London, July 10 (ANI): Off-spinner Moeen Ali, who’s making his Ashes debut, took two wickets and performed a gritty seventy nine-run innings to assist England take the higher hand towards the Aussies on the second day of the primary Ashes Test in Cardiff.
It required some disciplined bowling performance from the hosts to go away Australia for 264-5 on the finish of the second day’s play, with Shane Watson (29) and Nathon Lyon (6) nonetheless on the crease and the guests trailing by 166 runs, the BBC reported.
Mark Wood, who can also be making his Ashes debut, took the priced wicket of Chris Rogers for ninety five and Ben Stokes struck late within the day to scalp Adam Voges to place England on top.
Meanwhile, Moeen eliminated inform batsman Steve Smith and skipper Michael Clarke to justify his choice forward of Adil Rashid as England’s spinner.
Earlier, England had added 87 runs in simply 14.1 overs to their in a single day complete and earlier than