In pictures: England win first Ashes Test
July 15, 2013
James Anderson was deservedly the man of the match after taking five wickets in both innings. It included the last wicket of Brad Haddin who, on 71, was looking good to take Australia to an unlikely win. Andrew Yates / AFP
One of the highs of the match, at least for England, was the return to form for Ian Bell. The middle-order batsman scored 109 in England's second essay to help the home team set a competitive target - 311 runs - for Australia to win. Laurence Griffiths / ???
There were some crucial misses in the Test, too. For instance, Phil Hughes, of Australia, edged through the slips but got a life. He went on to score an unbeaten 81. Gareth Copley / Getty Images
One of the highlights was the surprise debut of Ashton Agar, the 19-year-old left-arm spinner. The Australian, stunningly, scored a record 98 batting at No 11. It was a knock that gave Australia a first-innings lead, and perhaps a fighting chance in the r???
England's Stuart Broad, top, nicked a catch past Australia's wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, centre, on it's way to being taken by captain Michael Clarke only for it to be controversally given not out. Broad stood his ground and was criticised by the media and ???
Umpire Aleem Dar had a forgettable Test match after making wrong calls, one of which was giving Broad 'not out', even though he was. Ryan Pierse / Getty Images
Steve Finn also had a poor outing in Nottingham, taking just two wickets for 117 runs. Worse, he was also expensive. Whether he will play in the second Test is debatable. Gareth Copley / Getty Images
Haddin, installed as vice-captain of Australia's Test team before the Ashes, used all his experience to take Australia to the brink of victory along with James Pattinson, left. He was the last man out, caught behind, with the tourists losing by just 14 ru???
The DRS or the umpire's Decision Review System was invoked throughout the Test match with England using it to their advantage more wisely than Australia did. But the question our columnist Paul Radley asks is can the DRS and 'Spirit of Cricket' coexist? D???
The first Ashes Test between England and Australia, at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, had its share of controversies. Jonathan Trott would consider himself unfortunate to have been given out LBW to Mitchell Starc in England's second innings. Had HotSpot work???