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Australia v England, 2013-14

May 21, 2014: Wisden's review of the fifth Test, Australia v England, 2013-14

Stephen Brenkley

The Ashes 2013-14

Hard run-makers revive Australia

Jan 7, 2014: As England's senior batsmen went missing, Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin set the tone for their team to dominate in runs, hundreds and, ultimately, wins

Martin Crowe

Australia's success a testament to immense will

Jan 6, 2014: The 5-0 scoreline speaks of a desperation so strong that players might have imploded had success not been achieved

Mark Nicholas

The Ashes 2013-14

England's road to hell

Jan 5, 2014: At the end, as their coach vowed to get more intense and controlling, England's players drifted round the SCG like broken machines

Jarrod Kimber at the SCG

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Well-prepared England well beaten

Jan 5, 2014: Andy Flower has been the best coach England have had but the environment he created has led to 5-0

George Dobell at the SCG

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Clarke rates Johnson among greats

Jan 5, 2014: Mitchell Johnson has joined the ranks of Australia's greatest bowlers by terrifying England's batsmen in a way not seen for many a year, Michael Clarke has said

Daniel Brettig in Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Australia's attack proves fitter, faster and deeper

Jan 5, 2014: Australia's triumph was achieved on the back of an attack who proved themselves the fittest, fastest and perhaps even the best of any Ashes bowling ensemble

Daniel Brettig in Sydney

The Ashes 2013-14

Lehmann removed anxiety - Haddin

Jan 5, 2014: Australia's vice-captain says he plans to go on till the 2015 World Cup, and credits Darren Lehmann for fostering a relaxed dressing-room culture

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

543 balls, 20 wickets

Jan 5, 2014: England were bowled out twice in 90.3 overs in the Sydney Test. Stats highlights from another rout

S Rajesh

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

England at 'rock bottom' - Cook

Jan 5, 2014: Alastair Cook admitted England had hit "rock bottom" after their Ashes whitewash but believes the team came recover from the humiliation

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Australia complete 5-0 Ashes sweep

Jan 5, 2014: Michael Clarke was asked at the toss if he knew which two captains had led Australia to 5-0 Ashes clean sweeps. Yes, Warwick Armstrong and Ricky Ponting, he replied. Now there are three

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Gloomy Gooch warns of more pain to come

Jan 4, 2014: England's batting coach Graham Gooch has warned that some more pain might be in store next summer before a rebuilt side begins to show signs of improvement.

David Hopps

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Back to the days of boom and bust

Jan 4, 2014: England's chief executive David Collier has guaranteed Andy Flower a job until 2015 - and the debrief on England's Ashes humiliation has not begun. Can that be right?

George Dobell

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Australia's excellence shared and sustained

Jan 4, 2014: The sustained excellence of Australia's bowling attack - never bettered according to a past great, Glenn McGrath, has brought deep satisfaction to their mentor Craig McDermott

Daniel Brettig

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

Stokes' six, and a bash for cash

Jan 4, 2014: A day out at the cricket with mates from England can be nice even if your team's four-down in the series

Stuart Lowe

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

England fold as 5-0 beckons

Jan 4, 2014: Right from the moment Alastair Cook padded up to the second ball of the morning and was lbw to Ryan Harris, this was a disastrous day for England. It was the day on which an Australian 5-0 clean sweep became all but inevitable.

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

England contribute to own downfall

Jan 3, 2014: As England again wilted in the face of an Australia counterattack, inadequacies in the national team environment were laid bare

George Dobell at the SCG

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

Fearless Haddin is Ashes star turn

Jan 3, 2014: Australia's wicketkeeper has repeatedly been the man of the hour and arguably the man of the series

Daniel Brettig at the SCG

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

Rankin 'cramp' raises fitness concerns

Jan 3, 2014: Mystery surrounded the fitness of Boyd Rankin following the first day's play in Sydney after the fast bowler was twice forced from the pitch on his first day as a Test cricketer

George Dobell at the SCG

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

Trying to turn six into No. 1

Jan 3, 2014: Australia's top order has been bailed out time and again by Brad Haddin - but they will need to do better if they are going to top the rankings

Jarrod Kimber at the SCG
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