Australia look to ODI series after claiming Ashes Series 4-0


Australia completed a dominant victory over England sealing the win by an innings and 123 runs in Sydney to secure a 4-0 Ashes series win.

England’s resistance lasted barely more than a session on the final day, as Australia came hard at the England batsmen after the lunch break to take the remaining wickets and kick off the celebrations.

Fans were allowed onto the field to see Australia lift the glass Ashes trophy, while Pat Cummins was named man of the match and Steve Smith the man of the series.

Cummins looking forward to South African series

Man-of-the-match, Pat Cummins, says of gearing up for a tantalising four-Test series against South Africa across the Indian Ocean, “”With our batting, there’s been a few moments we’ve lost a couple of wickets. Coming off a couple of subcontinent tours where things happen so fast, we probably could have fallen into that trap,”

Up against another white-hot pace attack in the Proteas’ Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel – with world-class talisman, Dale Steyn also a chance of returning from injury – Cummins claims the Australians can take the title of world’s best-bowling-attack in South Africa.

“We just really enjoy bowling as a foursome”, Cummins said. He went on to add that, “The role Nathan Lyon has done this summer has been brilliant. He ties up an end, it just means the three quicks can just rotate from the other end.”

Australia look to dominate England in ODI series

Australia are now looking to inflict further psychological scarring on England ahead of the next Ashes series by attempting to dominant them in the upcoming ODI Series, beginning on January 14 at the MCG.

Australian selectors have not yet named a replacement player in the one-day series for the injured and luckless Chris Lynn.

Glenn Maxwell heads the list of frontrunners to replace Lynn along with in-form Test left-handers Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja.

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