ENG vs AUS Ashes Series 2023: The Ashes series 2023 has started. The first Test match between England and Australia is being played in Birmingham from Friday. England declared the innings after scoring 383 runs on the first day. During this, he also suffered a loss of 8 wickets. Joe Root did a great job for England. He scored a century. Root faced 152 balls and scored an unbeaten 118 runs. Johnny Bairstow also played an important inning of 78 runs. Nathan Lyon took 4 wickets for Australia.
England won the toss and decided to bat first. During this, the team declared the innings by scoring 393 runs with the loss of 8 wickets. Root performed brilliantly for England. He came to bat at number 4. He scored an unbeaten 118 facing 152 balls. Root’s innings included 7 fours and 4 sixes. Wicket-keeper batsman Johnny Bairstow also performed brilliantly. He scored 78 runs in 78 balls with the help of 12 fours.
Jack Crowley and Ben Duckett came to open for England. During this, Duckett got out after scoring just 12 runs. While Crowley scored 61 runs facing 73 balls. Ollie Pop went on to score 31 runs. Harry Brook contributed 32 runs. Captain Ben Stokes was able to score only 1 run. Moin Ali got out after scoring 18 runs. Stuart Broad contributed 18 runs. Robinson remained unbeaten after scoring 17 runs.
Lion took 4 wickets while bowling brilliantly for Australia. He gave 149 runs in 29 overs. Hazlewood took 2 wickets for 61 runs in 15 overs. Boland took one wicket for 86 runs in 14 overs. Cameron Green took one wicket for 32 runs in 6 overs. Captain Pat Cummins did not get a single wicket.
Ben Stokes has DECLARED!
We end our first innings on 3️⃣9️⃣3️⃣ with Joe Root unbeaten on 118*.
Let’s have a crack at the Aussies! pic.twitter.com/A8rjIz2Mhf
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 16, 2023
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