Quick Links



    In pics: England vs Australia, 1st Ashes Test, Day 5

    • Peter Siddle stayed in the middle for a bit scoring 11, but Anderson again got into the act removing the ninth Australian. (Getty Images)

    • Starting the day at 174 for 6 and chasing 311 to win, Australia lost Ashton Agar for 14 after he stayed in the middle for 71 balls with Brad Haddin. James Anderson was wicket-taker. (Getty Images)

    • Mitchell Starc was the next to depart for one run as Anderson picked up his third wicket of the innings. Australia looked down and out at this stage with their score on 211 for 8, still 101 runs adrift of the target and two wickets remaining. (Getty Images)

    • James Pattinson (25), joined Brad Haddin in the middle and the duo compiled a threatening 68-run stand to inch closer to the England target as the match looked poised for another epic finish. (Getty Images)

    • Going into lunch, the Australians needed just 20 runs and England were seeking one more wicket to draw the first blood in the Ashes. (Getty Images)

    • 20 minutes after lunch and some nervy moments later James Anderson picked up Brad Haddin to end the Australian innings at 296, 14 runs adrift of victory. (Getty Images)

    • Ironically, the last wicket came courtesy of the (Decision Review System) as the third umpire adjudged Haddin out for 71 after the hot spot showed faintest of edges to wicketkeeper Matt Prior. (Getty Images)

    • England defeated Australia in the 1st Ashes Test, for the first time since 1997 as James Anderson was chosen as the man-of-the-match for his match figures of 10 for 188. (Getty Images)