Elsewhere, Love Island continues to flop about like a dead fish.
An incredible individual performance from Ben Stokes guided England to an win in Ashes, and Nine to a big overall win in the ratings.
Nothing much to write home about today, with The Block besting The Bachelor in a two way race for ratings supremacy.
The viewers who stuck through Australia's abysmal start got a treat on a sport heavy night.
Ten and ABC offered weak line ups and were left behind accordingly.
Solid if unspectacular numbers for Foxtel on the absorbing first day of the India versus Australia test series.