Friday, 17 July 2015

England vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2: England trail by 481 runs

The Ashes 2015

The 2nd Test match of the Ashes, 2015 Test series is being played at Lord's stadium, London. The second day of the match is officially over and England (85/4) is trailing by 481 runs behind Australia. Australia scored 566 runs in its first innings.

Australia continued from their first day match with Chris Rogers (158) and Steven Smith (129) at the crease and 337 runs at the scoreboard. The second wicket of Australia fell in the form of Chris Rogers at 362. Rogers and Smith contributed a partnership of 284 runs. Steven Smith, however remained at the crease for longer and scored 215 runs in 346 balls. Australia declared their innings at 566 runs after 149 overs.

Stuart Broad took 4 wickets for England.

Australia 1st Innings Score Card

England was trailing by 566 runs after Australia's first innings. Adam Lyth and Alastair Cook (c) started England's first innings. Lyth was caught out for 0 runs in the very first over of the game. Cook, however is still batting. England has already lost 4 of their wickets and are now playing at 85 runs. Cook (21) and Ben Stokes (38) are at the crease.

Mitchell Johnson took two wickets while Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood got one wicket each.

England 1st Innings Day 2 Score Card

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