Australia make painstaking progress on rain-affected Day 1 of historic day-night Ashes Test in Adelaide

FirstCricket Staff, Dec, 02 2017
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    England players line up for the opening ceremonies for their Ashes test match against Australia in Adelaide. AP

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    England's Craig Overton, center, celebrates with teammates Jonny Bairstow, left, and Alastair Cook after bowling out Australia's Steve Smith for 40 runs during their Ashes test match in Adelaide. AP

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    Australia's Steve Smith turns to see he's bowled out for 40 runs by England's Craig Overton, right, during their Ashes test match in Adelaide. AP

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    England's Craig Overton, left, lays on the ground after attempting to field a ball hit by Australia's Steve Smith, right, during their Ashes test match in Adelaide. AP

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    Ashes without sledging is impossible. Australia's Steve Smith, left, and England's Stuart Broad have words mid-wicket during their Ashes. AP

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    England's Stuart Broad, left, dives in attempt to field off his own bowling to Australia's Cameron Bancroft. AP

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    Umpire Aleem Dar, center, calls for the ball as players leave the ground as rain begins to fall during the Ashes test match between England and Australia in Adelaide. AP

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    Umpire Aleem Dar, center, calls for the ball as players leave the ground as rain begins to fall during the Ashes test match between England and Australia in Adelaide. AP




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1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 Australia 3294 97
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2 India 6546 119
3 Australia 5948 114
4 England 6156 114
5 New Zealand 5432 111
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4 England 2029 119
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