After playing in nine successive Ashes series, the 2002 rubber was to be Australian captain Steve Waugh's last against England, and was to prove one of the most greatest victory's he has enjoyed against the English. The series began with what many regard in hindsight as one of the worst captaincy decisions of all time, as the captain won the toss for England in the first Test and sent Australia in to bat. By the end of the first day, Australia had made a staggering 364/2, and placed a stamp of authority on the series as they raced to victory by 384 runs. This was followed by two innings victories to Australia, and a fairly comfortable five-wicket win. England only managed to save some face... [continues]
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