VIDEO: Andrew Flintoff talks about Ashes’05 Victory

Published 05/13/2015, 12:00 PM EDT


Andrew Flintoff was always unlike the typical English Cricketer. He was very un-gentleman like in his approach, be it while batting or bowling. And needless to say, had disciplinary issues of the field as well. But even the purists of English cricketers can’t deny how crucial his role was in the Ashes victory of 2005 on home soil. He not only completed the English batting, but also became a front line bowler for the England team. The ‘perfect allrounder‘ as they say.

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In 1882, when Australia had defeated England for their first ever test victory on English soil, one of the greatest rivalry was born in cricket named ‘The Ashes’. From 1989 to 2005, Australia won every Ashes series played between the two sides and it became a one-sided contest.

Come 2005, Andrew Flintoff started the turn around. Watch Andrew Flintoff talk about the Ashes.

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Gurkirat Singh Gill

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A sports enthusiast since 2003 with my first experience of connecting with sports being the Cricket World Cup 2003. Studying Engineering in Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi, but pretty sure will not become an Engineer.

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