The Ashes: Chris Rogers' maiden Test ton takes Australia to 222/5 on Day 2

Chris Rogers was unbeaten on 101 off 233 balls after he rescued Australia from the initial collapse with 129-run partnership with Shane Watson who hit 68.

updated: August 10, 2013 23:45 IST
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Chester-le-Street: Rogers had waited five years since making his Australia debut in 2008 before playing his second Test at the start of this Ashes series after several years of heavy run-scoring in both Australian and English first-class cricket. (Scorecard | Live Blog)

The 35-year-old, who started the season as captain of English county Middlesex, had come close to a Test century with 84 in the drawn third match at Old Trafford and this was the third time he'd passed 50 in the series. (Read: Stats)

Before lunch, Broad took three wickets, including that of Australia captain and batting lynchpin Michael Clarke.

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