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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.

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3. Jubilation!

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Steve Smith

@stevesmith49

Wow! What a feeling #urnreturned

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