England fold Australia for 155, need 271 to win
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Mark Wood. Photo: Collected
English seamer Mark Wood produced a lion-hearted bowling effort in the Hobart Test. he picked up six wickets to reduce Australia for 155 runs in the second innings on Day 3.
Stuart Broad dismissed three batters, while Chris Woakes claimed one wicket.
For the hosts, Alex Carey played a crucial innings. He scored the highest 49 runs. He was removed by Broad. On the other hand, six batters couldn’t even touch the double-figure run.
Earlier, England won the toss and invited the hosts to bat first. It was a bright start for the visitors. They picked up three early wickets. Australia lost Steven Smith’s (fourth) wicket when their score was 83.
But Travis Head’s ton and Cameron Green’s 74 helped the Aussies to cross the 300-run mark.
Aussie skipper Pat Cummins played brilliantly with the ball and England were bowled out for 188 in the first innings.
Australia: 303 & 155
England need 271 to win.