Facts and figures of second Ashes Test

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(Australian Associated Press)


Overall: Played 337; Australia 138, England 106, drawn 93

At Lord’s: Played 35; Australia 14, England 7, drawn 14

In England: Played 161; Australia 47, England 48, drawn 66

Australia’s record in 2015: Played 4; won 2, lost 1, drawn 1

England’s record in 2015: Played 6; won 3, lost 2, drawn 1

Last series: Australia won 5-0 in 2013-14

Last series in England: England won 3-0 in 2013

Forecast for Thursday: cloudy with a top of 26C, showers possible late

Likely teams:

Australia: David Warner, Chris Rogers, Steve Smith, Michael Clarke (capt), Adam Voges, Mitch Marsh, Peter Nevill, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

England: Alastair Cook (capt), Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, James Anderson

Potential records:

*Mitchell Johnson is seven Test scalps away from reaching the 300-wicket mark. Brett Lee (310), Dennis Lillee (355), Glenn McGrath (565) and Shane Warne (708) are the only other Australians to have achieved the feat

*Stuart Broad needs eight wickets to also make it to 300. Jimmy Anderson (403), Ian Botham (383), Bob Willis (325) and Fred Trueman (307) are the only Englishmen to have reached the mark.


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