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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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The Ashes: England suffer fastest wicket loss since 1990

England's cricketers have endured their fastest batting collapse in 23 years in the first match of the Ashes series in Australia.

Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates the wicket of Michael Carberry in the first Ashes test. Credit: DAN PELED/AAP/Press Association Images

The tourists slumped from 82-2 to 136 all out in the first innings, in the process losing six wickets for nine runs: their fastest wicket loss since England's match in Melbourne in 1990, when they lost six wickets for three runs.

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