Originally Posted by thedon
Lose the toss on those wickets and you'll likely get rolled cheaply and be up against it for the match. Seen it backfire before.
As Micheal Vaughan says "Australia are a lot closer to winning in England conditions than we are over here. We're miles away from winning here".
At Edgbaston you won the toss and still got rolled.
I agree with Vaughan, and yet somehow the last team to win an overseas Ashes was England.