The 2005 ashes team

The 2005 ashes series most say it was the most captivating and gripping series of all time. These 5 test matches gripped the nation and England regained the Ashes. This is where the players are now.

  1. Marcus Trescothick- Marcus is now still playing first-class cricket at the age of 44. He is a big help for the young players with all that experience.
  2. Andrew Strauss- Andrew has recently stepped down from England director of cricket role. This was sadly due to his wife dying of cancer. My thought goes out to his family.
  3. Michael Vaughan- Micheal is now doing basically what he wants at the moment in a good way. Recently he has been over in the Ipl and when he isn’t he is living a good life with his children.
  4. Ian Bell- Ian is still playing first-class cricket for Warwickshire but is currently injured. Hopefully, he is back to full fitness soon.
  5. Kevin Pietersen- Kevin is still doing what he wants like Micheal and keeping fit and healthy. Also, he is commentating regularly.
  6. Freddie Flintoff- Freddie is now working on tv for a league of their own and different shows. He sometimes works with sky on the vitality blast.
  1. Geraint Jones – he retired from cricket in 2015 and now is a PSHE and games teacher at St Lawrence College.
  • 8- Ashley Giles- Ashley is now England director of cricket.
  • 9- Matthew Hoggard- Matthew is now a cricket coach for champion celebrities. Furthermore, he is a motivational and after dinner speaker.
  • 10- Simon Harmisson is now living a retired life with his children and family.
  • 11- Simon Jones- Simon is now retired and works as a school coach and runs summer cricket camps.
  • 2 thoughts on “The 2005 ashes team

    1. As somebody who watched the conclusion of the nail biting second Test on a fuzzy black and white screen in a Scottish cabin, let me tell you, it most definitely did grip the nation. Then we immediately took cricket away from free to air TV, lie to everybody that kids play it in schools (I mean public schools), lost the opportunity for kids to discover the sport the way I did, find heroes and be inspired and now have a World Cup and Ashes where people will be grasping for highlights!

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