It was the second test match of Ashes 2010-11. The match was played in Adelaide, Australia. Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat first. It was really a poor batting display by Australia with only three players scoring half centuries. Here is the Australian scorecard.
Reply from England was one of the most outstanding innings played by English team in Australian soil. Alaister Cook and Pietersen played two outstanding innings to accumulate a mammoth total of 620 before they declared.
Australia was able to manage 304 runs in the second innings. It was a big defeat – an innings and 71 runs. England started leading the series 1-0. See the highlights of KP’s delightful innings here.