@InnoBystander: England saw Aussie weaken their batting considerably, laughed and decided to win with just 9 players…. #cricket #ashes #ragingbunsen
@17thManDiary: Selectors bolster Aussie batting line up for last #Ashes Test. They now bat down to 4.
@mspr1nt: Australia win the toss and elect to have Shane Watson out lbw by lunchtime.
@17thManDiary: Paul the Octopus has done a great job selecting the Aussie team for the Fifth #Ashes Test.
@the_topspin: The Ashes has turned into a contest to see which team can manufacture the longest tail…
@warwicktodd_not: Watto plays the straightening ball with all the finesse of a baby deer on ice
@BoganCricket: Oh fuck, here comes Mr. I’m going to stroll across to the offside and miss the ball completely and be struck plumb in front
@CJ_Coleman: Warner obviously couldn’t find any silicon tape en route to the #Ashes this morning…
@TheCricketGeek: Dave Warner clearly thinks Shane Watson should be opening the batting.
@pavilionopinion: I was sceptical about Lehmann being called a motivational wizard until he managed to inspire Twitter to side with Stuart Broad.
@SaintFrankly: If your car had as many technical flaws as The Wall Street Crash the manufacturer would have a product recall.. #WattoLotto
@Corpse_in_Pads: If a woman woke up next to @BeefyBotham she’d call the police and say, ‘there’s a bloke in my bed pretending he has a brain.’
@SaintFrankly: Time to play #WattoLotto – pick a score between 30-60 that you think The Wall Street Crash will post today.
@NaBaker7: If selection was up to Warney the team would be Faulkner Faulkner Faulkner Clarke Faulkner Faulkner Faulkner Faulkner Faulkner Warne
@jigsactin: Masterclass from England to make sure Australia retain Watson for the second #Ashes leg!
@AltCricket: This is brutal from Shane Watson. It’s like he’s spraying a machine gun at Simon Kerrigan’s hapless Bambi.
@TheCricketGeek: Few points: Debutants rarely do well. 112-1 after losing the toss is ok. Australia are capable of collapsing like cheap garden furniture
@warwicktodd_not: Phil Hughes plays spin with all the confidence of a 15yr old meeting his girlfriend’s father for the first time
@RichieBenaud: Broad bowling like a guy who has been sledged by the opposition coach #Ashes
@warwicktodd_not: Watto is 15 away from a brilliant ton and 5 away from a marvellous 90
@MattKMarsden: And just like that, everyone is Shane Watson’s biggest fan again. #ashes
@thefulltoss: 3 down. England into the tail. Smith’s waft outside off first ball confirms the observation #ashes
@TheCricketGeek: The rev counter really is the cricket coverage equivalent of windscreen wipers on a submarine.
@51allout: 100 for Watson! Meanwhile, my rocking horse has just shat itself. #Ashes
@andy_lee: Our lounge room cheered more for the drop catch than for the 100. That says something… #Ashes
@ZaltzCricket: Cook drops Watson at slip. If not an absolute sitter, it had certainly made itself a cup of tea and was eyeing up an armchair.
@legsidelizzy : Kerrigan on – if I had a cushion I’d be hiding behind it
@ajarrodkimber: Another 50 for the junkyard dog Smith.
@AllOutCricket: Successful review! Truly, it is Watson’s day.
@ajarrodkimber : Is there a shit job in Australia Peter Siddle won’t be asked to do? He’ll be the next PM without putting himself on the ballot.
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