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ENGLAND 477(123.1 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 218(49.1 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 387 f/o(124 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

ENGLAND 129/7(31.5 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

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