Ashes, first Test: England vs Australia, as it happened - James Anderson bowls England to thrilling victory

James Anderson picked up ten wickets in the match to bowl England to a 14-run victory.

updated: July 14, 2013 21:36 IST
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England managed to scrape past Australia in the first Test of the 2013 Ashes series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. All the Day 5 updates as they happened: (Scorecard | Commentary)

19:30 (IST): A Test match at Trent Bridge to remember. James Anderson, Ian Bell, Ashton Agar and Peter Siddle have impressed as England take a 1-0 lead in the series, heading into the second Test at Lords.

19:26 (IST): Wow! what a Test match we have had. After winning the toss England were bowled out for 215, with Peter Siddle ending with 5/50. Australia, in their response were 117/9. Up stepped debutant Ashton Agar, whose 98 took the visitors past England's total by 65 runs. England were composed in their second effort, with Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook scoring half-centuries and Ian Bell answering his critics with an outstanding century - arguably his best for the Three Lions. Australia were set a target of 311 and the experienced Brad Haddin almost guided them home. James Anderson picked up his second five-for in the match to ensure Australia fell 14 runs short. (Read: Match report)

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