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Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Form for Flintoff, and Langer's aggression

Jan 3, 2007: England resumed on 234 for 4 but collapsed to 291 all out. Australia ended the day on 188 for 4 and have managed to gain a slight advantage. Cricinfo looks at the stat highlights of the second day

George Binoy

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

England play down Flintoff concerns

Jan 3, 2007: On a day when England needed to be firing on all cylinders to prevent Australia taking control of the fifth and final Test, Andrew Flintoff's contribution with the ball was a cause of concern

Andrew Miller at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Harmison still searching for answers

Jan 3, 2007: It was a good day at the office for Steve Harmison. He bowled 16 overs for 34, and picked up two important wickets as well

Andrew Miller at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

McGrath confident to the last

Jan 3, 2007: Glenn McGrath believes the farewell party is on track after two days of the SCG lap of honour

ESPNcricinfo staff

Botham and Border back plan

Branson calls for Ashes to remain in Australia

Jan 3, 2007: Sir Richard Branson's company Virgin Atlantic is under contract to fly the urn back to England when the series ends, but in a comical performance, in which he was flanked by Ian Botham and Allan Border, he requested it stay in Australia

Peter English at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Langer's hurried farewell

Jan 3, 2007: As Justin Langer ripped his gloves off as he approached the boundary it looked like a normal end to one of his Test innings. But his final Test is not going the way he planned

Peter English at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 2nd day

Hussey and Symonds keep England at bay

Jan 3, 2007: England's bowlers did their level best to atone for another underwhelming batting display, reducing Australia to 4 for 155 in reply to 291

Andrew Miller at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

Bell philosophical at missed opportunity

Jan 2, 2007: Ian Bell made his fourth half-century in nine innings this series, but once again failed to go on to a hundred, as England were made to struggle for their runs on the first day of the fifth Test at Sydney. He fell for 71 to Glenn McGrath, as England reach

Andrew Miller at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, 1st day

England show New Year fight

Jan 2, 2007: The first of five days of Australian celebrations were interrupted by a solid England batting performance as they tried to upstage the hosts

Peter English at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney

Buchanan wants match focus

Jan 2, 2007: Australia have discussed Steve Waugh's series-long goodbye in 2004 as a way of helping the team cope with the final match of three of their longest-serving players

Peter English at Sydney

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney

McGrath keeps his emotions in check

Jan 2, 2007: He's been largely anonymous for significant swathes of this Test series, but Glenn McGrath, like the cold-blooded crusher that he is, has struck the big blows at moments when others might have let their emotions run away with them

Andrew Miller at Sydney

Yabba - A Sydney legend

'Leave those flies alone'

Jan 2, 2007: A salute to an ever-present SCG stalwart

Sriram Veera

Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney

Greats aim to sign-off in style

Jan 1, 2007: Stats highlights of the fifth and final Test between Australia and England at Sydney

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Fifth Test, Sydney

Australia v England 2006-07

2007: Review of the Ashes, 2006-07

Matthew Engel
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