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Jul 14, 2013

Cricket-Anderson leads England to dramatic victory

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 14 (Reuters) – James Anderson took five wickets to inspire England to a nerve-jangling 14-run victory over Australia on a dramatic final day of the first Ashes at Trent Bridge on Sunday.

Australia’s Brad Haddin and James Pattinson shared a superb last-wicket partnership of 65 to put their team on the verge of an astonishing win.

Jul 14, 2013

England hold nerve to seal nerve-jangling win

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) – England held their nerve to end Australia’s last-wicket partnership of 65 and seal a dramatic 14-run victory in an extraordinary first Ashes test at Trent Bridge on Sunday.

James Anderson, who completed figures of five for 73, took the final wicket when Brad Haddin, on 71, edged the fast bowler through to wicketkeeper Matt Prior.

Jul 14, 2013

Cricket-England hold nerve to seal nerve-jangling win

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 14 (Reuters) – England held their nerve to end Australia’s last-wicket partnership of 65 and seal a dramatic 14-run victory in an extraordinary first Ashes test at Trent Bridge on Sunday.

James Anderson, who completed figures of five for 73, took the final wicket when Brad Haddin, on 71, edged the fast bowler through to wicketkeeper Matt Prior.

Jul 14, 2013

Haddin puts Australia on brink of astonishing victory

NOTTINGHAM (Reuters) – Brad Haddin made an unbeaten 69 to guide Australia to 291 for nine, just 20 runs from an extraordinary victory, at lunch on the final day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Sunday.

Australia, chasing 311, lost three wickets to slump to 231 for nine but Haddin and number 11 James Pattinson shared an unbroken partnership of 60 to put their side on the brink of an astonishing win.

Jul 14, 2013

Cricket-Haddin puts Australia on brink of astonishing victory

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 14 (Reuters) – Brad Haddin made an unbeaten 69 to guide Australia to 291 for nine, just 20 runs from an extraordinary victory, at lunch on the final day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Sunday.

Australia, chasing 311, lost three wickets to slump to 231 for nine but Haddin and number 11 James Pattinson shared an unbroken partnership of 60 to put their side on the brink of an astonishing win.

Jul 13, 2013

Australia lose Watson, Cowan after solid start

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Australia lost the wickets of Shane Watson and Ed Cowan on the way to 111 for two at tea on the fourth day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Watson shared a solid opening partnership of 84 with Chris Rogers to give the touring side a good start in their bid to score 311 runs for victory.

Jul 13, 2013

Australia chase 311 for victory after Bell century

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Australia, needing 311 runs for victory, moved on to 28 for no wicket at lunch on the fourth day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Ian Bell made 109 and Stuart Broad 65 before England were bowled out for 375 in their second innings.

Jul 13, 2013

Cricket-Australia chase 311 for victory after Bell century

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 13 (Reuters) – Australia, needing 311 runs for victory, moved on to 28 for no wicket at lunch on the fourth day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Ian Bell made 109 and Stuart Broad 65 before England were bowled out for 375 in their second innings.

Jul 13, 2013

Cricket-Australia chase 311 for victory after Bell century

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 13 (Reuters) – Australia, needing 311 runs for victory, moved on to 28 for no wicket at lunch on the fourth day of the first Ashes test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

Ian Bell made 109 and Stuart Broad 65 before England were bowled out for 375 in their second innings.

Jul 12, 2013

Pietersen and Siddle play down Broad controversy

NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) – A controversial incident involving England’s Stuart Broad was played down by players from both sides after a gripping third day of the first Ashes test at Trent Bridge on Friday.

The blond all-rounder edged spinner Ashton Agar on to the gloves of wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and through to Michael Clarke at slip but, with the Australian players celebrating, umpire Aleem Dar did not raise his finger.