Ashes under way in style

Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins - The opera singer treats the crowd to a rendition of the Welsh national anthem  

Mike Atherton, Andrew Strauss, Ricky Ponting & Jeff Crowe

Mike Atherton, Andrew Strauss, Ricky Ponting & Jeff Crowe - Ponting calls incorrectly at the toss before opposite number Strauss chooses to bat first  

Mike Hussey, Ben Hilfenhaus & Mitchell Johnson

Mike Hussey, Ben Hilfenhaus & Mitchell Johnson - Alastiar Cook is brilliantly held by Hussey at gully  

Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss - Strauss is caught via his glove after failing to get out of the way of a Mitchell Johnson bouncer  

Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara - Bopara rides his luck in reaching 35  

Mitchell Johnson & Ravi Bopara

Mitchell Johnson & Ravi Bopara - A well-disguised slower ball does for Bopara  

Kevin Pietersen, Michael Clarke & Brad Haddin

Kevin Pietersen, Michael Clarke & Brad Haddin - Pietersen helps keep Australia at bay throughout the afternoon session  

Brad Haddin & Paul Collingwood

Brad Haddin & Paul Collingwood - Collingwood forces off the back foot on the way to 50  

Ben Hilfenhaus & Paul Collingwood

Ben Hilfenhaus & Paul Collingwood - Hilfenhaus ends Collingwood's 138-run alliance with Kevin Pietersen  

Brad Haddin & Kevin Pietersen

Brad Haddin & Kevin Pietersen - Pietersen top-edges a paddle-sweep off Nathan Hauritz to short-leg  

Matt Prior

Matt Prior - Prior responds to the loss of two quick wickets by taking the attack to Australia  

Brad Haddin & Andrew Flintoff

Brad Haddin & Andrew Flintoff - Flintoff helps Matt Prior add 86 in little over an hour  

Matt Prior

Matt Prior - Prior's entertaining half-century is bowled for 56  

Katherine Jenkins Mike Atherton, Andrew Strauss, Ricky Ponting & Jeff Crowe Mike Hussey, Ben Hilfenhaus & Mitchell Johnson Andrew Strauss Ravi Bopara Mitchell Johnson & Ravi Bopara Kevin Pietersen, Michael Clarke & Brad Haddin Brad Haddin & Paul Collingwood Ben Hilfenhaus & Paul Collingwood Brad Haddin & Kevin Pietersen Matt Prior Brad Haddin & Andrew Flintoff Matt Prior