Thirteen wickets fell on the opening day of the third Ashes 2023 Test between England and Australia at Headingley Test on Thursday, July 6 as bowlers had a field day. England pacer Mark Wood, making a comeback to the playing eleven, literally breathed fire, claiming 5/34 in 11.4 overs as Australia were bowled out for 263 in 60.4 overs after being asked to bat.
Seasoned Aussie left-arm seamer Mitchell Starc has asserted that he is ready to go if picked for the second Ashes Test against England at Lord's, which begins on Wednesday, June 28. Starc was dropped for the first Test at Edgbaston as Scott Boland was picked over him. However, the Australian management has given a strong indication that Starc might get the nod for the Lord’s game.
India may not have won an International Cricket Council (ICC) trophy since MS Dhoni's team lifted the Champions Trophy in 2013. However, head coach Rahul Dravid asserted that his side is not under any sort of pressure ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia, which begins at The Oval in London on June 7.