Two and a half hours of spills, thrills and bellyaches put Australia out of sight and the home side may already be thinking about how to survive
For a while in mid‑afternoon as the score ticked along, the white shapes moved listlessly about the Old Trafford turf and the men in green helmets punched gloves at some fresh milestone, something odd seemed to happen.
Written by Barney Ronay at Old Trafford
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2019/sep/05/england-inept-afternoon-dark-memories-90s-ashes under the title “England’s inept afternoon conjures dark memories of 90s Ashes failings | Barney Ronay”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.