Australia cricket team has retained the Ashes first time after 2001. Steve Smith has played an essential role for Australia to keep the Ashes. Australia have started to celebrate their Ashes retaining win with an epic way. First, they celebrated with the champions after that they have done some push-ups.
Now Australia will be eying to win the series also by winning the fifth Ashes test. The fifth Ashes test will start from September 12. After this win, every newspaper in Australia have appreciated their team performance.
“With coach Justin Langer, and the planning of team staff that stretches back two years, the Australian team under Paine has gone beyond just restoring that pride,” said the Sydney Daily Telegraph.
“They have become winners in their own right, and everyone loves a winner.”
“After the sorrows and setbacks of the last 18 months, the country’s cricket has something to celebrate at last,” it added.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the way our group have handled everything thrown at them,” Australian captain Tim Paine said.
“We haven’t had a lot of success and not a lot of happy times. But we are beginning to get them, and that is awesome.”
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— Bharat Sundaresan (@beastieboy07) September 8, 2019
The Fourth Test came to a nail-biting climax at Old Trafford, but this time Australia held their nerve. They took an unbeatable 2-1 series lead over England burying the ghosts of Sandpapergate once and for all and sparking well-deserved celebrations. @hughwhitfeld #Ashes #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/wGktdVQWhp
— 7NEWS Sydney (@7NewsSydney) September 9, 2019
Fox Sports screamed “We urned it” in its main headline, while broadcaster Channel Nine said the “ghosts of Leeds” had been buried, referring to their agonising third Test loss at Headingley.
“Despite missing one-and-a-half Tests, he has made enough runs for three batsmen and more than twice as many as any other on either side,” it noted, while former skipper Mark Taylor said “there are no superlatives left” to describe his exploits.