England is leading by 94 runs at Lords, in the second Ashes test, at Lords. The 4th day of the second test match is underway and England is leading with a few runs. The loss of four top order batsman will open up the tail-end very soon, and once the tail-end is exposed, one expects a quick wind up to the England innings.
Peter Siddle of Australia has picked two wickets in four walls to turn the match take slight edge over the English side. Stokes his batting on 5 at the moment, English side will rely heavily on him, to put up a substantial score of around 200 in the fourth innings.
Steven Smith was hit on the head by a nasty bouncer bowled by Jofra Archer
England was put into bat after Tim Paine of Australia won the toss on a heavy morning with overcast conditions at Lords. England was able to score a decent enough score of 258 in their first innings. Australia in reply was nearly at par with England, they were only eight runs short of the English total.
With a lead of eight runs in the first innings, now England are trying to fight their heart out to put up a decent show in the second innings. They have lost four wickets in the process. They will have to score at least 200 runs in their fourth innings, to give their bowlers a chance to sneak through the defenses of Australian side on the 5th day.
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