Battling England capitulate as Australia secure second Ashes Test


Australia ground down a fighting England to win the Second Test in Adelaide Monday and go 2-0 up in the Ashes series, leaving the guests' fantasies about winning back the consecrated urn shredded.

Britain continued day five of the pink ball Test in hot water at 82 for four pursuing an enormous 468 to win, requiring a supernatural occurrence to rescue a draw.

The gamely held tight into the last meeting, battling a frantic rear-guard activity until ultimately disintegrating to be all out for 192, colliding with a 275-run rout.

Ollie Pope kept going just seven balls, edging to Steve smith at sneak off Starc, out for four to go with his baffling first innings' five.



Be that as it may, Jos Buttler (26) and Chris Woakes (44) delved in, disappointing Australia in a 61-run remain before Jhye Richardson clacked Woakes' stumps.

Ollie Robinson made a hounded eight preceding Smith took his 6th catch of the match to excuse him off Lyon, then, at that point, Buttler unbelievably fell subsequent to enduring almost 35 overs by stepping on his own stumps.




While England battled, Australia dominated under interval chief Smith later Pat Cummins was precluded hours before the begin once again a Coronavirus alarm.

workhorse Marnus Labuschagne again built up his status as one of the world's chief batsmen, pummeling 103 in the primary innings and 51 in the second. In the differentiation to England's batting, Australia showed more profundity with five of their main six scoring fifties. Opener Marcus Harris was the main disappointment.

Also even with pace initiates Cummins and Josh Hazelwood missing, Jhye Richardson and Michael Neser capably supplemented the always perilous Starc and Lyon, alongside quick further developing all rounder Cameron Green.




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