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Match Notes

  • 'Scared dinkum' and dead-drunk Australians

    A drunk allrounder and players scared witless by a ghost provided an unsettling start to Australia's 2005 Ashes campaign

  • Symonds feared early send-off

    Andrew Symonds, who returned to the Australian team with a bang after a two-match ban for disciplinary reasons, feared he could be sent back from the tour mid-way

  • Trescothick confident in England

    Marcus Trescothick is confident England can bounce back from their 57-run defeat against Australia at Durham

  • Lee set to return against England

    Brett Lee is set to play against England in the NatWest series, today in Durham, after showing good progress on his sore shoulder

  • Australia back to winning ways

    Australia showed they were far from spooked by recent events as they posted their first win of the NatWest series in three attempts in defeating England by 57 runs