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Last Updated: Tuesday September 13 2005 13:04 GMT

In pictures: Ashes victory parade

Thousands of people line the streets of central London.
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Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of central London to cheer the victorious England Ashes team.
Kevin Pietersen, whose 158 steered England to Ashes victory.
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The team travelled from Mansion House in the City to Trafalgar Square in a special open-topped bus.
Ashes celebration t-shirts
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Speedy sellers had a big supply of t-shirts celebrating the Ashes triumph ready for the fans.
The bus makes its way through jubilant fans.
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It's the first time England has won the Ashes since 1987.
Trafalgar Square
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The buses eventually made their way to Trafalgar Square, where loads of fans were waiting to cheer the victory.
Women wave a banner for bowler Simon Jones..
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The sky was blue, the atmosphere was terrific and the fans were pleased to congratulate their heroes.
Cricket fan Kobie
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Australian Kobie from Adelaide was supporting England! The 12-year-old told Newsround she thought it was "really exciting and really good".
Some fans managed to cool off in the fountains at Trafalgar Square!
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England won the Ashes at the Oval on Monday in a cliff-hanger match, 2-1.
Fans on roofs around Trafalgar Square.
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Cricket fans took any opportunity to watch the celebrations, even using balconies around Trafalgar Square to get a good view.
Andrew Flintoff
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All-rounder Andrew Fintoff got the biggest cheers, and he knew how to work the crowd too.
Ticker tape in Trafalgar Square
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It all finished with a rain of ticker tape, celebrating a double Ashes win as the women won their series too earlier in the summer.
Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen
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After the parade the players went to meet Tony Blair at Downing Street. Good job Freddie and KP had dressed up for it!

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