Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 15 Apr 2024 Ashes 2015: Unbelievably shambolic batting effort from Australia Shambolic. Embarrassing. Pathetic. Disastrous. Cricket pundits and critics would be running out of adjectives to describe Australia's batting effort (or the lack of it) on day one. How really does one describe a batting innings lasting less than 20 overs on the opening day of a crucial Ashes Test? England dominated the day 1 of Trent Bridge Test with both ball and bat Stuart Broad skittled Australia for 60 in the morning session and then Joe Root piled on the runs in the afternoon and evening sessions to give England 214-runs lead at the close of day 1 of the fourth Test at Trent Bridge.