Australia v England: first one-day international – live!

Updates from the opening one-dayer of the series at the MCGThe Joy of Six: Nick Miller on 10th-wicket partnershipsAnd get in touch with Adam on email or tweet @collinsadam 4.17am GMT 12th over: Australia 68-2 (Finch 37, Head 0) Wood has been replaced by Plunkett, who has swung around to the Members End after one over from the southern. Lovely work from Finch pulling well enough to beat the sweeper to the rope. Struck that so well. Less so next up, edging through slip! Very catchable height, but no catchers in place for him at this stage. Infuriating for the bowler. “It’s the job of the bowler there,” says Jimmy Anderson on TMS. “The bowler has a responsibility as well as the captain.” Of course, the edge went to the rope making ten from the over. It's an inside edge from Smith and Buttler does well to hold on! #AUSvENG 4.13am GMT 11th over: Australia 58-2 (Finch 27, Head 0) Rashid nearly gets Head first ball too! A neat top spinner, beating the left-hander’s outside edge - but only just. Wood and Rashid clearly the missing pieces of England's #Ashes team 4.11am GMT Smith is out! Rashid has...
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