England look to make history with 4-0 Ashes win

Our preparation has been excellent, training has been good and we haven't done anything different than if it was 1-1 in the series.

To win the Investec Ashes 4-0 has never been done before, so I think that is our motivation as a side. I think it would be very special.

We don't need any more motivaton. To win a Test match is enough for us. It always is

– England captain Alastair Cook

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England sorry for Oval behaviour

The England cricket team said they did not mean to "disrespect" Surrey Cricket Club and apologised for their "inappropriate behaviour" amid reports that several players urinated on the Oval pitch after winning the Ashes.