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Ashes 2019: Rory Burns’ maiden Test ton puts England on top against Australia

AFP

Published : Aug 3, 2019, 11:21 am IST
Updated : Aug 26, 2019, 3:16 pm IST
Burns put the hosts in a dominating position with his brilliant ton on Day 2 of Ashes. (Photo: AFP)
Burns put the hosts in a dominating position with his brilliant ton on Day 2 of Ashes. (Photo: AFP)
Burns and Stokes are playing at 125 runs and 38 runs respectively and England will continue their inning on Day 3 from 267/4. (Photo: AFP)
Burns and Stokes are playing at 125 runs and 38 runs respectively and England will continue their inning on Day 3 from 267/4. (Photo: AFP)
Burns scored his maiden Test hundred off 221 balls. (Photo: AFP)
Burns scored his maiden Test hundred off 221 balls. (Photo: AFP)
Jos Buttler was sent back to the pavilion early by Pat Cummins as he gave away an easy catch to Cameron Bancroft. (Photo: AFP)
Jos Buttler was sent back to the pavilion early by Pat Cummins as he gave away an easy catch to Cameron Bancroft. (Photo: AFP)
Skipper Joe Root built a 132-run partnership with Burns. (Photo: AFP)
Skipper Joe Root built a 132-run partnership with Burns. (Photo: AFP)
Steven Smith had played a knock of 144 runs to steer Australia from 122/8 to 284 runs on Day 1 of the first Ashes. (Photo: AFP)
Steven Smith had played a knock of 144 runs to steer Australia from 122/8 to 284 runs on Day 1 of the first Ashes. (Photo: AFP)
Stuart Broad dismissed Smith, giving him a five-wicket haul and ending Australia's innings at 284. (Photo: AFP)
Stuart Broad dismissed Smith, giving him a five-wicket haul and ending Australia's innings at 284. (Photo: AFP)
Smith reached his 24th Test century in his 118th Test innings to become the second-fastest cricketer to the mark. (Photo: AFP)
Smith reached his 24th Test century in his 118th Test innings to become the second-fastest cricketer to the mark. (Photo: AFP)

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