Burns century helps England take initiative in Ashes opener

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Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday.

Jason Roy’s first Ashes innings never really got going as he was out for 10, before Joe Root benefited from a stroke of luck after a superb delivery from James Pattinson beat him and clipped the wickets but the bails did not come off.

Root and Burns went on to record the series’ first century partnership, but the England captain failed to make three...


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Burns century helps England take initiative in Ashes opener


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