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Ashes Series 2023 ENG vs AUS 5th Test Day 5 Highlights: ENG won by 49 runs; Series draw by 2-2

Catch the thrilling highlights of the fifth Test match between England (ENG) and Australia (AUS) in the Ashes Series 2023. Relive the best moments and key plays of this exciting cricket encounter.

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ENG vs AUS 5th Test Match Highlights

Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS

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  Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS
EENG won the match by 49 runs 
Series ends in 2-2 draw
  II Innings
ENG E   395/10 (81.5)
A AUS   334/10 (94.4)
  I Innings
 EENG   283/10 (54.4)
AUSA   295/10 (103.1)
  Venue   Kennington Oval, London
  Date & Time   Thurs, Jul 27 - Mon, Jul 313:30 PM IST
  Toss   AUS opt to bowl
  Player of the match   Chris Woakes


The Ashes 2023, the highly anticipated cricket series between England and Australia, is set to conclude with the 5th Test Match at The Oval, London from the 27th of July to the 31st of July, 2023. This match holds immense significance as it will determine the winner of the series. Both teams have displayed remarkable skill and determination throughout the tournament, making it a thrilling contest for cricket enthusiasts around the world.

Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS Day 5 Highlights
England dominated the final session on Day 5, securing a remarkable victory over Australia by 49 runs in the fifth and ultimate Test at Kennington Oval in London. Stuart Broad, who bid farewell to his Test career, claimed two wickets as Australia's second innings crumbled for 334 while chasing a daunting total of 384. This outcome resulted in a drawn Ashes series with both England and Australia winning two Tests each. The day commenced with Chris Woakes dismissing both Australian openers - David Warner and Usman Khawaja - after their formidable partnership of 140 runs. Marnus Labuschagne fell prey to Mark Wood's bowling attack, leaving England at 169/3. However, Steve Smith and Travis Head managed to stabilize the innings with an impressive partnership of 95 runs for the fourth wicket. Nonetheless, it was England who took control during the final session following a rain delay. Woakes proved to be instrumental once again while Moeen Ali offered valuable support from the other end as Australia suffered four quick dismissals within just an eleven-run span. Woakes ended his spell with four wickets while Moeen contributed three crucial scalps. The thrilling conclusion marked another chapter in the storied rivalry between England and Australia during Ashes 2023 tournament's fifth Test match held on Day 5 at Kennington Oval in London.

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Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS Day 4 Highlights
Due to rain, the fifth and final Ashes match at Kennigton Oval was cut short on Day 4, but David Warner and Usman Khawaja managed to give Australia an advantage. The opening pair scored a combined total of 135 runs before the weather interrupted play. Despite the daunting task of chasing 384 runs, Australia finds themselves in a comfortable position. Warner is currently batting at 58 while Khawaja holds steady at 69. With only 249 more runs needed for victory and all ten wickets intact, Khawaja will lead Australia's fight on the final day. In earlier events, Todd Murphy wrapped up England's innings in just two overs as they were all out for a score of 395 in their second innings.

Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS Day 3 Highlights
England dominated Day 3 of the match, leaving Australia with little hope of achieving victory. They quickly surpassed Australia's narrow lead and had built a substantial lead of over 320 runs by the halfway point of the third session. All batsmen, except for Harry Brook, made solid contributions to England's score. Joe Root fell just short of a century, being dismissed on 91 from 106 deliveries. Zak Crawley was England's top scorer before Root, scoring an impressive 73 off just 76 balls. Currently, Jonny Bairstow is closing in on surpassing Crawley's total. Bairstow and Root formed a partnership worth 110 runs from only 148 balls for the fifth wicket. The opening duo of Ben Duckett and Crawley added another significant contribution with their partnership worth 79 runs. Later on, Ben Stokes joined Crawley to put up a quickfire stand of 61 runs in just 57 balls for the second wicket. Stokes then teamed up with Root to add another valuable partnership worth 73 runs from only79 balls for the third wicket.

Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS Day 2 Highlights
On Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test match at The Oval in London, Australia took a lead of 12 runs against England by scoring 295 in their first inning. Steve Smith contributed significantly with a knock of 71 runs off 123 balls, while Usman Khawaja added another valuable contribution with his score of 47 off 157 deliveries. England's bowlers put up a good fight, with Chris Woakes taking three wickets and Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, and Joe Root each claiming two dismissals. The first innings total for England stood at an earlier score of 283.

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Ashes 5th Test Match ENG vs AUS Day 1 Highlights
At the close of play on Day 1 at The Oval in London, Australia had scored 61 runs for the loss of one wicket in a total of 25 overs. They trail England by a margin of 222 runs in the ongoing fifth Ashes Test match. Usman Khawaja (26*) and Marnus Labuschagne remained unbeaten for Australia and will continue their batting on Day 2. David Warner was dismissed by Chris Woakes (24) during the final session. Earlier, England had posted a score of 283 runs in their first innings after playing for 54.4 overs. Harry Brook played a significant role for England with an impressive innings, scoring 85 runs off just 91 balls. Contributions from Woakes (36) and Ben Duckett (41) were also crucial to their team's total score. In terms of bowling performance, Mitchell Starc was outstanding with four wickets to his name for Australia, while Todd Murphy and Josh Hazlewood each took two wickets.
 
Current Form of Australia and England
As the series reaches its final match, both Australia and England have showcased their strengths and weaknesses. In the previous Test, England came close to victory but rain interrupted play, resulting in a draw. This leaves England with a golden opportunity to level the series at 2-2 by winning the upcoming Test.

Also read Ashes 2023 4th Test Highlights

Key Players' Performances
Throughout The Ashes 2023, several players have stood out with their exceptional performances. For Australia, Usman Khawaja has emerged as the top run-scorer with 377 runs to his name. Pat Cummins has been the leading wicket-taker for Australia, taking 16 wickets so far. On the other hand, Zak Crawley has been the highest run-scorer for England, accumulating 385 runs, while Stuart Broad has been their leading wicket-taker with 18 scalps.

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Highlights from previous match
In the fourth Test, Australia batted first and struggled in the initial stages, with their top order failing to make an impact. However, the partnership between Steven Smith and Marcus Labuschagne helped Australia recover. Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh also contributed significantly, scoring 48 and 51 runs respectively. Australia managed to reach a total of 317 before being bowled out.

In response, England displayed an aggressive batting performance. Opener Zak Crawley played aggressively, scoring 189 runs off just 182 balls. Joe Root also contributed with a quickfire knock, while Jonny Bairstow provided valuable support in the middle order by scoring 99 runs. England posted a massive total of 592 before being bowled out.

With the match progressing, England aimed to put pressure on Australia by picking up early wickets. However, the Australian batsmen, especially Marnus Labuschagne, displayed patience and resilience, ensuring that they did not lose wickets easily. Unfortunately, rain played spoilsport on the 5th day, and the match ended in a draw.

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Also read Ashes 2023 3rd Test Highlights

Team Squads
Both teams have named strong squads for the final Test of The Ashes 2023. Here are the players representing Australia and England:

Australia Squad: Pat Cummins(c), Alex Carey(wk), Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head,  Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Steve Smith(vc), Mitchell Starc, David Warner

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Bench: Scott Boland, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Michael Neser, Josh Inglis

England Squad: Ben Stokes(c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow(wk), Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood

Bench: Ollie Robinson, Daniel Lawrence, Josh Tongue

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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions
With the final Test match of The Ashes 2023 approaching, cricket enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the outcome. Here are some betting tips and match predictions for the upcoming match:

Also read Ashes 2023 2nd Test Highlights

Match Result Prediction
Considering the current form and performances of both teams, England is predicted to win the final Test match and level the series at 2-2.

Top Batter Predictions
Usman Khawaja (Australia) and Zak Crawley (England) are expected to be the top run-scorers in the match.

Top Bowler Predictions
Mitchell Starc (Australia) and Chris Woakes (England) are expected to be the leading wicket-takers in the match.

Most Fours
Usman Khawaja (Australia) and Zak Crawley (England) are likely to hit the most fours in the match.

Player of the Match Prediction
Chris Woakes (England) is predicted to be the player of the match based on his overall performance.

Team Scores Batting First
Australia is expected to score around 320+ runs in their first innings, while England is predicted to score around 370+ runs.

Match Handicap
The match handicap favors England, indicating their higher chances of winning the match.

Also read Ashes 2023 1st Test Highlights

Live Cricket Streaming
Cricket enthusiasts around the world can enjoy live streaming of The Ashes 2023 matches on Cricket World TV. The live cricket streaming page provides an opportunity to watch the matches in real-time, bringing the excitement of the game right to your screens. However, it's important to note that geo-restrictions may apply.

Conclusion
The 5th Test match of The Ashes 2023 between England and Australia promises to be a thrilling encounter. With both teams showcasing their skills and determination, cricket fans can expect an exciting battle at The Oval, London. The betting tips and match predictions provide some insights into what can be expected from this highly anticipated match. Stay tuned for the final outcome and witness the conclusion of this historic cricket series.

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