An initially competitive England run chase gradually fell apart as Australia won the first One Day International at Southampton by 59 runs.
England legend Ian Botham says the Indian Premier League should be scrapped, saying it is not good for world cricket and has increased corruption in the game.
With the news breaking that the WACA in Perth is set to become a 'boutique ground' and no longer host premier Test matches after 2018, we took a look back at the historic ground's most memorable moments.
The annual MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture was delivered by Australia chief selector Rod Marsh at Lord's this week, where he discussed, amongst other things, DRS, Shane Watson v Wahab Riaz, and the state of Test cricket.
England Test captain Alastair Cook says he never stopped believing that his side could win the Ashes, even though Australia were favourites, and they were never down-hearted, even after the Lord's defeat.