England close in on victory in first Ashes Test

England require four more wickets to clinch the first Ashes Test against Australia, who were 137 runs short of their target at the close of day four.

The tourists finished the day on 174-6, chasing a target of 311, after Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann took two wickets each at Trent Bridge.

James Anderson took the wicket of Australia's top scorer Chris Rogers Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Australia's hopes of salvaging an unlikely victory rest largely on the young shoulders of first innings hero Ashton Agar, who was promoted to No.8 in the Australian batting order and is at the crease on one not out.

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England Ashes squad unchanged

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