Cummins reached his century of Test wickets at Edgbaston, becoming the second fastest Australian fast bowler to do so in 21 Tests behind only Charles "The Terror" Turner, who managed it in his 17th match back in 1895.
Given the new ball on day one Cummins didn't get it right as he was trying to find the "tempo" of Test cricket.
He was then ruled out of the second test on Tuesday.
His ineffectiveness came under scrutiny after fellow off-spinner Nathan Lyon took six for 49 which helped to lift Australia into a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series. I want to get every batter out.
"And I think mixed into that the excitement and the nerves of first spell in Ashes over here". I was pretty pumped up.More news: Jeffrey Epstein guards suspected of falsifying logs at Metropolitan Correctional Center
"I feel really good, I haven't really done much in the last few days and just built up nicely. I feel 100 per cent".
Smith's average against left-arm spin is a much less impressive 34.9, but Leach insists he is not placing any extra importance on claiming the wicket of Australia's former captain.
"It was really special".
"The wicket is really interesting, it looks like it's going to be a really flat wicket to me", said Langer.
Speaking on Halftime with James Willis, Copeland believes England's plan is foolish and thinks Jack Leach shouldn't even be selected for the Lord's Test.More news: Russian fighters drive North Atlantic Treaty Organisation warplane away from defense chief's plane
His opening partner Cameron Bancroft, who is under pressure after making just 15 runs in his return to Test cricket at Birmingham, didn't train having turned out in the tour game against Worcestershire last week.
England will be desperate to bounce back after suffering a heavy defeat in the first Test at Edgbaston. Most grounds it's the first thing to look at but here, there's so much else to admire and love about being here.
The answer to this question isn't going to satisfy too many English fans as it is simply: We don't know!
"We've had a bit of a break so we've been able to reflect on that before we now come up here and concentrate on the next game".
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