England won the fifth Test match of the Ashes 2019. The opening match of India's home season was abandoned due to rain. Afghanistan won the third match of Bangladesh Twenty20 Tri-Series.
Stumps, Day 3: England 294 (Buttler 70, Root 57; Marsh 5/46, Cummins 2/76) and 313/8 (Denly 94, Stokes 67; Lyon 3/65) lead Australia 225 (Smith 80; Archer 6/62, Curran 3/46) by 382 runs.
Australia couldn't handle Archer sizzle, Sarfaraz retained as Pakistan captain, and Afif Hossain rescued Bangladesh.
Stumps, Day 2: England 294 (Buttler 70, Root 57; Marsh 5/46, Cummins 2/76) and 9/0 (Burns 4*) lead Australia 225 (Smith 80; Archer 6/62, Curran 3/46) by 78 runs.
Stumps, Day 1: England 271/8 (Buttler 64*, Root 57; Marsh 4/35) vs Australia.
The fifth Test of the 2019 Ashes will commence on September 12 at The Oval, London.
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The Oval had hosted the first Test on English soil, back in 1880; and in 1882, it hosted the Test that supposedly gave birth to the legend of The Ashes.
England have won 42 Tests at The Oval and lost 22. Their win-loss ratio here (1.909) are their 2nd-best at home. Australia, on the other hand, have won 7 and lost 16, and their ratio (0.437) is the worst anywhere in the world.
The battle for the urn may be over, but WTC points are still at stake as England and Australia go again for the last time this series.