06 December, 2010

England stroll home to take 1-0 Ashes lead; needing one more win to retain the urn

Kevin Pietersen celebrates taking the wicket of Martin Clarke on Day 4;
effectively clinching the 2nd Test for England

England (620-5D) trounce Australia (245 & 304) by an Innings and 71 runs in the Second Test in Adelaide. England now lead the Series 1-0 with Three Tests to play.
Man-of-the-Match KEVIN PIETERSEN hit 227 runs in the Second Test and also took the crucial wicket of Michael Clarke.

England spinner Graham Swann had impressive figures of 5-91

Swann celebrates a great 2nd Test for England

The news was not all good for England however as STUART BROAD was ruled out for the rest of the Ashes Series with an abdominal tear.

Broad: out for rest of Ashes

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