Ashes 2022 – England succumbed, Australia clinches the series 4-0

England meak surrender in the final test match has wrapped up their campaign in the most absurd way against Australia.

Ashes 2022 Live – When Australia bowled out at 155 runs in the second innings. It was evident that England would taste the first victory of the series. With enough time left in the test match, England need 271 runs to win the day and night test match at Hobart.

England started confidently and provided a solid start to visitors. England openers 68 run-stand for the first wicket set the momentum for the chase. But the game of glorious uncertainties, the match took another turn after the first wicket stand.

68 run stand was the first half-century partnership of England in sea ries. Cameron Green, Scott Boland, and skipper Pat Cummins shared equal 3 wickets in the second innings.

68/1 to 124/10, a collapse England will never forget in the years to come. The wicket of Rory Burns had triggered the collapse and Australia has hunted in the pack to wrap up the visitor’s innings. With this victory, Australia has clinched the series win by 4-0.

Travis Head has been awarded man of the series after scoring 359 runs at an average close to 60. Travis has also scored 101 runs in the Hobart test match first innings. Nothing has gone right for visitors except some impactful performances from their players and the skipper Joe Root.

Earlier, England won the toss and decided to bowl first in the final test match. Invited to bat first, Australia has scored 303 runs in the first innings after valiant efforts from Travis Head (101) and Cameron Green (74).

In reply, England bowled out at 188 runs in the second innings. Stars (3) and Pat Cummins (4) wickets were again destroyed by the plans of the opposition. Australia had set the target of 271 runs in the fourth innings after bowled out at 155 runs.

 

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