The Ashes, 2019

England vs Australia - 5th Test

Venue: The Oval, London

Date: 12 September-16 September, 2019

Australia 232/6

RR: 3.36 | Australia need 167 runs to win

FULL SCORECARD

Batsman R B 4s 6s
Marcus Harris bowled Stuart Broadbowled Stuart Broad91520
David Warner c Rory Burns & b Stuart Broadc Rory Burns & b Stuart Broad112220
Marnus Labuschagne stumped Jack Leachstumped Jack Leach143910
Steven Smith c Ben Stokes & b Stuart Broadc Ben Stokes & b Stuart Broad235340
Matthew Wade Batting Batting 100147151
Mitchell Marsh c Jos Buttler & b Joe Rootc Jos Buttler & b Joe Root246740
Tim Paine lbw Jack Leachlbw Jack Leach213440
Pat Cummins Batting Batting 93910
Peter Siddle
Nathan Lyon
Josh Hazlewood
Extras 21 (b 2, lb 12, w 0, nb 2)
Total 232 (6 Wkts, 69.0 Ov)
Fall of Wickets
18-1 (Marcus Harris,5), 29-2 (David Warner,6.4), 56-3 (Marnus Labuschagne,16.3), 85-4 (Steven Smith,26.3), 148-5 (Mitchell Marsh,43.3), 200-6 (Tim Paine,56),
BowlingO M R WEcon
Stuart Broad13 1 49 3 3.77
Jofra Archer16 2 66 0 4.13
Sam Curran8 3 22 0 2.75
Jack Leach20 8 44 2 2.20
Chris Woakes7 1 19 0 2.71
Joe Root5 0 13 1 2.60
Rory Burns0 0 0 0 0
Joe Denly0 0 0 0 0
Ben Stokes0 0 0 0 0
Jonny Bairstow 0 0 0 0 0
Jos Buttler0 0 0 0 0
68.6
1
S Broad to Wade, 1 run.
68.5
0
S Broad to Wade, Full and on off, driven towards mid on.
68.4
1
S Broad to Cummins, On the pads of Cummins, he flicks it down to fine leg for a single.
68.3
0
S Broad to Cummins, Length ball outside off, Cummins plays this one towards point.
68.2
0
S Broad to Cummins, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.
68.1
4
S Broad to Cummins, FOUR! Cummins cuts this one and it goes past the man at point into the fence. Beautiful square cut and first boundary for Cummins.
67.6
0
Joe Root to Wade, Beauty by Root! This one pitches on off, spins away sharply and beats the outside edge of Wade's bat by a whisker. A few jitters on 99 now.
67.5
1
Joe Root to Cummins, Cummins has nudged the ball fine down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single.

Predicto Praky - 'Psst psst...do you think Australia can win this? Just 174 needed...' @PP - Sometimes it is nice to be on another planet.

67.4
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Cummins pads it away as this is pitching outside leg.
67.3
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Cummins has played that off the front foot and into the ground.
67.2
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Flatter on middle and off, defended off the back foot by the batsman.
67.1
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Loud appeal but turned down. Pitching around leg, Cummins pads it away. The English players think it pitched inside the line but the umpire thinks otherwise. The Ball Tracker later confirms it to be pitching outside leg.
66.6
0
S Broad to Wade, On the hips of Wade, he tucks it towards square leg but straight to the man. He is eyeing the single for the ton.
66.5
1
S Broad to Cummins, On the pads of Cummins, he flicks it towards square leg and gets a single. Wade on 99 to face the last ball of the over.
66.4
0
S Broad to Cummins, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.
66.3
1
S Broad to M Wade, Direct hit and this would have been close! Wade pushes this one towards mid on and sets off for a run. Leach there picks it up and has a shy at the non-striker's end but misses. Replays show that he was well in but Cummins thought he was in danger so he dives anyway at the other end.
66.2
0
S Broad to Wade, Outside off, left alone by Wade. He is just 2 runs away from a ton!
66.1
0
S Broad to Wade, Length ball on middle and off, Wade pushes this one towards cover.
65.6
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Short of a length ball on middle, Cummins misses his defense and is hit on the stomach.
65.5
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Full and floated on off, Cummins pushes this one towards cover.
65.4
0
Joe Root to Cummins, Pitching outside leg, Cummins pads it away.
65.3
1
Joe Root to Wade, Short and wide outside off, Wade slaps this one towards deep cover for a single.
65.2
0
Joe Root to Wade, Wade dances down the track and pushes this one back towards mid off.
65.1
0
Joe Root to Wade, Bowls it fuller and quick on the off pole, Wade jams it out to backward point.

Root to bowl after the break.

Drinks! Australia continue to fight but it is England who are inching closer to the victory. Matthew Wade though has continued his fight and is just 3 runs away from a well-deserved century. England drawing the series looks inevitable but the question is how long and hard can Australia push them?

64.6
0
S Broad to Cummins, Confident leave by Cummins as he covers the stumps and lets this one through to Bairstow. It was close to the wickets but eventually a good decision by Cummins.
64.5
0
S Broad to Cummins, Another length ball on off, again pushed towards cover.
64.4
0
S Broad to Cummins, Length ball on off, pushed towards cover.
64.3
1
S Broad to Wade, Good length ball outside off, Wade pushes it towards cover-point for a single. Moves onto 97 with this and gives Cummins 3 balls to negotiate against Broad.
64.2
0
S Broad to Wade, Going down the leg side, Wade tries to flick but misses.
64.1
0
S Broad to Wade, Length ball on middle and off, Wade defends it off the back foot.

Stuart Broad replaces the entertaining Jofra Archer! 10-1-40-3, his figures so far.

63.6
0
J Leach to Cummins, Floated on middle and off, Cummins blocks this one out.
63.5
0
J Leach to Cummins, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.
63.4
0
J Leach to Cummins, Outside off, left alone by Cummins.
63.3
0
J Leach to Cummins, Floated on off to Cummins, he pushes this towards cover but it ricochets off Burns boot towards mid-wicket.
63.2
0
J Leach to Pat Cummins, Floated on off, driven towards the mid-off region.
63.1
0
J Leach to Cummins, Coming in with the angle this flat delivery, it hits Cummins on the pads. The English players put in a muted appeal but nothing by the umpire.
62.6
0
J Archer to Wade, Short of a length, Wade goes for the pull but misses and Cummins on strike for the next over now.
62.5
4
J Archer to Wade, FOUR! Full and on the pads, Wade drives this powerfully through mid on for a boundary.
62.4
0
J Archer to Wade, Bouncer down the leg side and Wade ducks under it.
62.3
0
J Archer to Wade, Knuckle ball goes wrong as a full toss is bowled by Archer, Wade pushes this one towards cover.
62.2
0
J Archer to Wade, This one wide outside off, Wade looks to cut it towards point but it goes off the bottom edge towards second slip on the bounce.
62.1
4
J Archer to M Wade, EDGED AND FOUR! Wade had no idea where this was going but he gets the desired result! Good length ball on middle and off, Wade looks to flick it towards the leg side but gets a leading edge which goes over the gully fielder and into the third man fence. Into the nervous 90s now Wade.
61.6
2
J Leach to Pat Cummins, Tossed up on off and middle, Cummins looks to defend but the ball turns in and gets the inside edge of Cummins' bat and goes fine down the leg side for a couple. Cummins is off the mark with that ball.
61.5
0
J Leach to Cummins, On the stumps, Pat blocks it away.
61.4
0
J Leach to Cummins, Loopy ball on off, Cummins strokes it to cover.
61.3
0
J Leach to Cummins, Beauty! Leach gives this one air and bowls a straighter one outside off. Pat lunges forward to defend but is comprehensively beaten.