Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Commentary

The Ashes - 4th Test

England v Australia

England won by 3 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

1.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 1 run, just short of a length and outside the off, angled down past the gully fielder for England's first run of the fourth Test

1.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a length and slanting away from the left-handed Trescothick who defends watchfully, playing the ball late

1.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, played away to the leg side, Kasprowicz is also bang on target first up

1.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, this one is just short of a length and there's a hint of away movement after the ball pitches, clipped to the leg side

1.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, once again on middle and leg, Trescothick shapes to play the ball to the leg side and the ball goes off the edge towards the off side

1.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, fullish and on the off, angled down to gully but there's no chance of a run

England 1/0   MS Kasprowicz 1-0-1-0

3.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 1 no ball, full and outside the off, Kasprowicz straining for some swing early on, but only manages a no-ball

3.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, a bit of extra bounce from Kasprowicz as the ball leps off a length, Strauss adjusts well enough to keep the ball down towards gully

3.2

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left well alone to the keeper

3.3

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, once again an immaculate line and length, just short of driving length and a touch outside the off, watchfully left alone

3.4

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off yet again - Kasprowicz bowling beautifully to the left-handed batsmen - left alone

3.5

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, slightly straighter this time and the ball is defended to the leg side, but there's no chance of a run

3.6

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, played down towards gully to end an immaculate over from Kasprowicz

England 7/0   MS Kasprowicz 2-0-2-0

5.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 1 no ball, just short of a good length and threatening to move away, it's another great ball, but ironically another no-ball

5.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, slightly fuller this time and this gives Strauss the chance to drive. Drive he does but straight to the man at mid-off

5.2

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, .;just short of a length and on the pads, defended to the leg sidew

5.3

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, left alone to the keeper once more as Kasprowicz keeps up a teasing line and length

5.4

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, this one is played forcefully through the leg side but Shaun Tait, the big man, gets down quickly and fields

5.5

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, slightly fuller and angling beautifully away from the left-handed Strauss, left alone to the keeper

5.6

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, back of a length and on the pads, turned to the on side

England 13/0   MS Kasprowicz 3-0-3-0

7.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and on the off, Kasprowicz doing a McGrath in terms of accuracy here, defended to the off side

7.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 3 runs, the commentator's curse strikes! Kasprowicz's radar goes awry and this one is on the pads, flicked well through midwicket but it won't go all the way

7.3

Kasprowicz to Strauss, (no ball) FOUR, short and on the stumps, Strauss sees that one very early and says thank you very much before smashing the ball over midwicket with a fine pull stroke

7.3

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, normal service resumes in terms of line and length, played down to point

7.4

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

7.5

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, fuller this time and on the off, driven to mid-off

7.6

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run

England 26/0   MS Kasprowicz 4-0-11-0

9.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 2 runs, on the pads this time and Trescothick is happy to flick the ball away towards fine-leg for a brace

9.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, fuller this time and outside the off, this is where Kasprowicz needs to bowl to the left-handers, left alone to the keeper

9.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 1 run, pushed wide of the fielder at cover for a quick single

9.4

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, dragged back a touch shorter but the line is excellent and all Strauss can do is follow the ball and let it pass harmlessly to the keeper

9.5

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 1 run, on the pads this time and the ball is clipped away through midwicket for a single

9.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, FOUR, again that teasing perfect line and length, Trescothick plays away from the body with an angled bat and the ball goes off the inside edge, just misses the stumps and runs down to fine-leg for four

England 35/0   MS Kasprowicz 5-0-19-0

11.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

11.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, full and on the off, defended towards point with soft hands

11.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, full and on the off this time and Trescothick waits on the ball, angles his bat and sends the ball towards gully

11.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, played to gully once more and there's no chance of a single

11.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, driven well but Michael Clarke does not let too much get past him at point, good scrambling stop

11.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, fullish and outside the off, end of a tidy maiden over from Kasprowicz

England 37/0   MS Kasprowicz 6-1-19-0

13.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and on the off, defended down towards point

13.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, once again short of a good length and on the stumps, this time defended down towards gully with an angled bat

13.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 1 no ball, back of a length and on the pads, played at and missed, off the pad, no-ball yet again

13.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, round the wicket now, angling in to the left-handed Trescothick, defended back down the pitch

13.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, the ball is angling in and then holding its line after pitching, left alone to the keeper

13.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, FOUR, good length ball outside the off, Trescothick drives uppishly but wide of the man at point to bring up the England 50!

13.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, defended to gully

England 53/0   MS Kasprowicz 7-1-24-0

15.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 1 no ball, fuller and on the off, defended, and that is another no-ball

15.1

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, full and outside the off, driven to gully

15.2

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 2 runs, on the pads again and this is not a problem for Strauss, flicked through the on side

15.3

Kasprowicz to Strauss, 3 runs, a bit too full this time, Strauss drives well past mid-on, good chase from Lee who dives and fields well

15.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, FOUR, short of a length and outside the off, Trescothick punches beautifully through the off side off the back foot

15.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 1 no ball, full and outside the off, left alone, and that is another no-ball

15.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, fullish and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

15.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, (no ball) 1 run, very full again, no-ball again, driven at, off the inside edge towards fine-leg

15.6

Kasprowicz to Strauss, no run, just short of a length and outside the off, punched well through the off side but Clarke fields at cover-point

England 72/0   MS Kasprowicz 8-1-37-0

27.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, good length delivery close to the off stump line, Trescothick carefully leaves it for the keeper

27.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 1 no ball, the ghost is still around, Kasprowicz oversteps, on the middle and off stump line, defended on the front-foot

27.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, short of a good length delivery close to the off stump line, no shot offered

27.3

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 2 runs, good length delivery, angling across the left-hander and Trescothick glides it away well wide of the gully fielder

27.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, wide outside the off stump, no shot offered

27.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run

27.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, short of a good length delivery, again angling across the left-hander, Trescothick stands tall on the back-foot and defends it towards point

England 132/1   MS Kasprowicz 9-1-40-0

29.1

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left well alone

29.2

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, 1 run, fuller this time and on the off, pushed to mid-off to pick up a single

29.3

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 run, fuller this time and on the off, played down towards cover with soft hands, quick single stolen

29.4

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a driving length and outside the off, a hint of away swing, left alone to the keeper

29.5

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, just short of a length again and on the off, defended towards cover with an angled bat

29.6

Kasprowicz to Trescothick, no run, fullish and on the off, driven well but straight to mid-off

England 134/1   MS Kasprowicz 10-1-42-0

31.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, fullish and outside the off, driven to cover-point with an angled bat

31.2

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left alone, the ball bounces twice before reaching Gilchrist

31.3

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, short of a good length again and outside the off, left alone to the keeper once more

31.4

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good length and on the off, defended towards the off side

31.5

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, good length ball, defended back down the pitch

31.6

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run

England 139/2   MS Kasprowicz 11-2-42-0

33.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, fullish and on the off, defended towards the off side

33.2

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, back of a length and outside the off, left well alone to Gilchrist

33.3

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 no ball, slightly fuller and outside the off, just a hint of inswing, left alone

33.3

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good length once more but there is that constant threat of reverse swing from Kasprowicz, left alone

33.4

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, punched to cover

33.5

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, clipped to midwicket

33.6

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run

England 146/2   MS Kasprowicz 12-2-43-0

35.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, coming in with the arm, driven to the on side

35.2

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left well alone

35.3

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, full and on the off, punched towards cover

35.4

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, full and slipping down the leg side, flick played and missed, through to the keeper

35.5

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 run, a touch too full and slipping down the leg side, flicked out to the fielder in the deep at the midwicket fence

35.6

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, 1 run, short of a good length and on the stumps, clipped past mid-on for a single

England 154/3   MS Kasprowicz 13-2-45-0

37.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 run

37.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, 1 no ball, fullish and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

37.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, this one is full again and curves in late, Pietersen plays an expansive drive and the ball reverses in just enough to beat bat and go through to the keeper

37.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, good length ball outrside the off, left alone

37.4

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, fullish and on the off, driven back down the pitch to the bowler

37.5

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, 1 run, full and a bit too straight, whipped away through the on side for a single

37.6

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, played down to gully with an angled bat

England 161/3   MS Kasprowicz 14-2-48-0

39.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 run, just short of a length and on the pads, worked through square-leg

39.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

39.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, 1 no ball, short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

39.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run

39.4

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full and on the off, driven back very hard at the bowler, Kasprowicz moves to his right and tries to catch but grasses the chance!

39.5

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone

39.6

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full and on the off, driven away to cover

England 169/3   MS Kasprowicz 15-2-50-0

41.1

Kasprowicz to Vaughan, 1 run, Dropped! Short of a length and outside the off, cut hard but straight to Hayden at gully. Somehow that one pops right out of his usually safe hands!

41.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone

41.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, fuller and on the off, Pietersen defends with te full face of the bat

41.4

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full once again and this time Pietersen defends to the leg side

41.5

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, good length ball outside the off, left alone to the keeper

41.6

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, good length ball just outside the off stump, coming in with the angle, Pietersen pads up and there is a loud shout for the lbw. Turned down, probably on height, by Bucknor

England 175/3   MS Kasprowicz 16-2-51-0

43.1

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full and on the off, angling in to the right-handed Pietersen, defended to the leg side

43.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left well alone

43.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full and on the off, late swing in to the batsman, driven to mid-off

43.4

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, this one holds its line after pitching and passes the outside edge

43.5

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

43.6

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, 1 run, full and on the pads, worked through midwicket

England 180/3   MS Kasprowicz 17-2-52-0

45.1

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, full and on the off, driven back to the bowler

45.2

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, FOUR, just a bit too straight this time and Pietersen walks across his stumps and flicks powerfully through midwicket

45.3

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, the ball comes in quite a bit after pitching, left alone

45.4

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

45.5

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, once again safely left alone

45.6

Kasprowicz to Pietersen, no run, back of a length, outside the off, Pietersen shoulders arms and lets it go

England 191/3   MS Kasprowicz 18-2-56-0

70.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, defended towards cover

70.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fuller and on the off, driven handsomely but straight to the fielder at mid-off

70.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, a bit too full and down the leg side, glanced fine to the boundary, Gilchrist dived for that but could not get to it

70.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, good length ball on the off stump, off the inside edge back onto the pad

70.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, defended again

70.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads and this time flintoff works the ball to the midwicket region for a single and keeps the strike

England 270/5   MS Kasprowicz 19-2-61-0

72.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 leg bye, on the pads and short of a good length, the ball runs down to fine-leg

72.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads this time, worked through square-leg

72.3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, coming in with the arm, left alone

72.4

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 2 runs, a bit too full and on the pads, eased through square-leg

72.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone

72.6

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, another one just short of a length and outside the off, left alone easily to the keeper

England 276/5   MS Kasprowicz 20-2-64-0

74.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, just short of a driving length and outside the off, punched off the back foot with a straight bat through cover

74.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 2 runs, just short of a good length once more, the ball swerves in just a touch, eased through square-leg for a brace

74.3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, fullish this time and on the off, driven to cover

74.4

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, just short of a length once more and on the off, driven off the back foot to cover

74.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 run, fullish and on the pads, driven well through midwicket

74.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, back of a length and outside the off, driven to cover where Clarke fields and has a shy, but Flintoff is quick and makes his ground easily

England 286/5   MS Kasprowicz 21-2-69-0

76.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, defended carefully as Kasprowicz begins yet another over

76.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

76.3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 no ball, short of a length and outside the off, left alone, no-ball called

76.3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, fullish and on the off, swinging in to the right-handed Jones, driven to mid-on

76.4

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, played back down the pitch to the bowler

76.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, FOUR, like an obese midget, too short and too wide, Jones sees it early and cuts with power to the cover-point fence

76.6

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, driven to cover off the back foot

England 297/5   MS Kasprowicz 22-2-74-0

78.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a length and outside the off, played to cover

78.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, driven to mid-on

78.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, sghort of a length and on the off, driven to cover

78.4

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 2 runs, cut away through cover-point

78.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, good length ball on the off, driven back to the bowler

78.6

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run

England 303/5   MS Kasprowicz 23-2-77-0

86.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, full and on the stumps, Flintoff plays and misses, hit on the pad, loud shout for the lbw, turned down

86.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, punched off the back foot to cover

86.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, driven uppishly but just short of a diving Ponting at cover

86.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run

86.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left alone

86.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, driven hard but straight to cover

England 342/5   MS Kasprowicz 24-3-77-0

88.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, short of a good length and on the off, played at awkwardly, off the edge on to pad

88.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 run, cut towards gully, Hayden half stops the ball but the batsmen go through for a single anyway

88.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and on the off, driven back past the bowler to mid-on

88.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and outside the off, driven to cover

88.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and on the off, played back down the pitch

88.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, another dead bat defensive shot and with that it is lunch on the second day of this Test

England 344/5   MS Kasprowicz 25-3-78-0

90.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run

90.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 run, fullish and on the stumps, angling down leg, worked to the on side

90.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, defended carefully, Flintoff has played well within himself here

90.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 4 leg byes, too full and down the leg side, Flintoff flicks and misses, the ball goes off the pad down to fine-leg

90.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 2 runs, once again down the leg side and easily swatted away

90.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 2 runs, fullish and outside the off this time, driven through cover

England 362/5   MS Kasprowicz 26-3-83-0

92.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, too short and the ball just sits up on this flat deck, Flintoff creams it through square-leg. That was a savage blow

92.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, too short once again and this time width outside the off, crashed through cover-point

92.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, played down to gully

92.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, (no ball) FOUR, fullish, outside the off, no-ball, BANG! Flintoff smashes this one through cover to move into the 90s

92.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and outside the off, driven to cover

92.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, good length ball outside the off, defended to cover for an easy single

92.6

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, defended back down the pitch to end a costly over for Kasprowicz and Australia

England 382/5   MS Kasprowicz 27-3-97-0

108.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, full and on the off, driven back down the pitch to Kasprowicz, who has been re-introduced into the attack

108.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 run, full and outside the off, eased past cover

108.3

Kasprowicz to Giles, no run, good length ball on the stumps, played down the pitch to mid-on

108.4

Kasprowicz to Giles, no run, just short of a good length and drifting on to the pads, played at and missed

108.5

Kasprowicz to Giles, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

108.6

Kasprowicz to Giles, no run, good yorker bang on target, Giles is up for it and digs it out

England 429/6   MS Kasprowicz 28-3-98-0

110.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 3 runs

110.2

Kasprowicz to Giles, FOUR, short and wide, slashed hard down to third-man

110.3

Kasprowicz to Giles, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off, cut through point

110.4

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, FOUR, overpitched and a bit too straight, driven well back past mid-on

110.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, fullish and on the off, driven to mid-off

110.6

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, short of a length and outside the off, played to point

England 444/6   MS Kasprowicz 29-3-110-0

112.1

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, driven to cover

112.2

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, no run, short of a length and outside the off, cut played and missed

112.3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, 1 leg bye, full and down the leg side, big heave played and missed, off the pad to square-leg

112.4

Kasprowicz to Giles, 1 run, overpitched and down the leg side, flicked down to fine-leg to bring up the 450

112.5

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, OUT, fullish ball on the off, Jones drives hard, the ball goes off the edge on to pad and balloons down the pitch. Kasprowicz throws himself full length and takes a stunning catch

GO Jones c & b Kasprowicz 85 (205m 149b 8x4 0x6) SR: 57.04

112.6

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, no run, short of a length and outside the off, Hoggard sways out of the way

England 450/7   MS Kasprowicz 30-3-111-1

114.1

Kasprowicz to Harmison, no run, just short of a good length and on the stumps, defended back down the pitch

114.2

Kasprowicz to Harmison, 1 run, full and on the stumps, driven to mid-on for a single

114.3

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, no run, short of a length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

114.4

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, no run

114.5

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, 2 runs

114.6

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, no run

England 454/8   MS Kasprowicz 31-3-114-1

116.1

Kasprowicz to Hoggard, 1 run, full and down the leg side, flicked down to fine-leg

116.2

Kasprowicz to SP Jones, FOUR, a bit of width outside the off, crashed away through cover for a boundary

116.3

Kasprowicz to SP Jones, no run, full and down the leg side, flick played and missed, rapped on the pad

116.4

Kasprowicz to SP Jones, 2 runs, heaved over mid-on, not got enough on it to get to the fence

116.5

Kasprowicz to SP Jones, no run, slower ball, Jones plays and misses, the ball goes just over the stumps

116.6

Kasprowicz to SP Jones, 1 run, full and outside the off, driven through cover

England 462/9   MS Kasprowicz 32-3-122-1
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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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Aug 29, 2005

Matthew Hoggard and Ashley Giles celebrate victory at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, August 29, 2005

Matthew Hoggard and Ashley Giles celebrate victory

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Aug 29, 2005

Duncan Fletcher talks about England's win at Trent Bridge, which gave England a 2-1 series lead in the Ashes, August 29, 2005

Duncan Fletcher talks about England's win

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