The Ashes: Day 5

England require four more wickets to clinch the first Ashes Test against Australia at Trent Bridge today. The tourists finished day four on 174-6 but are 137 runs short of their victory target, 311.

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Nottingham and Trent Bridge prepare to host the Ashes, full report

Everything is gearing up nicely for the first Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham tomorrow.

The game is a complete sell-out with England being the favourites to retain the Ashes.

However, the real winner could be the city of Nottingham itself with a multi-million pound boost to the local economy as thousands flood into the city.

Phil Brewster reports.

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Ashes to boost Nottingham economy by £35 million

Nottingham will get around £35 million from hosting the 1st Ashes Test, according to the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC).

George Cowcher, Chief Executive, DNCC, said hosting the sporting event puts Nottingham on the global map.

The match begins at Trent Bridge tomorrow.

Training gets underway at Trent Bridge in Nottingham Credit: ITV News Central

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