Sunday, 12th June 2005 - One week into the tour
"Andrew Flintoff is the only England player who could force his way into the Australia side."

Tuesday, 14th June 2005 - After a 100-run Twenty20 defeat by England.
"It's a pretty important game for us now against Somerset and we've certainly got to try and get whatever we can out of that.
"By the time Saturday and Sunday come around there won't be any excuses as far as preparation goes from us.

Wednesday, 15th June 2005 - Australia fail to defend a sizeable 342 runs and Somerset beat Australia by four wickets.
"It's pretty embarrassing."

Saturday, 18th June 2005 - Bangledesh beat Australia by five wickets.
"This is probably one of the biggest upsets in the history of cricket and my worst defeat as captain." ... so far.

Sunday, 19th June 2005 - Pietersen thumps 91 in 65 balls and England beat Australia at Bristol. Ricky gets out first ball. The golden boy of Australian cricket said, "All we have to do, I guess, is make it to the final of this competition - win a couple of games along the way and we'll see how we go."

I'm loving it.

Is this the worst Australian side ever to tour this country? I mean, when was the last time they won a game?

Ricky Ponting, cricket, Ashes