There was a lot of excitement before Australia visited England in 2005. England hadn't won the Ashes since 1986-87, but I for one thought that this time they had a very good chance of reclaiming the famous urn
On a balmy Lord's morning in 2005, England drew first blood - literally - in what would turn into a storied series
No 4 in our series of Kevin Pietersen's top ten innings
Gideon Haigh's tour diary
Australia's jubilant newspapers predicted Michael Vaughan would be undermined and become Glenn McGrath's "bunny"