So,doesn't this aus winning the ashes 5-0 another evidence that you don't need to build a young team?

Many people talk about moving forward & prefer to build young team hence ending the careers of many Senior cricketers even when they would have had another 1-2 year of cricket left. Aus played an unchanged 11 for first time for all 5 tests of this series & except David warner & Steve smith who r youngsters ,... show more Many people talk about moving forward & prefer to build young team hence ending the careers of many Senior cricketers even when they would have had another 1-2 year of cricket left.

Aus played an unchanged 11 for first time for all 5 tests of this series & except David warner & Steve smith who r youngsters , all the other players in their team are 30+. Haddin & Rogers re-established themselves in the team & became one of the main reason for Australia's success after being 35+. Australia were very good with their fielding as well throughout the series.

Doesn't this prove that it doesn't matter whether you have a young team or a old team & what matters is the passion, desire & determination to compete at this level,& if u have that u can achieve any kind of success?

Ur thoughts ?
Update: MBIOF : ashes history tells that home factor or away factor does not make a huge difference. This is not an India- Australia test series for one team to have a huge home advantage. England bet aus in aus 3-1 in 2011-12. And England team is comparatively young with players like Cook,Root,Ben stokes, Johnny... show more MBIOF : ashes history tells that home factor or away factor does not make a huge difference. This is not an India- Australia test series for one team to have a huge home advantage. England bet aus in aus 3-1 in 2011-12.

And England team is comparatively young with players like Cook,Root,Ben stokes, Johnny bairstow, Stuart Broad, Boyd rankin , Gary ballance , etc who all are youngsters & all below 30+.

In the last ashes series , apart from Steve smith & warner, Australia had youngsters like phil Hughes,usman khawaja,Ashton agar,Mitchell starc,Jackson bird,Pattinson,etc. This time all of them were replaced with seniors who are 30+ & that move paid off.

I don't believe a lot in this concept of building a young team & gaining experience. A out of form Senior can come back to the team & perform better than any youngster. A player should be selected based on form & age doesn't matter.
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