Enough Ashes ammunition to gun for Poms

OPINION: I've heard of champagne, singing and fireworks to celebrate an Ashes victory.

But public urination? Nope, doesn't ring a bell.

It has been reported that the normally priggish Poms decided to water the pitch at The Oval in a pretty distasteful way after beating the Aussies 3-0 in the Ashes series.

The Australians won every Ashes series for 14 years between 1989 and 2003.

That's a pretty convincing winning streak and during that time the Aussies probably invented a wide range of ways to celebrate their victories.

Still, I doubt peeing on the pitch after a series win was one of them.

The culprits in this case are alleged to be Kevin Pietersen, Stuart Broad and Jimmy Anderson.

However, there has been some suggestion that the Australian media who witnessed this indecent scene might have made it up.

There has been some suggestion of sour grapes.

The fact that Australian public enemy number one Stuart Broad was listed among the urinators does add some weight to the claim - what isn't he capable of?

As if we didn't have reason enough to loathe the fast bowler, whose refusal to walk when he edged a ball to slip almost certainly cost Australia the first Test.

It's only a few short months until these classless cricketers come to our shores to play for the Ashes again.

They've certainly provided us with enough ammunition to give them the welcome they deserve.



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