England's Stuart Broad and his girlfriend, Bealey Mitchell celebrate after winning the Ashes. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters
The England cricket team beat Australia by an innings and 78 runs to regain hold of the Ashes and, like always, their families were over the moon.
England players' wifes and girlfriends celebrate after winning the Ashes on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters
The big contingent of English WAGS present at the stadium was ecstatic at their partners’ achievement.
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England's Joe Root celebrates winning the Ashes with his mother. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters
Among those present among the crowd was Joe Root’s mother. The England batsman was seen sharing a celebratory drink with his mum after the match.
Kyly Clarke, wife of Australia's Michael Clarke cries during his retirement speech at the end of the Test at Trent Bridge. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters
On an afternoon that saw an overspill of positive emotion, there was also a hint of sadness. Michael Clarke’s wife Kyly was seen wiping away her tears after the Australian captain announced his impending retirement from Test cricket after the Ashes series.
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