Ian Bell, England’s record run-scorer in ODIs, was left out of the squad for the five-match series against Australia.
This Ashes equalled in length the shortest five-Test series of modern times of 18 days that took place between England and West Indies in 2000.
The England Cricket Board released the complete fixture of next English summer which features teams like Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Uncapped paceman Reece Topley was selected in the 13-man T20 squad while Eoin Morgan will be England’s captain in both formats.
Alastair Cook though admitted England had under-performed in the final Test.
Australia won the fifth Ashes Test but saw England lifting the urn, and their captain Michael Clarke bidding goodbye to the game.
Australia handed England a crushing defeat in the fifth and final Test at The Oval.
Australia enforced the follow-on and then reduced England to 203/6 to push for win in 5th Test with two days remaining.
England end Day 3 at 203/6, still trailing Australia by 129 runs while following-on in the 5th Test.
Australia have England at 107/8 at the end of Day 2 of the 5th Test after posting 481 in the 1st innings.
Australia made 481 after Steve Smith ton and bowlers then reduced England to 107/8 at the end of Day 2 of the Ashes Test.
England finished Day 2 on a disastrous note and need another 175 runs to save the follow-on against Australia.
Australia end Day 1 on a solid 287/3 against England with Smith and Voges unbeaten on 78 and 47 respectively.
The protest was initiated by Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, the co-directors of ‘Death of a Gentleman.’
Australia end Day 1 at 287/3 after bad light forced an early close in the fifth Test against England.