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Hussain, Ponting debate key Ashes moment; query Archer strategy

Posted On: 17 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: Cricket365

Hussain, Ponting debate key Ashes moment; query Archer strategy

As the dust settles on a pulsating Ashes series, the post-mortem must begin, and a couple of ex-Ashes captains have had their say on England's handling of Jofra Archer, and the impact losing Jimmy Anderson so quickly in the series had for both sides.
With the series tied at 2-2 , the urn booked itself a first class seat on a Qantas airlines jet due to the Aussie's status as holders.
Would the tiny trophy's destination have been different had England's all-time leading wicket taker in Tests played a full part in the series? And how should Joe Root best utilise the blistering pace of Jofra Archer going forward after the world got a taste of things to come with his box-office battles with Steve Smith and Matthew Wade?
Speaking to Sky Sports in the aftermath of the fifth Test at the Oval , Nasser Hussain and Ricky Ponting broke down two of the prevailing questions the past six weeks have dished up.
“Losing Jimmy Anderson on day one at Edgbaston was a massive blow - not just for the Test but the series,” said...

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