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England Vs Australia, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1: Harry Brook Falls Short Of Ton As Australia Take First Day Honours - In Pics

England's Harry Brook fell short of a maiden Test century against Australia as the visitors had the better of the opening day of the fifth and final Ashes clash at The Oval on Thursday. Brook scored a blistering 85 as the other batters around him couldn't capitalise as England were bundled out for 283, although the former should have been dismissed for five on a day where Australia, unusually, dropped five catches. But Australia, after captain Pat Cummins won his first toss of the series and sent England into bat in overcast, bowler-friendly conditions, then lost just one wicket under the floodlights to be 61-1 at the close -- a deficit of 222. Usman Khawaja was 26 not out and Marnus Labuschagne, fresh from his hundred in last week's rain-marred drawn third Test at Old Trafford, unbeaten on two

England Vs Australia, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1
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England's Harry Brook fell short of a maiden Test century against Australia as the visitors had the better of the opening day of the fifth and final Ashes clash at The Oval on Thursday. Brook scored a blistering 85 as the other batters around him couldn't capitalise as England were bundled out for 283, although the former should have been dismissed for five on a day where Australia, unusually, dropped five catches. But Australia, after captain Pat Cummins won his first toss of the series and sent England into bat in overcast, bowler-friendly conditions, then lost just one wicket under the floodlights to be 61-1 at the close -- a deficit of 222. Usman Khawaja was 26 not out and Marnus Labuschagne, fresh from his hundred in last week's rain-marred drawn third Test at Old Trafford, unbeaten on two

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