Ashes 2013 Live Cricket Score: England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 1, at The Oval
Chris Rogers will hope to get another big knock to make sure he is in the scheme of things for the return series in Australia towards the end of the year © Getty Images
Aug 21, 2013
Michael Clarke will rally his troops for one last time in the Ashes 2013 before heading home as Australia take on England in the fifth and final Test of the series on Wednesday at The Oval.
With nothing to play for, England have handed Chris Woakes and Simon Kerrigan a chance to make their debut, while James Faulkner receives his baggy green as well.
England are chasing history to become the first English team to win four Tests in an Ashes series. As for the visitors, they will look to take a win under their belt before they can go back home and prepare for round two of the rivalry which begins towards the end of the year.
England: Alastair Cook (c), Joe Root, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, , Matt Prior (wk), Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson.
Australia: Shane Watson, Chris Rogers, Usman Khawaja, Michael Clarke (c), Steven Smith, David Warner, Brad Haddin (wk), Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Jackson Bird, Nathan Lyon.
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