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Rain sees England retain Ashes

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England retained the Ashes after rain meant the third Test against Australia at Old Trafford ended in a draw on Monday. 

Ground staff clear water from the wicket at Old Trafford on Monday after heavy overnight rain. England retained the Ashes after a draw in the third Test against Australia at Old Trafford on Monday.

Only 20.3 overs were possible on the fifth and final day, but that was still long enough for England to collapse to 37 for three, having been set 332 to win after Australia declared on their overnight 172 for seven.

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