Australia bowled out England on 258 runs in the first inning and trail by 228 runs by losing one wicket
The first day of the 2nd Test match of the Ashes 2019 at Lord’s washed out due to rain. On day-2, Australia won the toss and opted ball first.
On day-2, England did not start well and lost two wickets within first 10 overs of the inning. Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood took two quicks wickets in his first spell.
After losing two wickets, Rory Burns and Joe Denly build a good partnership of 66 runs for the 3rd wicket. In the 32nd over, Hazlewood took another wicket and sent Joe Denly back into the pavilion.
English batsmen failed to build a big partnership. In the 1st inning, Rory Burns and Jonny Bairstow scored half-centuries for England. Burns scored 53 runs while Bairstow scored 52 runs.
England’s lower middle-order batsman, Chris Woakes scored 32 runs which helped England to put 258 runs on the board. Hazlewood, Cummins, and Lyon took three wickets each in the 1st inning of the 2nd Test match at Lord’s.
In batting, Australia did not start well as Warner lost his wicket in the 5th over of the inning. Stuart Broad took Warner’s wicket third time in the series. At the end of day-2, Cameron Bancroft and Usman Khawaja are on the crease. At the end of day-2, Australia is in a good position. England needs quick wickets in the 1st session of the day-3.
Player of the day: Josh Hazlewood
Josh Hazlewood who did not play the first Test of the Ashes 2019 is the player of the day-2 in the 2nd Test match at Lord’s. In the 1st inning, Hazlewood took 1st three wickets of England.
Hazlewood sent Root, Roy, and Joe Denly back into the pavilion and gave early momentum to his team in the match.