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The Ashes 1st Test Sophia Gardens

The Ashes 1st Test Sophia Gardens, England v Australia

The Ashes 1st Test Sophia Gardens, England v Australia.  Wednesday 8th – Sunday 12th July 2015, Cardiff, Wales.

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England v Australia
The Ashes 1st Test Sophia Gardens

England won by 169 runs

The Ashes

5 Match Test Series
England 3 : Australia 2

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England v Australia

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The Ashes 1st Test, Sophia Gardens 8th – 12th July

The Ashes 2nd Test, Lords 16th – 20th July

The Ashes 3rd Test, Edgbaston 29th July – 2nd August

The Ashes 4th Test, Trent Bridge 6th – 10th August

The Ashes 5th Test, The Oval 20th – 24th August


Anderson out for even more

Clarke hints at all-pace attack


It’s Not Just Cricket. It’s the Ashes

The lads can’t wait – Alastair Cook, The Ashes, Cardiff Test preview

Aussies prepared to urn it



Day One Wednesday 8th July

Root makes full use of reprieve

Root leads fightback in Cardiff as England wrest momentum back from Australia

Joe Root century galvanises England in Cardiff

Joe Root hits 134 – Cardiff Test, Day 1

Day Two Thursday 9th July

Moeen stars with bat and ball

Battle of Cardiff hangs in balance

Moeen Ali gives England the upper hand in Cardiff

England make 430 and reduce Australia to 264-5

Day Three Friday 10th July

Aussies face tall order after 15-wicket day

Clarke adds another classic to CV

England dominate Australia on day three in Cardiff

Ashes highlights – 15 wickets fall on day three at Cardiff

Day Four Saturday 11th July

England emphatically draw first blood

England claim Cardiff victory

Superb England hammer Australia to take 1-0 lead

England win Ashes Test in Cardiff by 169 runs