Outplayed in Australia
David Parsons reflects on a disappointing trip with England Lions
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1st Test - Brisbane - Day 5 evening The first Test ends in a draw as a Ricky Ponting 50 ensures there is no late drama in Brisbane
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 5 afternoon England declare with a lead of 296 and take the wicket of Simon Katich as Australia continue to struggle.
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 5 morning Records tumble as England rack up the runs - a double century from Cook and a hundred from Trott gives them a lead of 218
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 4 evening Another wicketless session saw England complete their day of dominance - Alastair Cook scoring an unbeaten century as they closed on 309-1, a lead of 88
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 4 morning England made an excellent start to day four at the Gabba as Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook built a record opening stand in Brisbane
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 4 afternoon Another impressive session for England saw them take a 17-run lead at tea on 238 for one, despite losing captain Andrew Strauss soon after his century.
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 3 evening 5 wickets for England sees them wrap up the Australian innings for 481 and survive to stumps without losing a wicket, trailing by 202 overnight.
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 3 afternoon A record stand at the Gabba between Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin stretched Australia's lead to 176 at tea
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 3 morning Hussey and Haddin put Australia firmly in charge on Day 3 by taking the hosts to 329 for five at lunch
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 2 evening Australia closed to within 40 runs of England's total thanks to Mike Hussey on 220-5
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 2 morning Australia made a solid start and lost just one wicket before lunch to finish 96 for one
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 2 afternoon England launched a fightback after lunch taking four wickets to leave Australia 168 for five at tea
1st Test - Brisbane - Day 1 evening Australia take charge of the first Test after tea as a hat-trick from Peter Siddle helps bowl England out for 260
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