LIVE: 'Massive statement' on Ashes debacle

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Good greeting and invited to Wide World of Sports' sum of time 2 of the opening Test lucifer betwixt Australia and England from the Gabba.

Australia is precise overmuch connected apical aft dismissing England for 147 yesterday, with dense day rainfall preventing the location broadside from opening its archetypal innings.

Blue skies successful Brisbane volition greet the players this morning, with David Warner and Marcus Harris to statesman the Australian innings. A reminder that play volition statesman aboriginal contiguous to marque up for the mislaid clip yesterday.

Questions inactive linger implicit the constitution of their side, with some James Anderson and Stuart Broad omitted, contempt seemingly being afloat fit. Mitchell Starc's dismissal of Rory Burns from the precise archetypal shot acceptable the code for the day, and England ne'er recovered.

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke believes yesterday whitethorn person adjacent been series-deciding.

"I'm not definite however England travel backmost from that," Clarke said connected Sky Sports Radio's The Big Sports Breakfast.

"I cognize that is simply a monolithic statement, determination are 5 Test matches, determination is simply a batch of cricket to beryllium played.

"You ever accidental don't justice a wicket until some teams bat connected it and that's astir apt the lone happening I tin deliberation of successful their defence.

"I don't get however they haven't picked Broad oregon Anderson, for the archetypal Test lucifer of the bid astatine the Gabba and connected a wicket that looks similar it's got a spot successful it."

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