England win 5th Test to level Ashes


    England have won the fifth and final Ashes Test to draw the series 2-2.

    England set Australia 399 to win and bowled them out for 263 – winning the match by 135 runs.

    But the Aussies have retained the urn they won in 2017-18 but miss out on a first series win in England since 2001.

    It’s also the first time an Ashes series is drawn in 47 years.

    From 313-8 overnight, England added 16 to be all out for 329.

    Steve Smith also made his lowest score in the process, turning a Stuart Broad delivery to a diving Ben Stokes at leg slip for 23 – his lowest score of the series by 57 runs.

    But England were still held up by Mathew Wade’s century.

    Wade was eventually stumped off Joe Root, with the last three wickets falling for just four runs.

    It means they end coach Trevor Bayliss’ reign with a win, while both sides have 56 points and sit joint-fourth in the World Test Championship.