Player of the Match
Player of the Match

England have scored a famous victory here at Trent Bridge! And after years and years of waiting English fans can celebrate being ahead in an Ashes series! But spare a thought for the Australians as well, they played like true champions today, getting so close to defending a small total like 128 The players are all shaking hands with each other now. England and Australia have played some unbelievable cricket in this series so far, truly unbelievable I'm afraid that's all we have for you from Trent Bridge. It's been an absolute pleasure bringing you this cracker of a game I do hope you enjoyed our coverage For the moment this is Anand Vasu, your commentator, signing off, saying cheers and good night. Catch you again for the start of the fifth Test at the Oval on September 8 Do send any feedback you have at http://www.cricinfo.com/commentary.html

31.5
2
Warne to Giles, 2 runs, THAT'S IT! England have done it! full and on the pads, flicked through the on side for two of the most valuable runs Ashley Giles has ever scored in his life!
31.4
0
Warne to Giles, no run, it's the slider! Giles plays all over it! Somehow the ball misses the off stump. That was a cracking delivery from the blonde master

That could so easily have been the end of the game Giles does a bit of gardening to steady the nerves

31.3
0
Warne to Giles, no run, full-toss on the leg stump, Giles flicks that but hits Katich at forward short-leg

Still 2 needed, 3 wickets in hand. Right down to the wire

31.2
0
Warne to Giles, no run, full and on the off, defended towards the off side

2 to win, 3 wickets in hand

31.1
0
Warne to Giles, no run, full, fairly flat and on the pads, played down to short fine-leg, no run there

END OF OVER:
31 | 6 Runs | ENG: 127/7

  • Matthew Hoggard8 (13b)
  • Ashley Giles5 (12b)
  • Brett Lee12-0-51-3

Just 2 to win now and three wickets in hand Surely now England are well and truly home. The crowd can barely take it, eager to celebrate a famous victory ... all on their feet cheering, chants of "Barmy Army!" echoe around Trent Bridge

30.6
2
Lee to Hoggard, 2 runs, full and on the pads, another yorker that did not quite come off perfectly, flicked down to fine-leg for two more
30.5
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, slanted towards point with an angled bat

4 needed now, 3 wickets in hand Surely it's over now?

30.4
4
Lee to Hoggard, FOUR runs, Lee puts in that extra effort searching for the yorker and gets it wrong, the ball is a full-toss and Hoggard calmly drives the ball through cover! The most valuable 4 runs Hoggartd will ever score!

Still 8 needed remember and 3 wickets in hand

30.3
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, good length ball just outside the off, Hoggard angles the ball away but straight to the man at gully

What is Lee doing here? Is he setting him up for the yorker? Or could it be the slower ball?

30.2
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, another bouncer steamed in, Hoggard watches very very carefully and leaves the ball alone

90.9 mph from Lee, he is putting in an amazing effort here

30.1
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, short one banged in Hoggard manages to nimbly step out of the way of that one

END OF OVER:
30 | 2 Runs | ENG: 121/7

  • Ashley Giles5 (12b)
  • Matthew Hoggard2 (7b)
  • Shane Warne13-2-29-4

Still 8 needed with 3 wickets in hand Lee now to bowl one more over from the Radcliffe Road End

29.6
0
Warne to Giles, no run, tossed up and on the off, Giles defends very carefully, he looks extremely calm and composed out there despite all the tension
29.5
0
Warne to Giles, no run, once again reasonably full and on the stumps, once again Giles defends very carefully
29.4
0
Warne to Giles, no run, fuller and on the off, defended to the leg side

Now the targetr is in single figures, 8 needed, 3 wickets in hand

29.3
2
Warne to Giles, 2 runs, too full and on the stumps, worked through the leg side for a couple of runs as Shaun Tait fields

Warne ripping that one, watch out for the slider

29.2
0
Warne to Giles, no run, big spinning legbreak outside the off, left alone to the keeper
29.1
0
Warne to Giles, no run, well flighted and on the off, Giles gets front foot forward and drives

END OF OVER:
29 | 3 Runs | ENG: 119/7

  • Matthew Hoggard2 (7b)
  • Ashley Giles3 (6b)
  • Brett Lee11-0-45-3

End of another maximum effort from Lee who is in the middle of a fairly long spell here Still 10 runs needed with 3 wickets in hand Every game in this Ashes series has been better than the previous one. What an unbelievable series it has been so far

28.6
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, full and on the stumps, driven well to mid-on but there's no chance of a run
28.5
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, Hoggard won't go near that one, left alone to the keeper

Now England need 10 more and have 3 wickets in hand

28.5
1nb
Lee to Hoggard, 1 no ball, another attempted yorker, again spearing down the leg side, this time no-ball called
28.4
0
Lee to Hoggard, no run, full and very very very fast. The yorker spearing in to the toes, clearly heading down the leg side but the Australians area appealing vociferously now, and who can blame tham?