2-3 defeat certainly is more prestigious than 1-4 and that's what's drove Aussies in this dead-rubber at The Oval and fetched a win enforcing the follow-on.. 5th test : Australia won by inn + 46 runs | 4th test : England won by inn + 78 runs | 3rd test : England won by 8 wkts | 2nd test : Australia won by 405 runs | 1st test : England won by 169 runs | Schedule : Only T20 on Monday | Leading scorers & wicket takers | Head to head | Ashes facts & records | England squad | Australia squad | 2013-14 series results.
A significant 278 runs win with which Indians now have set up a decider next week, adding bitterness to retirement of Kumar Sangakkara (although one defeat doesn't define what an incredible entertaining career it was). Top performers? 9 wickets for R Ashwin, centuries from Lokesh Rahul & Ajinkya Rahane, overshadowing solid ton from Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews. 2nd test : India won by 278 runs | 1st test : Sri Lanka won by 63 runs | Schedule : 3rd test at SSC Colombo from Friday | India test squad.
AB de Villiers was man of the match as New Zealand slipped from 2/102 to 221 all out, chasing 284.. 3rd ODI : SA won by 62 runs | 2nd ODI : NZ won by 8 wkts | 1st ODI : SA won by 20 runs | SA won 1st T20 while NZ won 2nd T20.
A 76 day long tour it will for Proteas, playing 3 T20, 5 ODIs and 4 test matches around the length and breath of India. Full schedule : starts 2 October.