mid 80s

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Aussie press’ reactions to the second Test loss

“NOT since Australia’s darkest days in the mid ’80s has the Test team played so badly.

Has the national side which was so recently ranked number one in the world really fallen this far?

Australians are entitled to ask who is to blame?”

“It is hard to see where Australia’s next victory or Ponting’s next century is coming from.”

Malcolm Conn in The Australian.

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The Australian Press Go Gaga over their team’s performance: Just kidding!

Ricky Ponting at a training session at the Ade...

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The Ashes evoke reactions like no other Test series in the cricketing world.

Some excerpts of the media reactions to the first Test between England and Australia at the Gabba. A stream of classy vituperations:

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