Alastair Cook knocks the ball to the leg side

Control C in the Ashes

Steven Smith, Chris Rogers and Joe Root were the leading run scorers in the Ashes, but another batsman had better control stats than all of them

Stuart Broad raises the ball after claiming a five-for

The Investec Ashes 2015

The middle-order difference

Stats highlights from an unusual Ashes series in which the winning team didn't necessarily have the better stats

Peter Siddle was rewarded for a testing spell to Adam Lyth

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

Short series, whopping margins

Stats highlights from Australia's convincing win at The Oval, and an unusual Ashes series

Alastair Cook knocks the ball to the leg side

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day

England's follow-on specialist

Stats highlights from the third day at The Oval

Adam Lyth had another failure

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Prolific Smith, terrible Lyth

Stats highlights from an action-packed second day at The Oval

Kumar Sangakkara unfurls a cut

A colossus who ticked all boxes

Kumar Sangakkara's stunning numbers over the last decade puts him right up among the very best batsmen the game has ever seen

Michael Clarke opened the batting in the second innings

The highs and lows of Michael Clarke

Over a career of more than 100 Tests, Clarke's numbers are outstanding along certain parameters, but quite ordinary along others