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Ben Stokes produces another super heroic inning as England beat Australia by 1 wicket in Leeds test match ongoing Ashes Series


The third match of the Ashes 2019 played at the Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds has been recorded forever in the history of Test cricket. This Test match will be counted among the most exciting matches in cricket history. England beat Australia by 1 wicket in this match to level 1-1 in the current Ashes series. Two Test matches are yet to be played. Australia defeated England by 251 runs in the first match played at Edgbaston, while the second Test match, affected by the rain played at Lord's, ended on a draw. England had a target of 359 runs in the fourth innings to win at Headingley, which was successfully achieved by the English team losing 9 wickets.

Ben Stokes was once again the hero of England's victory. He scored an unbeaten century of 135 runs and made his team win with an unbeaten 76-run partnership with spinner Jack Leach for the last wicket. Jack Leach contributed just 1 run in this partnership. Stokes faced 219 balls in his innings and hit 8 sixes with 11 fours. Apart from Stokes, captain Joe Root contributed 77 and Joe Denly contributed 50 runs. Johnny Bairstow scored 36 runs. The funniest thing in this match was that the Australian team lost the match despite taking a lead of 112 runs on the basis of first innings. England's second innings for Australia took Josh Hazlewood 4 wickets, Nathan Lyon 2, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson took 1–1 wickets.

Earlier, the Australian team was bowled out for 179 runs in their first innings on the first day of this Test match. For Australia, Marnus Labuschen scored 74 in the first innings and David Warner scored 61 runs. For England, Jofra Archer took 6 wickets in Australia's first innings. Stuart Broad took 2, Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes took 1–1 wickets. In response, England's team was reduced to 67 runs in their first innings. England's first innings for Australia took Josh Hazlewood 5 wickets, Pat Cummins 3 and James Pattinson took 2 wickets. Australia scored 246 runs in their second innings. Marnus Labuschen once again scored an 80-run knock. In this way, by combining 112 runs in the first innings, Australia gave England a target of 359 runs.

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