Fans pack Oval for final day of Ashes series

A capacity crowd at the Oval watched England and Australia battle for victory on the fifth day of the final Ashes Test.

England, who lead 3-0 in the five-Test series, have been set a target of 227 to win the final Test.

A crowd of 23,000 watched an exciting final day at the Oval. Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport
England can claim a 4-0 series win for the first time in Ashes history. Credit: Andrew Matthews/EMPICS Sport

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England sorry for Oval behaviour

The England cricket team said they did not mean to "disrespect" Surrey Cricket Club and apologised for their "inappropriate behaviour" amid reports that several players urinated on the Oval pitch after winning the Ashes.