The smallest trophy, the biggest prize: After a summer in which the beautiful game has been played with leather on willow, England regain the Ashes, although not without a few last-day wobbles. Oh, and another legend hangs 'em up.
posted by etagloh to other at 04:41 PM - 8 comments
Well done England. Great set of 5 matches. The return series in Australia will be a sell out. A few years ago my partner bought me an England ODI shirt, which I can now wear confidently in public. As an English-born Australian, I couldn't really lose anyway ;-)
posted by owlhouse at 05:57 PM on September 12
posted by BigCalm at 03:16 AM on September 13
To quote that legend... "Simply brilliant."
posted by JJ at 03:53 AM on September 13
How drunk were the team at the celebrations in London? Magnificent achievement lads. Have one on me.
posted by squealy at 08:48 AM on September 14
I intend to never again get drunk. From now on, I'm getting Flintoffed. It all got a bit much for them later in the day: http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/40797000/jpg/_40797926_lords300x200.jpg
posted by JJ at 09:38 AM on September 14
I had no idea what the Ashes were until I got home last night and caught Sky Sports update. 18 years, 9 tries. Congrats!
posted by garfield at 11:25 AM on September 14
World championship level boozers. Good on them!
posted by Fat Buddha at 03:10 PM on September 14
JJ, that is some visible evidence of mass consumption indeed!
posted by billsaysthis at 03:37 PM on September 14
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