England captain Alastair Cook praised his side's resilience as they did just enough to secure a draw with Australia in the third Test at Old Trafford that saw them retain the Ashes.
England captain Alistair Cook signs autographs for fans after their win over Australia on the last day of the third Ashes cricket Test match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on August 5, 2013. England retained the Ashes after rain meant the third Test ended in a draw.
England, set 332 to win after Australia captain Michael Clarke declared on his side's overnight 172 for seven, collapsed to 37 for three on Monday's final day in Manchester, with Cook's exit for a duck sparking the slump.
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