The Ashes 2005

Result - England 2-1 (5)

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This Australia, that England

If you were to compare the current Australian Test team and its style of play with another, you'd probably go with England's Ashes-winning side of 2005

Out of range

Where were you during the most exciting moments of the 2005 Ashes? This correspondent managed to miss most of them

Of great series and sucky DVDs

The India-Australia series in 2001 gave us much joy. Too bad those who put it on disc for posterity weren't up to the task


The Ashes, 2005 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England and Scotland, Jun-Sep 2005

Test matches

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Michael Kasprowicz was last man out as Australia lost by two runs in the second Test in Edgbaston 2005. That set the tone for one of the most engrossing Test series in history

The 2005 Ashes-winning squad poses for a photograph with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace
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Headlines in Australian newspapers after the team conceded the Ashes
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Marcus Trescothick and Kevin Pietersen
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Shane Warne drops Kevin Pietersen on 15
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Fans voice their support for England
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Matthew Hoggard celebrates England's three-wicket win
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 11-15, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 4-7, 2005
England won by 2 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-24, 2005
Australia won by 239 runs
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