Usman Khawaja became the third player to hit two centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was the last man to score two centuries in an SCG Test - in 2006 vs South Africa.
England's Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler were unable to take the field on Day 4 after being hit by finger injuries. Visiting all-rounder Ben Stokes, who took up a side strain while bowling looked in discomfort with the bat.
The inclusion of Stuart Broad in the fourth Ashes Test is the only change in the England side that lost in Melbourne in the third Test. England have lost all three Tests so far in the Ashes series.
Following his 6/7 against England in the third Ashes Test, Scott Boland was an obvious choice for Australia skipper Pat Cummins for the fourth Test in Sydney after Josh Hazlewood and Jhye Richardson weren't fully fit.
Besides taking four wickets for 33 runs, England fast bowler James Anderson showed great athleticism on the field on Day 2 of the third Ashes Test match at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Monday.
The start on Day 2 of the ongoing third Ashes Test at the MCG was delayed after CA announced two members of the England cricket team’s support staff and two of their family members have returned positive Covid-19.
England opener Haseeb Hameed became Australia captain Pat Cummins' 100th Test victim on home soil on Sunday at the MCG on Day 1 of the third Ashes 2021-22 Test. Australia lead the Ashes series 2-0.
Australia and England will be facing each other in the third Test of the ongoing Ashes series at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Boxing Day. Australia lead the series 2-0 and aim to retain the Ashes at MCG.
The International Cricket Council had earlier announced that England were fined 100 per cent match fee and five WTC points for the over-rate offence in Brisbane last week.
David Warner, who was hit on the rib cage during the first Ashes 2021-22 Test against England, batted for a brief period at the nets on Tuesday. Skipper Pat Cummins said Warner is good to start.
Australia go into the second Ashes 2021-22 Test against England in Adelaide on Thursday with a perfect win record in eight day-night Tests they have played so far. England have won just once in four they have played.
Josh Hazlewood's absence in the second Ashes 2021-22 Test match against England is a big loss for Australia considering his performance with the ball in Day-night Tests matches. Hazlewood has 32 wickets in pink-ball Test matches in 7 games.
Joe Root (86 not out) and Dawid Malan (80 not out) helped England reach 220/2 at Day 3 stumps of the first Ashes 2021-22 Test. Root (1,541 runs so far) also surpassed Michael Vaughan’s (1481) record of most runs in a single calendar year.
Catch Day 3 highlights of the first Ashes 2021-22 Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane. At the close of play Friday, England were 220/2 in 70 overs. They still trail Australia by 58 runs.
Pat Cummins made his captaincy debut in style with a five-wicket haul at The Gabba, helping Australia dismiss England for 147. Then, rain arrived in Brisbane. Catch Day 1 AUS vs ENG highlights and cricket scores of the first Ashes Test.
England have their top seven already fixed for the first Ashes 2021-22 Test vs Australia. The call for the final playing XI will be taken just an hour before the toss on Wednesday in Brisbane, said ECB.
The Gabba has been like a fortress for Australia in the Ashes. The Aussies have a 12-4 win-loss record in Brisbane and they will do everything to protect that record.
James Anderson is fit and is not carrying any injury. The decision to rest Anderson at Gabba for the first Ashes 2021-22 Test is part of an English plan to keep the pace spearhead fresh for bigger challenges.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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