On this day 10 years ago, Shane Warne graced the second Test of the Ashes in Adelaide with one of his finest spells. With the match seemingly destined for a draw, the Aussie’s mastery ensured the final day would be a dramatic one.
Holding a 97-run lead for the loss of one wicket in their second innings, England were forced onto the back foot when Warne took the attack to them.
He sent Andrew Strauss and Kevin Pietersen back to the pavilion before fizzing one off the turf to dismiss Ashley Giles in the slips and bowled out Matthew Hoggard.
His figures of 4-49 bowled out England for 129, leaving the hosts to chase down 168 with 36 overs remaining. They did it in 32.5 to win.
1950: Ezzard Charles knocks out Nick Barone in the 11th round in Cincinnati to take the world heavy-weight boxing title.
1974: The Seattle Seahawks officially become an NFL franchise.
1996: Portland’s Jermaine O’Neal, at 18, becomes the youngest player to participate in an NBA game, debuting against the Denver Nuggets.
2010: Serbia climb back from 1-2 down to beat France in the Davis Cup final thanks to wins from Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki.
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