Edwards stands tall for England

Rene Farrell

Rene Farrell - The Ashes series gets under way in Sydney as England women attempt to emulate their male counterparts  

Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry - Perry, centre, removes Caroline Atkins to reduce England to seven for two  

Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte Edwards - The captain leads England's recovery  

Jenny Gunn

Jenny Gunn - Gunn on her way to 33  

Rachael Haynes

Rachael Haynes - Haynes, second from right, has Jenny Gunn caught behind to break a fourth-wicket stand of 65 with Charlotte Edwards  

Lisa Sthalekar & Australia

Lisa Sthalekar & Australia - Sthalekar is the centre of attention after trapping Laura Marsh lbw  

Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte Edwards - Edwards brings up a maiden Ashes century late in the day  

Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry - Perry strives in vain to break a ninth-wicket partnership between Charlotte Edwards and Holly Colvin currently worth 34  

Rene Farrell Ellyse Perry Charlotte Edwards Jenny Gunn Rachael Haynes Lisa Sthalekar & Australia Charlotte Edwards Ellyse Perry