Australia thrash England by 275 runs take 2-0 lead in Ashes 2021-22

AUS beat ENG – Ashes 2021 Adelaide Test – Jhye Richardson scalped five wickets in the second innings as Australia defeated England by 275 runs in the second Ashes Test here at the Adelaide Oval on Monday. With this win, Australia has gained a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. The Boxing Day Test will begin on December 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Follow InsideSport.IN for more Ashes 2021 updates

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AUS beat ENG: Australia thrash England by 275 runs, take 2-0 lead with thumping win in Adelaide

Resuming the final session on Day 5 at 180/8, England was given a body blow almost immediately as Jhye Richardson dismissed Jos Buttler (26). The Three Lions’ wicketkeeper’s 207-ball stay came to an unfortunate end as he was hit wicket.

The final wicket of James Anderson (2) was taken by Richardson and Australia registered an emphatic win in the second Test.

Earlier, at tea on Day 5, England’s score read 180/8 with the visitors still needing 288 more runs to win. In the second session on Monday, Australia picked two wickets to move closer to victory. Chris Woakes was dismissed by Jhye Richardson while Ollie Robinson was removed at the cusp of the Tea.

At the dinner break, England’s score reads 142/6 with Buttler (16*) and Woakes (28*) still on the crease. England need 326 runs to win while Australia require four wickets for victory. Resuming Day Five, England got off to a bad start that only worsened with time before Buttler and Woakes fought back.

AUS beat ENG: Australia thrash England by 275 runs, take 2-0 lead with thumping win in Adelaide

3rd session

  • Wicket: James Anderson is caught at gully and that brings an end to this Test. Jhye Richardson gets his maiden Test 5-for and Australia go two-nil up in the series with 275 runs thumping win.
  • Stuart Broad and James Anderson – the last pair for England on the crease
  • Wicket: Jos Buttler’s 207-ball resistance comes to an end in a dramatic fashion. He is out HIT WICKET while batting deep in his crease against Jhye Richardson. Australia one wicket away from a thumping win
  • Jos Buttler lone battle continues. The wicketkeeper-batsman has faced 200 balls for his 25 now.
  • Final session of match underway. Mitchell Starc starts the proceeding for Australia as Stuart Broad takes a single off the first ball
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2nd session

  • England manage to take the match to final session of Day 5. Buttler (25* off 196) Broad (0* off 16). 26 more overs remaining in the match. Can England pull off a draw from here?
  • An LBW apppeal against Broad off Lyon and on-field umpire declares him out. However, Broad takes a quick review and replays show that the ball has touched the bat first. Australia still two wickets way from victory.
    • WICKET! Nathan Lyon removes Ollie Robinson. Australia 2 wickets away from win. 
  • WICKET! Jhye Richardson bowls out Chris Woakes after 97-ball innings
  • Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler begin England’s persistence

1st session

  • Chris Woakes, Jos Buttler continue England’s fightback, Can they pass the patience TEST?
  • WICKET! Nathan Lyon gets rid of Ben Stokes lbw via successful review
  • DROP! Alex Carey and David Warner watch the ball go past between them as they wait for each other to pounce onto it. Buttler survives!
  • WICKET! Ollie Pope caught out to Steve Smith at slips via outside edge
  • FOUR! Ollie Pope brings up the first boundary of the day by bisecting mid-on and mid-wicket perfectly off Mitchell Starc.
  • Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope begin England’s survival. Australia need 6 wickets to win the game, England need 386 more runs to win or play three sessions to survive.
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After a shaky start with the bat on Day 4 which saw three quick wickets, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne kicked Australia into gear before Jhye Richardson & Mitchell Starc brought England on knees making it a perfect day for the hosts.

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Australia is in the driver’s seat especially with England skipper Joe Root’s wicket falling on the last ball of Day 4’s play. They will be looking to wrap up things as quickly as possible and as Jhye Richardson said that pitch has spiced up, England faces an uphill task.

The tourists will be hoping for another Ben Stokes’s Headingley heroics. While a victory looks improbable with 386 runs required, England has Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler, and a couple more batters to stand a chance to end it in a draw.

However, looking at Australia’s 100 % win record in the pink-ball Test and the current situation of the ongoing Test, it’s highly unlikely England could deny Australia going two-nil up in the Ashes 2021.

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