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Australia beat England 3-2 in the recently concluded one-day series. Here’s a look at some of the best performers from the series

Without doubt, Australia would be disappointed at having yet again failed to defend the Ashes. At the same time, they would be pleased that they have managed to keep their ODI supremacy in tact.

England went into the final ODI of the series at Manchester on a high, having tasted comprehensive wins in the previous two matches. As such, they held the momentum going into Sunday's game.

It was expected to be a close game since the series was so competitively fought. The build up made it seem as a perfect finish in the making, with both the sides tied at 2-2. But, it turned out to be quite an anti-climax of sorts at Old Trafford

At one stage during the series, England found themselves in a very tough position. They lost the first two one-day matches, and found themselves in a position where they needed to win the next three games to come back and clinch the series

Led by skipper Eoin Morgan, England thrashed Australia by three wickets in the fourth ODI at Headingely and levelled the series 2-2. This result also ensured that the last ODI at Old Trafford will not be meaningless in the context of the series. Batting first, Australia had scored 299 runs in their 50 overs

Buoyed by their fightback at Manchester, England would be keen to maintain their momentum going into the fourth ODI at Leeds. In spite of their comprehensive win, England remain in a tough position

England, desperate to register a win to keep their hopes alive in the series, managed a comprehensive 93-run triumph in the 3rd ODI at Old Trafford, Manchester against Australia

Ashton Agar will make his ODI debut. Aaron Finch and James Pattinson are in for David Warner and Nathan Coulter-Nile. Shane Watson is also out injured.