Paceman James Anderson took six wickets to skittle Australia for a paltry 136 and put England in control on the first day of the third Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
Anderson (six for 47) was backed up by fellow quicks Stuart Broad and Steven Finn, on his Test return after a two-year absence, as a fascinating Ashes series took another twist. (Full Coverage | Fixtures | Photos)
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Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes Test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgebaston.
England have moved on from the second-Test, 405-run defeat and its top order can start performing again, captain Alastair Cook said ahead of the third Ashes Test.
Australia’s Chris Rogers feared his career might be over after a dizzy spell forced him to retire during his second innings in the Lord’s Ashes Test last week.