Australia, having bowled out England for 312 in the first innings and taken a lead of 254 runs, made a commanding start to their second innings and extend the lead to over 300 with openers David Warner and Chris Rogers in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. (Full Coverage | Fixtures | Photos)
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Day 2 recap
Steve Smith struck a magnificent 215 to lead the touring side to 566 for eight declared before their rampant pace attack knocked over Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell and Joe Root to leave England tottering on 30 for four.
Australia have hit back hard following their surprise defeat in the first Ashes Test in Cardiff, fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said on Friday after his team took complete control of the second match at Lord’s.