• Fans lined up from early on to get their prime spots at the Oval.
  • Michael Clarke won the toss and shoe to bat first.
  • All-rounder Ben Stokes was handed a somewhat surprising debut...
  • ...while spinner Monty Panesar was added as a second spinner for England.
  • David Warner made a brisk 29 off 32 balls...
  • ...before being removed by Stuart Broad, the only wicket of a short morning session.
  • Shane Watson waited out the rain delay that took the players to lunch.
  • Chris Rogers advanced to a patient fifty in the afternoon.
  • Watson also reached a half ton in the extended session...
  • ...before being caught and bowled by James Anderson for 51.
  • Rogers was out the next over, caught behind off Graeme Swann for 72.
  • Panesar bowled Steve Smith for six to bring on the tea break.
  • Michael Clarke and George Bailey put on a half century stand after tea...
  • ...and Bailey recorded his maiden Test fifty with a big six.
  • England were delighted to get rid of Bailey for 53, superbly caught by Swann off Broad.
  • Clarke was on 48 at stumps as the Aussies reached 273 for five.

2nd Test, Day 1: Aus v Eng

Fans lined up from early on to get their prime spots at the Oval.