Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook ensures England retain excellent record against Australia on home turf

England have not lost on home soil since 2001

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England have won the last four Ashes series on home turf, with Australia last tasting success on these shores in 2001.

Here we take a look at how that sequence has unfolded.

2005

1st Test: Lord's - Australia win by 239 runs.

2nd Test: Edgbaston - England win by 2 runs.

3rd Test: Old Trafford - match drawn.

4th Test: Trent Bridge - England win by 3 wickets.

5th Test: The Oval - match drawn.

England win 2-1

2009

1st Test: Cardiff - match drawn.

2nd Test: Lord's - England won by 115 runs.

3rd Test: Edgbaston - match drawn.

4th Test: Headingley - Australia win by an innings and 80 runs.

5th Test: The Oval - England win by 197 runs.

England win 2-1

2013

1st Test: Trent Bridge - England win by 14 runs.

2nd Test: Lord's - England win by 347 runs.

3rd Test: Old Trafford - match drawn.

4th Test: Chester-le-Street: England win by 74 runs.

5th Test: The Oval - match drawn.

England win 3-0

2015

1st Test: Cardiff - England win by 169 runs.

2nd Test: Lord's - Australia win by 405 runs.

3rd Test: Edgbaston - England win by eight wickets.

4th Test: Trent Bridge - England win by an innings and 78 runs.

England win 3-1 up with one Test to play.

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