Ben Stokes' century and Jofra Archer's two early wickets gave England hope, but Australia batted out the final day to draw the second Test.
After replacing Steve Smith in Australia's line-up at Lord's, substitute Marnus Labuschagne was hit on the helmet by Jofra Archer.
In a bid to force a positive result and level the series, England declared on 258-5 on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
England made a strong start to day five of the second Ashes Test, Ben Stokes reaching 50 as the hosts extended their lead to 165.
England's unforgettable triumph in the Cricket World Cup does not take away from the importance of the Ashes, says Test captain Joe Root.
England's bid to regain the Ashes begins at Edgbaston on Thursday and Ben Stokes expects to see Australia rediscover their competitive edge.
Australia and England will battle again for the Ashes. Separately they are two fine Test teams and a combined XI could be unbeatable.
England hero Ben Stokes says "legend" Kane Williamson should be named New Zealander of the Year rather than him.
He may have helped England win the Cricket World Cup, but Christchurch-born Ben Stokes has been nominated for the New Zealander of the Year.