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Australian stars and the WAGS celebrate Ashes triumph in style!

Last updated on: January 06, 2014 13:27 IST

Australia's stars and WAGS celebrate Ashes triumph in style!

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Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann believes that a happy high-heeled WAG (wife and girlfriend) makes a happy cricketer.

They did not just act as ornamental decorative pieces during the just-concluded Ashes series but were encouraged to ease the on-field pressures of their men.

Lehmann, in turn, credited the WAGS for their contribution. It is revealed that these women were Australia’s secret weapon in the 5-0 demolition of England.

A look at the Australian cricket team’s WAGS

Australia's explosive batsman David Warner was the fastest-scoring batsman in the series with a strike-rate of 74 per 100 balls.

With iron woman Candice Falzon by his side, the dashing opener set the tone by attacking the England bowlers, not to mention sledging!


Image: David Warner of Australia and his partner Candice Falzon pose with the urn
Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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Valuable all-rounder Shane Watson may have not been among the wickets but he batted well in crunch situations.

Watson poses with his son Will, and wife Lee.


Image: Shane Watson of Australia, his son and wife pose with the urn
Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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Harper Lyon, daughter of Nathan Lyon, poses with the Urn.

Lyon bagged his 100th Test scalp at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the Boxing Day win over England. He took his first five-wicket haul on home soil.


Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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Australia's players’ wives, partners and families pose with the Urn.


Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
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Candice Falzon (right), partner of David Warner, cheers on during Day 3 of the fifth Ashes Test.


Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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Michael Clarke scored two centuries at a formative stage in the first two Tests. His performance was superlative with his glamorous wife Kyly cheering in the background.


Image: Kyly Clarke celebrates as Michael Clarke of Australia reaches his century
Photographs: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

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Brad Haddin rescued Australia almost every time during the series when the chips were down. He was batsman, wicketkeeper and vice-captain extraordinaire.


Image: Brad Haddin of Australia poses with his wife Karina Haddin and children Mia, Hugo and Zac
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Mitchell Johnson, the left-armer who terrorised England's batsmen, ended up with 34 wickets.


Image: Mitchell Johnson of Australia poses with his wife Jessica Bratich-Johnson and daughter Rubika
Photographs: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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