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3rd Test Australia v New Zealand: Pink Day goes to Australia at the SCG

Nathan Lyon 5-68 for Australia today
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Pink Day goes to Australia at the SCG
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Pink Day ,at the SCG, belonged to Australia as they led New Zealand by 243 runs with 10 wickets remaining in their second innings, with the Sydney cricket fans all dressed up in pink to support the Jane McGrath Foundation, on day three of the third Test Match.

 

Match Summary

Australia 454  - (Marnus Labuschagne 215, Steve Smith 63, David Warner 45; Colin de Grandhomme 3-78, Neil Wagner 3-66) and 40-0

New Zealand – 251 (95.4 Ovs) – (Tom Latham 49, Glenn Phillips 52; Nathan Lyon 5-68, Pat Cummins 3-44)

At the Close of Play on Day 3 - Australia lead New Zealand by 243 runs with 10 wickets remaining

Scorecard

New Zealand battled hard all day, but were bowled out by Australia for 251 in 95.4 Overs, with Tom Latham 49 and Glenn Phillips 52 top scoring ; Nathan Lyon 5-68 and Pat Cummins 3-44 were the wizards with the ball for Australia.

At the close of play on day 3, Australia were 40-0, leading New Zealand by 243 run,s with 10 wickets remaining.

 

Teams

 

Australia - David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Travis Head, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Pat Cummins, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon

New Zealand - Tom Latham(c), Tom Blundell, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Glenn Phillips, BJ Watling(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, William Somerville, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 23:30

Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Officials: Aleem Dar, Marais Erasmus, Nigel Llong, Shawn Craig, Richard Richardson

 

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