Despite being down and out on the opening day of first Ashes Test at Edgbaston, Australia proved their class to gain a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Moreover, England’s struggles against quality bowling were clearly on display as they lost a position of strength to concede the game.
Former Australian pacer and a legend of the game, Glenn McGrath recently was found reflecting on the ongoing Ashes series. The 49-year old has keenly observed the opening Test which moved him to predict a good chance for Australia to register a 5-0 clean-sweep.
The iconic cricketing figure opined that England’s batting is a major concern as they are struggling heavily in this department. Furthermore, he highlighted the absence of veteran paceman James Anderson who possesses a breathtaking record in helpful English conditions. Steve Smith’s prolific form also didn’t go unnoticed as the New South Wales born was found in awe of him and backed him to continue shining brightly in Ashes.