Ten days played – how many have tourists won?

The Daily Telegraph - Sport - - Second Ashes Test -

1st Test Day 1 Eng­land close at 196-4 thanks to fifties from rook­ies James Vince and Mark Stone­man. But their scor­ing rate and the loss of four wick­ets make it only a qual­i­fied suc­cess. Ver­dict Eng­land

Day 2

Eng­land grind their way to a weak, but not dis­as­trous 302 and then re­duce Aus­tralia to 59-3. But Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh bat­tle through to go in un­de­feated overnight. Ver­dict Hon­ours even

Day 3

At 209-7, Joe Root fails to go for the jugu­lar, as Pat Cum­mins helps Smith get Aus­tralia to a healthy lead. Eng­land then lose two wick­ets late on in a tor­rid evening. Ver­dict Aus­tralia

Day 4 Eng­land are rat­tled out for 195, with Nathan Lyon tak­ing three. Af­ter set­ting the hosts a tar­get of 170, Eng­land need a mir­a­cle and a clat­ter of wick­ets. None come.

Ver­dict Aus­tralia

Day 5 David Warner and Cameron Bancroft knock off the re­main­ing runs with ease to wrap up a 10-wicket vic­tory and put the hosts in con­trol of the series.

Ver­dict Aus­tralia

2nd Test Day 1 Af­ter win­ning the toss and bowl­ing, Root is let down by his bowlers, who do not hit the right lengths. At least the scor­ing rate is slow as Aus­tralia close at 209-4.

Ver­dict Aus­tralia

Day 2 Eng­land are put out of their mis­ery af­ter 149 overs, Aus­tralia mak­ing 442-8 dec. Eng­land, tired, pre­dictably lose an opener in a tough fi­nal ses­sion un­der lights.

Ver­dict Aus­tralia

Day 3

Eng­land are all out for 227, with no­body show­ing ei­ther nous or pa­tience. Smith blun­ders in not en­forc­ing the fol­low-on, gift­ing Eng­land some cheap late wick­ets. Ver­dict Aus­tralia

Day 4

Eng­land’s bowlers do ev­ery­thing they didn’t in the first in­nings, and skit­tle the Aussies for 138. They lose four in chas­ing 354 but get their pride back with Smith look­ing rat­tled. Ver­dict Eng­land

Day 5

Root and Woakes are back in the hutch be­fore many pa­trons have even sat down and the Aus­tralians wrap up the win with no fuss at all to go 2-0 up in the five match series. Ver­dict Aus­tralia

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