The series was drawn 2-2, with Australia keeping the urn as the Ashes holders despite losing the last Test at the Oval by 135 runs.
Steve Smith's formative coach criticised Australia's alleged aversion to unconventional batting styles.
Australia skipper Tim Paine has now revealed that he and Peter Siddle suffered injuries during the final match but kept playing, bearing the pain.
David Warner had a horrendous Ashes 2019 with Stuart Broad dismissing him seven times during the series.
Steve Smith was castigated by the English media and fans for supposedly "mocking" Jack Leach by wearing spectacles during the Australian celebrations after they won the 4th Test and retained the Ashes.
Steve Smith's peerless run in the Ashes 2019 not only turned the English fans' boos into standing ovation but helped him achieve many records and milestones.
Steve Smith ended the Ashes series with a tally of 774 runs while Pat Cummins picked up 29 wickets in the series
England's victory in the 5th Ashes Test meant the series finished in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the urn.
Steve Smith, who scored an astonishing 774 runs in just seven innings, was out for a score of less than fifty for the first time in the series.
Steve Smith's peerless performance in the Ashes 2019 changed the England fans' boos into standing ovation.
ENG vs AUS 5th Test Day 4 Highlights, Ashes 2019: England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and the final Ashes Test to level the series 2-2.
Tim Paine described Steve Smith as a "freak" after he took a stunning diving slip catch late on to see the back of Chris Woakes.
England are aiming to restore pride in the final Ashes Test even though Australia have already retained the urn.
ENG vs AUS 5th Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Rory Burns was the first wicket to fall on Day 3.
Jonny Bairstow gave Steve Smith a mighty scare when the Australian was scampering to complete a run.
Steve Smith again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday, scoring 80 at the Oval -- his lowest total of a sensational Ashes series.
Jofra Archer took six wickets as England bowled Australia out for 225 to gain the upper hand on Friday despite another Steve Smith masterclass.
Steve Smith scored 293 runs in the Manchester Test to help Australia beat England and retain the Ashes for the first time since 2001.