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Wade ton in vain as England force Ashes draw

15 Sep 2019

LONDON Matthew Wade's defiant century proved in vain as England bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final test at The Oval by 135 runs on Sunday and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.

Cricket: England showed great character, says Root

15 Sep 2019

LONDON England captain Joe Root spoke of his pride in his team after they won the final test against Australia by 135 runs on Sunday to draw the Ashes series 2-2.

England showed great character, says Root

15 Sep 2019

LONDON England captain Joe Root spoke of his pride in his team after they won the final test against Australia by 135 runs on Sunday to draw the Ashes series 2-2.

Cricket-Smith stands firm as England eye victory

15 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 15 Steve Smith was unbeaten on 18 as Australia, chasing 399 for victory, slumped to 68 for three at lunch on the fourth day of the final Ashes test against England at The Oval on Sunday.

Denly shines as England build big lead

14 Sep 2019

LONDON Joe Denly's fluent 94 put England in control of the final Ashes test and the hosts moved on to 313 for eight to lead Australia by 382 runs at the close on the third day on Saturday.

Cricket-England extend lead in final Ashes test

14 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 14 Joe Denly led England to 88 for two as the hosts extended their lead over Australia to 157 runs at lunch on the third day to retain the upper hand in the final Ashes test on Saturday.

England struggle to 271-8 after familiar collapse

12 Sep 2019

LONDON England's batting frailties were exposed again as they wasted a solid start and laboured to 271 for eight on the first day of the final Ashes test against Australia at The Oval on Thursday.

Cricket-Burns, Root lay solid platform for England

12 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 12 Rory Burns and Joe Root took advantage of a lacklustre display by Australia to lift England to 86 for one at lunch on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes test at The Oval on Thursday.

'Frightening' Archer can be England's next superstar

19 Aug 2019

LONDON There have been few more explosive test debuts than the one made by England's Jofra Archer in the second match of the Ashes series against Australia at Lord's.

Lord's test drawn as sub Labuschagne helps thwart England

18 Aug 2019

LONDON The second Ashes test was drawn as Australia, chasing 267 to beat England, ended on 154 for six after an absorbing final day at Lord's on Sunday.

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