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Ashes 2019, England vs Australia 5th Test Day 3 at Oval Highlights: England extend lead to 382 at stumps

Ashes 2019: Catch all the highlights of second day of fifth Test between England and Australia at the Oval through our commentary.

cricket Updated: Sep 14, 2019 23:17 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
England took control on Day 3.
England took control on Day 3.(Reuters)


 Day 3 Highlights: Joe Denly missed out on scoring his maiden Test ton as he helped England in extending lead to 382 at stumps on Day 3. The batsman scored 94 runs before he was dismissed by Peter Siddle. He stitched a 127-run stand with Ben Stokes, who also scored 67 runs before he was cleaned up by Nathan Lyon. The spinner was the pick of Aussie bowlers, as he picked up three wickets, while Siddle and Mitchell Marsh returne with two a piece. At stumps, England were eight wickets down but managed to take a massive lead over the visitors.

Day 2 Round up: England came on to bat and added 9 runs before the stumps with losing a wicket. The hosts took a lead of 78 runs on day. Australia were all out for 225 with Jofra Archer picking up six wickets. Steve Smith departed for 80, scoring his 10th consecutive 50+ score in Ashes. He fought a lone battle for Aussies, as wickets kept tumbling on the other end, with Archer and Sam Curran wreaking havoc. Earlier, England added just 23 runs to their overnight score at the sun-soaked Oval in London, dismissed for 294 on a good-looking pitch.

England: Rory Burns, Joe Denly, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad

Australia: Marcus Harris, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (c & wk), Pat Cummins, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

First Published: Sep 14, 2019 15:26 IST

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