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August 24th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   Comments Off on ENGLAND CRUSH AUSTRALIA – ASHES

England regained the Ashes with a 197-run win over Australia in the fifth and final Test at the Oval here on Sunday. Victory was  achieved with more than a day to spare and  England took a 2-1 lead in the five match series. England outplayed Australia in all departments of the game.

Fifteen wickets fell in a dramatic day, which began with England ending its first innings on 332, then dismissing Australia for 160 when Broad claimed 5-37.  England was quickly reduced to 39-3 after being 27-0 at ane stage.
 In the two-hour afternoon session Australia lost eight wickets, and then saw all 10 wickets fall for 87 runs in 30 overs. They were playing at  61-0 at lunch