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'It's a great one' says Aussie captain Paine after Ashes test win

Reuters BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, UK Aug 06, 2019, 02.20 PM (IST)

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England's batting line-up on Monday as the hosts were bowled out for 146 in their second innings at Edgbaston in Birmingham, losing the first Ashes test by 251 runs to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in the series. Chasing the second-highest successful run chase in Ashes history (398), England first-innings centurion Rory Burns fell first in the second over of the day for 11. The highest successful run chase ever was Australia getting 404 at Headingley in 1948.