England vs Australia 1st Ashes Test Day 1: Broad takes five, but Smith leads Australia’s fightback with comeback century

Steve Smith 144 England Australia 1st Ashes Test Day 1 Edgbaston cricket

Steve Smith celebrates after scoring his 24th Test century

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England seamer Stuart Broad took a five-wicket haul, but Australia batsman Steve Smith spearheaded Australia’s recovery at Edgbaston with a century in his Test comeback.

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Clark: Siddle shouldn’t have been selected for the Test series against Pakistan

Stuart Clark questions decision to include Peter Siddle in Test squad Australia Pakistan cricket

Stuart Clark: “They must have done it for experience, to get an old bloke in there with Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins not being there”

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Former Australia pace bowler Stuart Clark has questioned the national selectors’ decision to pick veteran seamer Peter Siddle for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

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Ponting shocked by decision to snub Maxwell

Ricky Ponting shocked Glenn Maxwell dropped Pakistan Test series Australia cricket

Ricky Ponting: “He’s someone who’s desperate to play Test cricket for Australia, he wants to play any game of cricket he can for his country”

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Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting admitted to being stunned by the national selectors’ decision not to pick all-rounder Glenn Maxwell for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

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