Michael Clarke vows to have last Ashes laugh

Despite the weight of history against him after going 2-0 down, Clarke said: "I'm still confident we can win this series."

updated: July 22, 2013 09:40 IST
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London: Michael Clarke vowed to have the last laugh on all those who mocked his suggestion Australia could still win the Ashes after a crushing defeat at Lord's left them 2-0 down in the five-match series.

Ashes-holders England thrashed their arch-rivals by 347 runs at 'the home of cricket' on Sunday, with over a day left, to strengthen their grip on the urn.

Australia's main problem, as it was in a far narrower 14-run reverse in the first Test at Trent Bridge, was a lack of runs from their specialist batsmen.

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