Before Ashes Test Series England is clear Favorite for title. English players are in full form and recently they beat kangaroos convincingly. In this back ground Fans are expected England wiil peep the Australians At their Home too. But Two weeks later cards are changed. Visiting England side in Pathetic condition. They Lost Both opening test matches with big margin. Australia won Brisbane Test with 381 runs and Adelaide Second test with 218 Runs Margin. Especially England Batsman could not resist the bowling attack of Australian. Left arm seamer Mitchel Jonson was led from the front and destroyed the England innings very easily. England batsman have no clue against Aussies pace bowlers.
Sledging was also played a key in England Team Defeats. Their premium player Jonathan Trott was leave the tour with cant handle the immense pressure. England super star Kevin Pietersen did not do his best in first two test matches. Bell, captain Cook, Root did not adopt the conditions quickly. England bowlers Anderson, Broad, Swann Failed to control the Australian batsman. Michel Johnson is a hero in both tests. Mainly in Second Test First innings Johnson outplayed the Star stubbed England Line up.
Johnson Finished the Best career figures with 7 for 40 runs. This left arm Seamer efforts sink the England in first innings. Johnson using the pace and bounce of the pitch and did not gave any room to the English batsman. In second innings also he take one wicket and increase his tally to eight. This was one of the great spells in Cricket history. In resent India series Johnson was successful with his left arm seam. Especially against Left handers like Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina.. Johnson bowled beautifully and Effectively.
Not only Johnson Other Australian bowlers Ryan Harries, And Peter Siddle was excellent in both Tests. England Already lost both test matches now they have to concentrate on Remaining test matches. If England wanted to defend the Ashes title they Should win the All Three test matches. Next Test will be played at Perth WACA Ground From Dec 13th Onwards.