LONDON: England, who won the World Cup just a few months ago, have made a show that their fans are shocked. The third Test of the Ashes series between Australia and England is being played at Headingley. Chasing a victory target of 179 runs set by Australia, England were bundled out for 67 in reply. In the first innings of the Headingley Test, the English batsmen could only stay in the field for 27.5 overs. Only one of his batsmen reached double figures. Chasing a victory target of 112 runs set by Australia, India were all out for 112 in their first innings.
England was bowled out for five wickets for the biggest injury by Josh Hazlewood, who scored just 30 runs. Hazelwood scored 5 wickets in the 7th inning in his career. In the other match, fast bowler Pat Cummins scored 3 wickets while James Pattinson scored 2 wickets. Joe Denley scored 12 for England. Apart from them, no England batsman reached double figures. Burns, Roy, scored 9-9, captain Root could not open the account.
Stokes returned to the pavilion on 8 runs. Bairstow 4, Butler scored just 5 runs. So England was all out in just 27.5 overs. England's 67-run score is their worst performance in 71 years against Australia. Earlier in 1948, he scored less runs against Australia. England's performance in 2019 has been extremely poor. The team has been reduced to less than 100 for the 3rd time this year.