The Ashes: Australia crush England in 5th Test, seal 5-0 whitewash

The hosts crushed England for a fifth consecutive Test in Sydney by 281 runs to win 5-0 for only the third time in Ashes history.

updated: January 05, 2014 17:29 IST
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Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes clean sweep against England on Sunday as the tourists crumbled against a formidable pace attack to go down to a humiliating 281-run defeat in the fifth Test.

Mitchell Johnson -- described by captain Michael Clarke as one of the modern-day pace greats -- was named man-of-the-series for his 37 wickets over the five games at 13.97.

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