Pat Cummins opened a new Australian era at the Gabba

At the Gabba, Pat Cummins opened a new era for Australia. On his captaincy debut, he also got Ashe’s five-for. In addition, the Australian fast finished with 5/38 from 13 overs. The tourists were frightened by a fantastic bowling display. Australia’s fast bowling unit smashed England for a measly 147 runs. It was a commanding display on Day One, just before tea. Also, a welcome distraction from the team’s recent controversies. Rain, team selection, and the quest for a new captain The fifth Test will be held in an unknown location, and the T20 World Cup success will be almost forgotten.

Pat Cummins has been wearing a green blazer since the coin toss. He remained unfazed, even losing “one of those tosses you’d like to lose,” as he put it. With rain and cloudy skies overhead. And bowling first after losing the toss was always a possibility. On a Gabba wicket that is unusually green.

Pat Cummins opened a new Australian era at the Gabba

Pat Cummins

Furthermore, by the sixth over England had slumped to 3/11. And losing Rory Burns, Dawid Malan, and Joe Root in quick succession. While Ben Stokes trudged out to the crease in his return to international cricket. But his circumspect innings finished early on five runs. And Stokes became Cummins’ first victim of the first morning. A flurry of early wickets also served as a reminder of what cricket fans had been missing. It’s hard to think that just six weeks ago, this Ashes series was on the verge of being postponed.

Lastly, England was righteously hesitant and wary of onerous quarantine. In the “bubble” restrictions claiming a “squad befitting of the Ashes” may not be sent down under. Ben Stokes was originally due to miss the series. Before rejoining the squad a few weeks later. Cummins was around the wicket with his deliveries. He threw the ball a long distance, causing it to climb over Stokes. He also fended it in shock before it grabbed the bat’s shoulder and sped to the third slip.

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