Australia Collapse, Twitter Reacts

After one of the most remarkable starts to a Test Match ever, it seemed app to bring together a collection of some of the best reactions to Australia’s collapse at Trent Bridge today.

Things started well for meme lovers, as journalist Melissa Jane Kerr covered Australia’s decision to drop Mitchell Marsh in favour of brother Shaun with this up to the minute gem:

From there on out, it was all about the tourists capitulation – as Australia slumped to 60 all out, the lowest ever Test innings score at Trent Bridge.

Even the affable Ricky Ponting, fast gaining a reputation as one of the games best analysts, came under fire – though that may have comes as a result of standing too close to the increasingly obnoxious Shane Warne:

Warne’s smug declarations of Australian dominance heading in to Trent Bridge made him an easy target as the morning session unfolded, though the irony of the Australian team’s own pre-match chatter wasn’t lost as wicket after wicket fell:

The icing on the cake may have come when Nottinghamshire Constabulary got in on the act:

On the plus side, the Brisbane Courier-Mail seems to have made peace with Stuart Broad:

Got another gem you’d like to submit to the list? Tweet me @RobMcgregor35 or email onestumpshort@gmail.com

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About Rob

Software engineer by day, Elite League Media man by night, Rob also blogs about cricket for One Stump Short, hockey for In Goal Magazine and video games for Outpost Delta as well as hosting the One Stump Short Podcast.

Posted on August 6, 2015, in Australia, International Cricket, The Ashes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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