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Australia in driver's seat in 5th and final Ashes Test

by Athar Ansari Jan 06, 2018 • 15:04 PM

Sydney, Jan 6 (Cricketnmore) - Australia tightened their grip over England in the fifth and final Ashes Test by finishing the third day at 479/4, a lead of 133 over Englands 346 at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Saturday.

At stumps, the Marsh brothers, Shaun (98) and Mitchell (63), accompanied each other, with Shaun just two runs away from his second century of the series.

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The day, however belonged to Usman Khawaja, who registered his maiden Ashes century. Khawaja brought up his hundred off the 233rd ball he faced as Australia went in to lunch at 277/3, with Khawaja on 132.

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