ngland regained the Ashes with a sweeping 197-run victory over Australia in the fifth Test at the Oval on Sunday despite a battling century from Michael Hussey which threatened to take the game into a fifth day.
A capacity crowd basking happily on a sun-baked evening erupted in scenes reminiscent of the corresponding test four years ago when a draw was enough to bring the Ashes back after 16 years.
''It's a special moment for us, we had to dig deep in a very hard series. It has not sunk in yet,'' England captain Andrew Strauss said in a pitchside interview.In Image: England's captain Andrew Strauss and his team celebrate winning the Ashes.Text and Images:
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