Saturday, January 1, 2011

Ashes : Australia vs England 5th Test Match Preview

The 5th test between Australia vs England on Monday, 10.30am (AEST) at SCG ( Sydney cricket ground).Ricky Ponting injured during the fourth Test his finger fractured so he could face surgery on his finger. Michael Clark replaces Ricky Ponting as 5th Test match captain, at SCG.

Andrew Strauss England's captain believes that England can win not only the 5th test against Aussies but also the series in Australia.England for the first time maintain Ashes in Australia after 24 year. This time England won in the captaincy of Andrew Strauss now he is list of rare captain's who won against Australia on their soul after Mike Gatting in 1986/87.

  1. England won 21 times in 53 test matches so they had a good record in Sydney.
  2. SCG head-to-head record: Played 53. Australia won 25, England 21, drawn 7.
  3. Highest scores: Australia 659 for 8 declared (1946-47); England 636 (1928-29)
  4. Lowest completed scores: Australia 42 (1887-88); England 45 (1986-87)
  5. Biggest wins: Australia innings and 147 runs (1894-95), Australia 377 runs (1920-21); England innings and 124 runs (1901-02), England 299 runs (1970-71)

England (probable) Playing 11 for 5rd Test at Sydney:

Andrew Strauss (capt), Alastair Cook, Tim Bresnan, Ian Bell, Paul Collingwood, Matt Prior (wk), Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Eoin Morgen, Steve Davies, Monty Panesar, Kevin Pietersen, Chris Tremlett, Jonathan Trott

Australia (possible) Playing 11 for 5rd Test at Sydney:

Michael Clarke (capt), Brad Haddin(wk), Michael Beer, Doug Bollinger, Ben Hilfenhaus, Phillip Hughus, Michael Hussy, Mitchell Johnson, Usman Khawaja, Peter Siddle, Steven Smith, Shane Watson


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