How the Ashes unfolded – and key statistics from the series
Edgbaston Australia (284 and 487-7 dec) defeated England (374 and 146) by 251 runs
Lord’s England (258 and 258-5 dec) drew with Australia (250 and 154-6)
Headingley England (67 and 362-9) beat Australia (179 and 246) by one wicket
Old Trafford Australia (497-8 dec and 186-6 dec) defeated England (301 and 197) by 185 runs
The Oval England (294 and 329) defeated Australia (225 and 263) by 135 runs
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runs is Steve Smith’s total for the Ashes, the most in a Test series since Brian Lara’s 798 in 1994 against England.
times Steve Smith was dismissed by Chris Woakes, for a total of 65 runs. Broad was next best, removing him twice, for 193 runs.
years since an Ashes series was last drawn – the 1972 edition in England.
is David Warner’s average for the series. No opener has ever batted this often in a Test series and averaged less.
wickets is Stuart Broad’s tally for the series. He is the first England bowler to take more than 20 wickets against Australia in four successive series.
years since England lost a Test series of at least three matches at home – against South Africa in 2012.
was Usman Khawaja’s Ashes strike rate, the most of any player to score a total of at least 100 runs. Smith was next-best with 64.71.