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THE ASHES LIVE! All the action from Day 3 at the Gabba

MACQUARIE’S SUMMER OF CRICKET LINE-UP: Mike Hussey, Damien Fleming, Ian Chappell, Glenn McGrath, John Emburey, Carl Rackemann, Tim Lane, and Bruce Eva.


Is Steve Smith the best batsman since Bradman?

Ian Chappell said he’s not in the Top 3 batsmen he’s seen.

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It was Australia’s day on Day 3.

England leads by seven runs, but the Aussies have claimed two valuable wickets.

Josh Hazlewood (2/11) did the late damage for Australia with the ball.

He told Macquarie Cricket he’s happy with how the pitch is quickening up.

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Damien Fleming has a sense for a wicket.

He said James Vince was looking vulnerable all of eight seconds before his was dismissed.

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England insist veteran James Anderson is not injured despite leaving the field.

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Australia has fought back into the match on the back of a gutsy stand between Steve Smith and Pat Cummins.

The hosts are 8/287, cutting England’s lead to just 15.

Mike Hussey said Smith (113*) has produced one of the innings that wins the respect of the cricket world.

“I know he’s already go a huge reputation in world cricket, but it;s only been enhanced by playing an innings like this,” Hussey said.

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Tim Lane has recounted the story of cricket’s most iconic photo – and how it nearly never happened.

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Glenn Maxwell has sent a reminder to Test selectors with a massive 278 in the Shield.

Iam Chappell was impressed with his development.

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England has edged in front during the first session.

Stuart Broad struck twice as Australia stumbled to 7/213, still 89 runs in arrears.

Steve Smith remains unbeaten on 81.

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England has spoken about its successful plan for Dave Warner.

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The first Ashes test is hanging in the balance.

The Aussies are still 137 runs behind, but Smith and Marsh have looked solid since coming to the crease.

Can the English break through early on Day 3? Or will the Aussies keep the scoreboard ticking over?

Find out with the best call team in the game!