Pacer Chris Woakes claimed 4/52 as England held Australia to 299/8 in 83 overs on Day 1 of the fourth Ashes 2023 Test at Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday, July 19. England bowled first after winning the toss and did a great job to claim eight Australian wickets although the visitors scored close to 300 runs
England have produced some stunning batting efforts in the recent past, as part of their one-day revival in the post-2015 World Cup debacle period. And, their performance at Trent Bridge on Tuesday was astonishing to say the least.
Pakistan's bowlers came up with an excellent all-round effort on day four of the Lord's Test, to claim a hard-fought 75-run victory against England. Resuming at 214 for 8, and looking to set a target in the region of 300
Having got themselves into some great ODI form courtesy a couple of thumping wins over Ireland, Sri Lanka headed into the opening match of the one-day series against England at Trent Bridge with renewed vigour.