Ashes 2015 News: Australia Vs England
Australia defeated England to bid a great Farewell to Retiring Michael Clarke in the last match of Ashes 2015.
Ashes 2015 Final Match News: Australia Vs England 5th Test
Australia wins against England in the last match of Five Match Ashes 2015 Test Series which also means that Aussie Captain, Michael Clarke ends his career on high with a win at Kia Oval though England have already grabbed the Ashes Trophy with 3-2 win over Australia.
England Vs Australia Match Report
England had opted to bowl first and Australian team took their chances and scored enormous 481 with Next Australian Captain, Steve Smith scoring 143 and David Warner with good 85 though clarke failed in his final innings. England just bowed down and scored mere 149 in their First Innings as Mitchell Johnson Took 3 Wickets. Australia forced follow on, on the English side to which England couldn’t reply in desired way and were all out for 286 thus losing the match by Innings and 46 Runs. England’s captain Alastair cook scored team’s highest 85 run.
Retirement of Michael Clarke and Chris Rogers
The match started with England already holding the precious Ashes Trophy though they would have preferred to make the score line as 4-1 while Australia had to fight for their respect and especially their Retiring Captain, Michael Clarke who played his 115th and Last International cricket match here. Another Australian, Chris Rogers also sported the baggy green cap for the last time as he also announced his retirement after the Ashes loss. Chris has been a great opener for the Australian squad and had been a challenge for the bowlers with David Warner. Michael Clarke retired from ODI cricket also after winning 2015 World Cup.
England Wins Ashes 2015
England though lost the final test match but they have the Urn with them for next two years at least as next Ashes would be held in Australia after 2 years. England won the 1st, 3rd and 4th Test Match of Ashes 2015 which also forced Michael Clarke’s retirement as he didn’t perform for his side whereas Chris Rogers has been doing well but he was above 37 of age and he decided to hang his boots after this last Ashes 2015 Match and thus Chris Rogers Retires as well.