The third Test of the Ashes series to be played between England and Australia, the host team have kept the series alive by winning by 3 wickets. The England team had a target of 251 runs to win in the fourth innings of the Headingley Test. The team had lost half their team at once with a score of 161. From here Harry Brook managed the innings from one end and worked to lead the team to victory. An excellent 75-run inning was seen from Brook’s bat. In the end, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood returned after winning the team with a 24-run partnership for the eighth wicket.
With the start of the fourth day of the Headingley Test match, the first blow for the England team was given by Ben Duckett, who returned to the pavilion after scoring 23 runs. After this, the team sent Moin Ali to bat at number 3, but he too came out after scoring 5 runs. There was definitely a 33-run partnership for the third wicket between Jack Crowley and Joe Root.
After Crowley returned to the arena after scoring 44 and Joe Root 21, the England team was in danger of defeat. From here Harry Brook, batting aggressively, shared a 30-run partnership for the fifth wicket with captain Ben Stokes. With a score of 171, the England team lost all 6 of their wickets.
Harry Brook got the support of Chris Woakes from here and together they shared a 59-run partnership for the seventh wicket. When Brook returned to the pavilion after scoring 75 runs, England’s score was 230 runs and they needed 21 runs to win. Following this, Woakes and Wood shared a 24-run partnership to give the team a thrilling victory in this match.
For Australia, in the fourth innings of the match, Mitchell Starc could see the power of the ball, who took 5 wickets for 78 runs in 16 overs. Apart from this, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Marsh took 1-1 wickets. Now, the fourth game of the series between the two teams will be played in the Manchester field from July 19.