AUS vs ENG, Ashes 2nd Test Day, 3 highlights: Australia were in a strong position at stumps on the third day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide on Saturday as they finished the day at a second innings score of 45/1 and a massive lead of 282 runs.
England were reduced to 12/2. Dawid Malan and captain Joe Root battled hard to make sure England suffered no further losses before play was suspended due to bad weather. England were 17 for 2 at stumps on Day 2, trailing Australia by 456 runs.
The Ashes, 2nd Test: Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins on Thursday expressed disappointment on missing out on the second Ashes Test but said he was excited to see Michael Neser finally getting a chance to make debut in the longest format.
Ashes: Injured Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood was Monday ruled out of the second Test against England in Adelaide this week, with Jhye Richardson or Michael Neser in line to replace him.
Australia bowler Michael Neser might have suffered a hamstring strain during the Sheffield Shield match but Queensland Cricket is hopeful the pacer will be available for the opening Ashes Test.
Sheffield Shield Final: Marnus Labuschagne's sensational catch capped off a five-wicket haul for Michael Neser as New South Wales were bundled out for 143 in their first innings.
Big Bash League: Ben Laughlin of Brisbane Heat completed a one-handed screamer during the Eliminator against Adelaide Strikers.