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21 Extremely Excited Reactions As Australia Win The Ashes

Australia have vanquished the old enemy to reclaim the biggest prize in cricket.

1. After four years, three months and 24 days, Australia have reclaimed The Ashes.

2. There was jubilation in Perth and across the nation.

3. Jubilation!


Aaron Finch

@AaronFinch5

Amazing scenes!! I’m jumping around the lounge room high fiveing fresh air! #ashes #brilliant

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4. Twitter had a hashtag ready.


Twitter Australia

@TwitterAU

Congratulations to the Aussie cricket team for winning the #Ashes. Tweet @CricketAus your congratulations! #TheUrnReturns

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5. 3-0!!!!


CA Digital Media

@CricketAus

#TheUrnReturns

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6. #TheUrnReturns

First time we've used this in Australia! Message of congrats in everyone's timeline. #TheUrnReturns #Ashes

— JonnoSimpson (@Jonno Simpson)

Jonno Simpson

@JonnoSimpson

First time we’ve used this in Australia! Message of congrats in everyone’s timeline. #TheUrnReturns #Ashes

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7. The PM was quick to send his congratulations.

Congratulations to Michael Clarke and the team on an emphatic victory. The urn returns! #Ashes

— TonyAbbottMHR (@Tony Abbott)

Tony Abbott

@TonyAbbottMHR

Congratulations to Michael Clarke and the team on an emphatic victory. The urn returns! #Ashes

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8. Labor’s leader glossed over the wilderness years.

Great to see the urn returned! Well done to @MClarke23 and his team. They've done us proud #ashes

— billshortenmp (@Bill Shorten)

Bill Shorten

@billshortenmp

Great to see the urn returned! Well done to @MClarke23 and his team. They’ve done us proud #ashes

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9. Australia’s biggest brands jumped aboard.

And they're home! Congratulations @CricketAus on a thrilling victory. #theurnreturns

— QantasAirways (@Qantas Airways)

Qantas Airways

@QantasAirways

And they’re home! Congratulations @CricketAus on a thrilling victory. #theurnreturns

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Well done to the Australian Cricket Team on bringing home the #ashes !! @wwos9 @vegemite @marmite @MClarke23 #TheUrnReturns

— Vegemite (@Vegemite)

Vegemite

@Vegemite

Well done to the Australian Cricket Team on bringing home the #ashes !! @wwos9 @vegemite @marmite @MClarke23 #TheUrnReturns

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10. The Australian captain was nominated for PM.

Michael Clarke is such a great speaker and always presents himself well, I think he should be our Prime Minister. #ashes #TheUrnReturns

— ItsBenzi (@Ben)

Ben

@ItsBenzi

Michael Clarke is such a great speaker and always presents himself well, I think he should be our Prime Minister. #ashes #TheUrnReturns

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11. The coach for a knighthood.

Arise Sir Boof. #Ashes

— chriskkenny (@Chris Kenny)

Chris Kenny

@chriskkenny

Arise Sir Boof. #Ashes

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12. Some people had found the wait agonising.

4 years, 3 months, 24 days. 225 weeks. 1577 days. The almost unending wait comes to an end. #TheUrnReturns to its rightful place, Australia!

— MusingRandom (@Amaan Ahmed)

Amaan Ahmed

@MusingRandom

4 years, 3 months, 24 days. 225 weeks. 1577 days. The almost unending wait comes to an end. #TheUrnReturns to its rightful place, Australia!

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13. Celebrations were in order.

It's DEFINITELY g&t time #TheAshes #TheUrnReturns #Ashesreturns

— sam_armytage (@Samantha Armytage)

Samantha Armytage

@sam_armytage

It’s DEFINITELY g&t time #TheAshes #TheUrnReturns #Ashesreturns

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14. And who cares if they’re drinking Peroni!?

Australia win The Ashes and drink Peroni? What's next - hummus and some chia loaf? Ah, who cares? They won. They can do what they want.

— adamhillscomedy (@Adam Hills)

Adam Hills

@adamhillscomedy

Australia win The Ashes and drink Peroni? What’s next - hummus and some chia loaf? Ah, who cares? They won. They can do what they want.

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15. Cricket legends started their own hashtags.

Australia is back in business with the Ashes returning after 4 years.....#happyasafatspider #Ashesreturns #Ashes

— HaydosTweets (@Matthew Hayden AM)

Matthew Hayden AM

@HaydosTweets

Australia is back in business with the Ashes returning after 4 years…..#happyasafatspider #Ashesreturns #Ashes

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16. Hamish worried about the wicket.

It will be really awkward if the urn drops down the canyon on the crease and we can't get it out. Other than that, perfect. #ashes

— hamishblake (@Hamish Blake)

Hamish Blake

@hamishblake

It will be really awkward if the urn drops down the canyon on the crease and we can’t get it out. Other than that, perfect. #ashes

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17. Andy was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

I'm on a Qantas plane, with a beer, that @RealHughJackman is on but still feel unAustralian that I missed the final wicket! #TheUrnReturns

— andy_lee (@Andy Lee)

Andy Lee

@andy_lee

I’m on a Qantas plane, with a beer, that @RealHughJackman is on but still feel unAustralian that I missed the final wicket! #TheUrnReturns

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18. Best. Christmas. Pressie. Ever.

Merry Mitchmas Australia! #TheUrnReturns

— CricketAus (@CA Digital Media)

CA Digital Media

@CricketAus

Merry Mitchmas Australia! #TheUrnReturns

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19. What next!?

We’re dreaming of a whitewash Christmas, just like the ones we used to know! #Ashes #uniteAus

— McGrathFdn (@McGrath Foundation)

McGrath Foundation

@McGrathFdn

We’re dreaming of a whitewash Christmas, just like the ones we used to know! #Ashes #uniteAus

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20. Bragging rights for starters!

You bloody ripper boys, gives us something to gloat about for a few years. #Ashes

— FitzySA (@Ryan Fitzgerald)

Ryan Fitzgerald

@FitzySA

You bloody ripper boys, gives us something to gloat about for a few years. #Ashes

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Piers Morgan was forced to eat humble pie.

Congratulations @MClarke23 and your team. Australia have been as ferocious and determined as we've been weak, gutless & embarrassing #Ashes

— piersmorgan (@Piers Morgan)

Piers Morgan

@piersmorgan

Congratulations @MClarke23 and your team. Australia have been as ferocious and determined as we’ve been weak, gutless & embarrassing #Ashes

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England’s supporters offered a backhanded compliment.

Congratulations Australia on regaining the urn, your performances merited more supporters but deserved all the same. #we'llbeback

— TheBarmyArmy (@Barmy Army Cricket)

Barmy Army Cricket

@TheBarmyArmy

Congratulations Australia on regaining the urn, your performances merited more supporters but deserved all the same. #we’llbeback

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21. And a long night of well deserved partying for Man of the Match Steve Smith and his mates!

Wow! What a feeling #urnreturned

— stevesmith49 (@Steve Smith)

Steve Smith

@stevesmith49

Wow! What a feeling #urnreturned

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The 15cm tall Ashes urn contains a burnt cricket bail.

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