The Ashes 2023 England Vs Australia 1st Test Highlights Australia Won By 2 Wickets Pat Cummins Nathan Lyon Edgbaston

The Ashes 2023, England vs Australia 1st Test, Australia won by 2 wkts: The first Test match of the 2023 Ashes series was played between England and Australia from Birmingham to Edgbaston. All limits of excitement were crossed in this test. Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon gave Australia the victory with their batting. With this, the Kangaroos took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

England declared their first innings by scoring 393 runs. After this Australia had scored 386 runs in their first innings. In the second innings, England scored 273 runs and set a target of 281 runs in front of Australia, which the visiting team achieved by losing eight wickets in the last moments of the match.

Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon won

Chasing the target of 281 runs, the Australian team had lost eight wickets for 227 runs at one stage. Then it seemed that England would easily win this match, but Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon did not let the wicket fall after this and spoiled England’s plans. Cummins returned unbeaten after scoring 44 and Lyon 16 runs. Both made a match-winning partnership of 54 runs for the 9th wicket.

Usman Khawaja became the player of the match

Usman Khawaja performed brilliantly in both innings for Australia. Khawaja, who scored 141 runs in the first innings, scored 65 runs in 197 balls in the second innings. He received the Player of the Match award for his brilliant performance.

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