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Englishmen at the drop of a hat in Perth

Posted: Sat Dec 18, 2010 2:41 am
by Cricket lover
Aussies scored their third lowest total score against England at Perth today, on opening day of third battle of Ashes, where England bowling department mesmerized them and continued their governance. Anderson and Tremlett was the pair who pushed Australia back to the drawing board by mammoth bowling skills. Both devastators crushed Australian top order and restricted them on 268 all out in their first inning.

England won the toss and chose to field, England blessed their fans by their vigorous performance once again at that stage when they got five Australian wickets on just 69 runs before the tea. Man in dangerous form Michael Hussey (61) produced a remarkable partnership of 68 runs with Brad Haddin ( 53) to re-arrange his team’s momentum, which has been lost after dispersal of second test. Mitchel Johnson on drastic times call, followed his head honchos and invigorated Australia by his vital inning of 62 runs. Only these three good samaritans fought bravely in front of visitors horrible bowling arts and carried their team on 268 runs.

James Anderson claimed three wickets including Ricky Ponting and danger Haddin, whereas his partner Chris Tremlett also picked three wickets for 63 runs in 23 overs. Mitchel Johnson hunted by Steven Finn, who got two wickets today and Graeme Swann was the man who got crucial wicket of Hussey.