English Dominance Continued…

England continued to move ahead towards the Ashes URN on the second day of fourth test. It was an action packed day, Trott got his century, Siddle provided the early break throughs and Mr. Ponting lost his temperament. England continued to move ahead towards the Ashes URN on the second day of fourth test. It was an action packed day, Trott got his century, Siddle provided the early break throughs and Mr. Ponting lost his temperament.

The day started quite well for Australia as both English openers lost their wickets early in the first session courtesy to Peter Siddle. After the wickets, Trott and Pietersen stood firmly in Aussies way making sure to avoid another another collapse. The first session went on with no further drama and by the end of session England had scored 226 runs and picking up an healthy lead of 128 runs.

The second session of the day was full of drama. The first ball of session was driven for four but the real drama started in the 7th over, when Australian captain taken his anger out on umpire Aleem Dar. Australia had reviewed a caught behind decision and third umpire over ruled the appeal, Ponting started arguing with ‘World Best Umpire’ Dar about the decision.

Soon after the drama Australia picked three quick wickets of Pietersen,  Collingwood and Ian Bell. Even Johnson got rid of Prior but it was Aleem Dar again who checked the legitimation of delivery and it was found to be a no ball. In action packed session England gather 78 runs losing 3 wickets, increasing the lead to 206 runs.

The third session was of English complete dominance, in the session Trott scored another century while Prior got his half century. Both stood their till stumps and currently sharing a partnership of over 150 runs.

At stumps, England scored 444 runs for 5 wickets, leading by 346 runs, without any doubt they are moving in the direction of ‘URN’.

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