Ashes Cricket Quotes

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The Ashes cricket test matches is the premier and oldest of all the cricketing competitions between nations. Two stalwarts of the game England and Australia battle it out to win the ashes of the stumps burnt after the first series. Australia had dominated in recent years but with an ageing team and superb bowling from the England team, England convincingly won the 2005 series. Here are memorable quotes from recent Ashes cricket series:

"How anyone can spin a ball the width of Gatting boggles the mind."
Memorable quote from Martin Johnson the sports journalist after Warne bowled "that" famous ball that bowled Gatting first up.

"If you're playing against the Australians, you don't walk."
Ian Botham explains how to play the Aussies!

"In my day 58 beers between London and Sydney would have virtually classified you as a teetotaller."
Ian Chappell on how fit the team he played in must have been!

"It was a day I'll never forget. I never thought I would see England regain the Ashes"
Henry Blofeld, on England winning the Ashes cricket 2005

"We have tried to think of a better series... and can't. But what's made this so special is how long the wait has been for us to win the Ashes"
David Gower on England winning the best ever Ashes series in 2005

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