England in a good position after day two of Adelaide test match

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Saturday, December 2, 2006

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At stumps on day two, England has opened a commanding lead in the second cricket test against Australia.

In its first innings, England made 551 runs for the loss of 6 wickets before declaring (ie. 551 for 6 dec.) during the evening session of day two. England's Paul Collingwood made a personal best of 206 runs partnered by Kevin Pietersen (158).

Australia went on to post 28 runs for the loss of 1 wicket (Justin Langer, caught by Kevin Pietersen and bowled by Andrew Flintoff) by the end of the days play.

There are three more test matches left to play in the tournament. The third test match will be played between December 14th and 18th.

Sources

Cricinfo, Scorecard