Australia bowl out England for 188, take 115-run 1st innings lead

Hobart: Continuing their domination in the series, Australia bowled out England for 188 in their first innings to take a 115-run lead on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here Saturday. England, who were 124/6 at Tea, could add only 64 runs and lost the remaining four wickets — Sam Billings […]

January 15th 2022

Australia bowl out England for 188, take 115-run 1st innings lead

Hobart: Continuing their domination in the series, Australia bowled out England for 188 in their first innings to take a 115-run lead on the second day of the fifth and final Ashes Test, here Saturday.

England, who were 124/6 at Tea, could add only 64 runs and lost the remaining four wickets — Sam Billings (29), Chris Woakes (36), Mark Wood (16) and Stuart Broad (0) in the third session of the day-night Test.

Australian captain Pat Cummins (4/54) was the most successful bowler for his side while Mitchell Starc (3/53), Scott Boland (1/33) and Cameron Green (1/45) were the other wicket-takers.

Earlier, resuming the day at 241/6, Australia added 62 more in the morning session, getting bowled out for 303 in their first innings. Nathan Lyon played a useful cameo of 31 runs, allowing Australia’s final four wickets to add 62 runs.

Brief scores: Australia 303 (Travis Head 101, Cameron Green 74; Stuart Broad 3/59, Mark Wood 3/155) vs England 188 (Chris Woakes 36, Joe Root 34; Pat Cummins 4/54, Mitchell Starc 3/53) lead by 115 runs.

 

(Source : https://www.orissapost.com/australia-bowl-out-england-for-188-take-115-run-1st-innings-lead/)