August 24, 2009

England’s Ashes 2009 win and Strauss highlighted

With the victory against Australia in the last and fifth Test match of the Ashes 2009 window has been closed with 2-1 series result. This is a big achievement for AJ Strauss during his captaincy. It is five years; England again has achieved the prestigious trophy. They last beat Australia in 2009 for 2-1. Similar result comes the season too. In the last visit in West Indies, England got the series win but when they played the in the home ground along with them the English men defeated the series to them.


"For me, I suppose it is better than 2005, because I've captained the side," said Strauss. "But we've moved forward from then, there are different personalities involved, and a different management team as well. But any time you win an Ashes series it's an unbelievably special moment for all of us. It's just madness. You don't know what to do with yourself. You don't know whether to scream, cry, jump up and down, or lie on the ground.

Yes, England responsible captain can think so. Because, in 2005, England won the Ashes trophy under MP Vaughan leadership who has been kept out from this season.  Just after two years, they able to beat Australia for the prestigious trophy under Strauss. By the Oval test the Ashes 2009 series result comes to in fix and before the fifth test, the series was tied in1-1. Andrew Flintoff has attended to his last test to undergo further knee surgery.