Player of the Match
Player of the Match

So, that's all from your commentary team in London - Andrew McGlashan (whose final bulletin is up and ready for your perusal), Sahil Dutta and Liam Brickhill, and not forgetting our man at the ground, Andrew Miller. Thanks for joining us, and a special thank you as well for everyone who sent in feedback. The second Test starts on Friday at Old Trafford in Manchester, with our coverage starting at 10.30am, local time, on the day. Please do join us again for that!

Steven Finn gets the Man of the Match award for his nine wickets in the match: "It's strange if I dont do it [fall over] two or three times in a match! Having lots of overs under your belt helps. I've bowled a lot of overs this season and I seem to have found a good rhythm."

Andrew Strauss: "It was far from a pushover, we had to work hard for this victory. Our bowling wasn't as good as it should have been in the first half of the game, but improved as the bowlers got some miles. Jonathan Trott played very well, we've talked a lot about getting big scores and he showed great temperament. Finn also bowled really well, he got pace and bounce and got more out of that track than anyone else."

Team make-up: "I dont think we've decided on one particular way of doing it. but on this track, early season in England we expected some help for the bowlers but there wasnt much in the track. we'll see how the bowlers pull up after today, the selectors are meeting tonight."

Shakib al Hasan: "We lost too many wickets in the first session, if we had batted one more hour we could have drawn the match. But the top-order batsmen played really well, especially with so many short balls at them. But our bowlers didn't do their job, expecially the fast bowlers. They need to work hard, practice and improve."

"Tamim was exceptional throughout this game, he batted really well. We need to improve and along the way we'll start to win games. This pitch was bouncy, but nice to bat on. With the overcast conditions the ball started moving a lot though!"

And, on that note, so ends the first Test. Bangladesh were a disappointment today, as the middle and lower order folded once again in overcast conditions. The sun then came out for England and the visitors' seam attack sprayed the ball around, allowing England to get off to a flying start. Shakib and Mahmudullah bowled well thereafter, but the game had already been lost by then.

Extraordinary, the game had been won, the Bangladesh players were coming over to shake his hand, and Trott was scraping his foot along his deeply furrowed leg-stump guard...

Mahmudullah to Trott, FOUR runs, that'll do it! Too short, Trott flicks out to deep square leg off the back foot and England win the first Test by 8 wickets. Fitting that Trott is the one to do it, after his marathon effort in the first innings, which really set things up for England.

Goodness me, Trott takes guard!

35 | (maiden) | ENG: 159/2

  • KP Pietersen10 (13b)
  • IJL Trott32 (74b)
  • Shakib Al Hasan16-1-48-1
  • Mahmudullah15-1-67-1
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, can you believe it?? Shakib has bowled a maiden! KP drives straight to mid off
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, KP defends with the absolute straightest, deadest bat
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, no run again! KP wants the single but Trott sends him back as the ball goes gently to cover...
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, KP skips out but slaps straight to cover point!
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, ooh, almost had him there! KP went back to cut the ball kept low, but he jammed the bat down in time
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, very full, on the toes and pushed to mid on

34 | 11 Runs | ENG: 159/2

  • KP Pietersen10 (7b)
  • IJL Trott32 (74b)
  • Mahmudullah15-1-67-1
  • Shakib Al Hasan15-0-48-1
Mahmudullah to Pietersen, 1 run, cut out to deep cover

One to win, bets on Trott to take his guard, survey the field and then block it??

Mahmudullah to Pietersen, no run, boos from the crowd as Pietersen stretches forward to defend! His captain is chuckling out on the balcony though

Just two to win, three minutes till tea

Mahmudullah to Pietersen, FOUR runs, slapped extravagantly off the back foot behind square on the off side, four more!
Mahmudullah to Pietersen, FOUR runs, KP gets some cheers from the crowd for this! Swept very hard and fine on the leg side for four
Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, chopped off the back foot out to deep cover

Trott asks for leg stump, takes guard...

Mahmudullah to Pietersen, 1 run, Mahmudullah drags one down, Pietersen punches to mid on off the back foot but mid on fumbles and they take one

Six minutes till tea, can England do it? They'll have to take the break, even if they're really close

33 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | ENG: 148/2

  • IJL Trott31 (73b)
  • KP Pietersen0 (2b)
  • Shakib Al Hasan15-0-48-1
  • Mahmudullah14-1-56-1
Shakib Al Hasan to Trott, no run, tossed up on middle and off, Trott gets his left foot down the track and defends
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, 1 leg bye, too straight from Shakib, the ball comes off the pad and goes to short fine leg and they take a leg-bye
Shakib Al Hasan to Pietersen, no run, slightly quicker through the air, pitching on off from round the stumps and Pietersen stretches forward to defend

KP comes out with just 13 needed, but there is a left-arm spinner on...

Shakib Al Hasan to Strauss, OUT, gone this time! Strauss rocks back to cut and gets a thin edge on the shot, Mushfiqur clings on to the chance and throws the ball up in celebration. So, very similar to England's first innings there - given not out and then getting himself out very shortly afterwards!

AJ Strauss c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Shakib Al Hasan 82 (112m 88b 6x4 0x6) SR: 93.18

Shakib Al Hasan to Strauss, 2 runs, swept fine down to fine leg, Strauss immediately calls for two
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England 4th innings Partnerships

1st67AJ StraussAN Cook
2nd80AJ StraussIJL Trott
3rd16KP PietersenIJL Trott