The second day of the fourth test match between England and Australia was not bad moreover was good for Australia as they firat managed to stop England at a total of 391 and the. Stiched an opening partnership of 113 runs.
Australian young fast bowler Mitchell Starc took six wickets while he gave away 111 runs in his 27 overs with 2 maiden overs. The Australian pace got three wickets yesterday and three again today. He was the most consistent with his line and lengths that he bowled and get the price for it.
Other fast bowlers like Josh Hazelwood and Mitchell Johnson got two and one wickets respectively. Spinner Nathon Lyon bowled just 10 overs and didnt got even a single wicket from his 10 overs.
At the start of the days play Australia got a crucial wicket of Joe Root as he was able to add just 4 runs more to his previous days total. He was caught by wicket keeper Peter Nevill at Mitchell Starc’s brilliant swinging delivery.
Mitchell Starc took six wickets which include the wickets of Adam Lyth, Alastair cook, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Mark Wood, Jos Buttler.
After England declared its innings at 391/9 Australian openers started of well as they together stiched a partnership of 113 runs for the first wicket before Ben Strokes took the wicket of Cris Rojers when he was batting at 52 from 83 balls after this set batsman David Warner too lose his wicket on Strokes delivery as he found Stuart Broad in the deep.
After this Australian team agaian suffered a collapse as they lose both Shaun Marsh and Steven smith in a gap of 7 balls and was 136-4 from a strong position of 113-0, only 38 runs was just more added and Australia lost its skipper Michael Clarke, wicket was trumbling regularly at the end Australia was 241/7 with Peter Nevill and Mitchell Starc batting at 48 and 0 respectively, australia trailing by 90 runs in their second innings.
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