Tag Archives: The Ashes
- Sydney’s biggest ever party begins
January 7, 2011
It was perhaps fitting that a man who looks like the children’s doll Ken knocked off the final wicket of a country who at this time of the year are most familiar with having a Barbie whenever possible. The raucous celebrations had been saved for this test, and the England...
- England close in on resounding victory
January 6, 2011
If you only have a few morsels left of the coffee provided by Betfair at the beginning of the current Ashes series then never fear – it will all be worth it in the end. Even if you do develop a dependency for the stuff, you’ll have seen the biggest...
- Alastair Cook stakes claim for Man of the Series
January 5, 2011
It had looked yesterday as if the final Ashes test would be the most exciting one yet. Alastair Cook shut the door on these thoughts and made sure that the online sports betting sites have some sleepless nights if it transpires that every man and his dog have backed England...
- Bowling dominates the second day in Sydney
January 4, 2011
Rain may mean that the final test between England and Australia ends up in a draw but England won’t mind too much. It will mean a series win Down Under for what feels like the first time since Queen Victoria graced us with her presence. A win feels so much...
- England retain the Ashes in style
December 29, 2010
Good things come to those who wait. Whoever it was that said that, and the last that comes to mind are those brilliant folks over at Guinness, has hit the nail on the head after England regained the Ashes just before noon on the fourth day of the fourth test...
- England on the brink Down Under
December 28, 2010
If only Shane Warne wasn’t more interested in hustling at poker and making sweet unadulterated love to British beauty Liz Hurley. Well, that’s what the Aussies are thinking. The English are just marveling at the masterpiece of hiring Hurley in the first place. You feel a bit for the sports...