England Ashes squad unchanged

England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Ashes Test, which starts at Lord's on Thursday.

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England look to build their lead in third day of first Test

England's Kevin Peittersen plays the ball during his 35 out to end the second day of the First Ashes Test match. Credit: Press Association

England will be looking to build on their lead on today as the day three of the first Test match begins in Trent Bridge.

England resume on a 80-2 after losing Joe Root and Jonathan Trott.


Coach: Agar never got near a century while at Henley

A coach for Henley cricket club, who Ashton Agar played for before the Ashes, told ITV News the teenager never got near a century while playing for them but did hit "a quickfire 50".

Todd Ferguson added: "You could genuinely tell he was going to be a special talent, not only with the ball but with the bat".

Narrow lead for England after record breaking Agar

The second day of the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge has finished for the day with England on 80-2, giving them a lead of 14.

Australia batsman Ashton Agar celebrates his 50 not out. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Australia set a total of 280 after their number 11 batsman Ashton Agar scored 98 on his debut.

Despite opener Joe Root and Jonathan Trott being dismissed in two balls, England rallied and are left with a narrow lead going into day three.


Henley: Agar record 'couldn't happen to a nicer bloke'

Henley cricket club, who Ashton Agar played for earlier this season, have tweeted:

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