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() Angry fans hit out at Steve Smith after Australia batsman mocks Jack Leach with glasses celebrations after retaining the Ashes Australia retained the Ashes on Sunday after beating England in the fourth Test They now lead 2-1 in the series with just one match to play at the Oval But England needed to win series to regain the urn from Australia  Australia celebrated Old Trafford win by mocking England and Jack Leach 

By Dan Ripley for MailOnline

Published: 11:32 BST, 9 September 2019 | Updated: 12:16 BST, 9 September 2019

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Steve Smith was already the pantomime villain for England fans but he has riled them even more following Australia's celebrations after they retained the Ashes on Sunday.

Australia bowled out England late on in the final day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford to take a 2-1 lead with just one to play - with a series draw enough to ensure the famous urn will be staying down under.

Smith has been consistently booed by home fans throughout the series as a result of the fallout of sandpapergate, and following a ban the batsman is playing his first Test matches following the cheating scandal.

Steve Smith wears glasses appearing to mock Jack Leach as he celebrates retaining the Ashes at Old Trafford alongside Nathan Lyon and surrounded by joyous Australia team-mates

Steve Smith wears glasses appearing to mock Jack Leach as he celebrates retaining the Ashes at Old Trafford alongside Nathan Lyon and surrounded by joyous Australia team-mates

Australia appeared to poke fun at the England bowler following his Headingley celebrations

Australia appeared to poke fun at the England bowler following his Headingley celebrations

But while Smith has made fun of England's bowling attack by consistently posting huge crucial scores throughout the series, he has taken the mocking to outside the Test arena too after poking fun at spin bowler Jack Leach.

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