For the first time in 18 years, Australia have retained the Ashes on foreign soil when they overcame a stubborn England. The Aussies were made to work for their victory even though the score doesn’t quite show that.
Ben Stokes made a name for himself at the World Cup, and the 28-year-old was up to his old tricks as he hit a stunning 135 not out, handing England one of their all-time most significant victories.
The Ashes is a age old rivalry between Australia and England that continued this year. For years Australia have dominated in England, so much so that it reached a point where it was considered a birthright.