Chester-le-Street (England), Aug 13: Stuart Broad took six wickets as England defeated Australia by 74 runs in the fourth Test on Monday (August 12) to win the Ashes Series 2013 with an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match rubber.
Chasing 299 to stay alive in the series, Australia made a good start with openers David Warner and Chris Rogers raising a century stand. But in the post-tea session on the fourth day, Australia's batting collapsed, losing 9 wickets.
Broad was the hero for the hosts as he took 6/50 in 18.3 overs in the second innings to go with his five-wicket haul in the first. Warner top scored for Australia with 71 while Rogers made 49.
From 168/3, Australia were bowled out for 224 in 68.3 overs. Tim Bresnan and Graeme Swann took two wickets apiece. Broad was adjudged Man-of-the-match for his match haul of 11 wickets (5/71 in first innings).
Earlier in the day, England were all out for 330 in 95.1 overs. Paceman Ryan Harris took his career best of 7/117 in 28 overs.
The fifth and final Test starts on August 21 at The Oval.