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Records set by Australian Test debutant Ashton Agar

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Jul 11, 2013 at 09:13pm IST

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).

# 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.

Records set by Australian Test debutant Ashton Agar

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

# 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.

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