The picture tells it all…
England would be recovering from the best kind of headache today, with the Ashes now remaining in their possession.
Tickets were being sold even after play started at the MCG on Day 4, but once Mitch Johnson went in the second over, the gates were suddenly thrust open.
England surged to an innings win in less than an hour-and-a-half, and Australia now has an altogether different kind of headache…
Read my 4th Test wrap, over at The Roar: http://www.theroar.com.au/2010/12/30/ashes-sealed-sydney-still-to-come-eventually/
There’s a big feeling of inevitability about this morning, and already Johnson has been bowled to leave Australia sinking deeper into an already-deep hole.
That said, Brad Haddin and Peter Siddle are providing dogged resistance, and while there is life there is the tiniest amount of hope. Maybe.
My Day 3 summary is over at The Roar, sombre reading as it obviously is..
Chin up for Day 2 boys…
My Day 1 summary is over at The Roar: http://www.theroar.com.au/2010/12/17/out-batted-out-bowled-now-out-tossed-too/