Team England batted second and scored 236 runs all out with facing 84.1 overs in their first innings. Dawid Malan was the top-runs scorer from the English team with 80 runs off 157 deliveries. Captain of the team Joe Root also played well for his 61 runs innings of 116 balls. Ben Stokes contributed 34 runs and Chris Woakes added 24 runs to his team’s scorecard. Mitchell Starc dismissed four Englishmen in 16.1 overs with leaking 37 runs. Nathan Lyon took three wickets, Cameron Green two and the remaining wicket was taken by Michael Neser.
The Ashes 2nd Test (D/N), Australia vs England Highlights today, Saturday 18-12-2021, from Adelaide Oval.
Steven Smith win the toss and chose to bowl second.
Australia team: David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (c), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Michael Neser, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon.
England team: Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.
(last five completed matches, most recent first)
Match Timings: 04:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
Umpires – Paul Wilson, Rod Tucker
TV Umpires – Paul Reiffel
Match Referee – David Boon
Reserve Umpire – Sam Nogajski
Match number – Test no. 2441