Ashes 2022 Live – Nothing can beat the way the fourth test match has ended between Australia and England. Commercialization has destroyed the emotion of cricket but it’s only the Test cricket that comes for the resurgence of cricket again and again.
Australia has tried everything to wrap up the visitor’s innings but unfortunately couldn’t succeed in that. England has at receiving end throughout the test match but few impactful performances helped them to draw the test match.
Dominating Aussies has already 3-0 up in the series and the inclusion of Usman Khawaja has almost confirmed the victory. Exquisite Khawaja with back-to-back centuries in the same test match has destroyed the confidence of England to have any chance in the test match.
Batting first, Australia had declared the first innings at the score of 416 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Usman Khawaja’s (137) brilliant century in marked his test return after 2019. Along with Khawaja, Australia’s dependable batsman Steve Smith has contributed with a solid knock of 67 runs.
In reply, Aussies score England had on the same policy and throwing away the Wickets without any intent. Before Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow walked in with the intent for the first time in the series.
England who was heading towards the follow-on and defeat brought into the match by the partnership of Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow. England had scored 294 runs in the first innings with Ben Stokes (66) and Jonny Bairstow (103) valuable contributions.
Australia with the lead has declared the second innings at 265 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Again Usman Khawaja 101* scored a century and remained unbeaten. England had to chase the 388 runs in the fourth innings with less than 5 sessions.
But England managed to draw the Test match and has scored 270 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the second innings.