The Ashes, 2005

Result - England 2-1 (5)

Matches

1st Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-24, 2005

Australia 190 and 384; England 155 and 180

Australia won by 239 runs

2nd Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 4-7, 2005

England 407 and 182; Australia 308 and 279

England won by 2 runs

3rd Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 11-15, 2005

England 444 and 280/6d; Australia 302 and 371/9

Match drawn

4th Test: England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005

England 477 and 129/7; Australia 218 and 387 (f/o)

England won by 3 wickets

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005

England 373 and 335; Australia 367 and 4/0

Match drawn

Photos

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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

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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