Australia commander Tim Paine won the hurl and chose to bat in the primary Ashes Test against England at Edgbaston on Thursday.
Cricket News Australia have not won a match of any sort at Edgbaston since 2001, while England has won their previous 11 internationals at the Birmingham ground.
Australia is searching for their first Ashes arrangement win in England in 18 years. As expected, the guests incorporated every one of the three players given long bans for their jobs in a ball-altering embarrassment in South Africa a year ago — David Warner, Cameron Bancroft and previous skipper Steve Smith.
Openers Bancroft and Warner can hope to be booed on their way to the center making a decision by the unfriendly gathering Warner and top-request batsman Smith got during the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales. Save wicketkeeper Matthew Wade was incorporated as an expert batsman subsequent to making three hundred for Australia An on their voyage through England.
Usman Khawaja was additionally back in the top request following hamstring damage that cut off his inclusion in the World Cup, which saw Australia vanquished by inevitable victors England in an Edgbaston semi-last.
Australia additionally included experienced paceman Peter Siddle, who has been playing English province cricket this season for Essex, in an assault highlighting James Pattinson and Pat Cummins.
Be that as it may, there was the wrong spot for World Cup initiate Mitchell Starc. England captain Joe Root named his side on Wednesday. James Anderson, England’s unequaled driving wicket-taker, returned in the wake of missing a week ago’s a success in an erratic Test against Ireland at Lord’s. The Edgbaston match is the first of a five-Test arrangement and the first of the ICC’s new World Test Championship, with players’ names and squad numbers set to be shown on the backs of their shirts without precedent for this organization.
England: Rory Burns, Jason Roy, Joe Root (capt), Joe Denly, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow (wkt), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
Australia: David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (capt/wk), Pat Cummins, James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon
Umpires: Joel Wilson (WIS), Aleem Dar (PAK)