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2nd Ashes Test,England vs Australia,Day 1 Highlights

Steve Smith Travis Head David Warner Shine As Australia Dominate England

ENG vs AUS, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 1 Highlights: 

In the second Ashes Test at Lord’s, London, Australia faced off against England on Day 1, with highlights including fifties from Steve Smith, Travis Head, and David Warner. Australia ended the day at 339 for 5, with Warner’s 66 providing a strong start and Smith’s unbeaten 85 holding the fort for the team led by Pat Cummins. Travis Head’s impressive performance of 77 off 73 only added to England’s problems. Meanwhile, Josh Tongue and Joe Root each took two wickets, while Ollie Robinson claimed one. England captain Ben Stokes won the toss and chose to bowl.

England (Playing XI): Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Stuart Broad, Ollie Robinson, Josh Tongue, James Anderson


Stumps: Australia 339/5 in 83.0 overs
Australia 302/3 in 71.2 overs
4th wkt Partnership: 100 off 104 bolls be 5.en S Smith (27) and T Head (67)
T Head 15th Test fifty: 50 runs in 48 balls (9×4) (0x6)
Drinks: Australia 261/3 in 66.0 overs
Australia 250/3 in 63.2 overs
4th wkt Partnership: 50 off 54 balls between S Smith (9) and T Head (35)
S Smith 38th Test fifty: 51 runs in 102 balls (6×4) (0x6)
Australia 202/3 in 56.1 overs
3rd wkt Partnership: 100 off 144 balls between M Labuschagne (41) and S Smith (43)
Tea: Australia 190/2 in 50 overs
Referral 3 (42.4 ovs): ENG against M Labuschagne (LBW) Unsuccessful (AUS: 2, ENG: 3)
Referral 2 (40.4 ovs): M Labuschagne against ENG (LBW) successful (AUS: 3, ENG:
3rd wkt Partnership: 50 off 47 balls between M Labuschagne (18) and S Smith (25)
Australia 150/2 in 37.2 overs

Drinks: Australia 130/2 in 35.0 overs
Referral 1 (33.3 ovs): S Smith against ENG (Caught) Successful (ENG: 3, AUS: 2)
Australia 101/2 in 30.1 overs
Rain Stoppage: Australia 79/1 in 26.0 overs
Lunch: Australia 73/1 in 23.1 overs
D Warner 35th Test fifty: 52 runs in 66 balls (6×4) (1×6)
1st wkt Partnership: 50 off 110 balls between D Warner (38) and U Khawaja (10)
Australia 50/0 in 18.1 overs
D Warner dropped on 20 by O Pope in 12.6 overs

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