Australia take 283 run lead into 3rd day of 3rd Ashes Test at Headingley

Josh Hazlewood 5-30 for Australia as they bowl England out for just 67
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With England bowled out for just 67, their lowest score in an innings against Australia since 1948, Australia finished day 2, of the 3rd Test, in a commanding position with a 283 run lead.

Match Summary

Australia 179 (David Warner 61, Marnus Labuschagne 74; Jofra Archer 6-45) and 171-6 (Marnus Labuschagne 53*)

England 67 (Josh Hazlewood 5-30)

At the Close - Australia lead England by 283 runs with 4 wickets remaining

Scorecard

InPlay – Day Two

It was an extraordinary day’s play with 16 wickets falling and England being bowled out for 67 in their 1st innings.

England battled hard in the evening session to try and get back into the match but with Jofra Archer off the field and unable to bowl, it was left to Stokes to bowl throughout the session.

England will be pleased to have fought back, but they needed to bowl Australia out this evening to stand any chance of winning this match. England also need to find a way to score Test match runs.

Day 3 will be another great day of Test cricket, however, the Ashes could be decided tomorrow, unless England can dig really deep and turn this match on its head again.

Match Details

Australia 1st Innings - Fall Of Wickets: 1-12 (Marcus Harris, 3.6 Ov) , 2-25 (Usman Khawaja, 8.4 Ov) , 3-136 (DA Warner, 31.4 Ov) , 4-137 (Travis Head, 32.5 Ov) , 5-139 (MS Wade, 33.6 Ov) , 6-162 (Tim Paine, 42.6 Ov) , 7-173 (JL Pattinson, 45.6 Ov) , 8-174 (Pat Cummins, 49.6 Ov) , 9-177 (Marnus Labuschagne, 51.2 Ov) , 10-179 (Nathan Lyon, 52.1 Ov)

Australia 2nd Innings - Fall Of Wickets: 1-10 (DA Warner, 1.2 Ov) , 2-36 (Marcus Harris, 11.1 Ov) , 3-52 (Usman Khawaja, 14.1 Ov) , 4-97 (Travis Head, 32.2 Ov) , 5-163 (MS Wade, 52.6 Ov) , 6-164 (Tim Paine, 53.3 Ov)

England 1st Innings - Fall Of Wickets: 1-10 (Jason Roy, 3.5 Ov) , 2-10 (Joe Root, 5.1 Ov) , 3-20 (Rory Burns, 10.4 Ov) , 4-34 (Ben Stokes, 14.3 Ov) , 5-45 (Joe Denly, 20.1 Ov) , 6-45 (JM Bairstow, 21.1 Ov) , 7-54 (Chris Woakes, 24.1 Ov) , 8-56 (JC Buttler, 25.1 Ov) , 9-66 (Jofra Archer, 26.4 Ov) , 10-67 (Jack Leach, 27.5 Ov)

England - Rory Burns, Jason Roy, Joe Root(c), Joe Denly, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach

Australia - David Warner, Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Pat Cummins, James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

Start Time: 11:00

Toss: England won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Emerald Headingley, Leeds

Officials: Joel Wilson, Christopher Gaffaney, Handunnettige Dharmasena, Robert Robinson, Javagal Srinath

 

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