The Ashes, 4th Test: Bowlers put England in control against Australia on Day 2

Stuart Broad and James Anderson - three wickets a piece - made a mockery of Australia's batting, leaving the hosts on 164/9 against their 255 in the first innings.

updated: December 27, 2013 14:33 IST
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Melbourne: A resurgent England attack tore through Australia's batting lineup with six wickets in the final session to leave the hosts reeling at 164 for nine at the close of the second day of the fourth Ashes Test on Friday. (Scorecard)

Bowled out for what seemed a paltry 255 in the morning, the tourists hit back through their seamers in the afternoon with Stuart Broad and James Anderson capturing three wickets apiece.

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, fighting another desperate rearguard action, was 43 not out at stumps, with number 11 batsman Nathan Lyon yet to face a ball and Australia trailing by 91 runs.

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