Australia vs England 4th Test Day 2 Highlights 27 Dec 2017

Watch AUS vs ENG cricket highlights today on 27-12-2017. Latest Ashes highlights and videos. England vs Australia fourth Test day 2 highlights. Australians were all out today on 327 runs in 119 overs. Now England batting line must grab this opportunity to get hold of this Test. They have already seem like a lost herd during Ashes 2017.









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England continued to fight back into the Boxing Day Test on the second afternoon in Melbourne, where they progressed to 1 for 72 at tea after running through Australia’s lower order cheaply earlier in the day. Encouragingly for England, Alastair Cook was still at the crease on 37, while James Vince had 17, and their deficit was 255 runs after they bowled Australia out for 327 shortly after lunch.









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Cook has completed 10 innings since his most recent Test half-century, the longest such drought of his near 12-year career, but by tea he had moved to his equal highest score of that period. It was notable that Cook crunched a cover drive for four off Pat Cummins, for the shot tends to be one that Cook avoids, but perhaps his lengthy lean run has forced a change of approach.

In hot conditions, Australia’s fast bowlers failed to have any impact and Australia’s cause was not helped by Cummins spending time off the field with an upset stomach. The only breakthrough came when Nathan Lyon picked up his second brilliant return catch of the series, hurling himself high to his right and thrusting up one hand to pluck a leading edge off Mark Stoneman on 15.