Sydney Opera House lights up to celebrate Australia's Ashes triumph over England

The next edition of the Ashes is scheduled to play in England in 2019.

The Sydney Opera House lit up with green and gold light to celebrate the men and women’s Ashes triumph | Getty Images

Australia wrapped up an incredible Ashes campaign with a superb 4-0 series win and reclaimed the urn under the captaincy of dazzling Steve Smith, who is the highest run-scorer of the Ashes Test series 2017.

It is known that the Australian pace attack is the best attack in the world and they also have proved it in the recently concluded Ashes series, as all England wickets was grabbed by the three pacers Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and spinner Nathan Lyon, who all led the Kangaroos to their Ashes victory at their home soil that can be a once-in-a-lifetime achievement for them.

It was a golden 2017-18 summer of Australian Cricket, as the Men’s Team registered the 4-0 Ashes win, while the Women’s Team also secured a magnificent Ashes win against England in October 2017.

Australia’s Ashes triumph was not only celebrated by the Kangaroos, as the Cricket Australia (CA) lit up the sails of the Sydney Opera House with green and gold lights in a stunning display, which shown both the Ashes urn, while the Women’s Ashes trophy taking centre stage, to celebrate the historical achievement of both teams –Men and Women in Ashes.  

James Sutherland –CA CEO congratulated both Australian Teams, saying, “We are immensely proud of their achievements and the way they have gone about their cricket. It has also been fantastic to see the level of support both series have received from fans across Australia and it reinforces the status of cricket as part of the fabric of the Australian summer.”

The next edition of the Ashes is scheduled to play in England in 2019.

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By Rashmi Nanda - 09 Jan, 2018

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