News | Cricket
23 Jan 2022 18:12
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Sports > Cricket

    England captain Joe Root has called correctly and won the toss for the first Ashes test at the 'Gabba in Brisbane

    England captain Joe Root has called correctly and won the toss for the first Ashes test at the 'Gabba in Brisbane


    He's decided to bat first.

    But the tourists have sprung a major surprise with Stuart Broad left out, joining fellow veteran paceman James Anderson in sitting out the first test.





    It means the tourists will have a bowling attack of Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes and spinner Jack Leach.

    Aussie captain Pat Cummins not unhappy with losing the toss in his first test.



    Play is just underway.

    NEWSTALK ZB'S INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COVERAGE WITH RESENE. NEW ZEALAND'S MOST TRUSTED PAINT, YEAR AFTER YEAR.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Cricket News
     23 Jan: England's Twenty20 tour of Barbados has begun with a nine-wicket loss to the West Indies
     23 Jan: It's a case of behind closed doors for New Zealand sport as long as the country is at the red traffic light setting
     23 Jan: Domestic cricket's T20 Super Smash continues today..
     22 Jan: An open invitation for essential workers to head to Eden Park
     22 Jan: South Africa have beaten India by seven wickets in their second one day cricket international at Boland Park
     21 Jan: Auckland cricketers will take the pitch on New Zealand's biggest ground for the toughest task in their respective domestic Twenty20 campaigns this summer
     20 Jan: Is English cricket's class and race problem behind their dismal Ashes defeat?
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    History made, and now a packed domestic season ahead for Kiwi sprinter Zoe Hobbs More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Council at centre of Melbourne catering controversy breaks silence on slug saga More...



     Today's News

    General:
    The San Francisco 49ers are through to their second NFC Championship game in three years, after a come-from-behind 13-10 win over the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs 18:02

    Cricket:
    England's Twenty20 tour of Barbados has begun with a nine-wicket loss to the West Indies 18:02

    Cricket:
    It's a case of behind closed doors for New Zealand sport as long as the country is at the red traffic light setting 17:32

    International:
    French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin found dead while attempting to row Atlantic 17:22

    Health & Safety:
    Get your Covid-19 booster vaccine 17:12

    Politics:
    New Zealand to impose tougher restrictions after Omicron community spread, Jacinda Ardern cancels wedding 15:52

    Living & Travel:
    Air New Zealand is bracing for service disruptions 15:32

    Health & Safety:
    An Auckland resthome worker has tested positive for Covid-19 - and may have Omicron 14:52

    Law and Order:
    Police are investigating an attempted aggravated robbery in Christchurch 14:02

    Law and Order:
    Tauranga police are asking for help to identify a man who was found dead this morning in the harbour 13:42


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd