England vs Australia 3rd Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: Joe Root Keeps Australia At Bay, England Need 203 More Runs To Win
England vs Australia 3rd Test Day 3 Highlights, Ashes 2019: England need 203 runs to win while Australia are seven wickets away from retaining the Ashes.
Joe Root and Joe Denly stitched a crucial stand after England lost both their openers early in a tough chase and powered them to 90/2 at Tea on Day 3 of the third Ashes Test. The hosts now need 269 runs with eight wickets and two more days in hand. Fast bowlers Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood claimed a wicket each for Australia in the second session. England were set a target of 359 to win the third Ashes Test after they bowled Australia out for 246 in their second innings on Saturday's third day at Headingley. Marnus Labuschagne top-scored with 80, his third successive fifty since coming into the side as international cricket's inaugural concussion substitute in place of star batsman Steve Smith in the drawn second Test at Lord's. Australia lead this five-Test series 1-0 and victory at Headingley would see them retain the Ashes at 2-0 up with two to play. (Scorecard)
Ashes 2019 3rd Test Day 3 Match, Highlights Between England vs Australia, Straight From Headingley, Leeds.
- 23:37 (IST)Aug 24, 2019
Thanks for joining us!Thank you for tuning in for our coverage of day three of the third Ashes Test. We will be back tomorrow with all the live updates from day four as both teams are pushing for a win. If Australia wins, they retain the urn and if England wins, they will have a chance to retain the Ashes with two games remaining in the series.
- 20:43 (IST)Aug 24, 2019
Tea on Day 3England are 90/2 in 38 overs at Tea on Day 3 with Joe Root (41*) and Joe Denly (30*) in charge of their tough chase in Leeds. In the second session on the third day of the third Ashes Test, England lose both their openers early.