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Can you name the cricketers who made the winning run, or took the winning wicket or catch to clinch these Ashes series?

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1993: Australia won the 4th Test at Headingley to go 3-0 up and clinch the series. Who took the winning catch after Mark Ilott slogged Tim May high to mid-off?
1994/5: Australia won the 5th Test at the WACA to win the series 3-1. Who finished off the match in style by bowling Devon Malcolm with a middle stump yorker?
1997: Australia won the 5th Test at Trent Bridge to take an unassailable 3-1 lead. Devon Malcolm was again the last wicket, who took the catch at second slip off Glenn McGrath?
1998/9: Australia won the 5th Test at Sydney to win the series 3-1. Last man Peter Such fell to a diving caught and bowled via silly point's foot. Who was the bowler?
2001: An anti-climax at Trent Bridge in the 3rd Test as Australia wrap up the series by going 3-0 up. Who bowled the no-ball to Mark Waugh that ended the match?
2002/3: Australia won the 3rd Test at the WACA to ensure another series victory by going 3-0 up. Who bowled Steve Harmison with a full toss to conclude the match?
2005: England's 4th Test victory at Trent Bridge turned out to be the decisive win in the series. Who flicked 2 runs through the on-side off Shane Warne to complete the run chase?
2006/7: Series wrapped up by the 3rd Test at the WACA again for Australia. The last man to fall Monty Panesar has a swipe at which bowler and gets bowled?
Ashes seriesCricketer
2009: A deciding 5th Test at The Oval is won by England. A century in vain for Mike Hussey as he prods Graeme Swann to who at short leg?
2010/1: It seems like a dream, England win at Sydney to win the series 3-1. Who finished it off by bowling debutant Michael Beer off the inside edge?
2013: England secure the series in the fourth Test at the Riverside, going 3-0 up. Who takes the winning catch as Peter Siddle spoons to mid-off off Stuart Broad's bowling?
2013/4: Normal service resumed, Australia 3 up by the 3rd Test at the WACA. Who catches Jimmy Anderson at short leg off the devastating Mitchell Johnson to round things off?
2015: England seal the series with a win in the 4th Test at Trent Bridge. The match ends as Nathan Lyon tries to leave but plays on to which bowler?
2017/8: Again a series over by the end of the 3rd Test at the WACA. Which Australian bowler takes the last wicket as Chris Woakes feathers an attempted ramp through to Tim Paine?
2019: An England win in the 5th Test at The Oval realises a rare drawn Ashes series. Who takes a diving, winning catch at midwicket to dismiss Josh Hazelwood off Jack Leach?

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