Ashes: Australia beat England by 120 runs to take 2-0 lead in series

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Adelaide: Australia to beat England by 120 runs in the second Test at Adelaide Oval on Sunday.
By winning this win, Australia has achieved a 2-0 lead in the five-Test series in the Ashes series. Earlier, in the first Test match played in Brisbane, Australia had won by 10 wickets.

Second Ashes Test, Adelaide Oval (day five of five)
Australia 442-8 dec (Marsh 126*) & 138 (Anderson 5-43, Woakes 4-36)
England 227 (Lyon 4-60) & 233 (Root 67, Starc 5-88)
Australia won by 120 runs; take lead 2-0 in series

It is notable that in the test match, Australia had declared their first innings at 442 for eight wickets .Shaun Marsh (126) with a spectacular century in batting first.

After this, Loyn and Stork did not allow England to score much runs in the first innings on their bowling, and put them on 227 runs.




Although Australia’s performance in the second innings was the worst. James Anderson took five wickets and Chris Woakes took four wickets to wrap up Australia for 138 runs.

On the basis of this innings England had the goal of 353 runs, which they could not achieve and lost by 120 runs.

Shaun Marsh, who scored a century in the first innings for Australia, received the Player of the Match award.

Between England and Australia, the third Test match of the Ashes series will be played from 14 to 18 December at Perth’s Western Australia Cricket Association ground.