Australia v England, 4th Test, Day 1, Melbourne

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  • David Warner smacked his 21st Test century to put Australia in command on Day 1.
  • Stuart Broad was finally successful in taking a wicket, that of Usman Khawaja after 414 deliveries.
  • Warner's knock of 103 came in 151 balls with 12 boundaries.
  • Tom Curran made his Test debut in place of Craig Overton but suffered heartbreak after overstepping on his dismissal ball to Warner, denying him his maiden Test wicket.
  • Steven Smith remained unbeaten on 65 along with Shaun Marsh batting on 31 as Australia ended Day 1 on 244/3.
  • Chris Woakes was successful in dismissing a struggling Cameron Bancroft for 26.