Usman Khawaja Build On innings while Australia Five Down
CRICDOT DESK : The Ashes, 4th Test, Day 2 Live Updates: After a rain-hit establishing day, Australian batters Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja stitched collectively a irritating partnership earlier than England bumped off Smith within side the 2nd consultation on the second one day at the fourth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground. Smith performed an impressive knock of sixty seven runs earlier than Stuart Broad were given the step forward whilst Khawaja finished a high-quality half-century.
Broad endured to torment the house facet as Cameron Green changed into additionally disregarded cheaply. Australia ended Day 1 at 126/three with David Warner, Marcus Harris and Marnus Labuschagne all getting disregarded on the outlet day. At the time of stumps, Steven Smith changed into batting along side Usman Khawaja, who’s gambling his first in shape of the continuing series.
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Khawaja changed into delivered to the Australia squad after middle-order batter Travis Head lower back wonderful for COVID-19 remaining week. This is likewise Khawaja`s first worldwide in shape for the reason that 2019 Ashes in England. For the visitors, Stuart Broad, James Anderson and Mark Wood picked one wicket every on Day 1. Australia have already taken a three-zero lead withinside the five-in shape series.
Australia XI: Marcus Harris, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland
England XI: Haseeb Hameed, Zak Crawley, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Mark Wood, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson