18 jun Michael Hussey was a thorn in England’s side all day as Australia took hold of the First Ashes test in Brisbane.
" 1 England's barmy army Former England all-rounder gives his view on day two of the First Test at the Gabba. Michael Hussey was a thorn in England's side all day as Australia took hold of the First Ashes test in Brisbane. James Anderson was the pick of bowlers with figures of 2-40 in what proved to be a tough day for England's fielders. Simon Katich also scored well but was caught and bowled by Steve Finn for 50.
Brad Haddin remains at the crease with Katich as rain brought an early finish to proceedings. Australian captain Ricky Ponting was dismissed by James Anderson for just 10. There was much for England to be positive about though as early wickets in tomorrows' opening session will leave Andrew Strauss' men in control at the Gabba. " " Eden Hazard is fully focussed on Chelsea and has not discussed a potential move to Real Madrid, according to team-mate Willian.