Australia bowled England out for 147 on Day 1 of the first Ashes Take a look at on Wednesday.© AFP
England had a forgettable begin to their marketing campaign at The Ashes as Australia bowled them out for 147 on the primary day of the opening Take a look at at The Gabba in Brisbane on Wednesday. Batting first after profitable the toss, England had the worst attainable begin as Australia pacer Mitchell Starc dismissed opener Rory Burns within the very first supply of the sport. The guests by no means fairly recovered from the early blow as they stored shedding wickets at common intervals and have been decreased to 29/4 at one stage. Simply once they appeared to be recovering, Haseeb Hameed was dismissed simply after lunch.
Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope did attempt to salvage the scenario with a 52-run partnership however the duo was dismissed in fast succession for scores of 39 and 35, respectively.
Enjoying his first recreation since taking up Australia’s Take a look at captaincy, Pat Cummins led from the entrance, taking 5 wickets and ending with figures of 5/38.
England’s batting collapse on Wednesday evoked reminiscences of lots of their previous failures with the bat Down Beneath.
The guests have been additionally trolled on social media after their paltry first innings whole. Queensland Police, in command of the legislation and order within the Australian state’s capital metropolis of Brisbane the place the match is being performed, too joined in.
The Twitter deal with of the state’s police drive had begun the day with an innocuous pun-filled tweet. “BNE visitors replace: A big crowd for the primary check so plan your Cummins and goings. We might be Lyon if we stated there will be nothing however Inexperienced lights close to the Gabba. Do not say we did not Warner #Ashes,” it wrote.
Nonetheless, the following tweet was directed at England’s batting order. “Queensland Police are launching an investigation into a gaggle impersonating a Take a look at batting order on the Gabba,” it wrote.
Queensland Police are launching an investigation into a gaggle impersonating a Take a look at batting order on the Gabba.
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) December 8, 2021
England will hope to get their payback on Thursday when play resumes after rain introduced an early finish to Day 1, with Australia but to start their innings.
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