Ashes: How the Twitter world reacted to England’s heroics

England batsman Stuart Broad celebrates as he walks off with a 8 wicket haul as Australia are all out for 60 during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire.)
England batsman Stuart Broad celebrates as he walks off with a 8 wicket haul as Australia are all out for 60 during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire.)
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The great and good were quick to give their thoughts as England took control of the fourth Investec Test at Trent Bridge on the first morning.

After winning the toss and electing to field, the tourists were firmly on the back foot, with former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeting: “Surely the most incredible 6.1 overs of Ashes Cricket ... #Ashes #3-1 ...”

England's Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Australia's Adam Voges  during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

England's Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Australia's Adam Voges during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

That was not the end of the wickets - and he was joined by a number of other personalities in reacting to the events at Trent Bridge.

Former Australian batsman Marcus North said: “Just seen the score....what the hell is going on?? #shambles”

“Told you all @StuartBroad8 has a massive spell in him during the series...just didn’t know it would be in 30mins” - former England paceman Alex Tudor.

“In affectionate remembrance of Australian cricket, which is currently dying at Trent Bridge. RIP” - television personality Piers Morgan.

“Ashes - I’ve haven’t enjoyed myself so much since my second divorce went through” - former England rugby union international Brian Moore.

“We’re receiving reports of Aussies in trouble” - Nottinghamshire Police.

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