The second match of the historic Ashes series between Australia and England is playing today. Australia has won all their day-night Tests played with the pink ball so far. In such a situation, England would not only want to return to the series. Rather, he will also have an eye on destroying the victory record of the kangaroos.
Australia’s excellent performance in day-night test matches
While Australia has a stellar record in day-night Test matches, England has won only one of the four matches they have played with the pink ball. He achieved this victory against West Indies at home ground in 2017. England will get two chances to improve its record in day-night matches in this series. The fifth and final Test match to hold in Hobart will also be played with a pink ball.
2 big changes in England team
England captain Joe Root has made two major changes in the playing-11. Mark Wood and Jack Leach were droppe. Experienced fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad have returned in their place.
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Captain Pat Cummins match out
Australian team captain Pat Cummins has ruled out of the match due to exposure to corona infected. In such a situation, the command of the team is being handle by Steve Smith. Michael Neser was include in the playing-11 in place of Cummins. At the same time, English captain Joe Root made 2 changes in the playing-11.
Steve Smith won the toss and decided to bat first
The second test of the Ashes series is playing between England and Australia. In this Day-Night Test being play in Adelaide, Australia captain Steve Smith has won the toss and decide to bat first. At present, the Australian team is leading 1-0 in the series of 5 Tests.
England has a poor record in Day-Night Test
England will get two opportunities to improve its record in day-night matches in this series. The fifth and final Test match to hold in Hobart will also be played with a pink ball. Earlier this match was to play in Perth. But it had to due to COVID-19 restrictions in Western Australia.