Skip to content

England takes command in second Ashes Test

England took a commanding lead against Australia during the second Test.

England is now in full control of The Ashes, as the side recently defeated Australia in the second Test at Lord's Cricket Ground.

England managed to defeat Australia by 347 runs as the home side posted a 361 and a 349-7 after a declaration. Australia was only able to post a 128 and 235 to come up well short. Joe Root produced an impressive 180 runs for England before the declaration was called.

With the second Test in the books, the two sides will head to Old Trafford in Manchester for the third Test, which is to take place on August 1. The Test will continue until August 5 before both England and Australia meet at the Riverside Ground for the Fourth Test on August 9. The final Test will be at The Oval in London, between August 21 and 25.

Even with England in the lead, The Ashes 2013 is far from over. You won't want to miss the exciting next few tests, and now you don't have to! By making a transfer of $150 or more at Xoom.com, you can see all of the action live on Willow.tv for free. Hurry, the next Test starts soon!

Read more from Europe

Comments are closed.