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'It's 1-1, you Aussie bastard'

Jun 1, 2015: Ten years ago, one of cricket's all-time great matches played itself out in Birmingham

Rob Smyth

England v Australia, second Test, Edgbaston, 2005

A hundred minutes to last a lifetime

Jun 13, 2010: Edgbaston 2005: one unforgettable session, the second-closest Test win ever - it was enough to make a man turn against his friend

Steve James

No. 45

Flintoff consoles Lee

Oct 18, 2009: In the heat of battle, Fred shows he cares

Peter Roebuck

The Ashes 2009

Kasprowicz and Gillespie relive Edgbaston 2005

Jul 27, 2009: There are three things Michael Kasprowicz is always being asked: what's Shane Warne really like? What do you do in retirement? And what happened at Edgbaston in 2005?

Peter English

Great allrounder performances - edition 1

Mr InFredible

Oct 23, 2006: Andrew Flintoff had waited seven years and 48 Tests for his first slice of Ashes action, and when it came it was all too brief. Scores of 0 and 3 in the 2005 series opener at Lord's were the prelude to a thumping 239-run defeat, and suddenly all of Englan

Andrew Miller

The Ashes 2005

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston

Jan 1, 2006: England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, The Ashes, 2005

Steven Lynch

The Greatest Test

Standing the Test of time

Sep 23, 2005: Tight finishes, winning against the odds, awesome individual performances. Gideon Haigh weighs up what makes a great Test match

Gideon Haigh

Relive the drama that was the Edgbaston Test

Aug 10, 2005: A DVD of the remarkable Edgbaston Test is being rush released to satisfy the remarkable public appetite for English cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes 2005

Brace yourself, Australia won't panic

Aug 9, 2005: Following the heart-stopping at Edgbaston there is no reason for Australia to pull on life jackets

Peter English

The Ashes 2005

Thommo remembers '82-83 agony

Aug 9, 2005: Australia's two-run Ashes defeat brought back awful memories for Jeff Thomson

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes, 2005

Record TV audience for Ashes smash

Aug 8, 2005: England's thrilling victory in the second Test was watched by a record audience on Channel 4.

ESPNcricinfo staff

English Paper Round

Mr InFredible!

Aug 8, 2005: The round-up of the English press reaction to the dramatic finish at Edgbaston

Martin Williamson

Australian paper round

So near yet so far

Aug 8, 2005: Australia's first "live" Ashes loss since Edgbaston '97 was praised as a brave effort by their newspapers

Peter English

England v Australia, 2nd Test

'I'll replay the ball for life' - Kasprowicz

Aug 8, 2005: Michael Kasprowicz will replay Steve Harmison's final ball for the rest of his life after the heart-breaking yet thrilling conclusion to the second Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

When defeat is beyond unthinkable

Aug 7, 2005: The Verdict from the fourth day of a thrilling second Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston

The Verdict by Andrew Miller

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Australia facing their defining moment

Aug 7, 2005: The Australian view after the second Test ends in a two-run win for England

The Australian view by Peter English

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Losing the length

Aug 7, 2005: How England's tendency to bowl short on the fourth day nearly cost them the match

On the Ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

I was there at Melbourne, too

Aug 7, 2005: Steven Lynch recalls that he was also present at the MCG Test of 1982-83, where England won by another close margin, 3 runs

Steven Lynch

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day

Vaughan: 'I really didn't think it was going to get that close'

Aug 7, 2005: Player reaction from the fourth and decisive day of the second Ashes Test at Edgbaston

Steven Lynch at Edgbaston

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, 2005

A humdinger for the ages

Aug 7, 2005: What a Test match. George Binoy takes a look at the stats

George Binoy
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