The Ashes 1997

Result - Australia 3-2 (6)

England v Australia, first Test, Edgbaston, 1997

Summer sun, something's begun

Sure Australia were plagued by injuries, but Nasser Hussain gave the English fans hope this year would be different

Ashes Memories - Dean Headley

'I hit Mark Taylor on the head'

Dean Headley spoke to Cricinfo about his Ashes memories from 1997


The Ashes, 1997 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England and Scotland, May-Aug 1997

Test matches

Mark Taylor watches the replay of his dismissal on the big screen
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Alec Stewart catches Greg Blewett off Phil Tufnell for 47
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Dean Headley bounces Steve Waugh
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Ian Healy dives to take a catch to dismiss Alec Stewart for 87 off Shane Warne
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Michael Atherton awards Test caps to brothers Adam (left) and Ben Hollioake
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Steve Waugh was the first man in 50 years to make two hundreds in an Ashes Test
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 21-23, 1997
England won by 19 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 7-10, 1997
Australia won by 264 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 24-28, 1997
Australia won by an innings and 61 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 3-7, 1997
Australia won by 268 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 19-23, 1997
Match drawn
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