Australia are set to take on England for the much anticipated 2017-18 Ashes Series which starts on Monday morning, 23 November 2017 at the Gabba with first test match. Australia will be looking to use the home advantage and win the Ashes series while England will be looking to finally break their losing streak in Australia where they have not won the Ashes since 20 years. On this page you will find match highlights of everydays play after its finished and we will have extended days highlights after the last session is over.
Australia vs England 1ST ASHES Test – Day 1 Highlights: The first days play starts on Monday, 23 November 2017 at around midnight UK time and BT Sports has the live coverage in the UK. However if you reside in a country where you don’t have live access to Ashes coverage you can always tune in here after the last session of the day to catch full extended highlights of the days play. Video highlights are usually updated in couple of hours after the last session every day.
England last won at the Gabba 31 years ago when Ian Botham’s incredible 134 laid the foundation of famous win however since than England have had nightmares at this ground which Joe Roots men will be looking to overcome in the coming 5 days. Australia on the other hand are absolute formidable at the Brisbane stadium where they are unbeaten in their last 28 test matches.
1st Test Preview & Lineups: England dont have any injury worries heading into the first test with Joe Root set to captain the side which will include some un familiar faces in the likes of Jack Ball, Dawid Malan, Mark Stoneman and James Vince. While the usual suspects in James Anderson, Moeen Ali, Alister Cook, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes will take the field in the opening test.
Australia on the other hand had to dealt with couple of injuries going into the first test with both David Warner and Shaun Marsh ruled out ahead of the first days play.