The Ashes: Michael Clarke takes positives from dramatic draw

Despite a sequence of nine Tests without a victory, Clarke sees no reason why Australia can't end England's run of three successive Ashes series victories on home soil later this year.

updated: August 26, 2013 09:02 IST
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London: Michael Clarke insists Australia's defiant effort in the drawn fifth Test against England proves they are ready to mount a strong challenge to regain the Ashes.

Clarke's team were beaten 3-0 in the five-Test series, failing to win a single Test in an Ashes series for the first time since their 3-0 loss in England in 1977.

They have also gone nine Tests without a victory following a 4-0 loss in India earlier this year.

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