England’s batting has struggled throughout the Ashes series. His batsmen got many chances to score runs but every one they failed.
Rory Burns was out in the very first over. (AFP Photo)
Ashes series between Australia and England in Hobart (Ashes Series) The fifth and last test match is being played. Australia has scored 303 runs in their first innings in this match. Travis Head, who returned after battling COVID, took him here. Head played an inning of 101 runs. Australia’s innings was reduced to Saturday on the second day of the match. And then the England team came out to bat. In this series, England brought up their third opening batting pair. Rory Burns for England (Rory Burns) and jack crowley (Zak Crawly) started the innings. The pair got a lifeline in the very first over.
Burns missed the last ball of Mitchell Starc, bowling the first over for Australia. This ball of Starc was the length ball on which Burns missed. The ball went very close to the bat, but Australia did not appeal about it. At the same time, it was told in the replays that the ball had taken the edge of the bat. This was clearly visible in Ultra Age. Here Australia lost the chance to take a wicket in the first over.
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Burns could not take advantage
It was a lifeline for Burns, but he could not take advantage of it. This batsman was dismissed for zero after playing just six balls. On the fourth ball of the second over, Burns and Crowley failed to take a run and Marnus Labuschagne hit the direct hit and showed Burns the way to the pavilion. Burns has not done well in this series. He had played matches in Adelaide and Brisbane before this match but failed in both the matches. In Adelaide, he scored four and 34 runs. After this in Brisbane he scored zero in the first innings and 13 runs in the second innings. His partner Crowley also could not take his innings beyond 18 runs. He was caught by Pat Cummins at the hands of the head.
Such was Australia’s innings
Head played an excellent century in this match for Australia. Apart from him, Cameron Green played a half-century innings. Green scored 74 runs in 109 balls with the help of eight fours. Labushen played an innings of 44 runs. He faced 53 balls and hit nine fours. 24 runs came off Alex Carey’s bat. Nathan Lyon scored 31 runs in 27 balls with the help of one four and three sixes. Stuart Broad and Mark Wood took three wickets each for England. Olly Robinson and Chris Woakes took two wickets each.
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