Who won the first Ashes Test in 2013?

Who won the first Ashes Test in 2013?

The 163-run partnership between Agar and Phillip Hughes was the highest 10th-wicket partnership in Test history. England won the opening Test match of an Ashes series for the first time since 1997.

Who won the 3 test match?

South Africa
South Africa beat India South Africa won by 7 wickets – India vs South Africa, India in South Africa, 3rd Test Match Summary, Report | ESPNcricinfo.com.

Why was the Ashes played twice in 2013?

Why are the teams playing again so soon? England would usually travel down under 18 months after hosting Australia, but this instant return series is the result of a desire to alter the Ashes cycle.

Which team has won the most Ashes series?

Australia has won more Ashes Tests than England, winning 140 of the 340 matches, compared to England’s 108 victories. Australia also holds the edge in Ashes series won, having won on 34 occasions compared to England’s 32.

What is another name for the 2013 Ashes series?

This article is about the series in England. For the following series in Australia, see 2013–14 Ashes series. The 2013 Ashes series (known as the Investec 2013 Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for the Ashes.

Did England win the Ashes 2013?

^ Sheringham, Sam (5 August 2013). “Ashes 2013: England retain Ashes as rain forces Old Trafford draw”. BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 13 August 2013. ^ “Third Test scorecard”. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 14 August 2013. ^ Sheringham, Sam (12 August 2013). “Ashes 2013: England win Ashes as Stuart Broad stars with ball”.

How did Alastair Cook celebrate England’s 3rd Ashes series win?

England, who have now won three Ashes series in a row for the first time since 1977-1981, celebrated with a lap of honour while fireworks blazed over the pavilion. Cook said: “It would have been nice to finish with a win but the rules and regulations are there for a reason.

When was the last time Australia won the ashes at home?

The victory margin was their biggest in the Ashes since they won 5-1 in 1978-79 and their best at home since their 3-0 win in 1977 – the last time Australia failed to win a single match against their fiercest rivals.