The Ashes - 5th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 281 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100


Broad to Warner, OUT, got 'im! Broad gets rewarded for a full length. Holds its line on Warner whose footworks lets him down this time, and Broad zips it past the outside edge to take off stump. Lovely delivery

DA Warner b Broad 16 (26m 20b 3x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Australia 22/1   CJL Rogers 6* (15b 1x4)   SCJ Broad 2.5-0-18-1


Stokes to Rogers, OUT, just back of a length and pulled and Rogers drags it into leg stump. The delivery not short enough for the stroke and it's taken a bottom-edge via the front pad into the base of leg stump. Not the best stroke, trying to force it away but it was a misjudgement from Rogers and his hardwork hitherto has been wasted

CJL Rogers b Stokes 11 (73m 39b 1x4 0x6) SR: 28.20

Australia 51/2   SR Watson 20* (35b 2x4)   BA Stokes 3.4-1-9-1


Stokes to Clarke, OUT, edged and taken at second slip! Stokes gets it spot on and England have a third wicket and the big one of Michael Clarke. He was playing from the crease around off stump, followed a good length ball slightly and got a thick edge to Ian Bell who held a regulation chance slightly to his right

MJ Clarke c Bell b Stokes 10 (32m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 34.48

Australia 78/3   SR Watson 35* (49b 5x4)   BA Stokes 5.3-1-24-2


Anderson to Watson, OUT, fuller delivery and this nips back to strike the pad right in front of off stump absolutely plumb lbw and England strike right on the stroke of lunch. That's their first leg before dismissal of the entire series! Stone dead that, nipped back to take the big front pad and it would have crashed into middle and leg

SR Watson lbw b Anderson 43 (93m 59b 7x4 0x6) SR: 72.88

Australia 94/4   SPD Smith 8* (9b 2x4)   JM Anderson 7.4-2-16-1


Broad to Bailey, OUT, caught at the second attempt! Oh boy, it looked like Cook had spilled it. Bailey's problems continue. Fiddling outside off stump at a length ball, it was a lovely catching height for Cook but it spilled out however the England captain managed to snatch it inches off the turf

GJ Bailey c Cook b Broad 1 (11m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 12.50

Australia 97/5   SPD Smith 10* (16b 2x4)   SCJ Broad 8.1-2-31-2


Stokes to Haddin, OUT, he's gone! My goodness he's out. Pitched up outside off, Haddin pushes at it without moving his feet and the healthy edge carries at waist-height to Cook at first slip

BJ Haddin c Cook b Stokes 75 (124m 90b 13x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Australia 225/6   SPD Smith 55* (94b 10x4)   BA Stokes 13.3-1-75-3


Borthwick to Johnson, OUT, first Test wicket for Borthwick! Johnson goes for a slog-sweep from outside off, travels miles in the air down the ground and long-on steadies himself under the chance. Joe Root on as sub

MG Johnson c sub (JE Root) b Borthwick 12 (54m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Australia 269/7   SPD Smith 86* (134b 15x4)   SG Borthwick 4.3-0-25-1


Stokes to Harris, OUT, length delivery on off stump and Harris tries to play on the up again but slaps it straight to Anderson at short extra cover. Smart catch from Anderson and he ends Harris's punishing little cameo where he timed the ball quite nicely, timed this punch quite well too but picked out the man on the drive

RJ Harris c Anderson b Stokes 22 (35m 27b 2x4 1x6) SR: 81.48

Australia 325/8   SPD Smith 115* (153b 17x4 1x6)   BA Stokes 19-1-98-4


Stokes to Siddle, OUT, good length just outside off, Siddle pokes at it and gets a thin edge behind and Stokes has a five-wicket haul. A decent delivery in the channel just outside off, it might have straightened a little too and took a little outside edge that carried low to Bairstow

PM Siddle c †Bairstow b Stokes 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 325/9   SPD Smith 115* (153b 17x4 1x6)   BA Stokes 19.1-1-98-5


Stokes to Smith, OUT, length on the stumps, Smith clears the front leg and tries to swing down the ground but picks out mid-on and Stokes has very quickly wrapped this innings up, six wickets for him. Smith simply didn't time the stroke at all and it was a simple catch at head height for the sub Joe Root

SPD Smith c sub (JE Root) b Stokes 115 (249m 154b 17x4 1x6) SR: 74.67

Australia 326/10   NM Lyon 1* (3b)   BA Stokes 19.5-1-99-6
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 3-5, 2014
Australia won by 281 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-29, 2013
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 13-17, 2013
Australia won by 150 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 5-9, 2013
Australia won by 218 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 21-24, 2013
Australia won by 381 runs
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Jan 5, 2014

Australia celebrate the Ashes win, Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day, January 5, 2014

Australia celebrate the Ashes win


Jan 5, 2014

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