The sensational 5th Investec Test between England and Australia ended in a draw after the fifth day’s play when the bowlers from both sides grabbed 17 wickets.
The Aussies amassed 492 runs with one wicket still in hand when their first innings was declared and England managed 247 for the loss of four wickets in 116 overs.
Chris Rogers plundered a maiden Test century in his fifth Test while Shane Watson assisted him well with a fifty as Australia commanded the 4th Test vs. England.
The right arm off spinner of Australia, Nathan Lyon, ripped through the middle order batting of England and sent them reeling on the 1st day of the fourth Test.
The diminishing form of the Australian batsmen continued in the second Investec Test as the lethal English bowlers drowned them in the successive game.
A sparkling ton from the young gun of England, Joe Root, assisted by a solid batting from Ian Bell put England in a commanding position against Australia.
The shameful batting of Australia put them down again in the second Test as they surrendered against the quality bowling of England who looks for another win.
The most consistent middle order batsman of England, Ian Bell, blasted his consecutive hundred against Australia and put England into a comfortable position.
Peter Siddle and company demonstrated lethal fast bowling for Australia while James Anderson and Steven Finn brought back England in the game with four wickets.
The determined Englishmen have performed excellently in the on-going 2013 ICC champions Trophy and their team has already registered their place in the final.