Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day five – live!

Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTAustralia’s Steve Smith ruled out with concussionCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 2.52pm BST 62nd over: England 185-5 (Stokes 65,...

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day five – live!

62nd over: England 185-5 (Stokes 65, Bairstow 11) Still no wickets for Lyon. He’s had his near chances, but hasn’t broken through. It’s not a true fifth day, given we’ve only had two days of wear on the pitch, but he would have expected more of himself. Two singles from the over.

61st over: England 183-5 (Stokes 64, Bairstow 10) Stokes is collecting runs pretty comfortably now, driving Cummins out through the covers for a couple. Has a big wallop at a wide ball before more successfully pushing one away for a single.

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