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Ashes: Ashton Agar And Phil Hughes Share Record 10th Wicket (PICTURES)

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Nineteen-year-old Test debutant Ashton Agar hit the highest total for a number 11 during the highest 10th wicket partnership in Test match history with Phil Hughes on a record-breaking day at Trent Bridge, as Australia seized the initiative in the first Ashes Test.

The teenager was on 98 when he holed out to Graeme Swann as he failed to become the first number 11 to reach three-figures.

Back in May, Agar was lining up in the Home Counties Premier League for Henley against High Wycombe, Welwyn Garden City and North Mymms, but in the Nottinghamshire sun he humiliated England's James Anderson, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad and Swann.

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Ironically, Agar should have been given out on six when he was stumped by Matt Prior off Graeme Swann's bowling.

The decision was referred to the third umpire, Marais Erasmus, and the South African erroneously adjudged Agar - whose foot appeared to be on the line when Prior took the bails off - was in.

West Indian Tino Best's 95 against England in 2012 was the previous best for a number 11, but Agar became the first tip of the tail to reach three-figures.

Agar and Hughes hit 163 between them to give Australia a lead of 65 runs on the second day.

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