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Ex-captain takes aim at Australia's hapless batting

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Former captain Allan Border on Tuesday took aim at Australia's hapless batting during the Ashes series, saying the top order should be embarrassed while telling Shane Watson to sort himself out. 

Australian cricket legend Allan Border, pictured in Sydney, on March 3, 2008. Border, known as "Captain Grumpy" during his playing days, on Tuesday took aim at Australia's hapless batting during the Ashes series, saying the top order should be embarrassed while telling Shane Watson to sort himself out.

Border, known as "Captain Grumpy" during his playing days, said the team needed to "stand up and be counted" if they are to turn around the five Test series, which England are leading 2-0.

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