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The 37-year-old Anderson is currently the leading wicket-taker for England in the longest format of the game with 575 wickets to his name.

Stokes has had a remarkable 2019 as he played a match-winning knock of 135 runs in the third Ashes Test to guide England to a one-wicket win over Australia at Headingley.

On July 14 this year, finals of both the tournaments went down to the wire and sports fans had a field day as they were constantly glued to the edge of their seats.

Warner went past Bradman to record the highest-ever individual score at the Adelaide Oval. He is now the only Australian to have scored two 250+ plus scores in Tests

Root got out after smashing 226 runs on day four of the second Test at Seddon Park. This was also his first double hundred on foreign soil and overall his third.

Each series is worth 120 points with the points distributed evenly over the number of matches in a series

The team from Down Under will next face Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series whereas England will take on New Zealand in a five-match T20I series and two-match Test series.

Nathan Lyon and Peter Siddle added some runs late in the day, ensuring the team from Down Under goes past the 220-run mark. Both Lyon (25) and Siddle (18) were sent back to the pavilion by Archer. This enabled the pacer to take his wicket tally to six and bundle Australia out for 225.

Australia now leads the five-match series by 2-1 and will retain the series as they are the defending champions of the Ashes in England.The team will now play in the last Test of the series at The Oval in London from September 12.

Australia declared their innings at 494/8 and they were able to scalp one wicket of England before the close of play on day two.Joe Denly was sent back to the pavilion by Pat Cummins restricting England to 23/1 at stumps on day two.