England won the Headingley thriller by 3 wickets and keeps the Ashes series alive

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England beat Australia by 3 wickets and keeps the Ashes series alive. England chased down 251 run target in the fourth innings with 3 wickets remaining. Currently Australia leads five match test series 2-1.

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Resuming overnight score of 27/0 England lost Ben Duckett (23 runs from 31 balls) early on the day by adding just 15 more runs. M Starc trapped him infront of the stumps. Moeen Ali who walked at No.3 instead of H Brooks didn’t last long. M Starc clean bowled him for just 5.

Australia dismissed Zak Crawley (44 runs from 55 balls) , Joe Root (21 runs from 33 balls) , Ben Stokes (13 runs from 15 balls) and Jonny Bairstow (5 runs from 8 balls) at regular intervals and pushed England to 171/6.

Harry Brooks played a vital role by scoring 75 runs in England’s victory (Image Credit:- Twitter)

Harry Brooks (75 runs from 93 balls) and Chris Woakes (32 runs from 47 balls) put together 59 runs for the seventh wicket before M Starc dismissed Harry Brook when England were 21 runs away.

Chris Woakes and Mark Wood (16* runs from 8 balls) finishes the game for England and keep the Ashes series alive.

M Starc bowled his heart out by picking 5 wickets (Image Credit:- Twitter)

M Starc bowled beautifully for Australia by picking 5 wickets for 78 runs in his 16 overs. Mitchell Marsh (1/23 in 6 overs) and Pat Cummins (1/77 in 15 overs) are the other wicket takers for Australia.

Player of the Match:- Mark Wood (5/34 & 24, 2/66 & 16*)

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