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Summary

  1. Delayed originate – subsequent inspection at 11:30 BST
  2. Weather forecast is mixed, with showers expected to sure by the afternoon
  3. Each and each teams traipse into the match with 100% generous recordsdata

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By Jack Skelton

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  1. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    If this wasn’t an Ashes year, I’d gamble and attach apart Jason Roy in.

    Maybe he’s going to advance in and flourish. Nonetheless it’s one of these immense year and that would be inserting so noteworthy stress on him before he is even performed.

    Nonetheless if the selectors mediate the cupboard is naked he would possibly maybe well advance in resulting from he is aware of the workforce and the attach up.

  2. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Particular

    My misfortune if Jason Roy turned into picked, is folks would possibly maybe well favor him to be our Virender Sehway however it’s completely complex to play the the same skill. The red Dukes ball moves all around the issue within the first hour.

  3. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    Ought to Jason Roy originate within the Ashes?

    Jason Roy is a good expertise, he can hit the ball all spherical the bottom and has a honest straight power.

    Folk would possibly maybe well compare him to Alex Hales, but when Alex Hales came into Test cricket, his strike payment turned into actually slower than mine.

    The immense thing I actually bear about Roy is he hasn’t opened the batting noteworthy in red ball cricket, if at all.

    It’ll very effectively be he is the most attention-grabbing option we now bear bought but I’d mute be skeptical about it resulting from it’s a irregular art work, opening the batting in Assessments.

  4. Publish update

    It be brightening up rather and the sq. covers bear been rolled up all over again.

  5. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    What create you ought to create on the first morning of an Ashes, bat or bowl?

    It relies on the venue. If you would possibly maybe well maybe be at Brisbane you ought to bat first resulting from when you kind no longer it will most likely be very, very laborious to prefer the game.

    In England, it would very effectively be better for bowling. There are cases though that you actually are attempting to bat even though it will swing resulting from it would possibly in all probability well mute be the most attention-grabbing time for batting within the match.

  6. SMS Message: Working in my office northwest of Nottingham, striking out the window attempting to blow this dry cloud to the South East of Nottingham so I will personal sure I kind no longer bear a day no longer getting to accumulate stamp to the cricket! from Sam, Nottingham

    Working in my office northwest of Nottingham, striking out the window attempting to blow this dry cloud to the South East of Nottingham so I will personal sure I kind no longer bear a day no longer getting to accumulate stamp to the cricket!

  7. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    I outmoded to strive to search out the names of cricketers on the promoting boards and scoreboards.

    Swanny like minded talked about I wasn’t actually that boring but I admit that is no longer the most thrilling sport.

  8. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Particular

    Did you ever compile your self daydreaming after which snap out of it, shy you weren’t concentrating?

    I as soon as bought distracted all over a one-day sport for Northants at Eastbourne. I turned into fielding in entrance of the pavilion and the opposition physio, who I do know, turned into talking to me, blatantly attempting to distract me.

    I heard a pop and somebody weep, ‘Swanny’. The ball turned into rolling in my direction and I grew to turn into a single into a two. I turned into panicking and threw it in – it turned into a as we order hit and I bought a stride out!

  9. Publish update

    ARGH. It be raining all over again and the covers are going motivate on.

  10. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Particular

    I most trendy standing with Cooky within the slips resulting from he is bought more to him than most folk mediate. He comes up with one of the important most attention-grabbing quips and one-liners ever but doesn’t bear the balls to deliver them within the altering room so I to find them.

    Andrew Strauss turned into rather boring comparatively.

  11. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    What create you order about within the slips all this day? Is it complex concentrating?

    At the very least 25 of the overs turned into Swanny bowling so that is after I bought rather of peace and mute.

  12. Top stride scorers

    1. Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) – 260
    2. David Warner (Aus) – 255
    3. Jason Roy (Eng) – 215
    4. Aaron Finch (Aus) – a hundred ninety
    5. Jos Buttler (Eng) – 185
  13. Publish update

    Graeme Swann

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Particular

    My garden is continuously waterlogged when it rains like this. I’d like Trent Bridge’s drainage system.

  14. Publish update

    Alastair Put collectively dinner

    Susceptible England captain on TMS

    Because it appears factual now, give it an hour and we would possibly maybe well effectively web some play.

  15. Top wicket takers

    Mohammad Amir’s 5-30 the day prior to this skill he has moved to the cease of wicket chart with 10 scalps. Will Lockie Ferguson or Matt Henry overhaul him this day?

    1. Mohammad Amir (Pak) – 10
    2. Pat Cummins (Aus) – 9
    3. Mitchell Starc (Aus) – 9
    4. Lockie Ferguson (NZ) – eight
    5. Matt Henry (NZ) – 7
  16. Publish update

    And the assorted sq. camouflage is now also being rolled up.

    The rain has stopped. Nonetheless for how prolonged?

  17. SMS Message: It be brightening up in Manchester. Correct saying… from Luke in sunny Manchester

    It be brightening up in Manchester. Correct saying…

    Luke, I’m making an strive out the window here and I mediate you would possibly maybe well maybe be fibbing.

  18. Publish update

    Nicely now. One among the sq. covers has been rolled up towards the cruise camouflage.

    Men in wellies are literally sweeping the surface water away.

    Cricket is a high tech sport.

  19. Assign a inquire of to Put collectively dinner & Swann

    So, while all of us wait, you would possibly maybe web your questions in for Sir Alastair Put collectively dinner and Graeme Swann.

    Spend #AskTMS on Twitter or electronic mail tms@bbc.co.uk

    Waddle, traipse, traipse!