The Ashes, Stats: James Anderson's best bowling figures vs Australia, who lose 5th Test in a row

James Anderson with a 10-wicket haul in the match, gave England a thrilling win over Australia in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge. Ashton Agar's debut performance stood out for Australia.

Updated: July 14, 2013 20:24 IST
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# England have won five and lost seven out of 21 Tests played vs Australia at Trent Bridge (Drawn 9). (Match - as it happened)

# England have won five successive Tests at Trent Bridge for the first time - by an innings and 9 runs vs New Zealand in 2008; by 354 runs vs Pakistan in 2010; by 319 runs vs India in 2011; by 9 wickets vs West Indies in 2012 and by 14 runs vs Australia in 2013.

# Australia have lost five consecutive Tests - four to India in February/March 2013 followed by Trent Bridge Test to England.

# England have won 103, lost 133 and drawn 91 out of 327 Tests played against Australia - winning % 31.49.

# Under Cook's captaincy, England have won seven lost one and drawn four out of twelve played - winning % 58.33.

# England have won three successive Tests vs Australia - by an innings and 157 runs at MCG in December 2010; by an innings and 83 runs at SCG in January 2010 and by 14 runs at Trent Bridge in 2013. Of the last five Tests between the two countries, England have won four and lost one.

# England have won three and drawn three out of six Tests contested in 2013 - success % 50.00 while Australia's success % is 16.66 this year - won one and lost five out of six played.

# India, South Africa and the West Indies are the only three teams to enjoy 100% success rate in Tests in 2013.

# James Anderson (5/85 + 5/73) has captured ten wickets, conceding 158 runs - his best bowling figures vs Australia in a Test match. His only other instance of ten wickets in a Test match is 11 for 71 vs Pakistan at Nottingham in 2010.

# Anderson, for the second time, has captured five wickets or more in an innings twice in the same match - the first instance being vs Pakistan at Nottingham in 2010 - 5 for 54 and 6 for 17.

# Anderson's aforesaid bowling figures are the most by an England bowler in a Test match vs Australia since Andy Caddick's tally of 10 for 215 at SCG in 2013.

# Anderson, with 49 wickets (ave.17.34)in just seven Tests, including six instances of five wickets in an innings and two instances of ten wickets in a match, is a record at Trent Bridge.

# Anderson has completed 50 wickets vs Australia in Tests - his tally being 51 at an average of 34.07 in 14 Tests.

# In 40 England wins, Anderson has captured 190 wickets at 22.76 runs apiece, including eleven instances of five wickets or more in an innings and two instances of ten wickets or more in a Test match. His tally of 190 wickets is an England record in Test wins - the next two in the list are Trueman (177) and Botham (172).

# Anderson has received his fifth Man of the Match award in Tests - his first vs Australia.

# The top four wicket-takers for England in Tests are - Ian Botham (383), Bob Willis (325), James Anderson (317) and Fred Trueman (307).

# The three leading wicket-takers in Tests this year - Dale Steyn (33), Ravichandran Ashwin (29) and James Anderson (29).

# Ashton Agar (98 + 14) has made 112 runs on his Test debut, including a history-making innings of 98 as number eleven batsman.

# Agar and Brad Haddin were involved in a stand of 43 off 148 balls - the second highest partnership in terms of balls faced by the seventh wicket pair for Australia vs England, next only to the 235 balls taken by Michael Clarke and Shane Warne during their partnership of 118 at Adelaide in December 2006.

# Brad Haddin (71) has posted his fifth fifty vs England - his eleventh in Tests.

# In the fourth match innings, Haddin has recorded three fifties - his first two were 80 vs England at Lord's in July 2009 and 55 vs South Africa at Johannesburg in November 2011.

# For the first time in Test annals, 200 runs or more have been added by a team for the last wicket - 163 between Hughes and Agar and 65 between Haddin and Pattinson.

# Pattinson (25 not out) has registered his highest score vs England in Tests - his career-best is 42 vs South Africa at Adelaide in November 2012.

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