Eng v Aus The Ashes Highlights, today – First test day one from Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane (Australia) Thursday 23rd November 2017. From 1882–83 to 2015 total 325 (The Ashes) test matches have been played those are total 69 series. 2017/18 The Ashes series will be 70th series in the history of The Ashes series. 162 test matches have been played in Australia (total 34 Series) and 163 matches have been played in England (total 35 series) so far. Australia won a total 130 tests out of 325 (40%) and England won 106 (32.6%) and 89 matches were drawn (27.4%). The good thing about this series is that both teams won equal series till 2015 (Australia won 32 and England also won 32 out of 69).
England won the toss and elected to bat.
Australia team/playing XI
DA Warner, CT Bancroft, UT Khawaja, SPD Smith (c), PSP Handscomb, SE Marsh, TD Paine †, MA Starc, PJ Cummins, JR Hazlewood, NM Lyon.
England team/playing XI
AN Cook, MD Stoneman, JM Vince, JE Root (c), DJ Malan, MM Ali, JM Bairstow †, CR Woakes, SCJ Broad, JT Ball, JM Anderson.
Match Timings: 10:00 local (00:00 GMT)
The Ashes 2017/18 1st Test Highlights
Umpires – Aleem Dar, Marais Erasmus
TV Umpires – Chris Gaffaney
Match Referee – Sir Richie Richardson
Reserve Umpire – Paul Wilson
Match number – Test no. 2282