Snapshots from Adelaide

The Adelaide Oval down the years

A packed house watch the action during Day 3 of the second Ashes Test between Australia and England at the Adelaide Oval on December 3, 2006 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Knowler/Getty Images)


November 5, 1994 - The St. Peter's Cathedral which overlooks the Adelaide Oval. Credit: Graham Chadwick/ALLSPORT


26 Jan 1993: Courtney Walsh of the West Indies celebrates their historic victory during the fourth Test match against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. The West Indies won the match by one run. Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport


23 Jan 1999: Arjuna Ranatunga, the Sri Lanka captain, confronts umpire Ross Emerson who had no-balled Muttiah Muralitharan for throwing during the ODI against England at the Adelaide Oval. Ranatunga staged a brief walkout threatening to abandon the tour. Sri Lanka went on to win the game by one wicket with Muralitharan hitting the winning runs. Credit: Hamish Blair /Allsport


13 Dec 1999: Sachin Tendulkar of India ducks into a Glenn McGrath bouncer and is given out LBW for a duck, on Day 4 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval. Credit: Hamish Blair/ALLSPORT


25 Jan 2000: Saurav Ganguly of India drives through point past Azhar Mahmood of Pakistan during his innings of 141 at the Adelaide Oval. Credit: Jack Atley/ALLSPORT


25 Mar 2001: General view of the scoreboard at the Adelaide Oval with St Peters spires and a rainbow in the background before the Don Bradman memorial service held at St Peters Cathedral, Adelaide, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Matt Turner/ALLSPORT


25 Mar 2001: General View of crowd at Adelaide Oval watching the Sir Donald George Bradman Memorial service held at St Peters Cathedral on the big screen television, Adelaide Australia. Credit: Matt Turner/ALLSPORT


13 Dec 2001: Twin brothers Steve and Mark Waugh pose on the eve of the first Test between Australia and South Africa at the Adelaide Oval, the Test being the 100th the two have played together. Credit: Nick Wilson/ALLSPORT


November 24, 2002: Glenn McGrath of Australia takes a spectacular catch at the midwicket boundary to dismiss Michael Vaughan of England during the fourth day of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval. Nick Wilson/Getty Images


December 13, 2003: A general view of Adelaide Oval from the scoreboard during the second day of the second Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval on December 13, 2003 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)


December 13, 2003: Ricky Ponting of Australia blows a kiss to his wife Rianna on reaching his double century against India at the Adelaide Oval. Mark Dadswell/Getty Images


December 16, 2003: Rahul Dravid of India hits the winning runs to score a famous Test win for India against Australia in Adelaide. Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images


January 27, 2004 - A mourner holds the order of service during the funeral service for South Australian Test cricketer David Hookes at the Adelaide Oval. One of Australia's most popular sportsman, Hookes played 23 tests for Australia and died aged 48 after he was bashed by a security guard in Melbourne last week. DAVID HANCOCK/AFP/Getty Images


November 27, 2005 - Dwayne Bravo of the West Indies takes a catch to dismiss Shane Warne of Australia during Day 3 of the third Test at the Adelaide Oval. Hamish Blair/Getty Images


December 2, 2006 - England batsman Paul Collingwood is congratulated by Kevin Pietersen (back) after he reached his 150 on Day 2 of the second Ashes Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images


January 25, 2008 - Sachin Tendulkar of India is acknowledged by Australian bowler Brett Lee after he was dismissed for 153 during Day 2 of the fourth Test at the Adelaide Oval. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images


January 28, 2008: Adam Gilchrist of Australia is interviewed after his Test retirement as his family his wife Mel, daughter Annie (3), and sons Harrison (6) and Archie (11 months) look on after Day 5 of the fourth Test against India at Adelaide Oval. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images


December 3, 2010 - Batting gloves belonging to Australian batsmen are seen during Day 1 of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval. Scott Barbour/Getty Images


December 5, 2010 - Kevin Pietersen of England celebrates his century on Day 3 of the second Ashes Test at Adelaide Oval. Scott Barbour/Getty Images


December 7, 2010 - Australia captain Ricky Ponting wears a glum look after losing the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval. Hamish Blair/Getty Images

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