And so the Ashes bandwagon rolls on to its final stop, The Oval, for the fifth Investec Test match. The last time the two sides were in London, Australia won the Test at Lord’s by over 400 runs, which seems a lifetime ago now.
Ellyse Perry took six wickets to bowl Australia to a convincing 161-run win over England in the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury that puts her side within a point of claiming victory in the multi-format series.
Just 38 overs of play were possible on day three of the Women's Ashes Test and although the honours were shared Australia will take a lead of 196 runs into the final day with six second innings wickets in hand.
Joe Root has become the first Englishman since fellow Gunn and Moore man Michael Vaughan to achieve this feat and he has beaten out quality opposition such as Steve Smith, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli to get there.