Ashes 2019, England vs Australia 1st Test Day 5 Highlights: On the final day of the first Test of Ashes 2019, Australia beat England by 251 runs. Nathan Lyon took 6/49 while Pat Cummins bagged 4/32 as the hosts were blown away at Edgbaston. England had a daunting task of saving the match as they need 385 more to win the contest. However, Rory Burns, who scored a brilliant century in the first innings, was removed early by Pat Cummins on eleven. After showing some resistance, Jason Roy and Joe Denly also lost their rhythm, as Nathan Lyon removed both the batsmen in quick intervals.
After Lunch, the visitors continued their dominance as Pat Cummins removed Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow. The 26-year-old, who’s playing his 21st Test, became the second-fastest Australian seamer to scalp 100 Test wickets. Ben Stokes also failed to resist the Australian bowling attack as he fell on 6.
The Ashes, 2019Edgbaston, Birmingham 17 August 2019
England 374 (135.5) & 146 (52.3)
Australia 284 (80.4) & 487/7 dec
Match Ended ( Day 5 - 1st Test ) Australia beat England by 251 runs
England vs Australia 1st Test, Day 5 Live Cricket Score Online, Ashes 2019 Live Score:
ALL OVER! AUSTRALIA WIN BY 251 runs. They take a 1-0 lead in the series. They needed 45.3 overs on day five to pick the 10 England wickets. Nathan Lyon finishes with 6/49, Pat Cummins 4/32. England's 8-match unbeaten streak in Edgbaston (Tests) comes to an end.
A wild slash by the batsman and it was a thick edge which flew quickly to second slip's where Steve Smith was standing and he's slow to react, his knee getting stuck and only managing a deflecting palm. ENG -141/9
Lyon snares 2 in 2
Lyon bags his fifth as the ball spins big from middle and leg, thick-edged and taken at gully. The very next ball Flighted, turning on the stumps, Broad lunges at it and a fat edge plops into the hands of slip Two in two for Nathan Lyon - he's got six! Broad goes for a golden duck. England onto their final wicket.
Australia three wickets away from win
Drinks are on the field now. It has been all Australia. Cummins and Lyon started the session and the duo picked up the three wickets to fall. Woakes has played with positive intent and that has allowed him to survive. But for how long can he keep playing that way is the question.
Lyon spinning web for England
Another one bites the dust as wickets fall in consecutive deliveries. This time it's Nathan Lyon who rejoins the party. It was a tossed up delivery with a hint of turn and the ball takes an outside edge, while Stokes moved forward to defend it. Lyon is spinning a web for England at Edgbaston as Australia cruise towards victory.
Cummins scalps his 100th Test victim
Pat Cummins scalps his 100th Test victim as Jonny Bairstow is caught at third slips on 6. It was short delivery with the ball angling towards the batsman. Bairstow tries duck it but at the ball hits his wrist and flies straight to Cameron Bancroft at third slips. After a huge appeal, the umpire raises his finger but Bairstow decides to review the decision. Snickometer shows that the ball hits the sweatband on the gloves before being caught by the fielder at third slips.
Back from lunch, Pat Cummins strikes early into the second session of the last day, as he uproots Jos Buttler's wicket! Clean bowled. What a brilliant start after lunch for the Aussies! ENG are 85/5 after 33 overs
Oz dominate first session
A brilliant session for the visitors as they pick four wickets in the first session of Day 5. Nathan Lyon has been the standout bowler for the Aussies as he removed Jason Roy, Joe Denly, and Joe Root in quick intervals. Rory Burns, who scored an outstanding century in the first innings, failed to make an impact as he was removed early by Pat Cummins on 11.
It's not going well for England
It's not going well for England at Edgbaston as Nathan Lyon picks up his third wicket of the morning. This time he gets the big wicket of Joe Root, who tries to push the ball down the ground. However, the ball goes straight to Bancroft at short fine leg who makes no mistake at the end. The English skipper's resistance comes to an end as he departs after scoring 28. ENG: 85/4 (need 313 more to win)
Nathan Lyon strikes again
Nathan Lyon strikes again as England lose wickets quickly. This time it's Joe Denly who will take the long walk back to the pavilion. The ball turned heavily after pitching and took the inside edge of Denly's bat. Cameron Bancroft takes a superb catch at short fine leg as the batsman departs after scoring 11. ENG: 80/3 (need 318 more to win)
Roy loses his temperament
Jason Roy charges down the track and is beaten by the turn. The ball goes through the gap between his bat and pads and knocks up the middle stump. Roy loses his temperament as Nathan Lyon scalps his first wicket of the innings. He departs after scoring 28. ENG: 60/2
Root survives yet again
Another LBW appeal and Joe Root is given out. However, the English skipper once again decides to go upstairs. TV replay confirms there was a huge deflection as Root survives yet again. ENG: 41/1
Joe Root survives!
Huge appeal by Joe Root and umpire takes a bit of time before raising his finger. However, Root is not happy with the decision and he immediately goes for the video referral. TV replay shows that the ball was pitched on the line but was missing the leg stump. Smart DRS taken by the English skipper. ENG: 25/1
Feeling the heat on final day
After Rory Burns' departure, both Joe Root and Jason Roy are playing cautiously. It seems the pair knows that they can't afford to lose wickets at this moment. Australia, on the other day, are also giving a tough fight and are cramping the English batsmen for room. Can the pair of Pattinson and Cummins provide them with another breakthrough?
Cummins provides AUS with the early breakthrough
Just the start Australia were looking for. Pat Cummins provides the visitors with the early breakthrough as Rory Burns, who scored a century in the first innings, falls for 11. Australians are rejoicing as they can smell something here. Joe Root, the English skipper arrives in the middle. ENG- 21/1 (12.1), England need 377 runs
Batting on each day of a 5-day Test:
ML Jaisimha v Aus, 1960
G Boycott v Aus, 1977
K Hughes v Eng, 1980
A Lamb v WI, 1984
R Shastri v Eng, 1984
A Griffith v NZ, 1999
A Flintoff v Ind, 2006
A Petersen v NZ, 2012
C Pujara v SL, 2017
R Burns v Aus, 2019 **
England start on a positive note
It's a bright day in Birmingham and Rory Burns starts with a boundary towards extra cover. It was a full-length delivery and Burns had no problems dealing with it. England start on a positive note as the stadium bursts into whistles and claps coming from the English supporters.
Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to the LIVE COVERAGE of the Day 5 of the first Test match between England and Australia. While Australia hold the upper edge, England have a daunting task of saving the match as they need 385 more to win the contest. Rory Burns, who scored a brilliant century in the first innings, will resume the England innings along with Jason Roy on the fifth day, but the question is can they survive the lethal attack of James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, and Pat Cummins.