Australia Crush England In First Ashes Test

by GoNews Desk Aug 06, 2019 • 02:30 PM Views 761

Australia beat England by 251 runs in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series. This is the first time since 2001 that Australia have won a match at Edgbaston in any format of the game.

Nathan Lyon shines for Australia on the final day after Steve Smith’s back-to-back tons.

Brief Scores

Australia (1st Innings) - 284 all out (Steve Smith 144, Broad 5/86)

England (1st Innings) - 374 all out (Rory Burns 133, Nathan Lyon 3/112)

Australia (2nd Innings) - 487/7 declared (Steve Smith 144, Matthew Wade 110, Ben Stokes 3/85)

England (2nd Innings) - 146 all out (Chris Woakes 37, Nathan Lyon 6/49, Pat Cummins 4/32).

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