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HUNTINGDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 07: The Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff' signature 'Woodworm Flame' cricket bat is held aloft by the batmaker, September 7, 2005 in Huntingdon, England. Ashes fever continues to grip the country as England and Australia are currently in preparation for the final Ashes Test at the Oval Cricket ground that starts tomorrow. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)
Ashes Fever Hits Flintoff's Cricket Bat Manufacturer Woodworm
HUNTINGDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 07: The Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff' signature 'Woodworm Flame' cricket bat is held aloft by the batmaker, September 7, 2005 in Huntingdon, England. Ashes fever continues to grip the country as England and Australia are currently in preparation for the final Ashes Test at the Oval Cricket ground that starts tomorrow. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Jonathan Trott of England bats during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 3
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Jonathan Trott of England bats during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16: Kevin Pietersen of England leaves the field after being dismissed by Nathan Lyon of Australia during day four of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 16, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Third Test: Day 4
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16: Kevin Pietersen of England leaves the field after being dismissed by Nathan Lyon of Australia during day four of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 16, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03: Ben Stokes of England celebrates with his team mates after taking the wicket of Nathan Lyon of Australia during day one of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Fifth Test: Day 1
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03: Ben Stokes of England celebrates with his team mates after taking the wicket of Nathan Lyon of Australia during day one of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan checks his arm after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee in the nets during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Fourth Test: Day 2
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan checks his arm after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee in the nets during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan salutes the crowd after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee (2nd R) as commentator Mark Nicholas (L) and Shane Warne look on during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Fourth Test: Day 2
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan salutes the crowd after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee (2nd R) as commentator Mark Nicholas (L) and Shane Warne look on during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan salutes the crowd after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee (2nd R) as commentator Mark Nicholas (L) and Shane Warne look on during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Fourth Test: Day 2
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 27: Piers Morgan salutes the crowd after facing deliveries from former Australian cricketer Brett Lee (2nd R) as commentator Mark Nicholas (L) and Shane Warne look on during day two of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 27, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: The Australia team celebrate victory and a 3-0 series win after taking the wicket of James Anderson of England during day five of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 17, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Third Test: Day 5
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: The Australia team celebrate victory and a 3-0 series win after taking the wicket of James Anderson of England during day five of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 17, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: The Australia team celebrate victory and a 3-0 series win after taking the wicket of James Anderson of England during day five of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 17, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Third Test: Day 5
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: The Australia team celebrate victory and a 3-0 series win after taking the wicket of James Anderson of England during day five of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 17, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16: Shane Watson of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during day four of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 16, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Third Test: Day 4
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16: Shane Watson of Australia celebrates after reaching his century during day four of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 16, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 14: Peter Siddle of Australia is congratulated by team mates after taking the wicket of Kevin Pietersen of England during day two of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 14, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Third Test: Day 2
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 14: Peter Siddle of Australia is congratulated by team mates after taking the wicket of Kevin Pietersen of England during day two of the Third Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at WACA on December 14, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Shane Watson, Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin of Australia celebrate as they win the match as last man out Monty Panesar of England looks on during day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 5
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 09: Shane Watson, Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin of Australia celebrate as they win the match as last man out Monty Panesar of England looks on during day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 08: Joe Root of England bats during day four of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 8, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 4
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 08: Joe Root of England bats during day four of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 8, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: Steve Smith of Australia bats during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 3
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: Steve Smith of Australia bats during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: David Warner of Australia bats during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 3
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: David Warner of Australia bats during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: Graeme Swann of England receives a short ball from Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 3
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 07: Graeme Swann of England receives a short ball from Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the Second Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 7, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 06: A minutes silence is observed at the Adelaide Oval as a mark of respect for Nelson Mandela during day two of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 6, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)
Australia v England - Second Test: Day 2
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 06: A minutes silence is observed at the Adelaide Oval as a mark of respect for Nelson Mandela during day two of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 6, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of David Warner of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 1
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of David Warner of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 1
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: David Warner of Australia bats during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 1
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: David Warner of Australia bats during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 1
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Australia v England - First Test: Day 1
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21: Stuart Broad of England celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Shane Watson of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 21, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Phil Hughes of Australia looks on during day two of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
England v Australia: 3rd Investec Ashes Test - Day Two
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Phil Hughes of Australia looks on during day two of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
LONDON - JULY 24: Rain falls on the statue of W.G Grace during day four of the first npower Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's on July 24, 2005 in London. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
England v Australia - Day Four
LONDON - JULY 24: Rain falls on the statue of W.G Grace during day four of the first npower Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's on July 24, 2005 in London. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: Alastair Cook of England hits out during day two of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
England v Australia: 5th Investec Ashes Test - Day Two
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: Alastair Cook of England hits out during day two of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
England cricketer Alastair Cook poses with his medal after he was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on December 6, 2011. England's Ashes hero Cook was presented with an MBE by the Queen for his outstanding performance against Australia during the famous cricket series. The opening batsman's prolific scoring helped the national team crush their opposition Down Under last winter earning England their first Ashes victory in Australia for 24 years. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JOHN STILLWELL (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Alastair Cook poses with his medal after he was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on December 6, 2011. England's Ashes hero Cook was presented with an MBE by the Queen for his outstanding performance against Australia during the famous cricket series. The opening batsman's prolific scoring helped the national team crush their opposition Down Under last winter earning England their first Ashes victory in Australia for 24 years. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JOHN STILLWELL (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Alastair Cook poses with his medal after he was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on December 6, 2011. England's Ashes hero Cook was presented with an MBE by the Queen for his outstanding performance against Australia during the famous cricket series. The opening batsman's prolific scoring helped the national team crush their opposition Down Under last winter earning England their first Ashes victory in Australia for 24 years. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JOHN STILLWELL (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Mike Gatting arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. Gatting captained the England team in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988. He is currently the ECB Managing Director of Cricket Partnerships. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Mike Gatting arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. Gatting captained the England team in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988. He is currently the ECB Managing Director of Cricket Partnerships. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Mike Selvey arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Mike Selvey arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Film Director, James Erskine, arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Film Director, James Erskine, arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair, arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair, arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) wipes his eye as he arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza. (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) wipes his eye as he arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza. (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket players David Gower (L), Sir Ian Botham OBE (C) and Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) arrive for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket players David Gower (L), Sir Ian Botham OBE (C) and Alistair Campbell, former Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) arrive for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) and former cricket player David Gower (L) arrive for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza. (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) and former cricket player David Gower (L) arrive for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza. (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) talks to the media as he arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former cricket player Sir Ian Botham OBE (R) talks to the media as he arrives for the world premiere of cricket film "From the Ashes", in London on May 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-scorer, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting annou
Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting announces at a press conference in Sydney on March 29, 2011 that he will stand down as Australian Test and one-day cricket captain. Ponting, who remains available for selection in the one day and Test teams, is Australia's all-time leading Test run-getter, yet his magnificent career is overshadowed by three Ashes series losses as captain. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Ian Bell (L) and Matt Prior (R) celebrate in front of their fans after their win in the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011. Dominant England claimed their first Ashes series in Australia for 24 years with their third innings victory over the home team in the final Sydney Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Ian Bell (L) and Matt Prior (R
England's Ian Bell (L) and Matt Prior (R) celebrate in front of their fans after their win in the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011. Dominant England claimed their first Ashes series in Australia for 24 years with their third innings victory over the home team in the final Sydney Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
The England team celebrate after winning the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011. Dominant England claimed their first Ashes series in Australia for 24 years with their third innings victory over the home team in the final Sydney Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
The England team celebrate after winning
The England team celebrate after winning the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011. Dominant England claimed their first Ashes series in Australia for 24 years with their third innings victory over the home team in the final Sydney Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Gr
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), James Anderson (C) and Graeme Swann (R) celebrate in the dressing room by doing 'the sprinkler', after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Ja
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), James Anderson (C) and Graeme Swann (R) celebrate in the dressing room by doing 'the sprinkler', after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Gr
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Graeme Swann (L) kisses England cricketer James Anderson as he holds a replica of the Ashes urn, in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Graeme Swann (L) kisse
England cricketer Graeme Swann (L) kisses England cricketer James Anderson as he holds a replica of the Ashes urn, in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Kevin Pietersen kisses a replica of the Ashes urn, in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Kevin Pietersen kisses
England cricketer Kevin Pietersen kisses a replica of the Ashes urn, in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Gr
England cricketers Alastair Cook (L), Graeme Swann (C) and James Anderson (R) celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Tim Bresnan (L) and James Anderson celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketers Tim Bresnan (L) and J
England cricketers Tim Bresnan (L) and James Anderson celebrate in the dressing room with a replica of the Ashes urn, after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Paul Collingwood holds a replica of the Ashes urn as he celebrates in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. Retiring Paul Collingwood has been a great servant for English cricket and epitomises the tight-knit nature of the team, Ashes-winning skipper Andrew Strauss said on Friday. Collingwood, 34, said on Thursday it was time to move on and give younger players an opportunity in announcing his retirement from Test cricket. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
England cricketer Paul Collingwood holds
England cricketer Paul Collingwood holds a replica of the Ashes urn as he celebrates in the dressing room after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England, at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia, on January 7, 2011. Retiring Paul Collingwood has been a great servant for English cricket and epitomises the tight-knit nature of the team, Ashes-winning skipper Andrew Strauss said on Friday. Collingwood, 34, said on Thursday it was time to move on and give younger players an opportunity in announcing his retirement from Test cricket. AFP PHOTO/TOM SHAW/POOL IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE (Photo credit should read TOM SHAW/AFP/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
Fifth Test - Australia v England: Day Five
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
Fifth Test - Australia v England: Day Five
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
Fifth Test - Australia v England: Day Five
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and James Anderson of England celebrate in the dressing room with the ashes urn after winning the series 3-1 during day five of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 7, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tom Shaw - Pool/Getty Images)
England's Paul Collingwood leaves the field at the tea break on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. Collingwood said it was time to move on and give a younger player an opportunity in the England team after announcing his retirement from Tests on January 6. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Paul Collingwood leaves the fi
England's Paul Collingwood leaves the field at the tea break on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. Collingwood said it was time to move on and give a younger player an opportunity in the England team after announcing his retirement from Tests on January 6. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Peter Siddle runs in to bowl on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were 609 for nine as play continues. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Peter Siddle runs in to bowl
Australia's Peter Siddle runs in to bowl on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were 609 for nine as play continues. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Matt Prior plays a drive on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were currently 571 for 7. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Matt Prior plays a drive
England batsman Matt Prior plays a drive on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were currently 571 for 7. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Tim Bresnan plays a shot on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were currently 571 for 7. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Tim Bresnan plays a shot
England batsman Tim Bresnan plays a shot on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. England were currently 571 for 7. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Shane Watson plays a drive on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. Watson was later run-out for 38 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Shane Watson plays a
Australian batsman Shane Watson plays a drive on day four of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2011. Watson was later run-out for 38 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's players celebrate as Australia's batsman Usman Khawaja (facing L) is caught out by English wicketkeeper Matt Prior (L) during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. Australia suffered a chaotic run-out and were 124 for three in their second innings as they struggled to avoid a huge defeat in the final Ashes Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
England's players celebrate as Australia
England's players celebrate as Australia's batsman Usman Khawaja (facing L) is caught out by English wicketkeeper Matt Prior (L) during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. Australia suffered a chaotic run-out and were 124 for three in their second innings as they struggled to avoid a huge defeat in the final Ashes Test. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
A beam of sunlight lights up spectators as they watch Australia take on England during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
A beam of sunlight lights up spectators
A beam of sunlight lights up spectators as they watch Australia take on England during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Matt Prior celebrates after scoring a century during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. England were 609 for nine as play continues. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Matt Prior celebrates af
England batsman Matt Prior celebrates after scoring a century during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 6, 2011. England were 609 for nine as play continues. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat as he leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. Bell was out on 115. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat as he leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. Bell was out on 115. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat as he leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. Bell was out on 115. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat
England batsman Ian Bell raises his bat as he leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. Bell was out on 115. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his arms after reaching his century on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England chasing the Australian first innings total of 280 were currently 226 for five. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his arms after reaching his century on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England chasing the Australian first innings total of 280 were currently 226 for five. AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his arms after reaching his century on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 478-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Ian Bell raises his arms
England batsman Ian Bell raises his arms after reaching his century on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 478-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 397-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. Cook was out on 189. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 397-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. Cook was out on 189. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 397-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. Cook was out on 189. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the
England batsman Alastair Cook leaves the ground after being dismissed on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. England were 397-6 topping Australia's first innings total of 280. Cook was out on 189. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Alastair Cook plays a cut shot on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Alastair Cook plays a cut shot
England's Alastair Cook plays a cut shot on day three of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2011. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin (L) watches as England batsman Ian Bell prepares to strike the ball during the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 5, 2011. England were 380-5 after lunch topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin (L)
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin (L) watches as England batsman Ian Bell prepares to strike the ball during the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 5, 2011. England were 380-5 after lunch topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
The Barmy Army group of England supports wear pink to show their support for the McGrath Foundation whilst cheering on their team against Australia during the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 5, 2011. England were 303-5 after lunch topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
The Barmy Army group of England supports
The Barmy Army group of England supports wear pink to show their support for the McGrath Foundation whilst cheering on their team against Australia during the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 5, 2011. England were 303-5 after lunch topping Australia's first innings total of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebra
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebra
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebra
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss as English batsman Alastair Cook (R) looks on during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebra
Australian bowler Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates after bowling out English captain Andrew Strauss during the second day of the fifth Ashes test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on January 4, 2011. England were 113-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 with play continuing. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Mitchell Johnson hits out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Johnson was out later on 53 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Mitchell Johnson hits out on
Australia's Mitchell Johnson hits out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Johnson was out later on 53 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Kevin Pietersen (C) receives treatment to his arm during a break on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 162-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Kevin Pietersen (C) receives t
England's Kevin Pietersen (C) receives treatment to his arm during a break on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 162-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian fieldsman Usman Khawaja slides over the boundary rope as he attempts to save four runs on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 162-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian fieldsman Usman Khawaja slide
Australian fieldsman Usman Khawaja slides over the boundary rope as he attempts to save four runs on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 162-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Kevin Pietersen plays an unusual shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 147-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Kevin Pietersen plays an unusu
England's Kevin Pietersen plays an unusual shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 147-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson celebrates taking the wicket of England's Jonathon Trott for a duck on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 145-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson celeb
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson celebrates taking the wicket of England's Jonathon Trott for a duck on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were 145-2 chasing the Australian first innings score of 280 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Alastair Cook hits out against Australia on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were chasing the Australian first innings core of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Alastair Cook hits out against
England's Alastair Cook hits out against Australia on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England were chasing the Australian first innings core of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Andrew Strauss (R) hits out against Australia on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England are chasing the Australian first innings core of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Andrew Strauss (R) hits out ag
England's Andrew Strauss (R) hits out against Australia on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. England are chasing the Australian first innings core of 280. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays a pull shot towards England's Alastair Cook (R) in the silly mid-on position on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 with Smith on 10 not out as play continued. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays a pull shot towards England's Alastair Cook (R) in the silly mid-on position on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 with Smith on 10 not out as play continued. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays a pull shot towards England's Alastair Cook (R) in the silly mid-on position on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 with Smith on 10 not out as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays
Australian batsman Steve Smith (L) plays a pull shot towards England's Alastair Cook (R) in the silly mid-on position on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 with Smith on 10 not out as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England bowler James Anderson (C) celebrates after Matt Prior catches Australian batsman Brad Haddin (L) out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / KRYSTLE WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
England bowler James Anderson (C) celebr
England bowler James Anderson (C) celebrates after Matt Prior catches Australian batsman Brad Haddin (L) out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / KRYSTLE WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
James Anderson and Graeme Swann of England after Matt Prior caught Australian batsman Brad Haddin out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / KRYSTLE WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
James Anderson and Graeme Swann of Engla
James Anderson and Graeme Swann of England after Matt Prior caught Australian batsman Brad Haddin out on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / KRYSTLE WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsmen Michael Hussey plays a cut shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian batsmen Michael Hussey plays
Australian batsmen Michael Hussey plays a cut shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Michael Hussey plays a pull shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Michael Hussey plays a pull
Australia's Michael Hussey plays a pull shot on day two of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011. Australia won the toss and elected to bat and were 173-6 as play continued. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: David Hasselhoff takes part in the tea break activity during day two of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Fifth Test - Australia v England: Day Two
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: David Hasselhoff takes part in the tea break activity during day two of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: David Hasselhoff takes part in the tea break activity during day two of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Fifth Test - Australia v England: Day Two
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: David Hasselhoff takes part in the tea break activity during day two of the Fifth Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 4, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
England's Graeme Swann (C) is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Usman Khawaja on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out for 37 runs. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Graeme Swann (C) is congratula
England's Graeme Swann (C) is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Usman Khawaja on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out for 37 runs. TOPSHOTS IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull shot on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out later for 37 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull s
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull shot on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out later for 37 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull shot on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out for 37 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull s
Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a pull shot on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Khawaja was out for 37 runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Tim Bresnan (below-L) and teammate Kevin Pietersen (below-R) fall over each other after Bresnan took the wicket of Australia's Michael Clarke on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Clarke was out for four runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
England's Tim Bresnan (below-L) and team
England's Tim Bresnan (below-L) and teammate Kevin Pietersen (below-R) fall over each other after Bresnan took the wicket of Australia's Michael Clarke on day one of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3, 2011. Clarke was out for four runs. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOTS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO ADVERTISING USE - NO PROMOTIONAL USE NO MERCHANDISING USE Australian cricketer Mitchell Johnson takes a rest during the team's final training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on January 2, 2011 in preparation for the fifth Ashes Test against England. Australia named on January 2 their team to play England in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground which starts on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
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TOPSHOTS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO ADVERTISING USE - NO PROMOTIONAL USE NO MERCHANDISING USE Australian cricketer Mitchell Johnson takes a rest during the team's final training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on January 2, 2011 in preparation for the fifth Ashes Test against England. Australia named on January 2 their team to play England in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground which starts on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
---- EDITORS NOTE ---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / HO / BridgeClimb Sydney " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVE In a handout picture taken and released by BridgeClimb Sydney on January 2, 2011 members of England's Barmy Army of travelling cricket supporters pose on Sydney Harbour Bridge. Buoyant England will go into the final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3 intent on wrapping up their first series triumph in Australia for nearly quarter of a century. AFP PHOTO / HO / BridgeClimb Sydney (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
---- EDITORS NOTE ---- RESTRICTED TO
---- EDITORS NOTE ---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / HO / BridgeClimb Sydney " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVE In a handout picture taken and released by BridgeClimb Sydney on January 2, 2011 members of England's Barmy Army of travelling cricket supporters pose on Sydney Harbour Bridge. Buoyant England will go into the final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 3 intent on wrapping up their first series triumph in Australia for nearly quarter of a century. AFP PHOTO / HO / BridgeClimb Sydney (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard welcomes English captain Andrew Strauss and his wife Ruth during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard welcomes English captain Andrew Strauss and his wife Ruth during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard welcomes Michael Hussey and his daughter Molly during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard welcomes Michael Hussey and his daughter Molly during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard shares a laugh with stand-in captain Michael Clarke during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard shares a laugh with stand-in captain Michael Clarke during a cricket luncheon held at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 1, 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard invited both the Australian and England team to the luncheon before the final Ashes series begins on January 3. AFP PHOTO / Krystle WRIGHT (Photo credit should read KRYSTLE WRIGHT/AFP/Getty Images)

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