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Australia v England 1st Test 2021

Australia v England 1st Test 2021

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, Wednesday 8th – Sunday 12th December 2021.

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Australia v England 1st Test, Brisbane

Wednesday 8th – Sunday 12th December 2021

England won the toss and elected to bat

Brisbane Scorecard


Australia won by 9 wickets

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  1. Rory Burns
  2. Haseeb Hameed
  3. Dawid Malan
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Ben Stokes
  6. Ollie Pope
  7. Jos Buttler (Wk)
  8. Chris Woakes
  9. Ollie Robinson
  10. Mark Wood
  11. Jack Leach


  1. Marcus Harris
  2. David Warner
  3. Marnus Labuschagne
  4. Steve Smith
  5. Travis Head
  6. Cameron Green
  7. Alex Carey (Wk)
  8. Pat Cummins (Captain)
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Nathan Lyon
  11. Josh Hazlewood
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** 1st Test Brisbane Reports **

A new era for Australia, an Ashes to define Root’s England

Relaxed and empowered: Let the Cummins era begin

Joe Root’s England out to defy expectations and regain urn in Australia


Wednesday 8th December 2021

Rain intervenes after Pat Cummins rolls England for 147

England have no choice but to cling to the positives

Cummins claims five, England routed before rain


Thursday 9th December 2021

Head century piles pain on England after Warner, Labuschagne fifties

Ben Stokes in no-ball drama with front-foot technology broken

Head’s late brilliance drives Aussies into ascendancy

Wood stands out as England tick all the wrong checkboxes


Friday 10th December 2021

Malan and Root put up big third-wicket stand as England fight back

Missing technology continues to hamper Brisbane Test

Root and Malan drag England back into first Test

Jack Leach, naked at the Gabba


Saturday 11th December 2021

Australia romp to nine-wicket win and 1-0 lead

Milestone man Lyon drives Australia to 1-0 lead

Gabba power failure causes TV broadcast blackout

We are not scared of a challenge