Kashif Abdul Razzaq
On Monday, England emerged victorious against Australia in the fifth Ashes Test at the Kia Oval, triumphing by 49 runs on day five. With this win, the hosts managed to level the five-match series at 2-2, as their aspirations of clinching the series were thwarted by rain during the fourth Test in Manchester.
Initially, England faced setbacks by losing the first two Tests, appearing to have their hopes dashed, but they displayed an impressive comeback, ultimately leading to a 2-2 draw in the series. In this crucial match, Broad played a pivotal role, claiming the last two wickets to fall. The victory is notable as Australia hasn’t won a series in the UK since 2001. Additionally, Broad’s performance was remarkable as he broke the stubborn partnership between Murphy and Carey after switching bails. Furthermore, Australia struggled significantly, losing five wickets for a mere 30 runs. Woakes secured four wickets, while Moeen took three. It is worth mentioning that despite the draw in this series, holders Australia had already retained the Ashes
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