Sydney: Australia might have lost the Ashes to England but the nation's media saw enough at Old Trafford to believe the tables can be turned when the rivalry heads Down Under later this year.
England retained the famous urn after rain meant the third Test ended in a draw on Monday, denying Australia the opportunity to claw back the series to 2-1 with two Tests to play. (Pics: Final day at Old Trafford)
After losing the first two Tests by 14 runs and 347 runs at Trent Bridge and Lord's respectively, Australia had England at 37 for three on the final day in Manchester, having set them 332 to win, before the weather shattered their chances. (Suggested read: Cook savours 'great if strange' success)