England vs Australia: Ashes finale ends in a dramatic draw

This draw meant Australia had failed to win a single Test in an Ashes series for the first time since a 3-0 loss in England in 1977 and left them winless in their last nine Tests against all opponents.

updated: August 26, 2013 01:32 IST
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England and Australia drew the fifth Test as the Ashes series ended in a dramatic draw on the final day at The Oval on Sunday. (Day 5 as it happened)

England, set a target of 227 to win after Australia captain Michael Clarke's bold declaration, needed 21 more to win off 24 balls with five wickets left when the umpires decided the light, even with the floodlights on, was too dark to continue and ended the match at 7.35pm local time (1835GMT). (Day 5 in pics)

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