2006–07 Ashes Series

2006–07 Ashes series
Part of the English cricket team in Australia in 2006–07

The logo for the 2006–07 Ashes series
Date 23 November 2006 – 5 January 2007
Location Australia
Result Australia won the 5-Test series 5–0
Player of the series Ricky Ponting
Australia England
Ricky Ponting Andrew Flintoff
Most runs
Ricky Ponting (576)
Michael Hussey (458)
Matthew Hayden (413)
Kevin Pietersen (490)
Paul Collingwood (433)
Ian Bell (331)
Most wickets
Stuart Clark (26)
Shane Warne (23)
Glenn McGrath (21)
Matthew Hoggard (13)
Andrew Flintoff (11)
Monty Panesar (10)
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The 2006–07 cricket series between Australia and England for the Ashes was played in Australia from 23 November 2006 to 5 January 2007. Australia won the series and regained the Ashes that had been lost to England in the 2005 series. The five Tests of the series were played at Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. In winning, Australia completed a 5–0 "whitewash", the first time this had happened in an Ashes series since 1920–21. The series was also notable for the retirement of several significant Australian players, namely Justin Langer, Damien Martyn, Glenn McGrath, and Shane Warne.

Ricky Ponting was named Player of the Series.

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