Steve Smith rescues Australia after top order collapse on Day 2 of 1st Ashes Test

FirstCricket Staff, Nov, 24 2017
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    Resuming from the overnight score of 196/4, Dawid Malan and Moeen Ali stabilised the England innings with scores of 56 and 38 respectively. AP

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    However, Dawid Malan's dismissal triggered a clatter of wickets. England stumbled from 246 for four to be all out for 302. AP

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    Australia's pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins each claimed three wickets while spinner Nathan Lyon took two scalps. AP

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    Australia suffered a now-familiar malfunction at the top of the order. Even David Warner feel cheaply while trying to pull Jake Ball through the leg-side only to see his catch being pouched. AP

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    Steve Smith then led Australia's rescue mission in Brisbane with a battling unbeaten 64 runs. AP




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