Test cricket series played between Australia and England, the oldest known cricket league
- In Affectionate Remembrance of ENGLISH CRICKET, which died at the Oval on 29th AUGUST, 1882, Deeply lamented by a large circle of sorrowing friends and acquaintances R.I.P.
- N.B. – The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia.
- Reginald Shirley Brooks, The Sporting Times (printed in the obituary)
- I've not travelled 6,000 miles to make friends. I'm here to win the Ashes.
- Douglas Jardine, England cricket captain 1930s?
- England have only three major problems. They can't bat, they can't bowl and they can't field.
- Journalist Martin Johnson describing England before the 1986/87 tour. England went on to win the Ashes.
- A fart competing with thunder
- I'm struggling now, I've not been to bed yet and behind these sunglasses is a thousand stories.
- Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff, 13th September 2005, The day after England reclaimed the ashes.
- Matthew Hoggard called the Prime Minister a knob when we were celebrating winning the Ashes at a Downing Street function, and you know what? That's the first thing Hoggy's got right in a while. Blair is a knob.