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Paradise regained as England capture the Ashes once more

Publié par Clifford Armion le 24/08/2009

Mike Selvey

"At 12 minutes to six on a glorious sunshine-soft late summer evening, England regained the Ashes they had surrendered so abjectly in Australia three winters ago. It had been a hard slog.

"Set an unlikely if not impossible 546 to win, Australia had made such a thunderously aggressive start on Saturday evening that a smidgeon of doubt might have crept in. None should have been there. The total would have been hefty on a pristine pitch but on one about which Woody Guthrie might have written songs, it was, any cricketer worth his salt would have said, just not a function of "if" but "when". All out for 348, Australia had lost by a massive margin of 197 runs."

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"Paradise regained as England capture the Ashes once more", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2009. Consulté le 15/05/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/paradise-regained-as-england-capture-the-ashes-once-more