(Sporting Alert) — Stuart Broad has removed Australian opener Chris Rogers early in the first session of the opening Ashes Test match at Brisbane Cricket Ground on Thursday morning.

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Rogers was caught after he fended fending at a short of a length at the body and guided an easy catch to Ian Bell at gully.

The score then was 1 for 12 with just 3.1 overs completed.

Earlier Australia won the toss and decided to bat.

Australia Team: Chris Rogers, David Warner, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (capt), Steven Smith, George Bailey, Brad Haddin (wk), Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Nathan Lyon.

England Team: Alastair Cook (capt), Michael Carberry, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Matt Prior (wk), Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Chris Tremlett, James Anderson.


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