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Oof. Up before the 3.20 alarm – just. Quick hot lemon and honey then just as you’re settling, Aleem interveneth.
Cruelly late – and surely influenced by an enormous appeal from Australia (the whole continent) – Dar raises that cruel finger on Woakes. 1,175 more words
The three Australian quicks again struggled early to create opportunities with Hazlewood struggling the most. With no swing or movement coming from the pitch, Dawid Malan in particular was untroubled, flicking Starc off his pads for four in the opening over and driving both Cummins and Starc through cover; he bought up his 50 just before drinks. 473 more words
The day played out much as anticpated as a slow and damp pitch fettered Australia’s three fast bowlers in the first one and a half session and as it dried out through the day began to show flashes that will surely worry England tomorrow. 570 more words
Mark Stoneman has hit the ground running in Australia, scoring 308 runs from four innings with an average of 77, impressive stuff. As the first Ashes test at The Gabba is looming, England’s faithful will be hoping that Stoneman can break the trend of unreliable opening partners for Alastair Cook. 549 more words