ENG vs AUS, Ashes 2023: England set a target of 281 against Australia on day four. As a result, Pat Cummins’ team scored 107 runs for the loss of 3 wickets at the end of the game. Australia needed 174 runs to win. At the same time England needed 7 wickets to win.
ENG vs AUS, Ashes 2023, 1st Test Day 4: England made the match very high voltage by making a comeback in the first Test of the Ashes series. England set a target of 281 runs in front of Australia on the fourth day. As a result, Pat Cummins’ team scored 107 runs for the loss of 3 wickets at the end of the game. Australia needed 174 runs to win. At the same time England needed 7 wickets to win.
While Australia need 174 runs on the last day to win, the English bowlers are in full attacking mood. In such conditions, the last day of the first Test for Australia will not be easy. In fact, English captain Ben Stokes declared the first innings at 393/8 on the first day. After that Australia scored 386 runs in their first innings. He gave the English team a lead of only 7 runs in the first innings.
The game reverses in the third session..
World Test champions Australia came under pressure in the second innings. Cummins Stokes seemed to water down all strategies. Australia’s bowlers limited England’s second innings to 273 runs. Stokes proved the decision wrong when the England batsmen failed. But, Oli Robinson and Stuart Broad turned the game around in the third session.
3 big shocks for Australia..
And breathe… 😅
The Aussies end the day on 1️⃣0️⃣7️⃣/3️⃣ still needing 1️⃣7️⃣4️⃣.
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 19, 2023
Warner was out for 36 runs. After this, Broad stopped Marnus Labuschen’s innings at 13 runs. Minutes before the end of play on Day 4, Brad dealt Australia a third blow in the form of Steve Smith. Smith managed only 6 runs. Usman Khawaja scored 34 runs and Scott Boland scored 13 runs at the crease.
— ICC (@ICC) June 19, 2023
England collapsed for 273 runs.
Earlier, England started the fourth day with 28 runs. Earlier in the day, England lost 2 wickets. After Ollie Pope’s dismissal, Joe Root (46), Harry Brook (46) and captain Stokes (43) tried their best to hold on to the innings by adding some runs. But, none of the trio converted their innings into big scores. As a result, England collapsed to 273 runs in the second innings.
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