England teetered on the brink of their fourth Ashes defeat when they closed day four on 93-4, still 210 runs behind Australia in Sydney.
Australia exposed a weak England bowling attack as they ploughed on to 479-4 on day three of the final Ashes Test in Sydney.
Australia captain Steve Smith’s solid hundred denied England a moral-lifting victory in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.
Rain ended play on day four of the Ashes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, with Australia on 103-2 and trailing by 61 runs.
Alastair Cook’s 32nd Test hundred underpinned England’s fightback to end 135 runs adrift after day two of the fourth Ashes Test.
As expected, Australia wrapped up the Ashes series by beating England by an innings and 41 runs in Perth.
Watch Cameron Bancroft’s hilarious explanation as to what happened that night which led to Jonny Bairstow being accused of headbutting.
An England batting collapse handed the Ashes advantage back to Australia, who closed day four on the brink of victory in the first Test at Brisbane.
After all the verbal sparring, the ‘unknown rabble’ that was England took the fight to Australia on the first day of the Ashes series.
James Anderson says that England asked the Proteas for advice regarding pink-ball cricket.