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Ashes: Australia come out on top in 1982-3

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Inspired by Geoff Lawson's 34 wickets, and a big century on debut from South African-born Kepler Wessels, Australia won back the Ashes after five years in English hands.

The series features one of the all-time great finishes to an Ashes Test: England's win by three runs at the MCG, courtesy of Geoff Miller's dramatic slip catch after the ball had been parried by Chris Tavare.

That win reduced Australia's lead to 2-1 with one Test to play, but a draw at Sydney ensured the Ashes went Down Under.

Commentators: Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Mike Carey, Henry Blofeld, Brian Johnston, Tony Lewis, Trevor Bailey


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