Captain Cummins on Australia’s “dream start” with Ashes . series
Joe RootTheir group began their tour in turmoil on day one at The Gabba, fell with 147 all after the opening goal Rory Burns was knocked out by the first ball of the series to set the tone.
With gray skies overhead and patches of blue underfoot, Captain Root resisted the temptation to take the first cup, a decision he will decide for a while after Australia’s relentless speed attack wiped out tourists in two sessions.
While Root will look back on his day in Brisbane with bitter regret, Opposite number Pat Cummins has had a glamorous start as captain of Australia with the number five for 38.
Now his team, complete with David Warner, Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, will be looking to give Australia a healthy first inning against Batman.
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England vs Australia – recap of the First Test so far
After an embarrassing day in the first game of the Ashes series, England were having another disappointing morning as Australia easily closed the score set by the guests at Gabba Stadium in Brisbane.
Australia continued to dominate the rounds with Marnus Labuschagne (56) and David Warner (64) leading with 140 runs losing only once after lunch.
He got off to a strong start when Ollie Robinson knocked out Marcus Harris cheaply in just the fifth round. But since then, England’s last game to feature a second was when Stokes forced his fourth serve past Warner’s defense on the 17th, cutting his stump through the back pad. before, but the muted celebration clearly shows he was afraid of what was to come.
Sure enough, the replays showed he was overkill and the left-handed opener was called back to continue his innings.
Shweta SharmaDecember 9, 2021 03:47
Good morning and welcome to The Independent’s coverage of the first British-Australian Ash Test in Brisbane.
Shweta SharmaDecember 9, 2021 03:45
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