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Ashes Test: Superb England hammer Australia

England beat the odds and Australia by 169 runs to surprisingly win the first Ashes Test at Sophia Gardens, inside four days. The Australians began the fouth day needing an Ashes-record and improbable 412 to win with plenty of time, but were all out for 2

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 July 2015, 04:00:58 PM
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

1
Joe Root and Ian Bell both scored half centuries to give huge target for Australia
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

2
England won the toss and decided to bat first against Australia in the first Test match
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

3
Australian bowlers were on top dismissing England’s top order
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

4
Brad Haddin dropped Joe Root on second ball of Mitchel Starc
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

5
Garry Ballance and Joe Root stitched a good partnership. Ballance scored half century and Root reached his first Ashes Test century
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

6
Mitchell Starc claimed five wickets in the first innings
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

7
Chris Rogers was the only bright spot in the Australian first innings and scored 95 runs.
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

8
Anderson took three wickets to rattle Australia
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

9
David Warner and Mitchel Johnson scored half centuries in the second innings
Key moments of first Ashes Test match

Key moments of first Ashes Test match

10
Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali took three wickets each to provide emphatic win for England