Finally the dramatic ashes series ends with a happy note to England. England won the ashes series 2-1 and regains the urn. In 2007 they lost to Australia in their soil for 5-0. Before going to the பினால் match both team has 1-1 so the lord’s test is consider as series decider. Australia after fumbled in their first innings for 160 lag of 172 runs than England. Superb bowling performance by Broad who took 5-37 in the first innings. Then the England set 546 runs to Australia to win the series. But they failed to reach that and got only 348. Finally England won the 5 match series 2-1. For his best performance in first innings S Broad is selected as Player of the match. Player of the series from Australia side is M Clarke and from England side is A Strauss. This win will be the good farewell treat for Andrew flintoff who is going to retire from the test cricket.