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The Ashes 2017 1st Test Full Match Overview


Alastair Cook and Mark Stonemen start the inning for England. In 3rd over Mitchel starc get the break through when Cook was cought in the slip region. Then james vince and stonemen took some responsiility. And james vince complete his half century  after when total was 85. In second session Pat cummins came back into the attack and bold stonemen after scoreing 53 runs on 158 balls. James vince was looking good but he was run out after scoring 83 runs and the total was 145/3 after this dismissal. On 163 pat cummins once again came back into the attack and struck once again and this time the skipper joe root. First umpire refuse his appeal but they took review and review successful. On stumps day 1 England were 196/4. Moeen ali was not out on 13 and Malan was playing with 28 run.

David Malan and Moeen Ali played well in the first spell of the second day. Malan out on 56 by Starc. And England were 247/5. Not more delay Moeen ali join his partner in the dressing room after two more runs. Nathan Lyon in his very next over bold out Woakes. Jony Bairstow was unable to proceed the score too long. England all out on 302 when Hazelwood took his first wicket of ashes 2017.


Bancroft and David Warner Open the innings for Australia. In the 4th over stuart braud got the wicket of bancroft. Then Usman khawaja came in and he does not took too long to go back in the dressing room. He gone after scoring 11 runs. And Australia loose their secondon 30 runs. Australia loose their third wicket in the shape of david warner on 59 of total. Then peter Handcomb LBW on the total of 76. Then Saun Marsh and steve Smith stand in front of English attack and Smith complete his 22nd test fifty when the total of australia was 128/4. At stumps day 2 Australia were 165/4. Skipper Smith on 64 not out and Marsh not out on 44 runs.

On day 3 shaun marsh complet his 50 runs in the morning when the total was 175/4. But stuart broad break that partnership and ger rid of Shaun Marsh. And Australia loose their 5th wicket on 175. Then tim pane came in but he doesn’t support his skipper more than 13 runs. After the dismissal of paine starc came in and hit a six over the bowlers head.  But after 1 more delivery broad took him as well. And skipper still play brilliantly and complete his hundred and first hundred of ashes 2017. And pat cummins played with his skipper superbly. And he was cought in the slip after scoring 42 runs. Moeen ali remove Hazelwood as a 9th wicket. On 328 Australia all out when they loose nathan lyon on 9. And the skipper remains not out on 141.

England 2nd Inning

In second inning cook was once again failed to score and got out by hazelwood with a good catch of starc. And this time vince is unable to repeat the first innings batting. And Hazelwood took his second. On day 3 Stumps England were 33/2.

On day 3 Nathan Lyon got breakthrough in the shape of stoneman on the total of 62 runs. On the total of 74 lyon strikes once again. And England loose their 4th. Joe root after his half century goes back into the dressing room on the total of 113. Ali gone after 40. Then starc remove woakes from batting. Bairstow also try to play a good knock but he does not played too long and gone after 42 runs score. England all out on 195 and set the target of 170 for Australia for 4th inning.

Australia 2nd Inning

David Warner and Bancroft open the innings once again and this time they played the super knocks from both ends. Bancroft score his maidan 50 of test cricket on debut and score 82 not out and warner 87 not out. And chase that target without any loss. This means that Australia Beat England by 10 wiket in first teset match of The Ashes 2017-18.

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