The Ashes: More pain to come for shattered England, warns coach Andy Flower

Flower said he would not identify individual players facing the chop, with reports that high-profile batsman Kevin Pietersen, one of the big English failures in the series, was under pressure.

updated: January 06, 2014 10:40 IST
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Sydney: Coach Andy Flower warned on Monday there was more pain to come in the wake of England's Ashes series meltdown in Australia.

Australia completed a 5-0 clean sweep on Sunday, routing the hapless tourists for 166 off just 31.4 overs to carry off a 281-run victory in three days in the Sydney Test.

Such was the magnitude of the series defeat that major ramifications are expected for English cricket, just months after they beat Australia 3-0 in England.

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