Following another dramatic day at The WACA, BT Sport pundits gave their view on all the action with many feeling that England did not quite make the most of their strong position- see what they’ve got to say below.
Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow shared an unbeaten 174 run stand for the fifth wicket as England made a tremendous comeback to end the opening day of the Perth Test against Australia with a score of 305 for four in the 89 overs possible.
Mitchell Starc completed a five-wicket haul as Australia bowled out England for 233 runs in the final innings to complete a 120-run victory in the second Test in Adelaide and take a 2-0 lead in the Ashes series.
Joe Root led from the front with an unbeaten 67 run knock stand but England will need another 178 runs on the final day with six wickets in hand to claim a win in the second Test against Australia in Adelaide and level the series.
With fans concerned that England’s hopes may be all but over in the second Ashes test, bookmakers now expect the selectors to ring the changes, with Ben Stokes a possibility to add a bit of punch to the squad.
Following a dramatic day’s play in Adelaide which saw a late surge from England, BT Sport pundits gave their view on all the action with many feeling that Australia missed a trick on the third day - see what they’ve got to say!
Shaun Marsh remained unbeaten on 126 as Australia declared their first innings with a score of 442 for eight following which Mitchell Starc struck early to reduce England to 42 for one before rain intervened and brought a premature end to day two in the day-night Test in Adelaide.