Ashes series, and stated that he would’ve picked the same team again for the Adelaide Test despite a 275-run defeat. Silverwood also backed himself as “the best man for the job”, amidst severe criticism.
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Ashes 2021-22 | ‘Why are you captain then?’ – Ricky Ponting slams Joe Root for comments on England bowlers

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has slammed England skipper Joe Root after the former said that his bowlers needed to bowl fuller and be braver, after his side's second Ashes Test defeat in Adelaide on Monday, December 20. Australia are currently leading the five-match series 2-0.
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Ashes 2021-22 | Scott Boland added to Australia squad for Melbourne Test

Scott Boland has been added to the Australia's Ashes squad for the third Test to be played in Melbourne, December 26, as confirmed by Cricket Australia on Monday. The right-arm quick recently picked up 15 wickets from two Sheffield Shield matches for Victoria against the New South Wales.
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