Match Ended   
1st Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Aug 01, 2019
England ENG
374&146(52.3)
Australia AUS
284&487/7d
Australia beat England by 251 runs

England vs Australia 1st Test Day 2 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Rory Burns, Ben Stokes Take England Close To Australia Total

Updated:22 September 2019 12:37 IST

ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 2 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Rory Burns starred for England on Day 2 of the first Ashes Test with his unbeaten knock of 125.

England vs Australia 1st Test Day 2 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Rory Burns, Ben Stokes Take England Close To Australia Total
England vs Australia Highlights: Rory Burns scored his maiden Test century on his Ashes debut. © AFP

England finish Day 2 of the first Ashes Test at 267/4 with Rory Burns starring for the hosts with his unbeaten knock of 125 while Ben Stokes remained not out on 38 runs at stumps. England skipper Joe Root also played a crucial knock of 57 runs. For Australia, James Pattinson took two wickets while Pat Cummins and Peter Siddle picked up one wicket each. England opener Rory Burns hit his maiden Test century. He spent 36 balls in the 'nervous 90s' and for more than half an hour could not get beyond 92. But the 28-year-old left-hander eventually got to three figures for the first time in eight Tests with a quick single off Nathan Lyon. (SCORECARD)

Ashes 2019 1st Test Day 2 Highlights Between England vs Australia, Straight from Edgbaston, Birmingham.

  • 23:19 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Do join us tomorrow!

    This brings an end to an exciting day of cricket. Do join us tomorrow for another big day. Ta ta!
  • 23:06 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Day 2 stumps, England trail by 17 runs!

    England finish day 2 at 267/4. Rory Burns starred the day with his unbeaten 125 while Ben Stokes also remained not out on 38 runs. For Australia, James Pattinson picked up two wickets while Pat Cummins and Peter Siddle picked up one wicket each. 
  • 22:52 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Ben Stokes shuffles across, uses Siddle's pace and flicks it towards the fine leg fence to add one more boundary to his tally.
  • 22:46 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Nathan Lyon's delivery kept low on this occasion, Burns goes for a cut only manages an inside edge, goes between keeper's legs and rolls over the rope.
  • 22:38 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Pat Cummins pitches the ball just marginally full, Stokes punches it straight down the ground with straight bat to earn a superb boundary. 
  • 22:36 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    50-run partnership!

    Ben Stokes cuts the ball through point and comes back for two runs, bringing up 50-run stand for the fifth wicket.
  • 22:32 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Australia lose review!

    James Pattinson beats Rory Burns, ball hits his pad, umpire Joel Wilson turns down the big appeal. Australia take review and replay shows the ball was pitched outside leg stump line. Australia lose their review, they have only one left now.
  • 22:28 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Ball races to fence but no run!

    Cummins generates extra pace and bounce with the new ball, Burns raises his bat to let it go to the keeper but ball races away to the fence after deflecting off his thigh pad. No run as the batsman didn't offer any shot.
  • 22:24 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    New ball taken!

    Finally, Australia have taken the second new ball after Pat Cummins bowled the first ball of his fresh over with the old ball. 
  • 22:18 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Second new ball is available!

    80 overs are over and Australia have decided not to take the second new ball. Nathan Lyon continues with the old ball.
  • 22:10 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Travis Head bowls a half-volley and Rory Burns smashes it towards the extracover region for another boundary. 
  • 22:09 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Ben Stokes paddle sweeps Nathan Lyon behind square for a four. He is busy playing his own brand of cricket here.
  • 22:03 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Matthew Wade is the new bowler!

    Tim Paine has handed the ball to Matthew Wade which shows England batsmen are on top. 
  • 22:01 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Nathan Lyon's ball straightens after pitching in the stumps line, Stokes plants his front leg and sweeps it along the ground towards midwicket for a four. 
  • 21:51 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Ben Stokes slashes the bat hard at an incoming delivery which flies over slips, giving him four runs. 
  • 21:44 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Peter Siddle offers marginal width outside off stump, Stokes cuts it late past the backward point to collect his first boundary.
  • 21:39 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Burns scores maiden Test ton!

    Rory Burns steals a single to complete his maiden Test century on his Ashes debut. He is pumped and Edgbaston crowd and his teammates join the celebration and give him a standing ovation.
  • 21:30 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four! 200 up for England!

    Pat Cummins gives Rory Burns a gift on the pads who tickles it fine towards the fine leg fence for a four. He is now just two runs away from his maiden Test century.
  • 21:18 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Bancroft takes stunner at 3rd slip!

    Cameron Bancroft takes a sublime catch at third slip to dismiss Jos Buttler. Pat Cummins gets his first wicket. England are four down now. Australia are crawling back in the game with two quick wickets post tea.
  • 21:06 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four! Buttler off the mark!

    James Pattinson offers way too much width outside off stump, Jos Buttler leans forward and drives it comfortably through covers to open his account.
  • 21:02 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Pattinson dismisses Denly!

    James Pattinson bowls a pitch-perfect in-swinger, Joe Denly plays the wrong line, expecting the ball to swing outwards but it didn't, Joel Wilson raises his finger after little thought. Replay shows it was plumb. 
  • 20:52 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    James Pattinson pitches the ball up, Joe Denly leans into the drive and hits it past mid-off fielder for a four. 
  • 20:37 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    First four post tea!

    Nathan Lyon overpitches the ball and Joe Denly leans forward, drives it through covers to finish the first over post tea with a boundary.
  • 20:15 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    At tea England reach 170/2!

    This session clearly belongs to England as they lost just one wicket and unlike morning session scored runs at much higher rate. At tea, they are 170/2. Rory Burns is not out on 82 and Peter Siddle tasted the only success in this session when he dismissed England skipper Joe Root for 57.
  • 20:11 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Joe Denly gets on to the front foot to an outside off stump delivery and plays a solid cover drive, presenting the full face of the bat. 
  • 19:53 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Nathan Lyon drops another ball short and wide, Joe Denly quickly shifts his body weight on the back foot by some room shuffling across inside the crease and cuts it powerfully through covers to claim his first boundary.
  • 19:49 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Siddle gets Australia much-needed breakthrough!

    Peter Siddle gets rewarded for sticking to tight line and length. Joe Root drives the ball on the up and Siddle takes a good catch to end the dangerous 2nd-wicket stand. Root departs for 57.
  • 19:35 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    50 for Root!

    Joe Root glances the ball off his pads towards the fine leg fence and there's is no stopping that. With that he brings up his 42nd Test half-century. England trail by 136 runs.
  • 19:34 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Joe Root opens the face of bat to breach the gap in the slip cordon. Ball races away to the fence in no time. He played the shot very late.
  • 19:22 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Pat Cummins bowls another outswinger and Rory Burns this time leans forward, reaches to the pitch of the ball using his front foot, drives it past mid-off and it wins the race to the rope.
  • 19:19 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Another thick outside edge from Rory Burns goes in between slip and gully fielder, giving him for runs. Frustration for Australian bowlers increasing with each such shot.
  • 19:05 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    100 partnership!

    Joe Root leans forward on to the front foot and drives the ball past point fielder to collect another boundary. With that shot, the partnership between him and Burns has gone up to exactly 100.
  • 19:00 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Edge and four!

    Pattinson induces another outside edge but it also goes away from slip cordon and races away to the third man fence.
  • 18:58 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Sun is shining and so are the England batsmen as they have started to open up. James Pattinson on this occasion bowls a full ball on middle and leg and Root flicks it off his pads using  his wrists to midwicket rope for a four.
  • 18:53 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Rory Burns for the first time in the day plays rash shot which goes over slip cordon and races away to the fence. 
  • 18:50 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four... 100 up for England!

    Joe Root glances the ball fine off his pads and ball races away to the fence. With that England's innings goes past 100-run mark.
  • 18:35 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Joe Root dances down the track and hits the ball with the turn, ball races towards deep midwicket fence where fielder fails to keep it in despite covering decent ground, giving him four runs.
  • 18:31 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Root survives once again!

    Huge LBW appeal by Peter Siddle against Joe Root and Aleem Dar has given him out. Root once again goes for a review instantly and gets a life as replay showed the ball took inside edge before hitting the pad.
  • 18:27 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    50 for Burns!

    Rory Burns brings up his 3rd Test fifty with a boundary on his Ashes debut and Edgbaston crowd acknowledges that. 
  • 18:20 (IST)Aug 02, 2019

    Four!

    Nathan Lyon pitches the ball short and Burns makes some room going deep in his crease and cuts it through point for first boundary post lunch.
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