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England Vs Australia, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia Bully England On A Rain-Marred Day To Take A 221-Run Lead

Day 3 picked up strong for Australia, as Mitchell Starc dismissed Ben Stokes in the first over with a rising delivery. The subsequent batters suffered a similar fate, as England were bowled out for 325, handing the visitors a 91-run lead. The game witnessed a couple of interruptions due to rain, but when it resumed, the Australian batters, Usman Khawaja in particular, pounced on any opportunity given to them by the opposition bowlers. Khawaja forged partnerships of 63 & 60 with David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne, respectively, and was unbeaten on 58 alongside Steve Smith (6), who scored his 32nd Test century in the first innings. At the end of day's play, which was shortened by rain, Australia found themselves steady at 130-2, and ahead by 221 runs.

England Vs Australia, 2nd Ashes Test: Day 3
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Day 3 picked up strong for Australia, as Mitchell Starc dismissed Ben Stokes in the first over with a rising delivery. The subsequent batters suffered a similar fate, as England were bowled out for 325, handing the visitors a 91-run lead. The game witnessed a couple of interruptions due to rain, but when it resumed, the Australian batters, Usman Khawaja in particular, pounced on any opportunity given to them by the opposition bowlers. Khawaja forged partnerships of 63 & 60 with David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne, respectively, and was unbeaten on 58 alongside Steve Smith (6), who scored his 32nd Test century in the first innings. At the end of day's play, which was shortened by rain, Australia found themselves steady at 130-2, and ahead by 221 runs.

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