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Australia vs England (test)

Australia vs England Match Result (TEST)

| 1st Test, Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane | 23 November, 2017

Toss won by England (decided to bat)

Australia beat England by 10 wickets

Man of the Match: Steven Smith

England Squad

Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Sam Billings, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Jake Ball, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Tom Curran

Australia Squad

Aaron Finch, Cameron White, David Warner, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Tim Paine, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins

Pitch Report

It's likely to offer pace and bounce for first few days before allowing some assistance to the slower bowlers. A cracking pitch, expect a close contest.

SWOT Analysis

StrengthStrong top order especially in home conditionsPotent pace bowling attack
WeaknessInjury prone pace bowlersSeveral failures in Australia for not being able to cope up with the pacy tracks.
OpportunitiesTo start the Ashes with a win under the beltTo gain a psychological advantage by winning the first game
ThreatsJoe Root, Moeen AliSteven Smith, Mitchell Starc

Head to Head

Matches won140108
Home Wins9151
Away Wins4957
Highest Innings Score729 on Friday, June 27, 1930903 on Saturday, August 20, 1938
Lowest Innings Score36 on Thursday, May 29, 190245 on Friday, January 28, 1887

Top Performers

Highest Total Chased403 on Thursday, July 22, 1948331 on Saturday, December 29, 1928
Lowest Total Defended63 on Monday, August 28, 188245 on Friday, January 28, 1887
Most Prolific BatsmanDon Bradman - 5028 RunsJack Hobbs - 3636 Runs
Highest Individual Score334 by Don Bradman On Friday, July 11, 1930364 by Len Hutton On Saturday, August 20, 1938
Most Successful BowlerShane Warne - 195 WicketsIan Botham - 148 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis9/121 by Arthur Mailey On Friday, February 11, 192110/53 by Jim Laker On Thursday, July 26, 1956

Team Rankings

1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3888 111
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
FULL Ranking