Ashes

'Mongrel' key for Oz team

2013-07-10 07:47
Steve Waugh (AFP)
Sydney - Australia must show a bit of "mongrel" and gel as a team if they are to lift the Ashes against England, former captain Steve Waugh has said.

"A team will be a reflection of its leader and as such, Clarke needs to be energised without being over the top, focused but also open to improvisation, but above all, controlled and authoritative under pressure," Waugh wrote in News Limited newspapers on Wednesday.

"Each victory gave us strength and belief but the No 1 factor for all of us was the enjoyment we got from seeing our mates succeed and the notion that the team always came before the individual."

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