A tropical storm swept in at the Gabba, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, Brisbane, December 8, 2021

A tropical storm swept in at the Gabba, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, Brisbane, December 8, 2021 © AFP/Getty Images

The covers were brought on during the tea interval, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, The Gabba, Brisbane, December 8, 2021

The covers were brought on during the tea interval, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, The Gabba, Brisbane, December 8, 2021 © CA/Cricket Australia/Getty Images

Pat Cummins holds the ball aloft after claiming his first Ashes five-for, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, The Gabba, Brisbane, December 8, 2021

Pat Cummins holds the ball aloft after claiming his first Ashes five-for, Australia vs England, The Ashes, 1st Test, Day 1, The Gabba, Brisbane, December 8, 2021 © Getty Images