Ashes-Rivalry of Nations Glory
Rivalries are common in any kind of Sports but only the ones remembered which repeat and sustained for a prolonged period of time. In cricket the audience witnessed one rivalry like that and still going on named ASHES Australia vs England. It is a test series played between AUSTRALIA CRICKET TEAM and ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM and is continued for more than one century now. ASHES Australia vs England started in 1882. The trophy is just a 6-inches tall (15 cm) but it contained the glory of two cricket playing nations-England and Australia.
England Team Combination for Ashes 2017-2018
ASHES Australia vs England is back again on the turf of Australia this year (2017-2018). England are the defending champions for the Ashes cup. England team looked a bit solid in regards to the Australian Team. On top of the order Alastair Cook had the consistent performer over the years and holds the key for England as if he kicks on England will boost to a good target and even to a single handed win like he had done so many times in the past. England have a strong middle order also with the likes of England Captain Joe Root (Doing Captaincy Debut in Ashes) Jonny Bairstow and All-Rounder skills of Moeen Ali. England faced a serious threat in the Form of absence of Ben Stokes which is still withheld due to a police case against him. And this will be clearly justified of saying that England have far better Bowling attack than rest of the world as the pair of Broad+Anderson sharing over 700+ wickets among each other. While rest of the bowlers like chris woakes and new talent Craig Overton. But its going to be tough for English boys as they are going to face Australia on their home soil.
Australia Team Combination for Ashes 2017-2018
On the other hand The australian cricket team have two edges before coming to Ashes. One is undoubtedly the advantage of Cherish home crowd and home grounds to play, but second is more important is the sky touching Form of Steve Smith Captain of Australian cricket Team. As Steve Smith holds the key for the Australian cricket team right now because he is the highest run getter in tests in 2017 and also in the form of his life right now. The only right handed among the test playing nations around the world with a supreme average 60+ and currently the No. 01 test batsman in the ICC Test Rankings. The top order is in the secure hands of Australian Test Vice captain of David Warner who is a killing asset of Australia over the years now. The middle order is also felt safe in the likes of Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja. The bowling section is also looks pretty Ok in the presence of Machine gun of Mitchell Starc and the Seaming attack of Josh hazlewood. Mitchell Marsh has the tendency to be a handy all rounder a good looking batsman down the order as well as effective with the ball. Hope cricket fans will witness a remarkable competition in ASHES Australia vs England 2017-2018.