Ashes ends in farce as bad light curtails thrilling climax

The final Test of the Ashes has ended in a draw after bad light stopped play with England 21 runs short of an historic victory.

There were four overs remaining in the match when the umpires called the teams off, much to the England players' frustration.

Ian Bell was run out with the last ball of the 2013 Ashes series. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

However, the hosts' annoyance was short-lived, as they soon began to celebrate the 3-0 series victory.

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