London: England on Wednesday won the toss and elected to bat first againt Australia in the 2nd test match of The Ashes played at Lord’s.
England after the dramatic victory in the first test, now ready for the second face off of the five teat matches series against Australia.
On the other hand Aussies will be eyeing make a comeback in the series. As we have seen in previous match England have enjoyed the home advantage while Australia also been cheered by the number of supporters.
According to the report, 1.3 million people have watched the England victory and it is expected to increase in the second test match.
Australia held a winning streak against England at Lord’s from 1934 till 2009, when the local lads finally triumphed in the second match of the 2009 Ashes Series.
England have played 119 Test matches at Lord’s winning 45, losing 28 and drawing 46.
England: Skipper Alastair Cook, Joe Root, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Jonny Bairstow, Matt Prior (wk), Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Steven Finn, James Anderson.
Australia: Shane Watson, Chris Rogers, Usman Khawaja, Skipper Michael Clarke, Steve Smith, Phillip Hughes, Brad Haddin (wk), Ashton Agar, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, James Pattinson.
These two great teams now meet each another at Load’s. Fans are hope full to see a tough competition between these two rivals.