The Yorkshire Post – DAWID MALAN is calling on England to take the attack to Australia as they set out to prove they can be a match for their Ashes hosts in the final two Tests.

Summary

  • DAWID MALAN is calling on England to take the attack to Australia as they set out to prove they can be a match for their Ashes hosts in the final two Tests.
  • Malan is England’s top batsman in the series, scoring 302 runs at an average of 50.33.
  • They have arrived in Melbourne for the Boxing Day Test already 3-0 down, with the urn gone south again.Malan believes England must meet Australia head on to see if they crack under the pressure – as Joe Root’s team have done so far.
  • England’s Dawid MalanMalan is not advocating outrageous sledging, just a can-do attitude and cricket on the front foot – sustained for the rest of the series.
  • Malan discovered to his and England’s cost that it is also critical they do not give Australia even a half-chance to battle back mid-match – as Steve Smith’s men have done so effectively.


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