Ashes: Australia take charge of Lord's Test after Steve Smith's double ton
July 18 , 2015
Australia took control of the Ashes Lord’s Test after piling up 566-8 and then demolishing England’s top order on day two.
Steve Smith scored a superb 215, silencing critics who had questioned his promotion in the Australian batting order.
Mitchell Johnson grabbed two wickets in seven deliveries, with the hosts losing their first four wickets for just 30 runs.
A 55-run partnership between Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes helped England end the day at 85-4.