The Ashes: British press delighted after England's 'massacre' of Australia

"Lord's of the manor" headlined The Sun, while the Daily Mirror said the Australians suffered "humiliation. There is no other word for it".

updated: July 22, 2013 14:36 IST
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London: British newspapers on Monday relished England's comprehensive thrashing of Australia in the second Test at Lord's, gleefully confident that the hosts will go on to retain the Ashes.

Australia are 2-0 down in the five-match series after being beaten by 347 runs with a day to spare.

Many commentators noted that only once in Ashes history has a team fought back from such a position to win a series.

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