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Ashes 2015: Day 1 as it happened

Australia sailed, so did Chris Rogers and Steve Smith.

By: Express Web Desk | | July 17, 2015 3:13:17 pm

Steve Smith and Chris Rogers remained unbeaten at the end of day's play. (Source: Reuters)

Australia, after electing to bat, put on a fluent 78 runs for the opening wicket before David Warner (38) miscued a Moeen Ali delivery to James Anderson in the deep. But England failed to produce anything extraordinary after that as Steve Smith and Chris Rogers kept batting like rocks in the middle. Both have notched up their Test tons to put England in a spot of bother. By the day ended, Australia were well on their way to post a massive total with the score reading 337/1 at Stumps.  (Photos: Sachin’s son Arjun trains with England at Lord’s)

Scorecard: England vs Australia

As it happened….



England: Alastair Cook (captain), Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, James Anderson

Australia: David Warner, Chris Rogers, Steve Smith, Michael Clarke (captain), Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Peter Nevill (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

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