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England's Captain Andrew Strauss (left) and Australia's Captain Ricky Pointing hold the Ashes urn ahead of the first test of the Ashes series in Brisbane November 24, 2010
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Open quoteIt is England's beanpole bowlers vs. Australia's pygmy slingers, and it's advantage England.Close quote

  • a Tasmanian newspaper, setting the scene for the Ashes, a cricket series between England and Australia that dates back to 1882; England won the last one, in 2009
Photo: Daniel Munoz / Reuters | Source: The Guardian