Ashes 2015 live: Joe Root stars as England win the First Test by 169 runs to take 1-0 series lead over Australia

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Welcome to our live coverage of the fourth day of the Ashes First Test between England and Australia at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

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DATES AND VENUES...

July 8-12 (11am): First Investec Test, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff

July 16-20 (11am): Second Investec Test, Lord's

July 29-August 2 (11am): Third Investec Test, Edgbaston

August 6-10 (11am): Fourth Investec Test, Trent Bridge

August 20-24 (11am): Fifth Investec Test, Kia Oval

Recent Ashes results:

2001: Australia won 4-1

2002-03: Australia won 4-1

2005: England won 2-1

2006-07: Australia won 5-0

2009: England won 2-1

2010-11: England won 3-1

2013: England won 3-0

2013-14: Australia won 5-0

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