Australia betas England to retain top position
Ashes series 2013-14: Australia Betas England To Retain Top Position. With the third comprehensive test victory on home land, Australia recovered the...
With the third comprehensive test victory on home land, Australia recovered the vestiges just four months after the last series defeat in England.
On the last day of the third test, England which started its innings at 251-5 lost only one wicket in the morning session and appeared strong. But, with the dismissal of Nathan Lyon the tail end collapse was triggered.
With the magical innings of Mitchell Johnson with his four wicket haul, England was bowled out for 353 chasing 504 to win.
The better partnerships were the partnerships between Stokes and Ian Bell; Stokes and Matt Prior; and Stokes and Tim Bresnan which was the key player to prolong the match till the last day of the third test.