Booze-bender leaves England stars with hangovers after Melbourne Test winBy ANI
Saturday, January 1, 2011
SYDNEY - Several England players have admitted that they celebrated victory in the fourth Ashes Test into the early hours of Thursday morning.
Off-spinner Graeme Swann posted a message on his Twitter page saying that he had a “headache and ropey guts” after the festivities.
The 31-year-old also praised England’s Barmy Army for the support provided to the visitors on way to their innings and 157 run win.
“What a brilliant night with the best travelling support in the world. Barmy Army, I salute you. Thanks for fuelling me with jagerbombs,” Sky News quoted a post, as saying.
Star batsman Kevin Pietersen echoed his teammate’s remarks, saying: “Why does my head hurt SO much this am?? OUCH!!”
Meanwhile, fast bowler Tim Bresnan said that the team was now aiming to win the series.
“Celebrating done. Sore head this morning. On to Sydney to wrap up the series,” Bresnan tweeted.
England took an unassailable 2-1 lead after crushing Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to retain the Ashes for the first time in 24 years. (ANI)