By Cameron Leslie. Pace like fire Overall, Australia has a slightly lower bowling average at 30.15 versus England's 32.19. In comparison, part-time employees worked 18.1 hours per week. It didn't feel like 3-0, but it was. The Investec Ashes 2013 England apologise for Oval revelry. A look back at the unforgettable summer of 2013-14 when Mitchell Johnson terrorised England's batsmen for 37 wickets en route to an Ashes whitewash © 2016 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Quacker Dismiss a batsman for a duck (zero runs) in single player. Rundown of the 16 players selected to represent Australia at the 2013 Ashes series in England. England averaged 21.58 runs per wicket with the bat, their lowest Ashes average since 1950-51, while Australia's average was a healthy 41.41. Get live statistics of The Ashes 2013. Ashes 2013: Alec Stewart tips England for winter series win. The 2013–14 Ashes (named Commonwealth Bank Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a Test cricket series between England and Australia. Has Steven Smith made the fastest ODI hundred for Australia? Australia scored ten centuries, which equals their record for an Ashes campaign, while England had one, their lowest in an Ashes series in the last 40 years. Australia's sixth-wicket stands in the first innings were 32, 200, 124, 10 and 128, with Haddin being a common factor in all those stands. Ashes 2013-14: Australian first Test squad. That was a battle they had won convincingly in the home series, but in Australia, Nathan Lyon completely outbowled England's spinners: Australia's spin accounted for 20 wickets at 30.80, while England's took 14 at 72.42. In this case, a lower score is better, as it means fewer runs conceded per wicket taken. England won 3-0 at home, but the Australians were at pains to explain that the difference between the two teams wasn't as much as that. Given that Australia had a first-innings lead of 130-plus in four of the five Tests, the one instance where second-innings runs were scored under pressure was in Melbourne, when Australia chased a target of 231 and won comfortably, with Rogers getting 116 and Watson getting 83. Which Test team had the most players with 100 caps? 367 Chris Rogers (Aus) - average 40.77. So a more positive score (blue) means Australia have a higher average, whereas a more negative score (red) means England have a higher average. Australia's lower-order rescue acts The bowlers took 99 wickets (one was a run-out) at the rate of one every 45.2 balls (while the overall strike rate for the team was 44.8 balls per wicket); the last time they bettered that was in 1896. The Ashes 2013-14. Johnson dominated almost all the England batsmen right through the series, but the one batsman who withstood his onslaught and didn't get out to him even once was Ian Bell: in 98 balls Bell scored 48 runs without being out. The partnership stat further illustrates how even things were between the two teams through the first half of their first innings. The difference between the two Ashes contests held over the last six months is stark. Not a whole lot to choose between the teams there. However, the Australian attack worked as a pack, and if Johnson didn't have Bell's number, then Harris and Siddle did: both dismissed Bell three times each, and gave very little away. Leading wicket-takers. Read about Records, / , The Ashes, 2010/11, / , Batting and bowling averages Cricket Team Records only on ESPNcricinfo.com. Of the 99 wickets taken by Australia's bowlers, 79 went to their fast bowlers, at an average of 18.35 runs, and a strike rate of 42.4 balls per wicket. 18.1%. Aaron Finch's contrasting stats in T20s and first-class suggest he needs his T20 mindset in the longer format. In the 2013 series in England, both teams had six century stands. Ashes 2013 series stats; Team: Runs scored: Wkts lost: Average: 100s/ 50s: Run rate: Bowl SR: Australia: 2735: 89: 30.73: 4/ 13: 3.37: 67.4: England: 2856: 85: 33.60: 5/ 13: 2.99: 54.7 Kevin Pietersen managed only 115 in the first innings, while Ian Bell scored 121 - though he was unbeaten once, in Adelaide. Ramachandra Guha: 'Cleaning up Indian cricket is a lost cause', Need for speed: How Mitch and Lockie Ferguson developed the Machineroad app, India's one-dimensional batsmen hurting their five-bowler strategy, Quinton de Kock is among the best all-format players of our time. Test Cricket - Scorecard: 2013-2014 Australia v England (The Ashes) - 2nd Test - 4th December, 2013 - Adelaide Oval In Australia, it felt like 5-0, and it was 5-0. Australia's "golden age" is also immediately obvious, with consistently higher scores from 1989 to 2003. Ranking the bowlers by total wickets taken, Australia dominates the list, with Shane Warne at the top. The opening stands in the first innings were 12, 34, 13, 19 and 22, numbers that don't inspire confidence when the next challenge will be against Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel. There's a similar small edge to Australia with the batting stats, with an average of 27.7 runs per batsmen to England's 25.94. In their only other 5-0 Ashes triumph, in 1920-21, Australia's ratio was 1.63 (batting average 46.13, bowling average 28.35). Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images Australia's cricket team has been in the doldrums since England reclaimed the urn in 2009. 26 Graeme Swann (Eng) - average 29.03. Johnson, meanwhile, took 16 second-wickets at 16.12. Read about The Ashes, 2013/14 - England, / , Records, / , Batting and bowling averages Cricket Team Records only on ESPNcricinfo.com. England lead the Ashes series 1-0 after beating Australia by 14 runs in a dramatic end to the first Test at Trent Bridge. Ashes 2013: how the England players rated on their way to defeating Australia to win summer Test series. There's an obvious outlier in 1938 for Australia, with the highest bowling average of 55.57, in which year the Test series was drawn. 34.85 Alastair Cook’s Test average in 2013, his lowest in a calendar year. He is the only batsman to have scored more than 1000 Ashes runs and has an average over 70. Check the Stats & Records of The Ashes, 2013 - England, / , Records, / , Batting and bowling averages Players in Wicket keeper Batting Bowling Rogers scored only 27 runs from 107 balls off Graeme Swann, but handled the pace of Stokes and Anderson far more comfortably. Read on for more stats highlights. Check the Stats & Records of The Ashes, 2013/14 - England, / , Records, / , Batting and bowling averages Players in Wicket keeper Batting Bowling That's a whopping percentage of runs for a No. In their first innings, their average stand for the first wicket was 20, for the third 21.80, for the fourth 23.20 and for the fifth 23.80; among the top five wickets partnerships in the first innings, only the second one made substantial runs. Australia's scores at five down in their first innings in the five Tests were as follows: 100, 257, 143, 112 and 97; except in Adelaide, their top order struggled every time. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images, We have switched off comments on this old version of the site. 7 batsman to be involved in, and it made all the difference between things being even after the first innings, and Australia getting a huge advantage at the halfway mark. In the second innings, England had one century stand - their only one of the entire series - and six half-century partnerships, but it was still too little too late. 24 Ryan Harris (Aus) - average 19.58 This graph shows the mean bowling average – runs conceded by a bowler divided by wickets taken – per innings, for each bowler. David Warner, Chris Rogers and Shane Watson all averaged less than 35, while George Bailey had a shocker, aggregating 64 in five innings. This graph takes the average of scores of each team's batsmen per innings for every Ashes test since 1882 (excluding the Triangular Tournament of 1912). Add up the average stands for the first five wickets in the first innings, and Australia's score is 142 for 5; England's 124 for 5. Johnson took 21 wickets at 12.33, Ryan Harris 11 at 17.27, and Peter Siddle nine at 18.55. Australia's fast bowlers took more wickets - 69 to 58 - but the averages were almost the same - 30.04 for Australia, 30.89 for England. At tea on the opening day of the Gabba Test, Australia, after choosing to bat, had been reduced to 153 for 6. The average of 18.35 is the best by an Australian pace attack in an Ashes series since 1890, when they averaged 18.28 and took 14 wickets in two Tests. Over the next six weeks, the pair scripted many more game-changing performances that so thoroughly demoralised England that it seems scarcely believable that the visitors would've envisaged being 1-0 up from their tea-time position on that opening day in Brisbane. Repeatedly they were five down for not too many, and needed Brad Haddin and the lower order to bail them out. We break down Australia and England's batting and bowling averages for every Ashes series England's Jonny Bairstow in action during the 2013 Ashes test series. England retained the Ashes with a draw at Old Trafford (Picture: Getty) Alastair Cook 6/10 Averages just 24.16 this series. Cricinfo's Ashes site provides complete coverage of the 2005 Ashes cricket series between England and Australia, with the latest cricket scores, news, pictures, features and match reports. From these two graphs you can see England's early dominance of the batting game, with a run of higher average scores from 1884/85 to 1894/95. England's batsmen were poor throughout, but Michael Carberry did much better than the rest in the first innings, scoring 181 runs at 36.20; in the second innings, he scored only 100 in five tries. However, the Australians may take comfort from looking at the trends of Ashes results over time, which suggests each team cycles through periods of good and bad form and that, on the whole, the Australians win more than they lose. This graph shows the difference between each team's average, using Australia as the base. Wicket, which is the highest average in Ashes, 2010/11, /, the Ashes We! 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