Ashes 2015: 21 wickets by Stuart Broad and other numbers from the series between England and Australia

A look back at the series in numbers

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Australia have won the Fifth and final Test to see the Ashes series end in a 3-2 victory to England. Here, we look at the series in numbers...

18 - number of days played out of a maximum 25. The fewest number in a five-match, five-day Ashes series.

28 - players used, 13 by England and 15 by Australia.

508 - runs by Steve Smith, top run-scorer in the series and the first Australian to pass the 500-mark in England since Matthew Elliott in 1997.

215 - the top individual innings of the series, Smith again, at Lord's.

5 - centuries scored, two by England and three by Australia.

21 - wickets by Stuart Broad, the most successful bowler on show.

6 - five-wicket hauls, four by England and two by Australia.

7 - catches by Peter Nevill at Lord's. The most by an Australian wicket-keeper on debut.

18.3 - overs in the shortest completed first innings in Test history, Australia's 60 all out at Trent Bridge.

14 - extras in that Trent Bridge debacle, where sundries top-scored for the first time in an Ashes innings.

19 - deliveries sent down by Broad for his five-wicket haul in Nottingham, joint fewest in history alongside Australia's Ernie Toshack in 1947.

300 wickets and 2,000 runs - Broad and Mitchell Johnson both reached this rare double landmark during the series, each man becoming the second to do so for their country. Sir Ian Botham and Shane Warne are the others.

24 - Mark Wood's score in the second innings at the Oval was made entirely of boundaries. The highest such score in an Ashes Test.

22 in 21 balls - Alastair Cook scored at quicker than a run-a-ball for the first time in 213 Test innings on day two at the Oval.

24.29 - Ian Bell's Test average in the year 2015. His lowest in any calendar year at Test level.

32 - England's best opening partnership in the series.

50 - Aggregate runs, across seven innings, by the Marsh brothers - Mitch and Shaun.

14 - years since Australia's last Ashes series win in England.

10 - number of top six batsmen in the series who averaged below 30.

4 - successful DRS reviews out of 36.

1 - number of times Michael Clarke has enforced the follow-on, at The Oval in his final match before retirement.

0 - number of Ashes centuries in England by Cook and David Warner.

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