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





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114