England announces their squad for the second ashes test.
England squad for Ashes: England announces their squad for the second test match of the Ashes. The second test will be played at “The Home Of Cricket” i.e. The Lords from 14 August. Australia won the first test by 284 runs and put England on the back seat.
Australian skipper “Tim Paine” won the toss and elected to bat first immediately. Australia was able to put 284 runs on the board, thanks to Steve Smith for his fighting 144. Stuart Broad picked a fifer ( 5 for 86). In reply, England scored 374 runs. Rory Burns scored a brilliant century. England put a lead of 90. None of England players has thought that they are going to lose after that.
Australia comes to bat again but strongly this time. They scored 487 runs and declared their innings. Steve Smith again scores a brilliant hundred. They put a target of 398 in front of England in which the Englishmen were able to score just 146 runs. Nathan Lyon took 6 wickets in that innings. Steven Smith was awarded man of the match for his both innings hundred.
However, England will come back strong that’s for sure as they are the World Champions.
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England pacer Jimmy Anderson will miss the second test because of a calf injury. Olly Stone too will be out for two weeks because of a lower back injury. Moeen Ali has been replaced by Jack Leach for his good performance against Ireland.
You may also read- Australia squad for The Ashes 2019.
England squad for the second test against Australia
Rory Joseph Burns, Jason Roy, Joe Root (C), Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Jack Leach, Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad.
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