Archer and Leach fire but Australia hang on for draw

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    England's Jofra Archer celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Usman Khawaja during play on the fifth day of the second Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on August 18, 2019. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. NO ASSOCIATION WITH DIRECT COMPETITOR OF SPONSOR, PARTNER, OR SUPPLIER OF THE ECB (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Australia have hung on for a draw in the 2nd Ashes Test despite fine spells of bowling by Jofra Archer and Jack Leach.

    England declared today and set the visitors a target of 267 in 48 overs at Lord’s.

    The chase was pegged back several times as Archer took 3/32 and Leach grabbed 3/37.

    But Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head made 59 and 42 not out respectively.

    They managed to help Australia to 154/6 by the time stumps were called on the 5th and final day.

    Australia have a 1-0 lead going into the Headingly Test that starts on Thursday.