The Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 1: Steve Smith's late strikes reduce England to 289 for 7 at stumps

Tim Bresnan was seven not out and James Anderson four not out after Ian Bell made 109 and Steve Smith scalped three late wickets on Day 1 of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia on Thursday.

updated: July 19, 2013 00:19 IST
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London: Ian Bell's third hundred in successive Ashes matches saw England fight back against Australia in the second Test at Lord's on Thursday. (Match Scorecard | Day 1 highlights - as it happened)

Ashes-holders England were 289 for seven at stumps on the first day, having been in dire straits at 28 for three when Bell came in. (Also read: Ryan Harris shrugs off injuries to avenge agony)

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