In the fourth test match of the Ashes series between Australia and England in Sydney, English batsman Jani Bairstow scored a century with the bat. This is the first century from England in this Ashes series. So far, three centuries were scored in this series, which were scored by the Australian batsmen. At the same time, a century has been seen from the England team in the eighth innings of the Ashes series.
Right-handed batsman Jani Bairstow completed the seventh century of his Test career in 138 balls. After a long time, a century has come off the bat of Bairstow. During this innings, he hit 8 fours and 3 sixes. This innings was a rush for England, because at one point it seemed that the England team should not be invited to bat again, as 4 of the team’s batsmen were dismissed for 36 runs.
Bairstow and Stokes took over:
When the fourth wicket fell on the total score of 36 runs, Jonny Bairstow came to support Ben Stokes to bat. There was a 128-run partnership between Stokes and Bairstow. Ben Stokes got out after scoring 66. However, Bairstow stuck to one end. After this, Bairstow averted the danger of follow-on with a partnership of 72 runs with Mark Wood and now the team’s score has crossed 250.
Third day’s play ends:
Day three of the ongoing fourth Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground has ended. By the end of the third day’s play, the England team scored 258 runs in 70 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Jonny Bairstow scored 103 runs for England and Jack Leach returned unbeaten after scoring 4 runs. England’s team is still trailing Australia by 158 runs on the basis of first innings. Australia declared their first innings at 416/8.