Dave Warner's Miserable, Sorry Six-Year Low
Ugh, that was a shocker.
Davey Warner is not, it's safe to say, having the Ashes series he'd hoped for. Or not yet anyway.
The Aussie opener was clean bowled by Stuart Broad in the final hour of day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's overnight, in a manner which made the England team and fans very, very jubilant.
The good news for Australia is that we reached stumps at 1/30 having bowled out England for 258 on the first actual day of play in this match, after day one was rained out. So we've probably got our noses in front in this match.
But Warner -- who was public enemy number one in England on previous tours, and is even more so now for his part in the ball-tampering scandal -- is not having a happy time of it.
In England's innings, he dropped a catch that ended up going for four, which brought cheers from the England crowd, then boos. As in "ha ha!" and "we hate you as much as we like laughing at you".
But Warner's main woes are not in the field, but at the batting crease.
After his dismal dismissal by Stuart Broad -- yes, the same man he dropped earlier in the day -- the 32-year-old leftie has now registered scores of just 2, 8 and 3 in this series.
And with those three single-figure scores, he went to territory he hasn't visited since 2013.
Yes, it was six years ago in India that Warner last failed to reach double-digits in three consecutive Test innings. Australia will be hoping the streak ends, and soon.
That said, Warner has never been the player in England that he is in Australia and elsewhere. He averages 47 overall in his Test career, but just 31 in the Old Dart, and has never made a Test century over there.