England break records in high-scoring draw

The first Ashes Test between Australia and England ended in a draw at the Gabba on Monday.

updated: November 29, 2010 09:16 IST
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It was a day for burning up the record books at the Gabba as Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott produced a herculean unbroken stand of 329 to secure a comfortable draw for England. Cook scored his maiden double century and Trott hit his second hundred against Australia, making it the first time England's top three had scored Ashes tons, before Andrew Strauss declared at a mind-boggling 1 for 517 which left Australia to face 41 overs.


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