Wednesday, 8 July 2015

England vs Australia 1st Test, Day 1: England scored 343 Runs for 7 Wickets

The Ashes, 2015


The Ashes 2015 Eng vs Aus 1st Test

One of the most awaited Test series of the year, The Ashes 2015 has started from today, July 08. The first Test match between England and Australia started today. England won the toss and chose to bat first and scored 343 runs for 7 wickets in 88 overs. Moeen Ali (26) and Stuart Broad (0) are playing for 8th wickets.
Match: The Ashes 2015, Test 1

Teams: England and Australia 

Schedule: From July 08 to July 12

Venue:  Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

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

Australia XI Squad: David Warner, Chris Rogers, Steven Smith, Michael Clarke, Adam Voges, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

The first Test match is being played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. England won the toss and Captain Alastair Cook decided to go for bat first. England did well on the first day of the game. The team score 343 runs  losing 7 wickets. Joe Root remained the star of the match with his 134 runs innings in 166 balls. Gary Ballance (61) and Ben Stokes (52) also managed to complete their fifties and gave English team a good score.

England still got 3 wickets in hand and would want to score as much as they can on 2nd day.

From Australia side, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood each took 3 wickets. Josh gave 70 runs in 22 overs with 8 maiden overs. Nathan Lyon also got one wicket in his 17 overs inning.

The biggest partnership was of 153 runs between Gary Ballance and Joe Root for 4th wicket.

England 1st Innings Score Card

The Ashes 2015 Eng vs Aus 1st Test Eng

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