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England vs Australia, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 2: Australia Stay In Game Despite England's Attacking Display - In Pics

Australia sniffed advantage over the hosts in their aggressive 'Bazball' cricket as several English batters fell into a hooking trap during the second Test at Lord's on Thursday. England, enjoying the best batting conditions of the match, were well placed at 188-1 in reply to Australia's first innings 416, with the visitors' spin bowler, Nathan Lyon, off the field with a calf injury. But England slumped to 222-4 as Australian bowlers bombarded the opposition with short-pitch bowling that left the English think-tank a lot to worry about going into day 3. However, at stumps on the second day they had recovered to 278-4 following an unbroken stand of 56 between Harry Brook (45 not out) and captain Ben Stokes (17 not out).

England vs Australia, 2nd Ashes Test: Day 2
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Australia sniffed advantage over the hosts in their aggressive 'Bazball' cricket as several English batters fell into a hooking trap during the second Test at Lord's on Thursday. England, enjoying the best batting conditions of the match, were well placed at 188-1 in reply to Australia's first innings 416, with the visitors' spin bowler, Nathan Lyon, off the field with a calf injury. But England slumped to 222-4 as Australian bowlers bombarded the opposition with short-pitch bowling that left the English think-tank a lot to worry about going into day 3. However, at stumps on the second day they had recovered to 278-4 following an unbroken stand of 56 between Harry Brook (45 not out) and captain Ben Stokes (17 not out).

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