BRISBANE: Haseeb Hameed hit an unbeaten 53 and Rory Burns 39 as England started their Ashes tour in a low-key and rain-hit intra-squad warm-up recreation Tuesday, performed towards the backdrop of a racism scandal again residence.
Take a look at superstars Joe Root, Stuart Broad, Jimmy Anderson and Ben Stokes have been among the many first wave of gamers to land in Brisbane on November 6 with their Twenty20 World Cup contingent jetting in later.
They’ve accomplished 14 days quarantine at a Gold Coast resort and skilled their first actual style of Australian circumstances within the casual three-day recreation towards England Lions at Peter Burge Oval.
However rain restricted the opening day to only 29 overs.
Hameed struck eight boundaries and Burns discovered the ropes 4 occasions as an England XI made 98 with out loss after profitable the toss and opting to bat Zak Crawley is scheduled to return in at three adopted by skipper Root, Stokes then Ollie Pope.
Whereas Broad was on the crew sheet, his veteran fast-bowling associate Anderson was not.
Different absent Ashes squad members included Johnny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan and Mark Wooden, who all performed on the T20 World Cup.
Printed in Daybreak, November 24th, 2021