england need 251 runs to win third ashes test vs australia

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Leeds: England (ENG vs AUS) have a target of 251 runs to win the third Test of The Ashes series against Australia. Australia’s second innings was reduced to 224 runs on the third day of the match. Due to rain, not a single ball could be bowled in the first two sessions of the day. Both lunch and tea were taken well in advance. In the third session, the rain finally stopped and play resumed after the ground dried up.

England kept wickets

England’s bowlers continuously took Australia’s wickets. Yesterday’s unbeaten batsman Mitchell Marsh became the victim of Chris Woakes after scoring 28 runs. Alex Carey (5) also could not do anything special and was bowled by Woakes. Mitchell Starc contributed 16 runs. Captain Pat Cummins could also score only one run. But from the other end, Travis Head continued to score runs.

Travis Head played the biggest innings

Head shared a 41-run partnership with Todd Murphy for the 9th wicket. This partnership took Australia past 200. After scoring 11 runs, Murphy was lbw to Broad. After this, Head hit two consecutive sixes on the bowling of Mark Wood. After playing an innings of 77 runs, Head was dismissed by Broad as the last wicket. He hit 7 fours and 3 sixes in his innings of 112 balls. Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes got 3-3 wickets.

England needs victory at any cost

England need a win at any cost to stay in the Ashes series. Australia won the first match by 2 wickets and won the second by 43 runs. If Australia wins this match then they will win the series. Even if the match is a draw, the Ashes will remain with Australia. Because even if England wins the last two matches, the series will be tied at 2-2. Australia were the winners last time, so if the series is drawn, the trophy will remain with them.

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