Here we are on Day 5 of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval, and I’d like to welcome you to the conversation. The most recent information is available once you hit the refresh button.
Some light rain fell earlier, but it has now ceased. The start of play on the fifth day has been pushed back by 10 minutes.
England vs Australia Test: Recap
England vs Australia Test After announcing that this Test would be his last in the professional ranks, Stuart Broad hit a six on the last ball of his batting career before being removed in the following over, which was also the end for his longtime buddy and bowling partner James Anderson. With four wickets each from Mitchell Starc and Todd Murphy, England were bowled out for 395 in their second innings. Australia, needing 384 to win the Ashes by a score of 3-1, got off to a terrific start with to undefeated half-centuries from David Warner (58) and Usman Khawaja (69), but rain ruined their day and they completed the day at 135 for 0. Here is the fourth day’s report.
Australia will feel confident about their prospects of victory with 249 runs to go, while England will be trying to give Broad a winning sendoff. England vs Australia Test The 37-year-old will want to leave a lasting impression in his farewell game. However, there is a chance that Australia might win the series 2-1 if rain occurs on Day 5.
Day 4’s surprises set up a thrilling climax to the Ashes showdown.
England vs Australia Test At least none of the English spectators had anticipated such an uneventful fourth day of play at The Oval. Broad’s morning and afternoon were to go like this. According to Bharat S.’s appraisal of the fourth day’s play, the rain that eventually came and ended play was meant to be the day England really rammed home the advantage by collecting a lot of Australian wickets.