Watson settles into new role

Edgbaston

Edgbaston - The sun breaks out, but a wet outfield prevents play getting under way on time  

Edgbaston rain

Edgbaston rain - Spectators wait patienty at a soggy Edgbaston  

Aleem Dar, Rudi Koertzen & Tim Robinson

Aleem Dar, Rudi Koertzen & Tim Robinson - The umpires perform one of four inspections during a frustrating day  

Rudi Koertzen, Andrew Strauss, Aleem Dar & Ricky Ponting

Rudi Koertzen, Andrew Strauss, Aleem Dar & Ricky Ponting - Umpires and captains prepare for a 5pm start  

Shane Watson & Ian Botham

Shane Watson & Ian Botham - Two of the game's greats test the outfield  

Simon Katich

Simon Katich - The left-hander makes hay early on  

Shane Watson

Shane Watson - Australia's newest opener starts brightly  

Phillip Hughes

Phillip Hughes - The omitted opener watches his replacement  

Simon Katich

Simon Katich - Katich avoids a short delivery  

Simon Katich & Shane Watson

Simon Katich & Shane Watson - The opening pair bring up their fifty partnership  

Graeme Swann

Graeme Swann - Swann has Katich lbw for 46 in the off-spinner's first over  

Ricky Ponting & Stuart Broad

Ricky Ponting & Stuart Broad - Broad appeals for a close leg before decsion against Ponting  

Shane Watson

Shane Watson - Watson pulls en route to 62 from 105 balls, including 10 fours  

Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting - The Australia captain pirouettes as his side reach 126 for one at stumps  

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