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The ongoing Ashes series, which consisted of five test matches, was drawn.

England won the first test match as they took the lead in the series.

After that, Australia won two test matches back-to-back and took the series lead.

The fourth test match was drawn, and England won the fifth test match.

Match Details

The fifth and last test match of the Ashes series was going to be played at The Oval.

Australia won the toss and elected to field first.

England’s First Innings

Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett opened the inning for England.

They both gave a good start to their teams as Mitchell Marsh took Ben’s wicket.

In the next over, Pat Cummings took the wicket of Zak.

The English team was losing frequent wickets as Harry Brook stood in between to handle the situation.

His 85 runs took England to a total of 283 runs.

Australia’s First Innings

Usman Khawaja and David Warner opened the inning for Australia.

Chris Woakes didn’t let them settle down as he took David’s wicket.

None of the Australian batsmen was able to stand in between and play a big knock, apart from Steven Smith.

Smith stood in between and scored 71 runs.

Australia lost all their wickets for a total of 295 as they took a 12-run lead.

England’s Second Innings

Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett opened the inning for the England team.

They both gave a good start to their teams, as the top order was performing well.

The top four batsmen of the England team took them to a total of 222 runs.

In the end, the knock by Jonny Bairstow of 78 runs took the English team to a total of 395 runs.

Australia’s Second Innings

Australia needed 384 runs to win the match, as David and Usman got off to a good start.

They both formed a partnership of 140 runs when David lost his wicket for 60 runs.

The Australian team got off to a good start and was in a position to win the match.

Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali didn’t let that happen, as they started to take wickets.

By the end of the day, the English bowlers had stopped the Australian team for 334 runs.

England won the match by 49 runs as the series got drawn at 2-2.

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