The Ashes Series 2015

Australia tour of England and Ireland 2015

Date 8 July – 24 August 2015
Location England and Wales
Result England won the five-match series 3–2
Player of the series Chris Rogers (Aus) and Joe Root (Eng)
Compton–Miller Medal:
Joe Root
Teams
Australia England
Captains
Michael Clarke Alastair Cook
Most Runs
Steve Smith (508)
Chris Rogers (480)
David Warner (418)
Joe Root (460)
Alastair Cook (330)
Moeen Ali (293)
Most Wickets
Mitchell Starc (18)
Josh Hazlewood (16)
Nathan Lyon (16)
Stuart Broad (21)
Steven Finn (12)
Moeen Ali (12)

The Ashes (England v Australia) 2015 Fixtures

Thu Jun 25 - Sun Jun 28
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
Kent v Australians
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Wed Jul 1 - Sat Jul 4
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
Essex v Australians
County Ground, Chelmsford
Wed Jul 8 - Sun Jul 12
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
1st Test - England v Australia
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Thu Jul 16 - Mon Jul 20
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
2nd Test - England v Australia
Lord's, London
Thu Jul 23 - Sat Jul 25
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
Derbyshire v Australians
County Ground, Derby
Wed Jul 29 - Sun Aug 2
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
3rd Test - England v Australia
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Thu Aug 6 - Mon Aug 10
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
4th Test - England v Australia
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Fri Aug 14 - Sun Aug 16
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
Northamptonshire v Australians
County Ground, Northampton
Thu Aug 20 - Mon Aug 24
10:00 GMT | 11:00 local
15:30 IST
5th Test - England v Australia
Kennington Oval, London
Thu Aug 27 (50 ovs) Only ODI - Ireland v Australia
Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast
Mon Aug 31 (20 ovs) Only T20I - England v Australia
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Australia tour of England and Ireland 2015 Result / Scoreboard

Tour Match: Kent v Australians at Canterbury - Jun 25-28, 2015

Toss - Kent, who chose to field | Australians 507/8d and 322/4d; Kent 280 and 294 (58.4 ov, target: 550)

Australians won by 255 runs

 
Tour Match : Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4, 2015

Toss - Essex, who chose to field | Australians 562 and 221; Essex 414 and 200 (48.4 ov, target: 370)

Australians won by 169 runs

 
1st Test: England v Australia at Cardiff - Jul 8-11, 2015

Toss - England, who chose to bat | England 430 and 289; Australia 308 and 242 (70.3 ov, target: 412)

England won by 169 runs | Series - England led the 5-match series 1-0 | Player of the match - JE Root (England)

 
2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 16-19, 2015

Toss - Australia, who chose to bat | Australia 566/8d and 254/2d; England 312 and 103 (37 ov, target: 509)

Australia won by 405 runs | Series - 5-match series level 1-1 | Player of the match - SPD Smith (Australia)

 
Tour Match: Derbyshire v Australians at Derby - Jul 23-25, 2015

Toss - Australians, who chose to bat | Australians 413/9d and 95/1d (24.1 ov); Derbyshire 259

Match drawn

 
3rd Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Jul 31, 2015

Toss - Australia, who chose to bat | Australia 136 and 265; England 281 and 124/2 (32.1 ov, target: 121)

England won by 8 wickets | Series - England led the 5-match series 2-1 | Player of the match - ST Finn (England)

 
4th Test: England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 6-8, 2015

Toss - England, who chose to field | Australia 60 and 253 (72.4 ov); England 391/9d

England won by an innings and 78 runs | Series - England led the 5-match series 3-1 | Player of the match - SCJ Broad (England)

 
Tour Match: Northamptonshire v Australians at Northampton - Aug 14-16, 2015

Toss - Australians, who chose to field | Northamptonshire 396; Australians 312/9d (89 ov)

Match drawn

 
5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 20-24, 2015

Toss - England, who chose to field | Australia 481; England 149 and 286 (101.4 ov) (f/o)

Australia won by an innings and 46 runs | Series - England won the 5-match series 3-2 | Player of the match - SPD Smith (Australia) | Players of the series - CJL Rogers (Australia) and JE Root (England)

 
Only ODI: Ireland v Australia at Belfast - Aug 27, 2015

Toss - Australia, who chose to bat | Australia 222/6 (40.2/40.2 ov); Ireland 157 (23.4/24 ov, target: 181)

Australia won by 23 runs (D/L method) | Series - Australia won the one-off match | Player of the match - DA Warner (Australia)

 
Only T20I: England v Australia at Cardiff - Aug 31, 2015

Toss - Australia, who chose to field | England 182/5 (20/20 ov); Australia 177/8 (20/20 ov)

England won by 5 runs | Series - England won the one-off match | Player of the match - MM Ali (England)

The Ashes (England v Australia) 2015 Squad

Australia England
  • Michael Clarke (C)
  • Steve Smith (VC)
  • Brad Haddin (WK)
  • Fawad Ahmed
  • Pat Cummins
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Ryan Harris
  • Mitchell Johnson
  • Nathan Lyon
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Shaun Marsh
  • Peter Nevill (WK)
  • Chris Rogers
  • Peter Siddle
  • Mitchell Starc
  • Adam Voges
  • David Warner
  • Shane Watson
  • Alastair Cook (C)
  • Joe Root (VC)
  • Moeen Ali
  • James Anderson
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Gary Ballance
  • Ian Bell
  • Stuart Broad
  • Jos Buttler (WK)
  • Steven Finn
  • Mark Footitt
  • Adam Lyth
  • Liam Plunkett
  • Adil Rashid
  • Ben Stokes
  • Mark Wood

Australia tour of England and Ireland 2015 Grounds

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

  • Established 1949
  • Capacity 6000 approx
Thu Aug 27 (50 ovs) Only ODI - Ireland v Australia

County Ground, Chelmsford

  • Capacity 6500
Wed Jul 1 - Sat Jul 4 Essex v Australians
   

County Ground, Derby

  • Established 1863
  • Capacity 9500
Thu Jul 23 - Sat Jul 25 Derbyshire v Australians

County Ground, Northampton

  • Established 1885
  • Capacity 6500
Fri Aug 14 - Sun Aug 16 Northants v Australians
   

Edgbaston, Birmingham

  • Established 1882
  • Capacity 21,000
Wed Jul 29 - Sun Aug 2 3rd Test - England v Australia

Headingley, Leeds

  • Established 1890
  • Capacity 17000
Fri Sep 11 (50 ovs) 4th ODI - England v Australia
   

Kennington Oval, London

  • Established 1845
  • Capacity 23500
Thu Aug 20 - Mon Aug 24 5th Test - England v Australia

Lord's, London

  • Established 1814
  • Capacity 30000
Thu Jul 16 - Mon Jul 20 2nd Test - England v Australia
Sat Sep 5 (50 ovs) 2nd ODI - England v Australia
   

Old Trafford, Manchester

  • Established 1857
  • Capacity 19000
Tue Sep 8 (50 ovs) 3rd ODI - England v Australia
Sun Sep 13 (50 ovs) 5th ODI - England v Australia

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

  • Capacity 5500 (15,000 after redevelopment)
Wed Jul 8 - Sun Jul 12 1st Test - England v Australia
Mon Aug 31 (20 ovs) Only T20I - England v Australia
   

St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury

  • Established 1847
  • Capacity 15000
Thu Jun 25 - Sun Jun 28 Kent v Australians

The Rose Bowl, Southampton

  • Established 2001
  • Capacity 6,500 (20,000 with temporary seating)
Thu Sep 3 (50 ovs) 1st ODI - England v Australia
   

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

  • Established 1841
  • Capacity 15,350 (to be 17,000)
Thu Aug 6 - Mon Aug 10 4th Test - England v Australia
 

The Ashes (England v Australia) 2015 Stats

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