Ashes 2021 | Australia vs England 1st Test, Day 1 Highlights: ENG 147-all out at stumps
Australia vs England (AUS vs ENG) 1st Test, Day 1 Highlights: Pat Cummins took a fifer in a dream start to his Australia captaincy as England were skittled for 147 before tea on the opening day.
Australia vs England (AUS vs ENG) 1st Test, Day 1 Highlights: England were dismissed for 147 before tea on the opening day of the first Ashes Test against Australia at the Gabba on Wednesday. The final session was abandoned due to rain and bad light.
After visiting captain Joe Root opted to bat first, England were reduced to 29/4 early in the morning session. A 52-run sixth-wicket partnership between Jos Buttler (39) and Ollie Pope (35) provided some stability in the middle but Australia’s pace attack brought an end to the hosts’ first innings in 50.1 overs. Australia’s fast bowling captain Pat Cummins finished with figures of 5/38.
Australia Playing XI: David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
England Playing XI: Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Jack Leach
England tour of Australia, 2021/22 - 1st Test
Australia vs Englan1d 47 (50.1)
Stumps ( Day 1 - 1st Test )
England elected to bat