One last word on this amazing day and let it be from Our Dear Leader or his official spokesman:
The Prime Minister has been following the cricket.
Remember this is England’s first win over Australia at Lord’s for 75 years:
This was clearly a good win for England.
Blow me down. Is that all he can say? He just doesn't get it.
This should worry Strauss and Co:
He looks forward to the rest of the series.
It is just pathetic. Nothing can cheer a nation up like succeeding in sport, and the more so when the hero of the hour is carrying serious injuries.
Normal service will now be resumed, until the next Test.