England, Australia draw Ashes for the first time in 47 years

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Author 2019-09-16 13:14:38

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This is the first time in 47 years that an Ashes series has ended in a draw. The last drawn Ashes series before the 2019 edition was in 1972, which was hosted by England.
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Archer was given the Man of the Match award for scalping six wickets in the first innings of the match.
Aussie batter was given Australia's Man of the Series award whereas was handed England's Man of the Series award.
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The first Test of the series was won by Australia by 251 runs at Birmingham.
The second match at Lord's finished as a draw and Stokes's heroics in the third Test at Headingley helped England level the series at 1-1.
However, Australia came back strongly in the fourth Test as they won the match by 185 runs to retain the Ashes.
The team from Down Under will next face Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series whereas England will take on New Zealand in a five-match T20I series and two-match Test series.
(With ANI inputs)

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