Australia gain momentum as England captain Joe Root falls short of century on Day 1 in Sydney

Relive the Day one of the final Ashes Test as Australia come on top after England lose quick wickets at stumps

FirstCricket Staff, January 04, 2018
England's opening batsmen Alastair Cook (L) and Mark Stoneman run out during their Ashes cricket test match in Sydney. AP

England's opening batsmen Alastair Cook (L) and Mark Stoneman run out during their Ashes cricket test match in Sydney. AP

ngland's Mark Stoneman avoids a high delivery from Australia's Mitchell Starc. AP

England's Mark Stoneman avoids a high delivery from Australia's Mitchell Starc. AP

Australia's Pat Cummins celebrates taking the wicket of England's Mark Stoneman. AP

Australia's Pat Cummins celebrates taking the wicket of England's Mark Stoneman. AP

England's Joe Root ducks under a bouncer from Australia's Pat Cummins. Woof! That went like a rocket. AP

England's Joe Root ducks under a bouncer from Australia's Pat Cummins. Woof! That went like a rocket. AP

England's Joe Root, center, walks off after he was caught out against Australia. AP

England's Joe Root (C) walks off after he was caught out against Australia. AP

Australia's Shaun Marsh (L) celebrates with teammate Tim Paine after the wicket of England's Jonny Bairstow (C) on day 1 of final Test. AP

Australia's Shaun Marsh (L) celebrates with teammate Tim Paine after the wicket of England's Jonny Bairstow (C) on day 1 of final Test. AP

Updated Date: Jan 04, 2018







Top Stories

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5007 116
2 South Africa 4280 110
3 England 5310 108
4 New Zealand 3213 107
5 Australia 4143 101
6 Sri Lanka 4103 91
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6918 126
2 India 7201 120
3 New Zealand 5188 113
4 South Africa 4985 111
5 Pakistan 4370 102
6 Australia 4220 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 4979 138
2 India 5298 126
3 England 2586 118
4 Australia 3266 117
5 South Africa 2502 114
6 New Zealand 2940 113