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AUS vs ENG 5th Ashes Test 2021–22 Day 2 Stat Highlights: Hosts Ahead Despite England’s Fightback


Continuing their domination within the series, Australia retained the higher hand on the second day of the fifth and closing Ashes Test, regardless of England’s late fightback. England had been bowled out for 188 of their first innings, conceding a lead of 115 runs, however they picked up three Australian wickets — David Warner (0), Usman Khawaja (11), Marnus Labuschagne (5) within the third session to drag issues again. Steven Smith (17 not out) and nightwatchman Scott Boland (3 not out) had been on the crease as Australia completed Day 2 at 37-3 of their second innings, main England by 152 runs. (*2*)AUS vs ENG 5th Ashes Test 2021-22: England Reach 34/2 at Dinner, Trail Australia by 269 Runs on Day 2 of Final Match.

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As many as 17 wickets fell within the day on the Bellerive Oval in Hobart as Australia and England wrestled for management. Australia did not have a very good begin of their second innings as Stuart Broad despatched again David Warner for his second duck within the ongoing Test. Chris Woakes and Mark Wood too acquired into the act, the previous dismissing Marnus Labuschagne and the latter getting the higher of Usman Khawaja with a snorter to depart Australia reeling at 37/3.

Earlier, resuming the day at 241/6, Mark Wood gave England their first breakthrough of the day. The pacer bowled a brief ball to dismiss Mitchell Starc (3). Australia skipper Cummins (2) was the subsequent one to go.

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Australia had been eight down for 252 however Nathan Lyon performed a counter-attacking knock to revive the hosts’ innings. Lyon completed with 31 off 27 and added one other 23 for the ultimate wicket with Scott Boland (10 not out) to take Australia to 303 of their first innings. Meanwhile, try stat highlights from day two of 5th Ashes Test:

# Stuart Broad dismissed David Warner for 14th time.

# A complete of 17 wickets fell on day two of the fifth Test.

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# Broad is now England’s highest wicket-taker in Ashes historical past, surpassing Ian Botham’s tally of 128.

# David Warner was out for a pair (duck in every innings) second time in his Test profession.

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# Pat Cummins now has third-most wickets in a Test series on debut as captain for Australia.

Starting the innings for England, Rory Burns was run out for a duck. Burns’s opening accomplice Crawley (18) loved a more optimistic begin, taking part in three delectable drives earlier than he was dismissed by Pat Cummins. Resuming the second session from 34/2, Root and Malan started effectively. With runs flowing simply, Australian skipper Cummins was pressured to convey Starc and himself into the assault. The left-arm pacer went for 13 in his first over however Cummins ended the 49-run stand by strangling Malan down the legside.

After Malan’s departure, Cummins removed his counterpart. England slid additional when Ben Stokes was dismissed with rating studying 85/5. Boland then returned to the assault and acquired Ollie Pope nicking to the wicket-keeper. Including Woakes, England misplaced their final three wickets within the house of six runs, conceding a heavy lead. Broad and Woakes then struck early with the ball to ship again Warner and Labuschagne and provides England a little bit of hope.

(The above story first appeared on SociallyKeeda on Jan 15, 2022 10:34 PM IST. For more information and updates on politics, world, sports activities, entertainment and way of life, go online to our web site sociallykeeda.com).

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