The England National Cricket Team has been a full member of the ICC since 15 June, 1909, representing both England and Wales. They were one of the first teams to be given Test status (along with Australia) in 1877.
PAUL NEWMAN: Stokes appeared to damage his left knee diving in the field while Ollie Robinson, went off towards the end the day for 'maintenance' as another Ashes nightmare began to unfold.
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN AUSTRALIA: The second day of the first Ashes Test was another to forget for England as the momentum continued to swing in Australia's favour.
The England all-rounder - bowling in the Test arena for the first time since returning from a break to protect his mental health - looked to have dismissed Warner with just his fourth ball of the match.
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN AUSTRALIA: At stumps, Australia had recovered from a spot of relative discomfort at 195 for five to reach 343 for seven, thanks to a 85-ball hundred from Travis Head.
IAN HERBERT: It took a while to find a way to drown out the drivel emanating from surely the worst ever TV broadcast of an opening day of an Ashes series but it was possible.
Australia are in a commanding position despite a stunning fightback by England since the end of the second session. Join Sportsmail 's KISHAN VAGHELA for over-by coverage...
DAVID LLOYD: Trouble was, once England had left Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad out and picked a spinner in Jack Leach they had to bat first. They clearly think there's going to be turn.
PAUL NEWMAN: England inexplicably left out the two bowlers best equipped to take advantage of conditions in Brisbane in Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad.
NASSER HUSSAIN - FIRST DAY VERDICT: I wanted Joe Root, as an England fan, to lose the toss for the first day. I could see the mind-games unfolding in front of me in the build-up to it.
Mitchell Starc warned England that Australia's attack intend to keep Joe Root quiet after he began the first Test at Brisbane with his fourth duck in eight Ashes innings.
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN AUSTRALIA: For all the fighting talk and all the good intentions, England emerged battered and bruised from the opening day of the Ashes at Brisbane.
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