England captain Ben Stokes’ record of 155 was in vain as Australia won their second Ashes test at Lord’s with 43 runs on a phenomenal final day to lead 2-0 in the test series year.
Stokes launched a bombardment attack following the controversial sacking of Jonny Bairstow, hitting nine sixs and nine fours to feed hopes of a repeat of the stellar win over the Australians at Headingley four years ago.
But with 70 runs needed to win, he slipped Josh Hazlewood against hitter Alex Carey, who had previously angered him by beating Bairstow by 10 after the athlete threw This ball leaves a crease at the end of the inning.
The crowd booed loudly and Stokes responded by hitting a three-six in the match that overcame Cameron Green to reach his century and go undefeated 108 at lunch with England needing 128 more points. to level the series.
Ben Duckett had previously contributed an 83rd shot, sharing a brilliant 132th run with Stokes to drag England back into the game after they had lost 45-4 on Saturday.
After two tough matches, Australia had a firm hold on the Ashes while England needed to win the remaining three games of the series to regain the pot.
Ashes furniture and full schedule
- First testEdgbaston, Birmingham – June 16-20 (Australia won by two goals)
- Second testLord’s, London – June 28 to July 2 (Australia wins 43 runs)
- Third testHeadingley, Leeds – 6-10 July
- Fourth testOld Trafford, Manchester – July 19-23
- Fifth testThe Oval, London – July 27-31
Trent Bridge missed hosting a men’s quiz, even though it’s hosting the Women’s Ashes One Time Test.
What time does each Test match start?
All five Tests are designated as ‘of the day’ matches, starting at 11am (BST) and each day’s match is expected to last until 6pm, although times may vary. may be extended until 6:30 p.m., if there is no break, to facilitate 90 rounds. Lunch will be at 1pm and last for 40 minutes and tea at 3:40pm for 20 minutes.
What is England’s record in Ashes on Every Ground?
- Edgbaston P16 W6 L5 D5
- God P39 W7 L17 D15
- title P25 W8 L9 D8
- Old Trafford P30 W7 L8 D15
- Ellipse P38 W17 L7 D14
What TV channel is the ashes shown on? How can I follow it in the UK?
Sky has the rights to the Domestic Tests and is exclusively live streaming all five matches on Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event.
More people watched the Edgbaston Test than any other test in Sky’s history, with a peak audience of 2.12 million, narrowly overtaking the 2019 Ashes Test at Headingley’s. , when Ben Stokes commanded an extraordinary heist in England.
BBC has a featured package and shows Today at BBC2 Experiments at 7pm after each broadcast day.
radio station coverage
The BBC has broadcasting rights to the Domestic Tests and has individual ball coverage (unless you’re listening on longwave during forecast transit) on Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and via the BBC app Sounds.
TMS News is led as usual by Jonathan Agnew, along with what it calls “an iconic commentary team” that includes Isa Guha, Simon Mann, Alison Mitchell, Daniel Norcross and Jim Maxwell, with people summary Michael Vaughan, Sir Alastair Cook, Phil Tufnell, Glenn McGrath, Jason Gillespie, Ebony Rainford Brent, Vic Marks and Alex Hartley. Andy Zaltzman returns as top scorer.
Who’s on Team Ashes?
Australia squad for the first two tests
Pat Cummins (captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (team) vice captain), Mitchell Starc, David Warner.
Nathan Lyon was ruled out for the rest of the series with a serious calf tear.
England team for the first two ash tests
Ben Stokes (captain), Moeen Ali, Rehan Ahmed, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Josh Tongue, Chris Woakes , Wood Marking.
He made a surprise choice for Lord by choosing Josh Tongue over Moeen Ali.