ENG Vs AUS: On the first day of the fourth match of the Ashes series being played between England and Australia, there was a close fight between the two teams. By the end of the first day’s play, Australia scored 299 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. Broad created history by completing 600 wickets in Test cricket. Woakes took the maximum four wickets for England.
England captain Ben Stokes managed to win the toss in the fourth consecutive Test. However, taking a shocking decision, Ben Stokes decided to bowl first. This decision of Stokes was surprising because the team bowling first has never won at this ground in Manchester.
After this Vox wreaked havoc. Australia lost two wickets within three overs. Green disappointed in this match as well and he was able to score only 16 runs. Marsh also went on to score 51 runs. However, Carey, along with Stark, tried to increase Australia’s score. Carey was dismissed for 20, while Starc remained not out for 23.