Top Ashes Moments

Our bid to find the Greatest Ashes Moment of all time is almost at an end!

Last Updated: 02/07/13 at 19:05 Post Comment

Over the last four weeks we've given you the chance to assess 40 of the outstanding displays and occasions in clashes between England and Australia since the battle for the urn began and you've had your say on which ones deserve to go through to our final poll.

As you'd expect - it's quite some line-up! Now, we're challenging you to pick your favourite from our line-up of finalists, each of whom will start from zero in this final week, so you need to log on again to vote for your favourite.

But don't panic because you have until Monday July 8 to have your say on who should be the overall winner.

Greatest Ashes Moment finalists

- The Bodyline drama of 1933, in which Harold Larwood fractured Bert Oldfield's skull

- Len Hutton breaks the Test record for the highest individual score with 364 at The Oval in 1938

- Jim Laker's 19 wickets at Old Trafford in 1956

- Fred Trueman's 300th Test scalp at the Oval in 1964

- Ian Botham's 149no at Headingley 1981

- Ian Botham's 5-11 at Edgbaston in 1981

- England's nerve-shredding Edgbaston victory of 2005

- Anderson, Tremlett and Bresnan blow Australia away for 98 on day one of the 2010 Boxing Day Test

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What's more, everybody that votes will be eligible to enter our prize draw to win a signed photo of Sir Ian Botham and free Sky for a year with Sky Sports.

So what are you waiting for? Head over to the voting page and make your choice!

Pot Four - Results

In Week Four we asked you to vote for your favourite moment from the years 1997-2011 and two outstanding England performances took centre stage - the dramatic victory at Edgbaston in 2005 and the demolition of Australia on day one of the fourth Ashes Test at Melbourne.

The moment when wicketkeeper Geraint Jones soared to his left to grab a tough gloved chance offered by Mike Kasprowicz off the bowling of Steve Harmison with Australia so close to a tenacious victory grabbed almost 30 per cent of your votes.

The battle for second spot was considerably closer, though, with the heroic last-wicket stand between James Anderson and Monty Panesar at Cardiff in 2009 almost making the cut.

However, it was edged out by that fantastic England seam performance at the Boxing Day Test which rocked the Aussies to their very core.

For more on the Greatest Ashes Moment poll head over to the voting page and make your choice!

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