Whether people know anything about cricket or not, they can learn some lessons about success in general from the Ashes series of cricket matches.The Ashes are the cremated remains of a cricket bail or possibly a veil which symbolise the death of English cricket. These remains or ashes are kept in a small urn which stays at Lord’s cricket ground in London.The team that wins the Ashes series of test matches between England and Australia is said to win the Ashes. The idea of the Ashes was created by a London journalist, Reginald Brooks, who wrote a mock obituary for English cricket when the England team were beaten by the Australians:”In affectionate remembrance of English cricket which died at The Oval, 29th August, 1882. Deeply lamented by a large circle of sorrowing friends and acquaintances RIP. N.B The body will be cremated and the Ashes taken to Australia.”The Ashes were won back by England on Australian soil almost immediately and a group of Melbourne women created some real ashes, allegedly from a bail used in the third match of the series, and presented them to the leader of the England team.Since then the Ashes have been fought over with great… Read full this story
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