Bullish Robinson predicts comfy Ashes win for England2 min read
England’s resurgent check crew can win the Ashes “comfortably” on dwelling soil this 12 months and make up for his or her 4-0 drubbing in Australia within the final collection, quick bowler Ollie Robinson mentioned.
Coach Brendon McCullum and captain Ben Stokes have led England to 10 wins in 12 checks since taking up early final 12 months on the again of an aggressive type of play dubbed “Bazball”.
With England having fun with such a robust run of kind, Robinson noticed no cause why they need to not really feel assured about successful the Ashes for the primary time since 2015 when the collection begins on June 16 at Edgbaston.
“The way we’re playing cricket at the moment, we feel like we can really stick one on them and win the series comfortably,” he instructed British media on Wednesday. “There’s definitely a desire there still, a hunger to put it right.”
“I felt when I got back from that trip I didn’t leave it all out there and I’d let myself down and the side down a little bit,” mentioned Robinson.
“There’s a lot of hungry boys this summer wanting to beat the Aussies again … It’s one of the biggest series we play, so why not talk it up?”
England’s radical rebrand has yielded outcomes each at dwelling and overseas as they blanked New Zealand 3-0, beat South Africa 2-1 and accomplished a 3-0 sweep in Pakistan. They misplaced their final check by one run towards New Zealand in Wellington in February.
“We’ve been dominating teams in all conditions for 12 months now,” Robinson mentioned. “In England we dominated, in Pakistan we dominated, and in New Zealand we performed a lot of the cricket for 9 days and misplaced on the final day.
“With Baz and Stokesy leading the side, from one to 11 we have huge confidence and it puts us in a great position for the summer.”