Australia scored 317 runs in the first innings.
Chris Woakes opened the claw in the fourth Test of the Ashes.
New Delhi. The fourth Test between England and Australia (AUS vs ENG) has started. In this match, England won the toss and decided to bowl first. Excellent bowling was seen from England. Chris Woakes, who hit the entry in the last match, spread his fire here too. Earlier, Chris Woakes had put Australia on the backfoot with his all-round performance in the do or die match. At the same time, once again the star all-rounder Kangaroo has become a wall in front of the team.
Woakes opened his account with Australian opener David Warner. After this he did not look back. He took 6 wickets in both the innings in the last match and also did well with the bat. In the first innings of this match, Woakes has opened his claws. He bowled 22.2 overs and gave 62 runs. Meanwhile, 5 wickets came in his account. Apart from Warner, Woakes made Josh Hazlewood, Cameron Green, Alex Carey and Mitchell Marsh victims of their balls. Australia’s team has been reduced to 317 runs in the first innings.
2 fifties from Australia
Two half-century innings were seen from Australia. Innings of 51 runs were seen from the bat of Mitchell Marsh and Marnus Labushen. Apart from this, Steve Smith scored 41 and Travis Head scored 48 runs. The Australian team is leading 2-1 in the series. In a do-or-die match, England made a spectacular comeback and added to the excitement of the Ashes.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 20, 2023, 17:28 IST