Ian Bell continued his impressive form as he struck his third consecutive Ashes century but leggie Steve Smith pulled back things in favour of Australia with his three quick strikes in the last hour on the first day of the second Test at the Lord`s.
"I really take my hat off for him that even in his last game of cricket at age 34 or 35, he was still bowling 100 per cent flat out and never pulled back at all." Steve Waugh said
Former captain Alec Stewart has said England’s tour to India would be their real test after an easy one-day series against Australia.
Former Australian cricketer has praised England for being an organised and confident unit.
Australia coach Mickey Arthur believes England could still miss their star batsman Kevin Pietersen, despite winning four successive one-day internationals since he retired from limited overs cricket.
Indian origin England batsman Ravi Bopara has sent a clear message to the selectors to include in the test squad after claiming to be in the form of his life.
Sydney: Australia skipper Michael Clarke has called on his under-performing teammates to lift their game as their world No.1 one-day ranking is under threat after being beaten by England at The Oval.
Day in Pics: 26th October
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