Australia eye another Test win in Ashes

2019 Ashes Series 

England vs Australia  

Second Test Match
Lord's, London, England 
14-18 August 
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and Chris Gaffaney (New Zealand)

England and Australia will meet in the second Test match of the 2019 Ashes Series at Lord's in London, England between 14 and 18 August. 
Nathan Lyon in action for Australia.
The first Test match was clinched by Australia, who by 251 runs at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. 
This was the first time since 2005 that Australia had won the opening Test of an Ashes series in England, and their first win at Edgbaston since 2001.
Australian batsman Steve Smith, who was arguably the best player in the first Test match, scored his tenth century in the Ashes and his 25th century in Tests.
His team-mate Nathan Lyon took his 350th wicket in Test cricket as Baggy Green dominated.
Stuart Broad in action for England.
Meanwhile, England bowler Stuart Broad took his 100th wicket in The Ashes in the first innings of the match.
The 33-year-old also took his 450th wicket in Test cricket in the second innings.
England captain and batsman Joe Root will be under pressure to lead the Poms to their first victory in this year's Ashes series.
On the other hand, Australia captain and wicket-keeper Tim Paine will be looking to lead his side to their second victory in England.

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Ashes Overall Test results

Matches - 331
Australia - 135
England - 106
Draws - 90
Test Rankings
4 - England
5 - Australia

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Published: 08/12/2019