Recovering from a perilous 96 for 6, England collapsed to 259 all out, then made a somewhat better start to the second innings as David Warner struck the first six of the game on day two of the 1st Test at the Gabba in Brisbane.
#AUSvENG – Replays confirm that the ball did not clear the boundary for a six by David Warner. Match review still undecided. — ICC (@ICC) September 1, 2017
Australia made 28-3 and scored 145.4 runs in eight overs (after 44 overs) at the end of play on day two.
The hosts finished at 46 overs remaining, with James Vince leading the way with 64 runs to his name after scoring freely in his first half century of the series.
England also made a start to the third innings, scoring 56 runs off 14 overs on day two at the Gabba. Joe Root made 37, but Australia were soon controlling their hosts, as Starc dismissed Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes for six and 19 runs, respectively.
Ed Cowan and Warner both scored 50 runs during their partnership for the first wicket, before Starc drove at Ben Stokes and edged to a diving Alastair Cook for 13 runs.
Australia currently lead England in the 1st Test by an innings and 54 runs, leaving England a chance to swing the series back into their favor.
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