The Ashes: Allan Border says England are 'worried' and 'vulnerable'

After the second Test at Lord's, Border, known as "Captain Grumpy", slammed Australia's top three as "embarrassing" while telling Shane Watson to sort himself out, but he has had a change of heart.

updated: August 07, 2013 08:20 IST
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Sydney: Former Australia captain Allan Border on Wednesday cranked up the pressure on England ahead of the fourth Ashes Test, saying Alastair Cook's team appeared vulnerable and worried.

The tourists' hopes of regaining the famous urn were washed away by a rain-affected third Test draw at Old Trafford that concluded Monday and gave Ashes-holders England an unassailable 2-0 lead with two to play.

But after losing the first two Tests, Australia's performance at Manchester was much better with their batting finally firing, in contrast to England's.

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