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The Ashes Series 2009

About The Ashes Series 2009

The Ashes Series 2009 is a part of the legendary cricket tournament Ashes Test Cricket Series played between England and Australia at England. The England Cricket team won the series.

Ashes 2009 Schedule

1st Test: 8 July - 12 July at SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. Coverage
2nd Test: 16 July - 20 July at Lord's, London
3rd Test: 30 July - 3 August at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham
4th Test: 7 August - 11 August at Headingley Stadium, Leeds
5th Test: 20 August - 24 August at The Oval, London

Ashes 2009 in news

Resurgent Oz pacers will trouble England's top batting line up: Wade
Australia's wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has said his team possesses the bowling firepower to trouble England's in-form batting line up during their five-match one-day series.

Watson ready to resume verbal battle with Anderson
Australia's vice-captain Shane Watson is ready to resume his verbal battle with England pacer James Anderson in the upcoming one-day series.

Hughes, Johnson Cummins sharpen skills at Brisbane center ahead of UK tour
Before flying out next week for the second half of the English county season, out-of-favour Australian opener Philip Hughes, 23, spent time at Brisbane's Centre of Excellence and was immediately targeted by quicks Mitchell Johnson and Pat Cummins.

Wade to master tricky wicket-keeping conditions in England
Mathew Wade, who has never set foot on English soil, will use his selection in the ODI team to master tricky wicket-keeping conditions in England during Australia's pre-Ashes limited-overs visit there this winter.

Spinner Beer recalled into 16-member Oz Test squad for West Indies series
Australian spinner Michael Beer has been recalled to the 16-member Test squad named for the West Indies tour.

Former Australian wicketkeeper Manou says axing may be good for Haddin
Former Australian wicketkeeper Graham Manou has said Brad Haddin's axing from the Australian one-day team could help him find top form for the Test tour of the West Indies.

'Katich-Clarke stoush putting more stress and strain on Hughes'
The continuing stoush between dumped Australian opening batsman Simon Katich and captain Michael Clarke has put even more stress and strain on Phil Hughes as he strives to rubber-stamp his Test spot, cricket Journalist Ben Dorries has said.

Ponting could move down order as Marsh keeps place for third Test against Lanka
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is likely to come down in the batting order in the third Test against Sri Lanka to allow Shaun Marsh to continue batting at NO.3 following his outstanding debut century in the second Test at Kandy.

Bopara says fatherhood will help him get England career back on track
England batsman Ravi Bopara reckons that becoming a dad and his new iPad has helped him to be a better cricketer.

Trott, Anderson rise to second spot in ICC rankings
England batsman Jonathan Trott and lead bowler James Anderson have jumped to second place in the ICC's batting and bowling rankings following England's victory over India in the 2000th Test at Lord's.

Johnson's mom, teammates not invited to wedding to Bratich
When Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson secretly married his West Australian sweetheart Jessica Bratich, his mother and his teammates were not present among the 60 guests invited to the Peel Manor House located south of Perth.

Ashes winning heroics in 2009 finished me: Flintoff
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from all forms of cricket after failing to recover from a knee injury, has said his body had paid the full price for the Ashes-winning heroics in 2009.

Bopara hopes World Cup will 'kick-start' his career
England batsman Ravi Bopara hopes that his inclusion in England's 15-man World Cup squad, as a replacement for injured Eoin Morgan, will 'kick-start his career'.

Ashes humiliation forces Clarke to quit as Australia's T20 captain
Michael Clarke has quit as Australia's Twenty20 skipper in order to find batting form, in the aftermath of the humiliating Ashes defeat.

Prior refusing to let go of ball that helped England nail the Ashes
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior has said that for some time on Wednesday, he refused to let the ball that helped England win the Ashes against Australia out of his sight.

Cook asks what's all the fuss about on Ashes pitch choice
England vice-captain Alastair Cook has said that he cannot understand the fuss over reports that pitches for the remaining two Ashes Tests have been prepared to suit Australian fast bowlers.

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