Canberra, Aug 1 Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday congratulated the Australian senior males’s staff on its profitable tour of England throughout which it received the World Check Championship (WTC) title for the primary time.
On the three-month-long tour of England, the Australians accomplished a singular double — profitable their maiden World Check Championship title and retaining the Ashes. The Ashes sequence completed tied 2-2 after England received the fifth Check at The Oval on Monday.
The Ashes and World Check Championship victories comprised an thrilling and bodily demanding interval wherein the Australians performed six Check matches in eight weeks, Cricket Australia mentioned in a launch on Tuesday.
“We’re all enormously pleased with Pat Cummins and his staff for all they’ve achieved on their tour of England,” Nick Hockley, Cricket Australia, chief govt, mentioned:
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“The squad was decided to return with the World Check Championship trophy and the Ashes, and to attain each goals in usually tough circumstances towards world-class opposition and in entrance of extraordinarily passionate and sometimes hostile crowds, is a credit score to all of the gamers and assist workers,” he was quoted as saying in a launch.
Hockley mentioned the sequence lived as much as the billing of one of many biggest rivalries in cricket.
“Each the boys’s and girls’s Ashes have been epic sequence that has captured the creativeness of the cricketing world and lived as much as the billing of one of many biggest rivalries in world sport. They’ll little doubt encourage a number of girls and boys to select up a bat and ball this summer season,” he mentioned.
He additionally congratulated the England staff for its enterprising play within the sequence.
“I might additionally wish to congratulate England, whose enterprising play has helped to make these such memorable sequence, and significantly retiring fast-bowler Stuart Broad who has been such a formidable opponent and competitor over a few years,” he added.
Hockley mentioned Cricket Australia is already wanting ahead to internet hosting England for the return sequence in 2025-26.