Australia Defeat England by 185 Runs in Fourth Test to Retain Ashes Series

Manchester: Australia defeated England in fourth test by 185 runs on the last day at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, UK to retain the Ashes series.

Chasing a target of 383 runs, England were all out for 197. England resumed Day 5 on 18-2, went to lunch on 87-4 and tea on 166-6.

Joe Denly and Jason Roy stitched a 66 runs partnership for the third wicket, which was also the highest for the team in the innings.

Pat Cummins picked four wickets while Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon bagged two wickets each for Australia.

Australia now leads the five-match series by 2-1 and will retain the series as they are the defending champions of the Ashes in England.

The last Test of the series will be played at The Oval in London from September 12.

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