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England down to ultimate collapse at Headingley

In third Ashes Test at Headingley, England were bundled out to their lowest total against Australia in 71 years.

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England down to ultimate collapse at Headingley
Warner takes four catches at first slip. Photo: Sky Sports

Fast bowling run riot in the third Ashes Test at Headingley as England were humiliated to the lowest innings total in 71 years after collapsing to 67 runs in their first innings.

England down to ultimate collapse at Headingley

Australian pacers share 7 wickets. Photo: Sky Sports

The total was the eighth-lowest recorded in innings against Australia, and their fourth-lowest ever in England.

Josh Hazlewood made a brilliant effort returning with a figure of 5 for 30 leaving England in disarray on day two of the third Ashes Test.

In the previous innings, Australia fought hard to assimilate 179 runs against a vicious Jofra Archer show who crushed the visitors with a six-fer. But the enjoyment for the home team gone astray soon when they came down to reply.

England down to ultimate collapse at Headingley

England score their lowest total against Australia since 1948. Photo: Sky Sports

Losing opener Jason Roy with 10 runs on the board, England never in near of being settling down; they were crumbled losing six wickets in the morning session which soon ended within 28 overs.

Joe Denly scored top with 12 – he was, however, the lone batsman to reach into the double digit mark in England innings.

This brought Australia a handy 112-runs lead in the beginning of the second innings.

Along with Hazlewood’s fifer, James Pattison claimed two wickets and the rest three were picked by Pat Cummins.

England’s 10 lowest Ashes innings.:

1. 45, Sydney, 1887

2. 52, Oval, 1948

3. 53, Lord’s 1888

4. 61, Melbourne 1904

5. 61, Melbourne 1902

6. 62, Lord’s 1888

7. 65, Sydney, 1985

8. 67, Headingley, 2019

9. 72, Sydney, 1895

10. 75, Melbourne, 1894

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