Ashes Series Aus vs Eng 3rd Test Match Day 3 updates Australia won the match by an inning and 14 runs – Latest Cricket News


Australia has captured the Ashes series. Australia took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the Test series after winning the third Test of the five-match Test series by an innings and 14 runs. This defeat is going to sting England for a long time. In the Boxing Day Test match played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the England team suffered an innings defeat within just two and a half days. In the second innings for Australia, Scott Boland bowled brilliantly, taking six wickets for seven runs in just four overs. England’s second innings was reduced to just 68 runs. Joe Root and Ben Stokes were the only two players who could reach double figures.

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Australia won the toss and invited England to bat first. England’s team was reduced to just 185 runs in the first innings. Root contributed 50 runs in the first innings, for Australia, captain Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each. In response, the Australian batsmen also could not do much and the entire team could only score 267 runs. Marcus Harris played a fine innings of 76 runs.

In this way, Australia got a lead of 82 runs on the basis of first innings. England had lost four wickets by the end of the second day’s play and the team was in danger of defeat, but on the third day Boland did not give the England batsmen a chance to stay at the crease. Mitchell Starc took three wickets in the second innings. The fourth Test match of the Ashes is to be played from January 5.

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