England v Australia

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  1. The only runs Denly scored in that over came when he tried to leave the ball and got an unintentional edge down to third man. He got a proper working over by Pat Cummins, not for the first time this summer.

  2. Eng 11-0

    That’s the problem for England. Whether you agree with Francis or not, in some ways they are damned if they do and damned if they don’t.

    More nervy moments for Joe Denly as he’s beaten on the inside edge again.


    Francis Edwards: Can tell already Root is going to make a 100 today. He always makes scores in the last game when the result is decided. Did against India and Windies. I know it’s 2-1 but pressure is off.

  4. Eng 7-0

    Jeeepers. Go hide behind the sofa somewhere.

    This delivery from Pat Cummins rips through Joe Denly’s gate and flicks the thigh pad. Tim Paine goes up for an appeal, certain that it was an edge, but when push comes to shove he does not review.

  5. Eng 7-0

    A real heart-in-mouth moment for England early on. As Tuffers said, umpire Marais Erasmus doesn’t get many wrong.

  6. Post update

    Phil Tufnell

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    Marais doesn’t get too many wrong! It’s unlucky though on Hazlewood… it was a good delivery.

  7. Not out

    Oooooft. The ball-tracking shows it was only just sneaking over. The ball did hit Burns on the thigh pad. He survives.

    Regardless it was a really good ball that nipped back and completely beat the England opener.

  8. Post update

    Only needs to be flicking…

  9. Post update

  10. Post update

    Phil Tufnell

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

  11. umpire-review

    England review


    Rory Burns is put lbw.

    It didn’t quite look right and Burns reviews.

  12. Eng 7-0

    It was overcast when we started, and when Tim Paine chose to bowl, but he’ll be slightly concerned to see the sun come out now.

  13. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC cricket correspondent

    I was talking to Stuart Broad yesterday and he will admit he had this match marked down as potentially his farewell. But he’s had a superb series and is showing he is still at the top of his game. He’s bowled beautifully.

  14. Mitchell Marsh gets into the series for the first time with a diving stop to prevent a Ian Bell-esque boundary through the offside. Marsh has spent a lot of time on the sidelines this summer after flying over to join the World Cup squad back in June. It’ll be a relief to be out there.

    Mitchell Marsh

    Copyright: Reuters

  15. That’s a nice shot. It should settle Rory Burns down as he bats for England at his Surrey home for the first time. Hazlewood bowls a little wide and Burns gets on the front foot, leaning onto a drive for four runs.

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    Video caption: Burns drives through the covers for the first boundary of the match
  16. How’s stat?!

    Andrew Samson

    BBC Test Match Special statistician

    This is just the fourth time in 19 years a team has been put in at The Oval.

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