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





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 5599 124
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3474 102
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