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Old Trafford has missed out on hosting an Ashes Test match as the full itinerary is revealed for Australia's tour in 2015.
England's bid to regain the Ashes next year will begin in Cardiff. Further Tests will follow at Lord's, Edgbaston and Trent Bridge before the final Test of the summer at the Oval, beginning on August 20.
Despite a £32million redevelopment, Emirates Old Trafford has been snubbed as a venue.
The ground last held a game between England and Australia back last year.
The bitter irony for Lancashire is that former coach Peter Moores, who left the Red Rose county to manage England, will meet Australia for the first time at Cardiff - the venue which won the nod over Old Trafford.
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We are under way on day 5, with Australia declaring and setting England 332 to win. Great effort by Matt Merchant & his groundstaff as well
11.30 start here at Emirates Old Trafford providing there is no more rain. Australia have declared.
The umpires will make a further inspection at 10.45am to assess conditions, but it is very wet. Groundstaff continuing to mop up
Play in the third Test of the Ashes has stopped for lunch with Australia on 392-5.
Australia captain Michael Clarke will begin the afternoon session just 32 runs short of a double century.
England's cricketers are taking to the pitch at Old Trafford to the familiar strains of Jerusalem.
They face a defiant Australia on 303 for three at the start of the second day of the third Test.