Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali starred with the bat as England pulled a five-run victory from the jaws of defeat in the one-off Twenty20 International against Australia in Cardiff despite Steven Smith’s heroics.
England Women ended the Women's Ashes with a five-wicket win over Australia Women in the third and final Twenty20 International in Cardiff to make the final score in the multi-format series 10-6 in Australia's favour.
Australia Women successfully defended a score of 107 for seven, bowling England Women out for 87 to win the second Twenty20 International in Hove by 20 runs to move into an unassailable 10-4 lead in the Women's Ashes series.
England kept their hopes of winning the Women's Ashes alive by beating Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 International in Chelmsford, also bringing Australia's record run of victories to an end.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum feels that England will have to take a flexible approach to team selection and strategy to succeed in their upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
In this week's edition of Mr Predictor, the Cricket World team have a go at predicting the results of four international matches taking place around the world including the decisve third Sri Lanka-India Test match.
If you cast your mind back to the start of the Test match summer, the impending arrival of two of the best sides in the world in New Zealand and Australia caused serious angst and worry among the English cricketing public. Read the 2015 Ashes Review by Rob Johnston.