Two Ashes test matches are now behind us and Australia has surprised everyone by going 2-0 up in the series.
Australia has played tough and solid cricket and have literally bounced England out both the games.
Australia, especially Mitchell Johnson has used the short pitch bowling very well and has gone for the England batsmen body.
England batsmen have looked scared and the sudden return of Trott back to England has made matters worse. This England team has relied heavily on certain players in the last 2-3 years. Cook, Trott, Pietersen, Bell for their batting and Anderson, Swann for their bowling.
Trott is already gone and rest 3 have done literally nothing to show. In their bowling also, Anderson and Swann both have been poor and have nothing to show.
In contrast the Aussie players have come to the party and their collective efforts have helped their team to be in the position they are currently.
Warner and Captain Fantastic Clarke have led the Aussie batting. They have been complimented by some great lower order batting by keeper Haddin. Bowling department has been spear headed by Johnson and ably supported by Harris, Siddle and Lyon.
Everyone knows that Australian summer can be very harsh and it seems it has been the same for England team.
If England garners any hope to make a come back in the series then they will have to start performing to their potential otherwise Australia looks like regaining the Ashes.
This England team at the moment looks under cooked for the fight but looks very well cooked in the extreme Australian summer heat.