Ashes 2017, full cricket score, Australia vs England, 1st Test, Day 2 stumps: AUS 165/4, Smith 64*
Steve Smith’s fighting fifty helped Australia recover from a bad start in their first innings. Earlier on Friday, England were dismissed for 302 in their first innings at the Gabba. Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins took three wickets each. Get full cricket score of Australia vs England, 1st Ashes Test, Day 2 here.cricket Updated: Nov 24, 2017 13:12 IST
A fighting 89-run fifth-wicket stand between Steve Smith (64 batting), who had scored his 22nd Test fifty, and Shaun Marsh (44 not out) helped Australia recover after Stuart Broad, Moeen Ali and Jake Ball tore through Australia’s batting line-up to leave the hosts 76-3 at tea on the second day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane on Friday. At close of play, Australia were 165 for four wickets and trail England by 137 runs. David Warner was among three key wickets to fall as England starred with the ball against Australia. Star opener Warner (26), Usman Khawaja (11) and debutant Cameron Bancroft (5) were no match for England’s bowling attack at the Gabba. Earlier, England were bowled out for 302 in their first innings. Paceman Mitchell Starc took 3/77, with James Vince top-scoring for the visitors with 83. Dawid Malan hit his third Test fifty. Get full cricket score of the first Ashes Test between Australia vs England here. (India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1 live updates, score)
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First Published: Nov 23, 2017 23:26 IST