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.
Michael Clarke made only 15 in his last Test innings but he led his team to a crushing win by an innings and 46 runs.
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.
By the close of day's play, England were 203/6, still 129 runs short of making Australia bat again.
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.
Steve Smith's six-hour knock provided the backbone for Australia's total of 481 on Day 2 of the Oval 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.
Shane Warne said Peter Cummins should have played at The Oval ahead of Peter Siddle.
England finished Day 2 on a disastrous note and need another 175 runs to save the follow-on against Australia.
David Warner made 85, Chris Rogers 43 and Steve Smith 78 not out to put their touring side in a strong position.
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.
For Michael Clarke, his 115th Test will be his last before the 34-year-old prolific batsman retires from international duty.
Josh Hazlewood, who has taken 16 wickets in the series, is suffering from niggling injury problems.
In James Anderson's absence, Mark Wood is likely to keep his place in the team.