Australia vs England, 2nd Test Day 1: Warner, Labuschagne put Australia in a comfortable position
At day break of the 2nd Test Day 1 Australia look fully in charge, David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne putting them in the drivers seat at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
Australia vs England, 2nd Test (D/N), The Ashes
Australia *221/2 (89 ov)
Day 1 Session 3, Australia won the toss and elected to bat
Australia won the toss and elected to bat, David Warner (95) taking the opportunity to carve a true Test innings, surviving 167 balls before Stokes managed to find a way. He was joined by Marnus Labuschagne (95*) who put Australia in a great position early on after the early wicket of Marcus Harris.
England at this point need a wicket, heading in at the end of Day 1 of the 2nd Test - it will be a mountain to climb though, as Warner and Labuschagne have given them a commanding lead.
Australia Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Marcus Harris - 7.3 ov), 2-176 (David Warner - 64.2 ov)
Australia - David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jhye Richardson
England - Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes/Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
Date: 16th December, 04:00 AM
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Toss: Australia won the toss & elected to bat
Umpires: Paul Wilson, Rod Tucker
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