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Andrew Strauss leaps to pull off a stunning catch to dismiss Adam Gilchrist

A trip down 2005 lane

There is nothing in sport quite as good as the realisation that the success you've almost written off as impossible is actually happening

Matthew Hoggard, Steve Harmison, Andrew Flintoff and Simon Jones leave the field

The Fantastic Four

Remembering the glorious summer of 2005, when Hoggy, Harmy, Jonah, and Fred carried England to a rare state of euphoria

Stephen Brenkley

Ricky Ponting calls for the medics

England v Australia, first Test, Lord's, 2005

Great balls of fire

On a balmy Lord's morning in 2005, England drew first blood - literally - in what would turn into a storied series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Trescothick's ball-tampering confession

Roasted on a spit

Marcus Trescothick revealed he used an objectionable trick to retain the shine on the ball, but failed to ruffle more than a few feathers

ESPNcricinfo staff

The NatWest Series Final 2005

England v Australia, Lord's

England v Australia, Lord's, NatWest Series Final 2005