Australia defeated England in the 2nd Ashes test by 120 runs. Both teams will move to Perth for the 3rd Test match which will be starting from 14th December. As Australia is dominating the current Ashes, many former English players are fearing of a whitewash. England is still very much able to make a comeback; however, that will largely depend on their skipper Joe Root’s ability to motivate team.
Let’s take a look how Cricket world reacted to Australia’s win in the 2nd test.
Cricket Australia shared the winning moment on their timeline.
— cricket.com.au (@CricketAus) December 6, 2017
Host stadium Adelaide Oval was proud of the crowd adding to 199,147.
Australia wins by 120 runs! 🇦🇺🏏 Thank you to all 199,147 of you who witnessed history in the making at the first day-night #Ashes Test at #AdelaideOval. You've smashed our Test match attendance record! pic.twitter.com/CayhLHkEvE
— Adelaide Oval (@TheAdelaideOval) December 6, 2017
English journalist Piers Morgan congratulated Steve Smith and David Warner sharing an image sent by David Warner in his DM.
When Aussies sledge you in your DMs… 😡😡😡
Congrats chaps @davidwarner31 @stevesmith49, you’ve definitely had the last laugh.
ps can you both tread on a ball in the warm-up at at Perth? #ashes pic.twitter.com/aGbgYVwW1N
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 6, 2017
Famous English Barmy Army tweeted about the great time they had in Adelaide.
Well played Australia. Shame about the result but we've still had a great time in Adelaide. Cheers for having us, see you in Perth. #Ashes
— England's Barmy Army (@TheBarmyArmy) December 6, 2017
Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle defended skipper’s Steve Smith decision of not imposing follow-on.
— Peter Siddle (@petersiddle403) December 6, 2017
Former English skipper Michael Vaughan tried to motivate the current English team with his tweet.
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) December 6, 2017
So this is what sporting world had to say about England’s loss in 2nd test of the Ashes. Here you can check how Australia defeated England. Keep reading other Sports news on Sportsfeista.com and share your thoughts in the Comments section.