Singer takes to Twitter after team's fourth Test victory down under

Lily Allen has hailed England’s cricket team after they retained the Ashes against Australia.

The singer took to Twitter to cheer their victory on the fourth day of the fourth test in Melbourne.

“Whoooooooo, hooooooooooo,” she wrote on her page “England retain the Ashes on Aussie soil. Didn’t get to see any of the last 2 tests but very proud! Well done !!!”

The win leaves England 2-1 up as they go into the final test in Sydney. Victory will see the side win their first series on Australian soil since 1987.