The sporting weekend in pictures

Steve Smith punished England as Australia took control of the first Ashes Test while the EFL season got under way on a packed weekend of sporting action.

Here, PA looks at the best images from across Saturday and Sunday.

Steve Smith celebrates his second century of the first Test as Australia take charge at Edgbaston
Steve Smith celebrates his second century of the first Test as Australia take charge at Edgbaston (Nick Potts/PA)
Spectators in the Hollies Stand offer David Warner some sandpaper during the opening Ashes Test
Spectators in the Hollies Stand offer David Warner some sandpaper during the opening Ashes Test (Nick Potts/PA)
Kyle Walker makes an incredible clearance to deny Mohamed Salah in stoppage time before Manchester City beat Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield
Kyle Walker makes an incredible clearance to deny Mohamed Salah in stoppage time before Manchester City beat Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield (Martin Rickett/PA)
The trophy falls off the plinth as Manchester City players celebrate at Wembley
The trophy falls off the plinth as Manchester City players celebrate at Wembley (Martin Rickett/PA)
Lewis Hamilton celebrates his dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix victory after he overtook Max Verstappen late on at the Hungaroring
Lewis Hamilton celebrates his dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix victory after he overtook Max Verstappen late on at the Hungaroring (Laszlo Balogh/AP)
Leyton Orient fans pay tribute to Justin Edinburgh ahead of their first game back in the EFL
Leyton Orient fans pay tribute to Justin Edinburgh ahead of their first game back in the EFL (Chris Radburn/PA)
Ryan Christie poses after he scored a hat-trick in Celtic's 7-0 thrashing of St Johnstone
Ryan Christie poses after he scored a hat-trick in Celtic’s 7-0 thrashing of St Johnstone (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Hinako Shibuno lifts the Women’s British Open after her victory at Woburn
Major debutant Hinako Shibuno, ‘The Smiling Cinderella’, lifts the Women’s British Open after her victory at Woburn (Steven Paston/PA)
Lee Evans scores from distance as Wigan beat Championship new boys Cardiff on the opening weekend of the EFL season
Lee Evans scores from distance as Wigan beat Championship new boys Cardiff on the opening weekend of the EFL season (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Fulham were another former Premier League side who suffered a season-opening loss, going down 1-0 to Barnsley at Oakwell
Fulham were another former Premier League side who suffered a season-opening loss, going down 1-0 to Barnsley at Oakwell (Richard Sellers/PA)
David De Gea makes the decisive save as Manchester United beat AC Milan on penalties in a pre-season game in Cardiff
David De Gea makes the decisive save as Manchester United beat AC Milan on penalties in a pre-season game in Cardiff (Adam Davy/PA)
Tommy Makinson scores a try as St Helens beat Wakefield 26-6 to secure the League Leaders' Shield
Tommy Makinson scores a try as St Helens beat Wakefield 26-6 to secure the League Leaders’ Shield (Martin Rickett/PA)
Rangers fans run on to the pitch to celebrate Connor Goldson's stoppage-time winner at Kilmarnock
Rangers fans run on to the pitch to celebrate Connor Goldson’s stoppage-time winner at Kilmarnock (Ian Rutherford/PA)
Pablo Hernandez reacts after opening the scoring as Leeds start their campaign with a 3-1 win at Bristol City
Pablo Hernandez reacts after opening the scoring as Leeds start their campaign with a 3-1 win at Bristol City (Mark Kerton/PA)
Elia Viviani, left, sprints to victory at the Prudential RideLondon Classic
Elia Viviani, left, sprints to victory at the Prudential RideLondon Classic (Paul Harding/PA)
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