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article imageCricket: England v Australia Ashes 5th Test live streaming

By Zed Dav     Aug 21, 2013 in Sports
London - The fifth and the final Ashes Test match between hosts England and Australia will begin from Wednesday with the tourists looking for a consolation win.
Australia have tried hard and yet, the Ashes scoreline reads 3-0 against them. Quite simply England have been much more powerful and played out the big moments really well.
So when England takes on Australia in the fifth and final Ashes Test, the onus will be on the tourists to push themselves that one last time to try and carve out a win — their first on the tour.
England have their own motivation here. Never have they beaten Australia 4-0 in an Ashes series before this and this may be their best chance of doing that.
So inherently, there's a lot still to play for in this game. And that has translated itself into Australia making a couple of changes to their playing 11.
There's a debutant in the form of James Faulkner and there's also a return for Mitchell Starc, with the pair replacing Usman Khawaja and Jackson Bird from the side that lost the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street.
England will be forced to make a change too thanks to Tim Bresnan's injury. The selectors have named a 14-member squad for this Test and while Chris Tremlett looks a favourite to come into the 11, Steven Finn, Chris Woakes and Simon Kerrigan have an outside chance to make it to the side too.
The match has been spiced up by the Australian coach Darren Lehmann calling Stuart Broad a cheat ahead of the game and it will be interesting to see how he responds to that.
The final Test begins on Wednesday, August 21 at The Oval in London.
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