The Ashes: As it happened, England vs Australia - 5th Test ends in a thrilling draw

Australia declared their second innings on 111/6 and set England 227 to win in 44 overs. The hosts came close but bad light blows any chances of a result. What was once certain to be a draw turned out to be an interesting encounter at The Oval, thanks to Aussies skipper Michael Clarke.

updated: August 26, 2013 01:30 IST
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Australia will be looking for a victory and need to take 16 wickets on the last day. To do that, they need to battle the weather as much as they need to beat England. Catch all the updates here (Scorecentre | Commentary):

Compton-Miller Man of the Series is also Ian Bell! "Right up there in terms of Ashes wins. Nice to contribute. Going into the series was getting starts and not converting. I felt better and better as the series went on. We have had to fight for every win. Looking forward to a nice break from Test cricket. It has been tough." (Match report)

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