Ubhekwe ngabomvu owe-Ashes wezinsuku ezinhlanu 

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Uchungechunge lokuqala lwemidlalo yezinsuku ezinhlanu phakathi kweNgilandi ne-Australia lusahamba kahle ngemuva kwezinsuku ezimbili zekhilikithi eheha kakhulu e-Edgbaston.

Ngemuva kokushaya kuqala phambi kwabalandeli abaningi,  osokhaya babhalise amaphuzu angu-393 ebhodini kuma-overs angu-78 nje kuphela.

Indlela yabo yokushaya esheshayo iholele ekutheni kuphume isimemezelo ngemuva kwesigamu sokugcina sehora ngoLwesihlanu ngethemba lokuthola amawikhethi amaningana ngaphambi kokuthi usuku lokuqala luphele.

Ukuphumelela kuqhamuke ekuseni ngoMgqibelo ngesikhathi uStuart Broad ethatha uDavid Warner noMarnus Labuschagne kwi-over yesi-11.

Isinqumo sikaMoeen Ali sokuba khona kulolu chungechunge sibe nezithelo ezinhle ngesikhathi uTravis Head oyi-spinner efakela uCameron Green ingcindezi ngaphambi kokuthi usuku luphele.

Ngokungangabazeki kuze kube manje izihlabani zomdlalo kube uJoe Root no-Usman Khawaja njengoba laba ababili abashayayo befinyelele kuma-runs wabo ayikhulu.

Laba bobabili bathole ama-runs ayikhulu emidlalweni eminingi ukwedlula abanye abadlali kusukela nyakenye (ayisikhombisa ngamunye) njengoba uRoot key kwi-innings yaseNgilandi enama-runs angu-118 kanti u-Khawaja unama-runs angu-126 njengoba i-Australia iphikelela emaphuzwini akhulayo.

I-Australia iqede usuku ngo-311/5 ngenzuzo encane njengoba ilandela ngemuva ngo-82 kuphela.

INgilandi ingase ishintshe umfutho ngamawikhethi ngeSonto njengoba usuku lwesithathu luthembisa ukuletha amanye amaseshini amathathu ekhilikithi enhle.

Esithombeni esingenhla: U-Usman Khawaja

Umthombo wesithombe: @mufaddal_vohra

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