4th Ashes Test - THAT IS IT Australia retain the Ashes

19:04

There may be some wholesale changes to the England side, particularly with the batting, as the selectors look to the future and replace a Test batting line up that has failed away in the Caribbean and at home to Australia this year.

18:56

Australia won the 4th Test ,at Old Trafford, against England by 185 runs and retained the Ashes today.

Match Summary

Australia 497- 8 dec (Marnus Labuschagne 67, Steven Smith 211, Tim Paine 58, Mitchell Starc 54*; Stuart Broad 3- 97) and 186 – 6 dec (Steve Smith 82; Archer 3-45)

England 301 (Rory Burns 81, Joe Root 71, Buttler 41; Josh Hazlewood 4-57) and 197 (Joe Denly 53; Pat Cummins 4-43)

Result – Australia won by 185 runs

Scorecard

18:16

THAT IS IT

Australia retain the Ashes

197-10 (Craig Overton, 91.1 ov)

18:10

Score Update: ENG 196-9 (90 Overs) - Craig Overton 20* SCJ Broad 0*

Score almost becomes irrelevant now, can England bat out the rest of the match?

18:09

Stuart Broad's dismissal rate in 2019 is 23.8.

18:06

FALL OF WICKET

Marnus Labuschagne to Jack Leach He is Caught

18:00
17:54

England's Craig Overton touches gloves with Jack Leach

17:51

Score Update: ENG 195-8 (86 Overs) - Craig Overton 20* Jack Leach 12*

Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

17:26

Score Update: ENG 191-8 (83 Overs) - Craig Overton 20* Jack Leach 8*

17:24

England's  Jack Leach 

17:23

17:12

Score Update: ENG 181-8 (77.2 Overs) - Craig Overton 15* Jack Leach 3*

16:59

FALL OF WICKET

8-173 (Jofra Archer, 75.5 ov)

Nathan Lyon bowls flighted delivery to Jofra Archer, he is struck on the pad and the Umpire has given that out LBW. Out LBW.

16:51

FALL OF WICKET

7-172 (JC Buttler, 74.2 ov)

J Hazlewood bowls good length delivery to JC Buttler, and that’s the end of his stay in the middle, clean bowled! Bowled him!

16:50

Score Update: ENG 171-6 (74 Overs) - JC Buttler 34* Craig Overton 13*

Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

16:43


Stat Attack:The last time Australia took 4+ wickets in the third session of the fifth day of a Test was in 2016, during Pakistan's late collapse at the MCG.

16:39

Score Update: ENG 170-6 (71 Overs) - JC Buttler 34* Craig Overton 12*

16:35

16:13

AT TEA

Craig Overton has proven himself worthy of the call-up, holding his own so far.

Score Update: ENG 166-6 (69 Overs) - JC Buttler 30* Craig Overton 12*

16:01

Stat Attack: Jos Buttler has left 40 deliveries alone in this match - there have only been three Tests where he's left more deliveries

15:54

Score Update: ENG 156-6 (63.1 Overs) - JC Buttler 25* Craig Overton 7*

15:53

Overton is given lbw but immediately goes for a review. It looked like he hit it first but he's outside the line, anyway. NOT OUT!

15:33

Score Update: ENG 146-6 (59.2 Overs) - JC Buttler 22* Craig Overton 4*

15:30

15:20

Score Update: ENG 142-6 (56.3 Overs) - JC Buttler 20* Craig Overton 2*

Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

15:17

Mitchell Starc has been the quickest Australian seamer in this Test, found the most swing, and found the most seam movement.

Starc now has Bairstow 8 times in Tests, he averages 14 against him.

15:03

FALL OF WICKET

Mitchell Starc to JM Bairstow Out LBW

14:59

Score Update: ENG 138-5 (43 Overs) - JM Bairstow 25* JC Buttler 18*

14:46

Score Update: ENG 130-5 (49.3 Overs) - JM Bairstow 20* JC Buttler 17*

14:28

Score Update: ENG 116-5 (45 Overs) - JM Bairstow 9* JC Buttler 12*

Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

14:17

Score Update: ENG 108-5 (42.4 Overs) - JM Bairstow 7* JC Buttler 7*

14:02

14:02

FALL OF WICKET

5-93 (Joe Denly, 39.2 ov)

Nathan Lyon to Joe Denly He is Caught

13:59

Score Update: ENG 92-4 (38.2 Overs) - Denly 53* JM Bairstow 2*

13:51

HALF CENTURY

Joe Denly brings up a defiant half century for England, still giving them some fighting hope.

13:51
13:50

Score Update: ENG 88-4 (36 Overs) - Denly 49* JM Bairstow 2*

13:02

AT LUNCH

Joe Denly is batting away but things look dire for England.

Score Update: ENG 87-4 (34 Overs) - Denly 48* JM Bairstow 2*

12:54

Score Update: ENG 84-4 (32 Overs) - Denly 48* JM Bairstow 0*