4th July 2015
Australia wrapped up a 169-run victory over Essex in their final warm-up match ahead of the Investec Ashes at the Essex County Ground, where it had earlier been announced veteran paceman Ryan Harris was to retire through injury.
3rd July 2015
Australia were in position to claim back-to-back wins to complete their preparations for the first Investec Ashes Test in Cardiff, although Essex made sure they made heavy weather of their work.
1st July 2015
Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh staked his claim for an Ashes berth with an unbeaten 136 against Essex in their final warm-up match before the first Investec Test next week.
28th June 2015
Australia's Ashes tour began with a convincing victory over Kent in Canterbury, despite a smashing 92-ball century from young Englishman Daniel Bell-Drummond.
27th June 2015
Mitchell Marsh cranked up the fight for Australia's Ashes all-rounder berth by blasting a 94-ball century in the tour match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.
26th June 2015
Vice-captain Steven Smith scored a century before paceman Mitchell Johnson claimed three wickets as Australia took control of their Investec Ashes tour match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.
25th June 2015
A pre-Ashes training camp is just days away for Derbyshire's uncapped left-arm seamer Mark Footitt. ecb.co.uk's Bibhash Dash caught up with the 29-year-old to find out what makes him tick, his cricketing idols and which Australia wicket he would most like to claim.
25th June 2015
Chris Rogers and Shaun Marsh continued their battle for a place at the top of Australia's order for the Investec Ashes with impressive displays on the opening day of their first tour match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.
24th June 2015
England international Sam Billings will return for Kent in the four-day tour match against Australia at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, from Thursday.