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  • a  relating to or caused by attrition
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  • Cricket-Root the hero as England grind Australia into dust
    (Updates with Root quotes) By John Mehaffey LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - Opener Joe Root was the individual hero on Saturday as England ground Australia into the dust with batting that was first attritional then ruthlessly aggressive on the third day of the second Ashes test at Lord's. After taking a first-innings lead of 233 on Friday before conceding three quick wickets, England batted ...
    July 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  • Andrew Strauss in
    It's a slow, attritional wicket but there were certainly signs of turn there in the evening session, which on day one is a nice situation for us to have,said Strauss. "But we have to set the game up well. It is going to be hard work again,...
  • Andrew Flintoff in Reuters India
    It will be a big morning for both sides,Flintoff told a news conference. "Our patience will be tested, it will be attritional cricket. We are quietly confident but we know it will be tough."
  • Tony Mowbray in
    I've just come from the English Premier League and it's a very tough league, a very high-quality league,said Mowbray. "Still, within that league there are different types of teams. There are very attritional teams who base themselves upon...

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