Ashes 2013: How the England wickets fell on Day One of the 1st Test

Australia stunned the hosts on the opening day of the series

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England were today bowled out on the first day of the first Test. Here, we take a look at how the wickets fell...

27-1: Alastair Cook goes hard at a testing James Pattinson delivery and offers wicketkeeper Brad Haddin a simple catch.

78-2: Joe Root is undone by a superb away swinging yorker from Peter Siddle and loses his off stump.

102-3: Australia snare the prize scalp of Kevin Pietersen who follows a wider one from Siddle and edges to second slip.

124-4: Jonathan Trott's eyes light up when Siddle offers some width outside off stump but a crooked bat diverts the ball back into his wicket.

178-5: Ian Bell becomes Siddle's third victim when the seamer gets one to shape away from the bat, taking the edge on the way to Shane Watson.

180-6: England's Mr Dependable Matt Prior deposits a Siddle long-hop straight to Phil Hughes at cover. Five wickets for the paceman.

213-7: Stuart Broad takes on a short ball but top edges a return catch straight to Pattinson.

213-8: A first success for Mitchell Starc, who cleans up England's last recognised batsman Jonny Bairstow with a full delivery.

213-9: Two in two balls for Starc as Steven Finn nicks his first ball to Haddin then unsuccessfully reviews the verdict.

215 all out: Graeme Swann produces the limpest shot of a limp innings, lobbing Pattinson to a disbelieving Hughes.