England vs Australia Cricket Live: Score update, highlights 3rd Test The Ashes

England vs Australia Cricket Live: Score update, highlights 3rd Test The Ashes

Manchester : United Kingdom | Aug 01, 2013 at 2:07 AM PDT
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The Ashes third test cricket between England vs Australia live coverage is all set at Old Trafford Manchester England. The Aussies need to bounce back to stave a sweep or whitewash after being two games down in the Ashes five series.

The thrilling 14-run defeat in the first Test was followed by a 347-run rout at Lord's but Australia captain Michael Clarke stays positive to keep their slender hopes of winning the series alive starting on today Thursday.

Australia are expected to recall spinner Nathan Lyon for the third Test at the expense of teenager Ashton Agar. David Warner is back on the team after serving suspensions that hurts the team. Warner is expected to bat at first if they win the toss. Either bowlers Mitchell Starc and Jackson Bird could replace injured James Pattinson's place.

Meanwhile, Kevin Pietersen has suffered calf injury and is on game time decision but James Taylor has been ready as batting cover. Monty Panesar is expected to play as their second spinner. Chris Tremlett is also in the England squad.

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Probable starting lineup:

England: Alastair Cook (capt), Joe Root, Jonathan Trott, Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen, Jonny Bairstow, Matt Prior, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson.

Australia: Shane Watson, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Phil Hughes, Michael Clarke (capt), Steven Smith, Brad Haddin, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Nathan Lyon, Jackson Bird.

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