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Road To The Ashes

Celebrating one greatest rivalries in world sport with a new show each fortnight, Road to the Ashes will capture the tales that shaped the legend of The Ashes and a look at how the both squads are coming together leading into the 2021/2022 series.Hosted by Brendon Julian, the Fox Cricket commentary team will feature, including Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Mark Waugh, Kerry O’Keeffe, Michael Vaughan and Allan Border, while Australian Men’s coach Justin Langer will join the first show Live.

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Celebrating one greatest rivalries in world sport with a new show each fortnight, Road to the Ashes will capture the tales that shaped the legend of The Ashes and a look at how the both squads are coming together leading into the 2021/2022 series.Hosted by Brendon Julian, the Fox Cricket commentary team will feature, including Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Mark Waugh, Kerry O’Keeffe, Michael Vaughan and Allan Border, while Australian Men’s coach Justin Langer will join the first show Live.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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Justin Langer gives insight into Australia's Road to The Ashes

Brett Lee, Justin Langer, and Michael Vaughan join Fox Cricket's Brendan Julian and Mark Waugh in the very first Episode of the Road to The Ashes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56mins

28 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Planning for Ashes success | IPL Postponement | Australia's 1989 Ashes success

In this episode of Road to the Ashes, Former Ashes-winning Captains Steve Waugh & Michael Vaughan join current Ashes star Josh Hazlewood alongside Kerry O’Keeffe and Brendon Julian to discuss the meticulous planning that goes into an Ashes. Former Test Keeper Brad Haddin joins the guys from the Maldives to discuss the postponement of the IPL. Plus, we take a look back at the 1989 Ashes which propelled Australia on the path to greatness.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

56mins

12 May 2021

Rank #3

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Importance of the crowd, pitches and sledging in the Ashes | The 1985 series | Ep 3

In this episode of Road to the Ashes, England’s Ashes Winning Captain David Gower joins Mark Waugh and Brendon Julian to discuss Ashes hype and why the crowds, pitches and sledging added to the excitement of touring Down Under. Plus, we revisit the 1985 Ashes when Gower had his greatest ever summer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

46mins

26 May 2021

Rank #4

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Getting the best out of Ashes players | The 1981 "Botham Ashes"

In this episode of Road to the Ashes, the legendary Sir Ian Botham joins Kerry O’Keeffe and Brendon Julian to discuss how Australia & England must get the best out of their players. Plus, we revisit the 1981 series, 'Botham’s Ashes' and how he went from resigning as England captain to blowing Australia away and becoming a national icon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

9 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Star players told to put the country first | England's dilemma | 1994-95 Ashes

In this episode Australian cricket legend Shane Warne joins Michael Vaughan, Mark Waugh, and Brendon Julian to discuss Australia’s star players being told to put country before franchise after mass tour withdrawals, plus England’s dilemmas and what they must do to be competitive in Australia this summer. We also revisit the 1994-95 Ashes which proved to be a pivotal series for Australian cricket including a memorable hat-trick for Warney at the MCG.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

23 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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The bubble & player fatigue | Improving Test batting | 1982-83 Ashes series

In this episode one of cricket’s great stylists and Ashes-winning captain, Greg Chappell, joins Kerry O’Keeffe and Brendon Julian to discuss life in bubbles and how best to overcome player fatigue, plus a solution to improve Test batting technique. And we take a look at the 1982-83 Ashes series in Australia which produced one of the most thrilling Test finishes of all time.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

7 Jul 2021

Rank #7

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Jimmy Anderson's impact | David Warner's career-defining moment | The 1997 Ashes

Former England captain Mike Atherton joins Mark Waugh and Brendon Julian to put the spotlight on England and Australia’s batsmen, the impact of James Anderson and they discuss why this Ashes series could be David Warner’s career-defining moment. Plus, we look at the 1997 Ashes in England when Mark Taylor’s men produced a memorable series win.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28mins

21 Jul 2021

Rank #8