Chris Rogers on being picked for his first Ashes, and the advice he received before the tour
Shortly before he left for the tour to Australia, Graeme Swann talked about playing for England, the Ashes rivalry, and retirement
Michael Clarke's Ashes diary is guarded - as is to be expected from a book written at this stage of his career
Alastair Cook has enjoyed a fine first year as captain of the England Test and ODI teams, but the failure to win the final of the Champions Trophy still hurts.
Bilaterals tacked on to the end of a Test series, or hastily arranged triangulars, could gather meaning if teams had something bigger to fight for. But will cricket's major teams ever agree to such a proposition?
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
Key figures give their thoughts on the England v Australia one-day series
Shane Watson saved his best until last to enable Australia to end their almost four-month stay in England with silverware as they wrapped up the NatWest Series
It was fitting for a one-day series that has felt distinctly un-loved that Michael Clarke was presented with his trophy in front of a near empty Ageas Bowl on a chilly September evening
Michael Carberry came to international cricket late and endured a tough induction but was able to draw on a well of experience to prove his ability
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
After victory in Cardiff to level the series, Eoin Morgan was fully justified in his satisfaction at not just the win but the way it came about
Jos Buttler added to his burgeoning reputation as the man to close out an innings by ensuring that the NatWest Series went to deciding match as he guided England to a tense three-wicket victory in Cardiff
It's pretty rancid, if you'd go by what a former England captain thinks
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.
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.
England will stick with Michael Carberry as opener for the remainder of the NatWest series despite his poor returns from his first three ODIs.
All cricket's skills are on view in the 50-overs game. If the format is to retain its importance, it must be in the spotlight
The rain, which is threatening to turn this series into a non-event, prevented Australia from taking advantage of a strong start at Edgbaston after they had removed Australia's top order
Why the controversy surrounding Fawad Ahmed has nothing to do with sponsorship. Or drinking
Adam Voges has said that Mitchell Johnson is "doing everything right" in his bid to win a recall to Australia's Test side
England's selection policy for this one-day series has split opinion - and defeat at Old Trafford suggested they will struggle to match Australia - with the role of Ben Stokes as a third seamer a key issue
ESPNcricinfo previews the third ODI between England and Australia
Not all sports have been able to withstand the forward march of human advancement, but cricket continues to accommodate players of all sizes
How did the Ashes holders get their side just right?