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Australia's Captain Ricky Pontinghas said that split captaincy could work going forward for AustraliaPonting Captained Australia to an Ashes defeat in England for the 2nd time this weekend, and he hinted that he would be happy to hand over the leadership of Australia's ODI and Twenty20 team to help him focus on Test Cricket Australia lost the Ashes 2-1 the same margin as their defeat in 2005.
This time around England won the 2nd Test Match at Lord's by 115 runs but Australia hit back winning the 4th Test Match at Headingley by an innings and 80 runs.
The hosts proved too strong in the end as they secured a 197 run victory at the Oval to regain the prestigious little urn.
The 2 teams will now contest 2 Twenty20 Internationals an a 7 match ODI series.
Ponting will miss the Twenty20 games but will return to England for the ODI series.
 
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