Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Fri 24 May 2024 Ashes 2015: A Lord's effort that should embarrass England Consider this. On a day one pitch, Australia lost just one wicket, and two batsmen eased to their centuries. At the end of the day's play, the pitch at Lord's was heavily criticised, described by many cricket pundits as among those that kills interest in Test cricket. Openers put Australia in commanding postion Australia had declared at the score of 566/8 and ran riot through top-order England batting on day 2, and hosts never really recovered from there on. After starting from 85-4 on day 3 Ashes 2015 2nd Test: Australia strike early after Smith double hundred Australia are on the driving seat after Day 2 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's as they reduced England to 85-4 at stumps after declaring at 566-8. Ashes 2015: A highly disappointing day 1 at Lord's Every time a Test match is played at Lord's, any game, leave alone the Ashes, the expectations from the match are always heightened. But, an encounter between Australia and England in the Ashes at Lord's is always considered among the ultimate battle in sports Lord's Test: Stumped Australia take on fired up England ENG vs AUS 2nd Test: It is a known fact that Australia have had a habit of putting opponents down through words before the start of a big series.