Top 5 Celebrations After Scintillating Win in Ashes


Australia won the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Tuesday by two wickets, after a remarkable display on Day 5. Australian captain Pat Cummins hit the winning runs by dabbing Ollie Robinson to the third-man boundary, and his passionate celebration included throwing his bat and helmet and lifting Lyon. There are many such incidents where players have shown emotions after a scintillating win in the Ashes.

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Top 5 Celebrations in Ashes

Edgbaston( 1997)

In the 1997 Ashes, England’s nine-wicket victory over Australia in the first Test at Edgbaston was a rare moment to celebrate for the hosts. It was an uncommon sight to see Alec Stewart with his arms raised in victory while Shane Warne and Ian Healy contemplated defeat.

England batted first and bowled out Australia for 118, with Andy Caddick taking 5-50. Nasser Hussain (207) and Graham Thorpe (138) led England’s reply with a score of 478-9 declared. Mark Taylor (129) and Greg Blewett( 125) played excellent knocks as Australia posted 477 in their alternate innings. England chased down the target of 118, losing only one wicket, with Mike Atherton (57) and Stewart (40) featuring in an unbroken 90-run partnership.

Sydney( 2014)

In the 2013- 14 Ashes, Australia whitewashed England 5- 0 at home. After winning the first four games, the hosts thumped the Englishmen by 281 runs in Sydney to complete a memorable color. Traipsing first, the Aussies posted a competitive 326 as Steven Smith hit 115 runs. Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson, and Peter Siddle claimed three wickets each as England were whisked out for 155.

Australia responded with 276 in their alternate inning, with Chris Rogers scoring 119. England was set a questionable target of 448 for victory, but they folded up for 166 as Harris ran through the delicate fur line-up, registering numbers of 5- 25.

Sydney( 2006- 07)

After losing the iconic 2005 series and conceding the Ashes for the first time since 1986- 87, Australia made an emphatic statement by crushing England 5- 0 in the 2006- 07 series. England maundered first and posted a decent 291 at the SCG, but Australia scored 393 to take a significant lead. England also atrophied to 147 in the alternate innings as Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath picked up three wickets each. Australia demanded only 46 runs to complete a notorious Ashes color, and openers Justin Langer(20) and Matthew Hayden(23) assured a ten-wicket win for the hosts.

Edgbaston( 2005)

The 2005 Ashes Test in Edgbaston is frequently appertained to as one of the topmost Test matches ever played. Traipsing first, England posted 407 runs, and Australia responded with 308 runs. Shane Warne(6- 46) spun out England for 182 in their alternate inning. Australia still needed a tricky 282 to win the contest.

Australian openers added 47, but captain Ricky Ponting decomposed for a duck to Andrew Flintoff. Australia kept losing lattices at regular intervals and slipped to 175- 8. Warne(42) and Lee(43) added 45 for the ninth wicket, but Warne got out off Flintoff. The last wicket brace of Lee and Michael Kasprowicz (20) maundered admirably to take the Aussies to the cusp of a notorious win. But when three runs were needed, Kasprowicz failed to get out of the way of a short ball from Steve Harmison and was caught before. England won the palpitating Ashes contest by two runs.

Headingley( 2019 Ashes)

The each-rounder has been at the van of England’s Test renaissance as leader after Joe Root correctly gave up the post following a series of disastrous results. The England that we see moment was born at Headingley during the 2019 Ashes encounter. sailed out for a disturbing 67 in their first innings in response to Australia’s 179, England set up a way to scrounge out a miraculous one-wicket win. Stokes(135) played one of the greatest Ashes knocks with estimable support from last-man Jack Leach(1 off 17) to seal the notorious triumph in emphatic fashion.