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Ashes: England beat Australia in final Test to level series 2-2

England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval on Sunday to draw the series 2-2. It's the first time an Ashes series has ended in a draw since 1972.

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England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval on Sunday to draw the series 2-2. It's the first time an Ashes series has ended in a draw since 1972. (Reuters)

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Australia had already retained the urn as holder but was thwarted in its goal of a first outright series win in England in 18 years after being dismissed for 263 in its second innings deep into the evening session on Day 4. (Reuters)

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Matthew Wade was Australia's top scorer with 117 after beginning to worry England as the visitors chased an unlikely winning target of 399. (Reuters)

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Wade was stumped off a delivery from England captain Joe Root. (Reuters)

Steve Smith proved a formidable presence at No. 4 for Australia throughout the series but was caught by Ben Stokes at leg gully off pacer Stuart Broad for 23, by far his lowest score of the series. (Reuters)

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Jack Leach scalped 4-49 for England. He was well supported by Stuart Broad, who also picked the equal number of wickets. (Reuters)