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Last Updated: Thursday, 25 August 2005, 08:23 GMT 09:23 UK
England v Australia day one photos
Brett Lee and Shaun Tait
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Shaun Tait chats to Brett Lee after receiving his baggy green cap - Michael Vaughan wins the toss and elects to bat
Michael Kasprowicz bowls
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Mike Kasprowicz comes in for Glenn McGrath who fails a late fitness test and England make a watchful start
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Slowly but surely the England openers pick up the pace with Marcus Trescothick racing to 51 off 77 balls
Shaun Tait looks dejected
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The Aussie bowlers rack up the no-balls and struggle to make any impact on a seemingly dead pitch, England reach 75-0
Andrew Strauss flicks the ball away
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Shane Warne makes the breakthrough dismissing Andrew Strauss for 35 - the ball comes off bat and boot to Hayden
Shane Warne appeals
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Strauss stands his ground as Warne appeals to Steve Bucknor who is unsure and refers the decision to the television official
Fans with umbrellas
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England are 129-1 at lunch but afternoon play is disrupted by rain with only five more runs added by tea
Shaun Tait celebrates his first Test wicket
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The rain break unsettles the England batsman allowing Shaun Tait to take his first Test wicket bowling Trescothick for 65
Kevin Pietersen
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England are 146-3 when Tait strikes again to remove Ian Bell caught behind on three - Kevin Pietersen comes to the crease
Ricky Ponting claims the vital wicket of counterpart Michael Vaughan
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Ricky Ponting surprisingly claims the vital wicket of Michael Vaughan for 58 as England finish the day on 229-4



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