Australia suffer third straight Ashes loss even as tail wags

Australia have though now lost their last five Tests, with Sunday's reverse coming after a 4-0 series loss in India earlier this year.

updated: July 14, 2013 22:23 IST
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Nottingham: Australia's 14-run defeat by England in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge on Sunday threw up several interesting statistics.

Among them were:

-- Australia have now lost three Ashes Tests in a row to arch-rivals England. The last time this happened was when they lost the last two Tests of the 1985 series in England and the first of the 1986/87 campaign in Brisbane.

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