Australia v England Ashes Opening Test Scoreboard – Day 1

BRISBANE (Sporting Alert) — The following is the scoreboard from day one of the first Ashes Test between Australia and England on Thursday, playing at at the Gabba.

Winning the toss and electing to bat first, Australia reached 273 for eight, with fast bowler Stuart Broad silencing all the boo-boys by taking five wickets for 65 runs.

Wicketkeeper/batsman Brad Haddin is currently undefeated on 78, while pace bowler Mitchell Johnson made 64.

Opener David Warner made 49.

Australia first innings
C. Rogers c Bell b Broad 1
D. Warner c Pietersen b Broad 49
S. Watson c Swann b Broad 22
M. Clarke c Bell b Broad 1
S. Smith c Cook b Tremlett 31
G. Bailey c Cook b Anderson 3
B. Haddin not out 78
M. Johnson b Broad 64
P. Siddle c Cook b Anderson 7
R. Harris not out 4
Extras (lb-11, nb-1, w-1) 13
Total (for eight wickets, 90 overs) 273
Fall of wickets: 1-12, 2-71, 3-73, 4-83, 5-100, 6-132, 7-246, 8-265
To bat: N. Lyon.
Bowling (to date): Anderson 22-5-61-2, Broad 20-3-65-5 (nb-1, w-1), Tremlett 19-3-51-1, Swann 26-4-80-0, Root 3-1-5-0.

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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