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Mike Hussey and Geraint Jones, Adelaide 2006
In the fifth episode of Ashes to Ashes, former England wicket-keeper Geraint Jones and ‘Mr Cricket’, Australia’s Michael Hussey, look back at the incredible second Test in Adelaide from the 2006-07 series and the unlikeliest of wins. England recovered strongly from defeat in the opening Test, declaring on 551/6. But, Australia replied with 513 and England collapsed in the second innings - losing their last nine wickets for 60 runs, allowing the hosts to knock off 168 runs in quick time to take a 2-0 lead. Hussey recalls the team talk from captain Ricky Ponting that injected Australia with belief they could win, while Jones dissects where it all went wrong on the final day in a Test that paved the way for an Australia whitewash. Narrated by Chief Sports Writer Paul Hayward, and introduced by Cricket Correspondent Scyld Berry with commentary provided by Sky Sports.
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