Crowning Ashes glory for England

England fan

England fan - Victory beckons for England  

Steven Smith

Steven Smith - Smith keeps England at bay either side of a rain delay on the fifth morning  

England fans

England fans - Ricky Ponting gets little sympathy from England's travelling support  

James Anderson

James Anderson - Anderson laps up the applause after taking the catch to dismiss Peter Siddle  

James Anderson

James Anderson - The leader of England's attack removes Ben Hilfenhaus to put his side on the brink  

Michael Beer

Michael Beer - Beer plays on. The champagne was soon flowing for England  

Kevin Pietersen, Chris Tremlett & Alastair Cook

Kevin Pietersen, Chris Tremlett & Alastair Cook - Tremlett administers the last rites with the wicket of Michael Beer  

The SCG

The SCG - The moment of glory is captured from on high  

England

England - The jubilant tourists gather in celebration  

England

England - England's heroes savour the moment  

England & Australia

England & Australia - The beaten hosts look on in envy  

Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss - England's captain poses with the urn  

England

England - The travelling fans get in on the photos  

Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood - Collingwood waves goodbye to Test cricket  

England fan Steven Smith England fans James Anderson James Anderson Michael Beer Kevin Pietersen, Chris Tremlett & Alastair Cook The SCG England England England & Australia Andrew Strauss England Paul Collingwood