England Beats Australia to Take 2-0 Lead in Ashes Cricket Series

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England teammates celebrate after a victory during day four of the 2nd Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 21, 2013 in London. Close

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England teammates celebrate after a victory during day four of the 2nd Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 21, 2013 in London.

England beat Australia by 347 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-Test Ashes cricket series.

Australia was all out for 235 in the final over of the fourth day at Lord’s in London.

England scored 361 and 349-7 declared, Australia slumping to 128 in its first innings.

The hosts won the first match by 14 runs at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. The third Test starts Aug. 1 at Old Trafford, Manchester.

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