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Cricket In Pictures: England Thrashed In South Africa As Onions Fails

by | 17th, January 2010

AND so it was that England’s tail end were unable to see of the 96 plus overs to force a draw and take the series in South Africa. Graham Onions failed. Granted he wasn’t playing, but he failed to inspire, and that is more vital. England lost the fourth Test at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, by an innings and 74 runs, allowing South Africa to draw the series 1-1. Andrew Straus, England captain was unable to understand the cricket so talked in terms of pool, a less minority sport: “In three out of the four test matches, we were very much behind the eight-ball at the halfway point, and if you keep getting yourself in that position, eventually you’re going to lose.” Or get slam dunked in the hole:

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South Africa's Dale Steyn dismisses England captain Andrew Strauss during the fourth test at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.



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