I'll drop you! England coach Flower is ready to axe Ashes failures ahead of Perth
Andy Flower backed his embattled England players to stop the Australian juggernaut from crushing his last Ashes hopes here in Perth, but insisted he is ready to make tough decisions ahead of the third Test.
One of the most difficult is likely to concern Graeme Swann, who has taken just four expensive wickets and been outbowled by Nathan Lyon. England will not retain two spinners at a WACA ground famous for pace and bounce. If they go in with one, then Monty Panesar may be a better bet for a holding role against the Australian middle-order right-handers.
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