Australia clinched Ashes with two matches to remaining
Australia thrashed England by an innings and 41 runs in the third Test in Perth to reclaim the Ashes with two matches to spare. Australian captain, Steve Smith was named Man-of-the-Match for a second time in the series, his brilliant 239 having left England with an improbable second innings mountain to climb.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. The Ashes are regarded as being held by the team that most recently won the Test series.
First tournament: 1882-83
Tournament format: 5 test matches
Most wickets: Shane Warne (195)
Most runs: Don Bradman (5028)
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