England break records in draw with Australia

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott set a series of records as England hit an extraordinary 517-1 on the final day of the first Ashes Test before declaring.

 

The match finished in an expected draw, Australia replying with 107-1 having been set 297 to win from 41 overs.

Cook’s 235 not out was the sixth best Ashes score by an Englishman and he also surpassed Sir Don Bradman for the highest Test score at the Gabba.

Full story: BBC Sport

 

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