India Today – Highlights1Australia were struggling at 76/4 when Smith walked into the middle2Shaun Marsh also performed after winning his eighth recall to the Test team3Australia still trail England by 137 runs at the end of day two’s playCaptain Steve Smith frustrated England with a fighting half-century and pushed Australia to 165/4 at the close of a see-sawing day two, rescuing the hosts after a top order collapse in the series-opening Ashes Test in Brisbane on Friday.

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  • Highlights1Australia were struggling at 76/4 when Smith walked into the middle2Shaun Marsh also performed after winning his eighth recall to the Test team3Australia still trail England by 137 runs at the end of day two’s playCaptain Steve Smith frustrated England with a fighting half-century and pushed Australia to 165/4 at the close of a see-sawing day two, rescuing the hosts after a top order collapse in the series-opening Ashes Test in Brisbane on Friday.
  • With his team in peril at 76/4, Smith’s unbeaten 64 in an 89-run stand with number six Shaun Marsh gave Australia hope of reeling in England’s first innings 302 at the Gabba.
  • Brilliant from Smith and Marsh to get the Aussies through to the close of play: cricket.
  • Anderson gets in on the act as the @Specsavers DRS sends Handscomb on his way: cricket.
  • Super stuff from Steve Smith after his side was in early trouble cricket.


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