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Eng vs Aus, 2nd Test Day 2: Mitchell Johnson clinical strikes leave England reeling against Australia on Day 2

Australia struck early as England lost their top order in a hurry on Day 2.

Australia, after posting a mammoth score of 566/8, removed England top order without any resistance. The likes of Lyth, Ballance and Root were already back in the hut. The challenge for England is to survive the day and avoid the follow-on tomorrow. (Full Coverage | Fixtures | Photos)

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Day 1 Recap

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Chris Rogers and Steve Smith shared an unbroken second-wicket partnership of 259 to lift the touring side to 337 for one, the perfect start following their disappointing performance in the first match of the series which England won by 169 runs.

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Eng vs Aus Ashes 2015: Chris Rogers admitted that Australia were in the ascendancy in the second Test at Lord’s. (Source: Reuters)

Bowled too many bad balls: Anderson

England did not bowl badly but failed to hit the disciplined lines that set up their surprise 169-run win in the first Test in Cardiff last week.

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Eng vs Aus Ashes 2015: James Anderson admitted that Chris Rogers and Steve Smith had played well. (Source: AP)

Twin tons put Australia on top

Chris Rogers and Steve Smith plundered superb centuries to lead Australia to a commanding 337 for one on the first day of the second Ashes Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday.

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Eng vs Aus Ashes 2015: Both Rogers and Smith were unbeaten at the end of day’s play. (Source: Reuters)