So five Test matches ago, Australia would have considered themselves in with a more than average chance to regain the Ashes back from England. Five matches on, they have lost four of those, the confidence is at an all-time low, the selection policies have all gone haywire and the side has a captain and a vice-captain who have a body language that can, at best, be described as lost.
Aus Vs Eng 2nd Test Full Scorecard: England crushed Australia by an innings and 71 runs after a spectacular collapse of wickets early on the final day in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday.
Ashes 2nd test Scores and News: Graeme Swann is looking forward to bowling long stints to lead England to an important win against Australia on the final day of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday.
Adelaide: Shane Watson and Simon Katich made a confident start to Australia's bid to save the second Ashes Test, combining for 78 runs and cutting the deficit to 297 at lunch on Monday after England declared their first innings at 620-5 on day four
Ashes(Aus Vs Eng) 2010 2nd test Live Scores:Kevin Pietersen's superb double century took England’s overall lead past the 300 mark. At tea on the third day of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval, England were placed at 551/4.
The Aussies have had a bad day with the ball in the first Ashes Test match, they want to change things around in the second Test match. They win toss on a flat-looking Adelaide track. They decide to bat first. And have the opportunity to bat the English team out of the contest.