A dramatic test at Lord's cricket stadium has come to an end. There were quite a few ups and downs in the game as both teams were desperate to have a win. The match results in a draw.


Archer fiery bouncer to Smith
On the 3rd day of the second Ashes test, Jofra Archer delivered a horrified bouncer to Australian fighter Steve Smith who then fell on the ground and was retired hurt. He came back after a medical and continued his innings. His 92 crucial runs helped Australia to dominate in the first innings. Smith was struck by a ball at 90 mph whereas, Philip Hughes was hit by a ball at 84 mph in a similar fashion. This is something stunning for all cricket fans.


First cricket substitute batsman
Marnus Labuschagne became the first cricketer to replace as a batsman. He also became the first substitute to score 50 in Test cricket. He scored 59 off 100 balls in the second innings. He wasn't in the playing eleven but came as a replacement for injured Steve Smith in the second innings. He was also hit by Archer's terrific bouncer but fought well in the end to manage all such stuff.    

                    

Joe Root controversial catch
Joe Root picked up a brilliant catch of Marnus Labuschagne on Jack Leach ball. The on-field umpires went upstairs as they weren't convinced about a clear pick by Root. The third umpire after having detailed analyses declared it as out. Though, the evidence was not enough to call it out. That particular wicket made the game more interesting as England was near to a victory in the final session of day five.

So the Ashes rivalry is at its best and hopes to have more crunch cricket in coming matches.

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