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Day 4

606dThe Verdict by Andrew Miller at Trent Bridge

It's the not losing that counts

The Verdict from the fourth day of the Trent Bridge Test where England completed a thrilling three-wicket win

Day 3

606dAndrew McGlashan

First come, first served

England's bowlers have made a habit of taking a wicket in the first over of a spell, session or after a break in play

606dCricinfo staff

X-ray on Jones's ankle 'inconclusive'

Simon Jones has gone to hospital for an X-ray on his injured right ankle which restricted him to four overs in Australia's second innings


607dThe Bulletin by Jenny Thompson

England end on top

Another pulsating day ended with England in control of the third Test, although Australia fought back after being made to follow on before lunch

607dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Australia in tatters

Australia were left in tatters at the end of the second day as they slumped to 99 for 5, still 378 in arrears

607dCricinfo staff

Tait cleared of major damage

Shaun Tait, who made his debut at Trent Bridge, has been cleared of serious injury following scans of his right shoulder

607dCricinfo staff

Fletcher promises positive approach

Duncan Fletcher, the England coach, promised his side would continue with the positive cricket that has put them 2-1 up in the Ashes

606dCricinfo staff

Marsh blames 'reactive' selectors

Rod Marsh believes Ricky Ponting's side should have made changes after the first Test and subsequent decisions were "reactive"

607dCricinfo staff

Lee freshens up

Brett Lee says Australia will spend a few days "taking the pressure off" before Saturday's tour game against Essex

606dOn the ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Good length, good results

Simon Jones and Matthew Hoggard bowled the ideal length on a slow Trent Bridge pitch

606dThe Australian View by Peter English

Hayden's demise mirrors Australia's

No contest shows the dramatic reversal of the Ashes more than Matthew Hayden's woes against Matthew Hoggard

606dOn the ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Another Freddie special

Andrew Flintoff and Geraint Jones snatched the initiative when the game was in the balance

606dOn the ball with S Rajesh and Arun Gopalakrishnan

Tait's steep learning curve

Shaun Tait's impressive debut, and Ricky Ponting discovers his bowling skills

606dThe Australian View by Peter English

Tait comes of age

Shaun Tait showed the qualities that have had lovers of pace drooling

606dThe Verdict by Andrew Miller at Trent Bridge

The slowly turning tide

Andrew Miller's Verdict from the third day of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge