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England Bowled Out For 85 By Ireland On Day 1 Of Test Match

England Bowled Out For 85 By Ireland On Day 1 Of Test Match

England have been bowled out for 85 against Ireland as 10 wickets fell on the opening session ahead of the Ashes.

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Fresh off winning the World Cup, England have been skittled out in the opening session on Day 1.

Jason Roy, who's making his Test debut after starring with the bat in white ball cricket, was first to go. He edged one through slip off the bowling of Tim Murtagh for five.

Joe Denly was then trapped LBW with a score of 23, followed by opening batsman Rory Burns who made six runs.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Captain Joe Root failed to steer the ship as he contributed just two runs. Jonny Bairstow was then bowled out for a duck leaving England 42-5.

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Murtagh struck again, trapping Chris Woakes LBW after a review. He then bagged his five-wicket haul after getting Moeen Ali out.

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Image: PA
Image: PA
Image: PA

Boyd Rankin got in the action by picking up the wicket of Stuart Broad. The towering pace man then got another after Sam Curran clipped one into mid-wicket.

Olly Stone, who's also making his Test debut, was the last man to go. England all out for 85.


Murtagh was the pick of Ireland's bowlers. He finished with stunning figures of 5-13.

England's four-day Test match with Ireland is their only red ball game ahead of the Ashes, which starts on August 1 at Edgbaston.

Topics: Ireland, ashes, England, Cricket News, Australia

Nasir Jabbar

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