Cricket - Australia beat England by 218 runs in second Ashes test

Australia beat England by 218 runs in the second Ashes test on the fifth day at Adelaide Oval on Monday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

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Scores: England 312 (J. Root 87, M. Prior 69, K. Pietersen 53) & 172 (I. Bell 72 not out, M. Carberry 60, M. Johnson 7-40) v Australia 132-3 dec (D. Warner 83 not out) & 570-9 dec (M. Clarke 148, B. Haddin 118, C. Rogers 72, R. Harris 55, G. Bailey 53, S. Watson 51; C. Broad 3-98) (Compiled by Ian Ransom; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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