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England vs Australia 2017 2nd Test Score, Commentary

Series : England in Australia 2017/18
Date : Dec 02 2017, Sat - 09:00 AM (IST)
Venues : Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
AUS 442/8 decl, 138
ENG 227, 233
Australia won by 120 runs
Toss : England won the toss and elected to bowl.
Current Run Rate: 2.76
Player Of The Match : Shaun Marsh
Batsman R B 4S 6S SR
James Anderson 0 0 0 0
Last 5 overs: 23 runs, 3 wkts
Last Wicket: Jonny Bairstow 36 (57b)
Bowler O M R W ECO
Mitchell Starc * 19.2 3 88 5 4.6
Josh Hazlewood 20.0 7 49 2 2.5
Recent overs
W 4
1 4 0 0 0 0
W 0 2 0 2 0
2 0 1 2
Commentry
  • 84.2

    OUT! Bowled. Mitchell Starc to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, inside edge. Bairstow is late on the shot, beaten for pace, and drags it onto middle stump which goes for a walk. That's a comprehensive way for the hosts to complete a resounding victory, they take a 2-0 lead heading to the WACA.

    What a Test match, once again Adelaide has served up a thrilling day/night contest. England retained hopes of a remarkable victory first thing today, but they were quickly dashed by a fired up Josh Hazlewood. He took two wickets in his first two overs, including the big one of Joe Root, as Australia romped home by 120 runs. Shaun Marsh's resolute first innings century feels like a long time ago now, but it set things up beautifully for the hosts and allowed their bowlers to take over. The tourists fought back through James Anderson and Joe Root, but Mitchell Starc's 5/88 polished things off nicely. Attention will turn to the Third Test in Perth next week, with England having it all to do.

    Jonny Bairstow b Mitchell Starc 36 (57)
  • 84.1

    FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Spanked with authority, that's an incredible drive by Bairstow. He hasn't given up hope just yet.

  • 84
    Over 84. 5 runs. Bowler: Josh Hazlewood. England: 229/9(rr 2.73)
    Runs Scored Jonny Bairstow* 32(55) Mitchell Starc* 19.0-3-84-4
    0 0 0 0 4 1 James Anderson 0(0) Josh Hazlewood 20.0-7-49-2
  • 83.6

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Starc.

  • 83.5

    FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Hazlewood floats one up as he searches for swing, but there is none on offer allowing Bairstow a resounding thump through cover.

  • 83.4

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 83.3

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Hazlewood.

  • 83.2

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Cummins.

  • 83.1

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 83
    Over 83. 4 runs. Bowler: Mitchell Starc. England: 224/9(rr 2.70)
    Runs Scored Stuart Broad* 8(12) Josh Hazlewood* 19.0-7-44-2
    0 2 0 2 0 W Jonny Bairstow 27(49) Mitchell Starc 19.0-3-84-4
  • 82.6

    OUT! Caught. Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Seaming away half volley, outside off stump no foot movement defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Paine. It was only a matter of time before this happened. Starc has been all over Broad, having him hop around the crease and looking extremely dodgy. This time the fuller length kisses the edge, Paine safely pouches it and Australia are on the verge of a big victory in Adelaide.

    Stuart Broad c Tim Paine b Mitchell Starc 8 (12)
  • 82.5

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, thick edge to slips for no runs, fielded by Bancroft.

  • 82.4

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging half volley, off stump on the back foot defending, thick edge to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Smith.

  • 82.3

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Short, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Marsh.

  • 82.2

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging back of a length, off stump on the back foot glancing, inside edge to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Hazlewood.

  • 82.1

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging half volley, middle stump on the back foot working, leading edge to gully for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.

  • 82
    Over 82. 9 runs. Bowler: Josh Hazlewood. England: 220/8(rr 2.68)
    Runs Scored Stuart Broad* 4(6) Mitchell Starc* 18.0-3-80-3
    Jonny Bairstow 27(49) Josh Hazlewood 19.0-7-44-2
  • 81.6

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. In-swinging length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Marsh.

  • 81.5

    Josh Hazlewood to Jonny Bairstow. Out-swinging half volley, outside off stump no foot movement driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 81.4

    Josh Hazlewood to Stuart Broad. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot flick, in the air uncontrolled to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.

  • 81.3

    Josh Hazlewood to Stuart Broad. In-swinging half volley, down leg side on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Lyon.

  • 81.1

    Josh Hazlewood to Stuart Broad. Half volley, off stump on the back foot defending, inside edge to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Marsh.

  • 81
    Over 81. 5 runs. Bowler: Mitchell Starc. England: 211/8(rr 2.60)
    Runs Scored Stuart Broad* 1(2) Pat Cummins* 20.0-6-39-1
    W 0 1 0 4 0 Jonny Bairstow 25(47) Mitchell Starc 18.0-3-80-3
  • 80.6

    Mitchell Starc to Jonny Bairstow. Short, to leg swayed away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 80.5

    FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Jonny Bairstow. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Bairstow will battle on for England, and this is quite the riposte to a fired up fast bowler. The right-hander strides forward and bunts this down the ground with a strong bottom-hand.

  • 80.4

    Mitchell Starc to Jonny Bairstow. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Starc.

  • 80.3

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging length ball, middle stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Marsh.

  • 80.2

    Mitchell Starc to Stuart Broad. Out-swinging length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 80.1

    NEW BALL. OUT! L.B.W. Mitchell Starc to Craig Overton. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, hit pad. That's absolutely plumb, no doubts about it as Starc ends Overton's resistance. This is a classic dismissal for the left-armer, making the new ball swing lavishly to trap the right-hander right in front of middle stump. Just two wickets left for Australia to wrap things up and take a 2-0 lead in the series.

    Craig Overton lbw b Mitchell Starc 7 (34)
  • Australia going for the kill now as Starc returns with a brand new pink ball in hand.

  • 80
    Over 80. 1 run. Bowler: Pat Cummins. England: 206/7(rr 2.58)
    Runs Scored Craig Overton* 7(33) Nathan Lyon* 25.0-6-45-2
    1 0 0 0 0 0 Jonny Bairstow 21(44) Pat Cummins 20.0-6-39-1
  • 79.6

    Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow. Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 79.5

    Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement defending, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Starc.

  • 79.4

    Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

  • 79.3

    Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Late Cut, to gully for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.

  • 79.2

    Pat Cummins to Jonny Bairstow. Short, outside off stump swayed away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Paine.

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