History beckons in Ashes finale as England seek 4-0 win | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

History beckons in Ashes finale as England seek 4-0 win

- +

A chance to make history, albeit of different sorts, will confront England and Australia when the final Test of this season's Ashes starts at The Oval in south London on Wednesday. 

England's Alastair Cook (C) bats during a training session at The Oval cricket ground in south London on August 20, 2013, ahead of the fifth Ashes Test match against Australia. A chance to make history, albeit of different sorts, will confront England and Australia when the final Test of this season's Ashes starts at The Oval in south London on Wednesday.

At 3-0 up with one to play, England have already retained the Ashes and won the series -- the first time since the 1950s they've won three successive Test campaigns against their oldest rivals.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments