Australia won the 4th Test at the Old Trafford and retain the Ashes after a thrilling 185 runs win

A new season of Ashes is going on and we can say that it has come to the end. Already four Test matches between England and Australia has finished successfully. Earlier today, the 4th match has been finished and Australia won the 4th Test at the Old Trafford! Yes, Old Trafford, the home venue of England cricket team but when they face Australia, their confidence level go down and Aussie takes the chance. In the 4th September 2019, the 4th Test of Ashes started at the Old Trafford, Manchester and earlier today, the match has finished. The guest team Australia won by 185 runs against their rival England.

By winning the 4th match, Australia has secured the Ashes Series 2019. No, they have not won the series but now, England has lost the chance of defeating them but if the home team wins the last match, the series will be drawn. Australia is now leading the series by a 2- 1 match.

The Ashes Series 2019 started on 1st August 2019 and Australia took the lead by winning the first match. The 2nd match was drawn and England won the 3rd match. Actually, Australia was about to win the 3rd match but against Ben Stokes, once again Australia faced the defeat. Now, by winning the 4th match, Australia has taken the lead once again. The fifth and final match will start in next 12th September 2019 at The Oval, London.

Earlier, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first at Old Trafford. By playing 126 overs, Australia scored 497 runs in exchange for 8 wickets and declared the innings. Steve Smith scored 211 runs highest. In return, England’s first innings ended with 301 runs. Rory Burns added the highest 81 runs.

Later, Australia came to bat for the 2nd innings and scored 186 runs by losing 6 wickets. Once again, Smith added the highest 82 runs. However, England has been presented a big total and could not chase but lost all wickets scoring 197 runs. Their top scorer was Joe Denly who scored 53 runs. Aussie bowlers were quite successful. In the 2nd innings, Pat Cummins took the highest 4 wickets so far. Steve Smith has been awarded as the player of the match for his brilliant performance in both innings.