Australia and England are playing Ashes 2023 in England. After winning toss in Birmingham Test, England has decided to bat first. They shocked everyone by declaring on the first day. Australia batted well but could not secure a lead. Usman Khawaja scored a century in the first innings. Australia came back strong in the second innings.
England batters tried to score as fast as they can after losing Day 3 for rain. Australia captain Pat Cummins took 4 wickets. Nathan Lyon also took 4 wickets to restrict England for 273 runs in second innings. Australia are given a target of 281 to win the match on Day 4 and Day 5. Morning session of Day 5 has been lost to rain, again.
Australia continued their innings after scoring 107/3. Scott Boland scored 20 and got out to Stuart Broad. Then Travis Head tried to score quickly and got out to Moeen Ali’s spin. Now, Usman Khawaja and Cameron Green are batting for Australia. Usman Khawaja scored 56 in 159 balls and Cameron Green is on 22 from 54 balls. Australia is on 183/5 by the time, we posted this article. They still need 98 runs in 39 overs to win the match. England need 5 wickets. Both the teams have gone for TEA on Day 5.
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