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THE ASHES LIVE! All the action from Day 3 at Adelaide Oval

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MACQUARIE’S SUMMER OF CRICKET LINE-UP: Mike Hussey, Damien Fleming, Ian Chappell, Glenn McGrath, John Emburey, Tim Lane, and Bruce Eva.



Nathan Lyon finished Day 3 at the crease as night-watchman not out for three runs.

“We are in a pretty good position.”

Today he became the highest wicket taker in the world for 2017.

Listen to his chat after the match below.


Listen to Damian Fleming and Ian Chappell discuss whether or not Australia should have enforced the follow-on.

To sum it up: The follow-on is no longer trendy.

Click here.



Australia finish Day three 4/53 at stumps, 268 runs in front.

Lyon (3*) and Handscomb (3*) will commence at the crease tomorrow morning.

The main question everyone will ask: Should Australia have enforced the follow-on?

With quick wickets falling under the lights, it will be England’s turn tomorrow.

Click PLAY for all the action from the third session



Final crowd total – 43,088. A record third day crowd for any test in Adelaide.

Up to 150,606 for the first three days.


England all out for 227, still trailing by 215 runs.

Craig Overton remained not out for 41 in his test debut.

With figures of 4/60, Nathan Lyon is now the highest wicket taker in the world for 2017.

Australia will not enforce the follow-on.


Director Peter Dixon interviews 40 players – 20 from Australia and 20 from England, who took part in four Ashes series.

“There’s a lot of f-bombs… It is almost like you are at a bar having a chat with them.”

Click here to listen to the full interview.

The new three -part documentary series, Forged in Fire, will air on the Nine Network the first three nights of the Perth test match straight after play.



England managed to steady the ship during the middle session of Day 3, currently 8/219.

The highest partnership of the innings thus far occurred between Chris Woakes and Craig Overton, scoring 66 runs off 99 balls.

In his debut test match, Overton (36*) is outscoring his teammates, at the crease now with Stuart Broad (1*).

All three wickets to fall during the session were caught and bowled – one classic catch by Nathan Lyon, and two by Mitchell Starc.

Now with the lights on, England have managed to avoid the follow-on, but still have a long way to go.

Click PLAY for all the action from the second session


Glenn McGrath had an interesting experience during the tea break.

Stuck in the lift for 30 mins with a few friends #adelaideoval #ashes #AUSvENG #5-0 #help

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Turns out it isn’t the first time McGrath has been stuck in a lift at a Test match.

Click PLAY below to hear more. 





England are on the ropes at the end of the first session.

Australia managed to get four wickets, leaving the tourists on 5/128. Johnny Bairstow (17*) and Moeen Ali (22*) will resume at the crease after the break.

The all important wicket of captain Joe Root fell for just 9 runs, as the pace of Hazelwood and Cummins tore through the top order.

England will be hoping for some sort of partnership to avoid any possibility of a follow-on.

Click PLAY for all the action from the first session


John Emburey thinks if Alastair Cook lacks the desire and consistency to make big scores, he could walk away from cricket after the next English summer.

Cook has made 2, 7 & 37 so far this series.

Click here to hear more on Alastair Cook 


Glenn McGrath and Ian Chappell discuss whether or not a substitute fielder should be allowed to wear the traditional baggy green cap.

Click HERE for the discussion.


England will resume on Day 3 at 1/29, trailing by 413 runs.

Alastair Cook (11*) and James Vince (0*) finished Day 2 at the crease, after Mitchell Starc captured the wicket of Mark Stoneman late in the day.

Australia dominated Day 2, led by Shaun Marsh who finished 126 not out following a Steve Smith declaration.

England will hope to grind out a partnership today before the final session under lights. While Australia will hope for early wickets before any rain threatens to prevent a result.


All the news from Day 2