MANCHESTER: England scores 200 for 5 at the stumps of third day of fourth test match of ashes series while Australia declares first innings at the score of 497.
According to detalis Australia on top at the end of third day of fourth test match of ashes series. Josh Hazlewood took three wickets, including Rory Burns and Joe Root, in the final session on Day 3 of the fourth Ashes Test on Friday to shift the momentum in Australia’s favour before the play was called off early due to bad light. At stumps, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow were batting at 7 and 2 respectively, with England still needing 98 more runs to avoid the follow-on.
Earlier, overnight batsman Rory Burns and England skipper Joe Root dominated the middle session, after the first session was washed out, and added 150 runs for the third wicket. They both completed their half-centuries. In the final session, however, Hazlewood picked three wickets to take his tally to four on the day.