England had lost in Australia by an innings and 14 runs.
Making fun of Joe Root’s team on social media, fans have also lightened England’s batting order.
It was a miserable second innings for England, all out for only 68, their lowest score in Australia since 1904.
What was an embarrassment for England was that the Ashes was decided before half of the scheduled series.
The England Cricket Board has been reprimanded in recent years for its treatment of red-ball cricket.
A controversial hundred-ball tournament was chosen as center-stage for this summer’s cricket calendar.
It was a move that surprised fans in comparison to that time and the collapse of England’s batting order in Australia could be no coincidence.
Captain Root has scored 1708 runs this year but the rest of his England team has struggled to support him.
The Sydney Morning Herald described England’s performance as ‘fearless’ and hard to argue with.
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But fans are choosing to shine a light on the situation with a series of disappointingly accurate memes.
Wheelwardsmith wrote: “It’s so much fun to spend 14 days in quarantine just to lose the Ashes in 12.”
And England scored 54 ducks in Test cricket in 2021, Greg Baum tweeted a picture titled ‘England team’ and a simple picture of multiple ducks.
Megan Cantel also featured in the famous video of Michael Owen smashing a volley at the age of 13.
She wrote: “Well done, his average is 13.
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“Shameful celebration from Australia only for the win against this England team.”
The Australian team celebrated with beer on the MCG pitch.
And captain Pat Cummins described it as ‘the dreams are made of’.