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Australia vs England (test)

Australia vs England Match Result (TEST)

| 5th Test, Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney | 04 January, 2018

Toss won by England (decided to bat)

Australia beat England by an innings and 123 runs

Man of the Match: Pat Cummins

England Squad

Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Sam Billings, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Jake Ball, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Tom Curran

Australia Squad

Aaron Finch, Cameron White, David Warner, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins

Pitch Report

A hard-looking surface with a tinge of green on it.

SWOT Analysis

AustraliaEngland
StrengthStrong batting line-upPotent pace attack
WeaknessComplacencyInconsistent batting order
OpportunitiesTo win the Ashes 4-0To win the final Test and salvage some pride
ThreatsJoe Root, Mason CraneMitchell Marsh, Mitchell Starc

Head to Head

AustraliaEngland
Matches won143108
Home Wins9451
Away Wins4957
Highest Innings Score729 on Friday, June 27, 1930903 on Saturday, August 20, 1938
Lowest Innings Score36 on Thursday, May 29, 190245 on Friday, January 28, 1887

Top Performers

AustraliaEngland
Highest Total Chased403 on Thursday, July 22, 1948331 on Saturday, December 29, 1928
Lowest Total Defended63 on Monday, August 28, 188245 on Friday, January 28, 1887
Most Prolific BatsmanDon Bradman - 5028 RunsJack Hobbs - 3636 Runs
Highest Individual Score334 by Don Bradman On Friday, July 11, 1930364 by Len Hutton On Saturday, August 20, 1938
Most Successful BowlerShane Warne - 195 WicketsIan Botham - 148 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/121 by Arthur Mailey On Friday, February 11, 192110/53 by Jim Laker On Thursday, July 26, 1956

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3888 111
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
FULL Ranking