So a few months down the line England cricket coach Duncan Fletcher finally figures out it probably wasn't the best idea to pick Freddie Flintoff as captain.
England beat New Zealand for the second time in this one day series to reach the CB Final against Australia.
England lose 5-0 in the Ashes, the first whitewash in over 80 years but it's the usual crap from the those humilated.
England capitualte yet again to lose by an inning and 99 runs inside three days to head into the last Ashes test of the sries 4-0.
Toxic Web would like to announce his retirement from one day international cricket to concentrate on his test career.
It's not so much Australia regained the Ashes after the third test but England gave them back without a fight which they follow up with bullshit lies to the English public.
England's Monty Panesar puts in the kind of performance, on the first day at the third test in Perth, that shows why he should have been in the team from the first day and not when England are 2-0 down.
England roll over and die in the second test match after dominating the first few days to lose and go down 2-0 in the Ashes.
England lose the first Ashes test by 277 runs after they are skittled out on the final day and can't bat out for a draw.
England are struggling going into the 3rd day of the first test at 53-3.
England were back to their toothless useless self in the opening day of the most anticipated Ashes series. Especially Steve Harmison who was dire from the very first ball, which went straight to 2nd slip.
England opener Marcus Trescothick has pulled out of the Ashes tour due to stress, the right choice as he was an easy out and England would really start one wicket down.
I don't hold out much hope of England retaining the Ashes after the squad for the tour of Australia was announced.
England win the fourth test against Pakistan at the Oval after the tourists forfeit the game in protest at being caught ball tampering.
England skittled Pakistan out for 155 at Headingly to win the 3rd Test Match and the series thanks to Monty Panesar's expert spin performance.