"The Australian cricket team was predictably sombre after visiting the graveyard of fallen Ashes heroes in France yesterday.
Cricket's most famous cemetery had to be placed on the other side of the English Channel, because of a ruling by Her Majesty's Cricket Council in 1904, refusing to have Australian cricketers buried on British soil.
"It certainly puts an Ashes tour in perspective," Aussie captain Ricky Ponting told thebladder.com. "
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Edited on, June 14, 2005, 3:38 PM GMT, by oracle.