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DNMUM270918 | 3/6/2013 | Author : Derek Abraham | WC :346

There are lows and nadirs, There are collapses and there is Hyderabad; it will take Australia some doing to avoid a whitewash

Hyderabad: There was a time in the not-so-distant past when the entire cricketing world loved to hate Australia. For every chant of 'Awesome Aussies', someone somewhere was ready with a placard reading 'Ugly Aussies'. We abhorred them because they always won; nay, because they just turned up. Yes, they were so bloody good. To win 16 Tests in a row once is admirable; to do it all over again is unthinkable. To win a World Cup is great; to win three in a row is ridiculous. Yes, they were so bloody good.
The South Africans displayed their contempt for all things Australian during the 2003 World Cup. Prior to the final, the country adopted an 'Anyone But Australia (ABA)' policy. Not that it stopped Ponting from
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