Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

No Momentum, Says Trott

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

No Momentum, Says Trott

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ENGLAND batsman Jonathon Trott rubbished popular opinion that the tourists carry priceless momentum in the second Test against Australia.

Trott said England's fighting draw in the Ashes opener in Brisbane had been consigned as a memory, rather than a moral victory.

C[pounds sterling]Obviously we went to Brisbane to win the game and we weren't able to do that,C[yen] he said yesterday.

C[pounds sterling]So I wouldn't say there is any advantage on either side, it's still nil-nil and we come to Adelaide with a determination and real energy to hopefully go one-nil up in the series.

C[pounds sterling]And that is all we are thinking about. We are not thinking about what has happened in the past or what has happened in the last innings or anything like that. That is finished as far as we are concerned as a team, and we're looking forward to Friday.C[yen]

Trott's unbeaten second-innings century and his record-breaking partnership with double century maker Alastair Cook seemingly flattened Australia's bowlers. …

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