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Nathan Lyon & # 39; s glamorous young girlfriend posed for Instagram snaps with the urn during wild parties after Australia retained the Ashes & # 39;

Nathan Lyon & # 39; s glamorous young girlfriend posed for Instagram snaps with the urn during wild parties after Australia retained the Ashes & # 39; night.

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Broker Emma McCarthy, 27, shared a photo with the smiling spin-bowler entitled: & # 39; Keeping the urn so proud of you. & # 39;

Steve Smith, who was Australia's best player in the series, saw a kiss sharing with wife Dani Willis as the jubilant Australians sprayed each other with champagne.

Nathan Lyon & # 39; s glamorous young girlfriend posed for Instagram snaps with the urn during wild parties after Australia retained the Ashes & # 39;

Nathan Lyon & # 39; s glamorous young girlfriend posed for Instagram snaps with the urn during wild parties after Australia retained the Ashes & # 39;

Steve Smith, who was Australia's best player in the series, saw a kiss with wife Dani Willis on the field after playing

Steve Smith, who was Australia's best player in the series, saw a kiss with wife Dani Willis on the field after playing

Steve Smith, who was Australia's best player in the series, saw a kiss with wife Dani Willis on the field after playing

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Australia lost the test match with 135 points, which meant that they took the five-match series 2-2.

But the loss did not temper the ghosts much, as a draw was enough for the baggy greens to keep the Ashes after they won in 2017-2018.

Miss McCarthy has been in the UK and supported her friend Nathan Lyon, 31, during the series.

She shed tears of joy as Josh Hazlewood took the final wicket of the fourth test in Manchester, while Australia retained the Ashes in England for the first time since 2001.

Lyon separated at the end of 2017 from his previous partner and mother from his children Mel Waring.

Miss Waring went to social media last week to say she wasn't jealous of Miss McCarthy's relationship with Lyon.

The mother of two said she & # 39; never happier & # 39; despite recent articles claiming she & # 39; stripped & # 39; was to see the girlfriend of the spin-bowler fit wedding dresses in England.

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Fans with eagle eyes also noticed that Lyon & # 39; s two-year-old Miss McCarthy wore an & # 39; N & # 39; necklace as she dressed in glamorous white coats with fellow WAG & # 39; s.

Australia players celebrate holding the Ashes with Captain Paine lifting the urn at The Kia Oval, London

Australia players celebrate holding the Ashes with Captain Paine lifting the urn at The Kia Oval, London

Australia players celebrate holding the Ashes with Captain Paine lifting the urn at The Kia Oval, London

Emma McCarthy and Nathan Lyon pictured together

Emma McCarthy and Nathan Lyon pictured together

Emma McCarthy and Nathan Lyon pictured together

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The fifth test ended with Root, who had the spooky appearance of a defeated captain before this final test. He threw himself to his left to catch Josh Hazlewood and give his party the 135-run victory that could ignite a new test start for England.

Australia never really looked like it was close to their formidable goal of 399 to win the series and keep the urn, but how hard they worked England for a win that was sealed just after 6 p.m. by two catches by Root off consecutive Jack Leach deliveries.

And how brilliantly did Matthew Wade's unlikely and spiky figure play his second century of these Ashes before he eventually became the eighth wicket that fell in an attempt to lift Australia somewhere near what was the fifth largest chase in history would have been.

Stuart Broad registered numbers of 4-62 in the second innings of Australia when England won the fifth test to pull the Ashes series

Stuart Broad registered numbers of 4-62 in the second innings of Australia when England won the fifth test to pull the Ashes series

Stuart Broad registered numbers of 4-62 in the second innings of Australia when England won the fifth test to pull the Ashes series

The English bowler Jofra Archer stares at opponent Matthew Wade during a tense afternoon fight
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The English bowler Jofra Archer stares at opponent Matthew Wade during a tense afternoon fight

The English bowler Jofra Archer stares at opponent Matthew Wade during a tense afternoon fight

A Matthew Wade century gave Australia a brief glimmer of hope of winning the series as day four ended

A Matthew Wade century gave Australia a brief glimmer of hope of winning the series as day four ended

A Matthew Wade century gave Australia a brief glimmer of hope of winning the series as day four ended

Jack Leach appeals to umpire Kumar Dharmasena after securing opposition captain Tim Paine lbw

Jack Leach appeals to umpire Kumar Dharmasena after securing opposition captain Tim Paine lbw

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Jack Leach appeals to umpire Kumar Dharmasena after securing opposition captain Tim Paine lbw

Nothing summed up the drama and pure cricket theater that we are treated to this summer than the battle between one of Australia's annoying protagonists in Wade and the new fast bowling sensation of England in Jofra Archer.

All series Wade has been a provocative presence on short legs pointing verbal blows to England, so much so that the punch microphone picked up Jonny Bairstow yesterday and said: & let's take the s *** stirrer & # 39; when Wade first came to the fold.

Now here was Archer, who had such an impact with white ball and red in his international debut season, dig deep during an enchanting period of eight overs to try to praise the Big Bash captain who loyalty to Hobart in Old Trafford had doubted.

Archer, who had had one of his quietest days in the series, accelerated his pace above 95 miles per hour, slapped Wade on the shoulder and shared both words and tail with a batsman who refused to retreat into sight of his century.

It was Test cricket at its best and it was a fight won by Wade when he came through the attack and then reached his hundred with a spoiled single and a roar of triumph before finally being defeated by Bairstow off Root.

Australia's star batsman, Steve Smith, looks to heaven after being fired from KIA Oval for 23 years

Australia's star batsman, Steve Smith, looks to heaven after being fired from KIA Oval for 23 years

Australia's star batsman, Steve Smith, looks to heaven after being fired from KIA Oval for 23 years

Stuart Broad celebrates this after seeing the domineering Steve Smith caught by Ben Stokes on his slip

Stuart Broad celebrates this after seeing the domineering Steve Smith caught by Ben Stokes on his slip

Stuart Broad celebrates this after seeing the domineering Steve Smith caught by Ben Stokes on his slip

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If that was the wicket that the game finally decisively favored England, then a win that held the unbeaten home record of Trevor Bayliss in his last series as a coach inspired by a bowler who always drove to the Ashes opportunity.

Stuart Broad, you remember, started far from his test site this summer, but it is always dangerous to write him off, especially when Australia is in town, and how brilliantly he has performed in the absence of his old attack partner Jimmy Anderson .

It was Broad, bowling faster and fuller this summer than many years, that both Australian openers sent back after beating Pat Cummins for two sixes at the end of the second innings of England, knocking David Warner off an astonishing seventh time.

And it was Broad, glorious, who would then claim the biggest scalp of all by luring Steve Smith into a trap set by England and falling for only 23 when he flashed the new leader of England's attack on Ben Stokes on leg -slip.

With a total of four wickets, Broad made the first bowler in England to take over 20 wickets in four Ashes series and there will be no doubt about his place on the journeys of New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka this winter , even when Anderson returns.

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There were also four wickets for Headingley's cult-batting hero who now proved that he could do his most important job with the ball, first when he claimed Marnus Labuschagne using a brilliant Bairstow stump.

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