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Australia v England 3rd Test 2021

Australia v England 3rd Test 2021

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Melbourne, Sunday 26th – Thursday 30th December 2021.

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Australia v England 3rd Test, MCG, Melbourne

Sunday 26th – Thursday 30th December 2021

Australia won the toss and elected to bowl

Melbourne Scorecard

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Australia won by an innings and 14 runs

World Test Championship Table

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  1. Haseeb Hameed
  2. Zak Crawley
  3. Dawid Malan
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Ben Stokes
  6. Jonny Bairstow
  7. Jos Buttler (Wk)
  8. Mark Wood
  9. Ollie Robinson
  10. Jack Leach
  11. James Anderson


  1. Marcus Harris
  2. David Warner
  3. Marnus Labuschagne
  4. Steve Smith
  5. Travis Head
  6. Cameron Green
  7. Alex Carey (Wk)
  8. Pat Cummins (Captain)
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Scott Boland
  11. Nathan Lyon
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Travel Safe

** 3rd Test Melbourne Reports **

Australia aim to clinch the Ashes with England needing inspiration

England swing the axe for Boxing Day

England working together and captaincy no ‘dictatorship’

Rebuilt Richardson a smarter Test quick


Sunday 26th December 2021

Australia on top after Pat Cummins sets Boxing Day tone

Scott Boland: ‘It means a lot to join a pretty small club’

Aussie bowlers shine on cricket’s big day


Monday 27th December 2021

Test match continues despite four Covid cases emerging in England touring party

England batters stumble again after Anderson four-for limits Australia

Starc, Cummins, Boland, and a spell to remember for the MCG crowd

Late wickets edge Aussies towards Ashes victory


Tuesday 28th December 2021

England, Aussies all clear after negative COVID tests

Boland six-for leads humiliation as Australia romp to Ashes glory

Boland’s blitz seals Ashes before lunch on day three

Australia retain the urn after skittling England for 68

Ashes long-con exposed: England’s dereliction of Test cricket threatens format