The Ashes: The Australian cricket team during their tour of England in 1882. Back row (left-right); H H Massie, G J Bonner, S P Jones, F R Spofforth. Middle row; C W Beal (manager), J M Blackham, G Giffen, W L Murdoch, A C Bannerman, P S MacDonnell, H F Boyle. Front row; G E Palmer and T W Garrett Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images The Ash
Registered by Heritage Council of Victoria Australia. Rupertswood is of great national and international significance for its association with the history of cricket as the birthplace for the Ashes, cricket's most illustrious trophy. After a social match on the property with members of the English touring cricket team in 1882, Janet, Lady Clarke, burnt a bail and presented 'the ashes' in an urn to the victorious English captain, Ivo Bligh.
A patriotic fan outside Eden Gardens as Tendulkar plays his 200th and final test match.
The Kings of Spin: Monty Panesar and Graeme Swann celebrate England's first Test series win in India since 1984/85. Photograph: James Anderson/Twitter
England win the 4th test match v Australia, Durham.