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Ashes series 2019 Episode 1

Just couple of week ago, England has won the world cup and it seemed that they are favourite for 2019 ashes series. In the first day of first test, when Australia lost eight wickets on mere 120 runs, the arrogance of English spectators was on the sky. They were chanting against Steve Smith, who was playing his first test after an year ban in ball tempering case. But Steve Smith did not pay attention towards crowd, put his head down and played a tremendous inning which helped his team past a decent total.

England took more than hundred runs lead in first inning and at the end of third day, England were clear favourite. But Kangroz are always known for great resistance. On the fourth day with the help of Steve Smith, and Mathew Wade’s centuries Australia come back strongly. They declared their inning on 487/7 and give a huge target of 388 to England. Fifth day of the match was totally belong to Nathon Lyon. He took six wickets for 49 runs, Patt Cummins also bowled well and took four wickets as England were bowled out for just 147 in the second innings. So Australia won the first ashes test with a heavy margin of 251 runs .

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Written by SRShah

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