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England loses first Ashes Test

Australia has claimed victory in the first Test of the Ashes series after winning by a significant 381 runs.

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England should not be 'intimidated' by Brisbane venue

England have no reason to feel intimidated by the Brisbane venue for the first Ashes test, according to captain Alastair Cook.

England are bidding to win at the Brisbane Cricket Ground - known as the "Gabba" - for the first time in 25 years.

Cook said the experience of his side would help break that unwanted record:

"A lot of players in this squad were here in 2010/11 - we've all got experience of winning in Australia.

"We're trying to use that to the best of our ability, and we know how important this game was last time for setting up the series. We certainly don't fear anyone."

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