England vs Australia 1st Ashes Test Day 5: Lyon, Cummins star as Australia demolish England

Nathan Lyon six wickets England Australia 1st Ashes Test Day 5 Edgbaston cricket

Nathan Lyon finished with figures of 6-49 off 20 overs

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Nathan Lyon claimed six wickets and Pat Cummins took four as Australia crushed England by 251 runs on the final day at Edgbaston to take a 1-0 lead in The Ashes.

Starting off the day on 13/0, England only added six runs to their overnight score before opener Rory Burns was caught by Lyon at gully off the bowling of Cummins for 11.

Jason Roy managed to score 28 runs before he was clean bowled by Lyon, who also took out Joe Denly and captain Joe Root for 11 and 28 respectively.

Jos Buttler only made one run before he was clean bowled by Cummins, while Jonny Bairstow mustered six runs before he was dismissed by Cummins.

Ben Stokes also scored six runs before he was caught behind off the bowling of Lyon, who completed his five-wicket haul upon removing Moeen Ali for four runs.

Lyon got his sixth wicket the very next ball as he sent Stuart Broad packing for a golden duck.

England ended up being skittled out for 146 when Cummins dismissed Chris Woakes for 37.

Lyon was the pick of the bowlers with six wickets, while Cummins chipped in with four.

Australia batsman Steve Smith was named Man of the Match for scoring 144 in the first innings and 142 in the second.

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