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England vs Australia, 1st Ashes Test: Usman Khawaja, Pat Cummins Bury The Ghosts Of 2005 With A Crucial Two-Wicket Win Over England - In Pics

Australia beat England by two wickets to win a cliff-hanger of a contest in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Australia were struggling at 227-8, still 54 runs shy of a victory target of 281, when skipper Pat Cummins was joined in the middle alongside tailender Nathan Lyon. But the pair's unbroken stand of 55 saw Ashes holders Australia home, with Cummins hitting the winning boundary to finish on 44 not out after opener Usman Khawaja had made a defiant 65 to follow his first-innings 141. Lyon was unbeaten on 16, with Australia now 1-0 up in this five-match series as they bid for a first Ashes campaign triumph on English soil in 22 years.

England vs Australia, 1st Ashes Test
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Australia beat England by two wickets to win a cliff-hanger of a contest in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Australia were struggling at 227-8, still 54 runs shy of a victory target of 281, when skipper Pat Cummins was joined in the middle alongside tailender Nathan Lyon. But the pair's unbroken stand of 55 saw Ashes holders Australia home, with Cummins hitting the winning boundary to finish on 44 not out after opener Usman Khawaja had made a defiant 65 to follow his first-innings 141. Lyon was unbeaten on 16, with Australia now 1-0 up in this five-match series as they bid for a first Ashes campaign triumph on English soil in 22 years.

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