We’re finally here. The series that England came 10,000 miles to win this summer. Yep, we’re into the One Day Internationals! Adam Collins with you here to bring you all the action from the first innings at the MCG. After it really chucked it down with rain for 24 hours yesterday, it’s dry and humid today. So there should be no issues for getting away on time in about 70 minutes from now.
I still get a kick out of 50-over cricket, so I’m quite looking forward to this. Sometimes these series can feel a bit after the Lord Mayor’s Show, but with a World Cup around the corner (in England next year) this has a fair bit riding on it.
Adam will be here shortly. In the meantime, have a read of his report on how Australia’s Steve Smith has winning the Ashes in England on his bucket list. And some ODI series preview business:Continue reading...