Eng v Aus The Ashes Highlights, today – First test day two from Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane (Australia) Friday 24th November 2017. 80.3 overs had been bowled yesterday because the interruption of the rain and England scored 196 runs with four wickets down. The opener of the English team AN Cook had not survived for so long in the first innings. His wickets dismissed when it was 2.4 edged and gone! Cook had no choice but to play the line, but the ball kissed the edge with a hint of outswing, and comfortably pouched by Handscomb at first slip! 2/1. MD Stoneman faced 159 deliveries and scored 53 runs then out, JM Vince runs out at 83, JE Root (c) contributed 15 runs, DJ Malan 28 not out with MM Ali 13 not out. PJ Cummins took two wickets and MA Starc took one at day one.
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