The Ashes 5th Test Australia vs England Day 2: England batters on the ropes again as Australia take control
The England batters were up against it again, against Australia, on the second day of the 5th Ashes Test, at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart today. Having bowled out the hosts in their 1st Innings for 303, England were 188 all out, trailing Australia by 115 runs.
Australia vs England, Match 5, The Ashes
Australia 303/10 (75.4 ov) & *37/3 (19 ov)
England 188/10 (47.4 ov)
Close of Play Day 2: Australia lead by 152 runs
You are now looking at England's highest wicket-taker in Ashes history! ??— ICC (@ICC) January 15, 2022
Stuart Broad went past Ian Botham to record his 129th Ashes wicket on dismissing David Warner.
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Australia pushed on from their overnight position of 241/6 to reach 303 all out and then set about the England batters, bowling the tourists out for just 188.
Australia were 37/3, at the close, with a lead of 152 runs, the England bowlers hitting back strongly towards the end of the day.
Australia 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-3 (David Warner - 5.6 ov), 2-7 (Usman Khawaja - 8.6 ov), 3-12 (Steven Smith - 9.5 ov), 4-83 (Marnus Labuschagne - 22.1 ov), 5-204 (Travis Head - 48.5 ov), 6-236 (Cameron Green - 57.6 ov), 7-246 (Mitchell Starc - 63.2 ov), 8-252 (Pat Cummins - 67.1 ov), 9-280 (Alex Carey - 70.3 ov), 10-303 (Nathan Lyon - 75.4 ov)
England 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Rory Burns - 1.4 ov), 2-29 (Zak Crawley - 7.6 ov), 3-78 (Dawid Malan - 21.4 ov), 4-81 (Joe Root - 23.4 ov), 5-85 (Ben Stokes - 24.6 ov), 6-110 (Ollie Pope - 30.5 ov), 7-152 (Sam Billings - 41.5 ov), 8-182 (Chris Woakes - 46.2 ov), 9-182 (Stuart Broad - 46.6 ov), 10-188 (Mark Wood - 47.4 ov)
Australia 2nd Innings Fall of wickets: 1-0 (David Warner - 0.3 ov), 2-5 (Marnus Labuschagne - 3.1 ov)
Australia - David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Scott Boland, Nathan Lyon
England - Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Sam Billings(wk), Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad
Start Time: 03:30
Toss: England won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Officials: Paul Wilson, Rodney Tucker, Paul Reiffel, Donovan Koch, David Boon
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