'A team of nobodies': Oz media glee over England slump

The Courier Mail asseerts that "the Poms have disappeared" Credit: Courier Mail/Twitter

Australian media have reacted with glee to England's disastrous performance in the first innings in the first Ashes Test.

The Courier Mail, which has been involved in a row with England players Stuard Broad and Kevin Pietersen has celebrated "England's Ashes nightmare."

Yesterday it labelled Broad, who took five wickets, the "phantom menace."

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