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The Ashes: Australia vs England, 3rd Test: Hapless England bowled out for 185 in 1st Innings

England were bowled out by Australia for just 185 in their 1st Innings, as Australia once again took control and continued their domination over England in this Ashes series on Day 1 of the 3rd  Test, at the MCG, in Melbourne.


Match Summary

Australia vs England, Match 3, The Ashes

Australia *61/1 (16 ov)

England 185/10 (65.1 ov)

Day Break : Day 1 Australia trail by 124 runs




England’s top order failed again with Haseeb Hameed 0 , Zak Crawley 12 and Dawid Malan 14 all failing. Joe Root was England’s top scorer with 53

Pat Cummins 3-36 and Nathan Lyon 3-36 were the top wicket takers for Australia.

Australia finished the day on 61/1, trailing England by 124 runs.


Match Stats

England 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Haseeb Hameed - 1.5 ov), 2-13 (Zak Crawley - 7.2 ov), 3-61 (Dawid Malan - 26.3 ov), 4-82 (Joe Root - 32.6 ov), 5-115 (Ben Stokes - 46.2 ov), 6-128 (Jos Buttler - 51.2 ov), 7-141 (Mark Wood - 55.5 ov), 8-159 (Jonny Bairstow - 58.4 ov), 9-176 (Jack Leach - 63.3 ov), 10-185 (Ollie Robinson - 65.1 ov)

Australia 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-57 (David Warner - 14.1 ov)



Playing XIs


Australia - David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Scott Boland, Nathan Lyon

England - Haseeb Hameed, Zak Crawley, Dawid Malan, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler(wk), Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, James Anderson


Match Details

Start Time: 23:30

Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Officials: Paul Reiffel, Paul Wilson, Rodney Tucker, Shawn Craig, David Boon

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