It's a stalemate! The Ashes 2019 ended in a 2-2 draw with England saving the best for the finale. They overwhelm the Aussies to win the finale at The Oval, London by 135 runs with the series hero Steve Smith scoring his lowest scores in the match. But the urn goes to Australia. In an intriguing day, Matthew Wade rose to the occasion to score his fourth Test century, but it wasn't enough for the visitors as no other batsman managed to go past 30. Their second biggest contributor was Mitchell Marsh, who scored 24. There were couple more 20's too -- Smith's 23 and skipper Tim Paine's 21. For England, Stuart Broad and Jack Leach claimed four wickets each, while captain Joe Root rolled his magic arm to claimed a brace. However, they will be grateful to opener Joe Denly, who scored 94 a day after his wife gave birth to a baby.
Here's what happened earlier:
Chasing their first Ashes series win in England, Australia have a massive task at hand after the hosts set a 399-run target on Day 4 of the 2019 finale at The Oval, London Sunday. The last time the Aussies win a series in England was way back in 2001, and the chances of doing it again seem pretty impossible now. England were dismissed for 329 in their second innings after resuming on 313/8 on Sunday, with Jofra Archer and Jack Leach falling to Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon respectively. Stuart Broad, who hit Cummins for two sixes in an over, was left stranded on 12.
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