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Records set by Australian Test debutant Agar

Last updated on: July 11, 2013 21:00 IST

Records set by Australian Test debutant Agar

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The records set by Australia's Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes against England during the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday.

Agar and Hughes' partnership of 163 is the highest for a 10th wicket in Tests. It was previously 151, jointly held by New Zealand's Brian Hastings and Richard Collinge (1973) and Mushtaq Ahmed and Azhar Mahmood of Pakistan (1998).


Image: Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes of Australia walk in for lunch after both reaching half centuries during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Photographs: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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Agar's 98 is the highest score by a Test number 11 - beating West Indian Tino Best's 95 made against England last year. The previous best by an Australian number 11 was 61 by Glenn McGrath against New Zealand in 2004.


Image: Ashton Agar of Australia leaves the ground after being dismissed by Stuart Broad of England on 98 runs during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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Agar is the first debutant number 11 to score a Test half-century, the previous highest score was Australian Warwick Armstrong's 45 in 1902.


Image: Ashton Agar of Australia hits out during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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It was only the third time in Test history the 10th-wicket pair have doubled their team's total. Australia were 117-9 and then 280 all out.


Image: Phil Hughes (L) and Ashton Agar of Australia shake hands after both reaching half centuries during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Photographs: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
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