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England Beat Australia By 135 Runs To Draw Ashes Series 2-2


England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final test of ashes 2019, ensuring the first drawn series since 1972.

Australia were already guaranteed to retain the urn after victory in the fourth test at Old Trafford giving them a 2-1 lead.

England’s win at the oval denied the tourists an overall series win, as the hosts avoided a first home ashes defeat since 2001.

On the fourth day of test, chasing 399 Australia were bowled out for 263 runs in their second innings.

Matthew Wade remained top scorer with 117 runs while Mitchell Marsh added 24 runs.

Steve smith scored 23 runs.

For England, Stuart Broad and jack leach bagged four wickets each while skipper Joe Root took two wickets.

The brief score of the match are: England 294 and 329, Australia 225 and 263.

England and Australia both pick up 56 points for the world test championship, which is clearly the most important thing. The points are fewer than the 60 that Sri Lanka and New Zealand got for their 1-1 draw last month