Ashes 2021: Dominating Aussies at its ultimate best, England humiliated

And, what way to end the test match by Australia to take 3-0 lead in the series. Even leading run scorer Joe Root couldn’t stopped Scott Boland who registered career best figures of 7/6 on his debut.

It was the comeback game for visitors but the way they have played it seems for England campaign will end with 0-5. Boland Boland crowd start chanting away when he picked up England skipper Joe Root in the second innings. It was evident Australia has won the match and was just inches away with formality to take the rest of the wickets.

In the first session of day 3, Australia wrapped the visitor’s second innings at the score of 67 runs. With that Australia has taken the 3-0 lead in the series and two more test matches to go. Batting first, visitors again disappointed when bowled out at 185 runs in the first innings.


Mitchell Starc (2) and Pat Cummins (3) shared 5 wickets to expose the opposition’s weak plans once again. In reply, Australia openers Marcus Harris and David Warner started confidently. Harris after successive failures looked more technical in his batting this time around.

Australia’s hopes of getting a big lead had received the blow when they lost two big wickets in quick time. First Marnus Labuschagne (1) and then Steve Smith (16) both went back without scoring runs. With 110/4, Australia needs the partnership which Travis Head and Marcus Harris provided with 61 runs to stand for the 5th wicket.

But the wicket of Travis brought England back into the match and the hosts lost the last 5 wickets under the score of 96 runs. After dislodging the host’s plans, England was optimistic to take the game to the final day of a test match.

But Starc did what he has best at, England just meak surrendered against the potent attack of opposition. The final session of day 2 assured England had needed a miracle to turn around their fortunes. But Australia debutant Scott Boland has blown it away with his sublime bowling and ended up as career-best figures of 7/6.