Australia vs England (AUS vs ENG) 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights: Australia were 343/7 in their first innings at stumps, with a lead of 196 runs, on the second day of the first Test against Australia in the ongoing Ashes at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday.
Travis Head (112*) and Mitchell Starc (10*) will resume the hosts’ innings on the third day, hoping to further extend their lead. David Warner provided a brilliant start with a 94-run knock before he was dismissed by Ollie Robinson, who was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3/48. Marnus Labuschagne, who forged a 156-run second-wicket stand with Warner, was dismissed on 74. Earlier on the opening day, England captain Joe Root won the toss and opted to bat. A fifer by newly-appointed Australia skipper Pat Cummins skittled England for 147 in 50.1 overs, with lightning and thunder cracking to the west and south of the Gabba.
England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, Jack Leach
Australia425 (104.3) u0026 20/1 (5.1)
England147 (50.1) u0026 297 (103.0)
Australia beat England by 9 wickets