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Egregious fielding

Fielding is the one of the key factors in a team’s victory and also the success that it can attain over a period of time.

It would be more than fair to say that poor fielding has been a contributor to England's awful Ashes defence.

Clarke, Haddin, Bailey and Watson, they were all dropped by the England fielders at Adelaide. Two of them went on to make hundreds and two of them made fifties. Result? England lost.

At Perth in second innings, Rogers, Watson and Warner were dropped and the result of course was they made big runs and Australia won again.

On numerous occasions run out chances were missed too, whereas Australia caught well and hit the stumps on all occasions.

Had those run-out chances being grasped onto and the catches being taken, England would have easily won at Adelaide and hopefully at Perth too and there was a chance at Melbourne as well if Rogers would have been caught. 

All these mistakes, in fact silly mistakes made England pay a heavy price, the price was The Ashes. England have nothing left for the moment but regrets.

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Cricket
England cricket
The Ashes

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