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Australia v England 2nd Test 2021

Australia v England 2nd Test 2021

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide, Thursday 16th – Monday 20th December 2021.

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Australia v England 2nd Test, Adelaide Oval

Thursday 16th – Monday 20th December 2021

Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Adelaide Scorecard

Adelaide Oval

Australia won by 275 runs

World Test Championship Table

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  1. Marcus Harris
  2. David Warner
  3. Marnus Labuschagne
  4. Steve Smith (Captain)
  5. Travis Head
  6. Cameron Green
  7. Alex Carey (Wk)
  8. Michael Neser
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Jhye Richardson
  11. Nathan Lyon


  1. Rory Burns
  2. Haseeb Hameed
  3. Dawid Malan
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Ben Stokes
  6. Ollie Pope
  7. Jos Buttler (Wk)
  8. Chris Woakes
  9. Ollie Robinson
  10. Stuart Broad
  11. James Anderson
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** 2nd Test Adelaide Reports **

England pin hopes on pink-ball despite Australia’s flawless day-night record

Spin tipped to win under the Adelaide Oval lights

Joe Root says England cannot expect pink-ball miracles in second Test

Cummins ruled out of second Test after COVID scare


Thursday 16th December 2021

Australia rise above Cummins chaos as Labuschagne, Warner grind England down

Warner confused by England bowling plans as Thorpe defends selection

Patience, fortune leaves Aussies in strong position


Friday 17th December 2021

England run for the exits as Australia storm into commanding position

Electrifying session by Australia’s bowlers ends rather aptly

Late strikes drive home Aussie advantage


Saturday 18th December 2021

Starc, Lyon leave Australia with massive advantage to press for 2-0 lead

England’s Ashes hopes turn to dust in a matter of a few hours

England fightback short-lived as Aussies keep foot down


Sunday 19th December 2021

Australia in total control with last-ball Root wicket

Aussies turn the screw, hone in on 2-0 lead


Monday 20th December 2021

Australia overcome epic Buttler rearguard to seal hefty win

England’s fight fails to mask their failings with bat and ball

England defiant but Aussies secure 2-0 Ashes lead

‘Whose job is it?’ Ponting blasts Root’s captaincy