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| On Dec 14, 2021 3:47 PM IST

AUS vs ENG: Possible Australia Playing 11 for 2nd Ashes Test

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Australia Playing 11 – Australia got off their summer to the perfect start, as they thrashed England by nine wickets in the first of the five tests in the Ashes 2021-22. Pat Cummins, who was appointed the captain of Australia led his troops brilliantly and secured a dominating win over Joe Root’s England.

Australia will miss the services of the tall pacer, Josh Hazelwood who has been rules out of the second Test due to a side injury. David Warner’s participation is still in doubt, given the fact that he suffered a bruised rib during the first Test.

2nd Ashes Test Team News

  • Josh Hazelwood’s absence means that Jhye Richardson is most likely to be handed his Ashes debut.
  • Michael Neser, who picked 7 wickets in Australia A’s win over England Lions will also be in the mix to replace Josh Hazelwood.
  • As stated by his teammate, Travis Head, David Warner is most likely to feature in the playing 11 for the second Test.
  • Barring a forced change in the form of Hazelwood’s injury, the hosts will be resist any temptation to change a winning comination.
  • Mitchell Starc is under some serious pressure after poor performances off-late. The left-arm pacer will surely have to justify his selection in the second Test.

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AUS Playing 11 (likely)

David Warner and Marcus Harris are expected to continue batting at the top of the order. Marnus Labuschagne scored a brilliant 70 in the first innings at the Gabba, and will bat at number three. Steven Smith will walk out to bat at number four.

Travis Head scored 152 in the first Test against England, and will hope to carry his form into the next Test. Alex Carey and Cameron Green form the lower middle order. Nathon Lyon is again expected to be the sole spinner for the Aussies. Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will form the pace attack.

1. David Warner
2. Marcus Harris
3. Marnus Labuschagne
4. Steve Smith
5. Travis Head
6. Alex Carey
7. Cameron Green
8. Nathon Lyon
9. Pat Cummins
10.Mitchell Starc
11. Jhye Richardson

Australia Squad

Australia Squad: Alex Carey (WK), Pat Cummins (C), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith (VC), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner

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1. Steve Smith vs England in Ashes 

Matches Runs Avg SR HS 100s 50s
28 2812 63.90 55.38 239 11 9

 

2. Marnus Labuschagne vs England in Ashes

Matches Runs Avg SR HS 100s 50s
5 427 53.37 52.78 80 0 5

3. Pat Cummins vs England in Ashes

Matches Wickets Avg Economy BBI 5w 10w
11 59 20.75 2.77 5/38 1 0

 

4. Nathon Lyon vs England in Ashes

Matches Wickets Avg Economy BBI 5w 10w
24 89 30.41 2.76 6/49 2 0

 

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