Selection of images from Graham Watson and Yuzuru Sunada of the second stage of the 2016 Tour Down Under

The 2016 Tour Down Under continued on Wednesday on stage two with another hot day, and a change in the overall race lead.

Jay McCarthy (Tinkoff) took the stage victory and with it the top position in the general classification. A late crash had held up several of the main contenders, including Geraint Thomas (Sky) and Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge).