Agence France-PresseApril 24, 2013 03:32
Former Australian captains Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor are backing the unfancied tourists to shock England and bring the famous Ashes urn home.
Waugh said carrying the underdog tag could work in Australia's favour in the five-Test series from July, providing the team believed it could win and not merely compete.
"We've got the bowlers to take 20 wickets," he told reporters.
"We can beat any team in the world and we proved that, almost, last year when we nearly beat South Africa, who are the No.1 team.