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Throwback Thursday: Third Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 2005

Throwback Thursday: Third Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 2005

One of the best ever Test Matches to be held at Old Trafford - England vs Australia in 2005.

Australia's last-wicket pair secured a draw in a desperately tense finish to the third Test at Old Trafford to keep the Ashes series level at 1-1.

Captain Ricky Ponting batted for six hours for 156 but was dismissed with 24 balls to go, leaving Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath to see Australia to safety.

Man of the match Ponting put on 81 with Michael Clarke (39) and 76 with number nine batsman Shane Warne (34).

Re-live the action with these highlights:

An unforgettable Test Match


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