Ben Stokes took a maiden five-wicket haul

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Stokes in Ashes mix - Giles

Ben Stokes' performances in the ODI series against Australia could have pushed him closer to a spot in this winter's Ashes touring party, according to Ashley Giles

Michael Clarke tried to improve Australia's position with aggression

England v Australia, 5th NatWest ODI, Ageas Bowl

Clarke doubtful as back problem flares

Michael Clarke's career-long back problem has flared up again towards the final days of Australia's tour of England, leaving in doubtful for the deciding one-day international at the Ageas Bowl

Mitchell Johnson enjoyed removing Kevin Pietersen

England v Australia, 4th NatWest ODI, Cardiff

Johnson wants to keep intimidating

Mitchell Johnson has rattled England's top order whenever rain has allowed during this one-day series, but he has admitted that regularly pushing the speedgun over 90mph has taken even him by surprise.

James Tredwell impressed with three wickets

England v Australia, 4th NatWest ODI, Cardiff

Tredwell prepared for another onslaught

With short, straight boundaries and an Australia side with the bit between their teeth James Tredwell is ready to face another onslaught when he is given the ball at the SWALEC Stadium on Saturday.