Ashes Day Three LIVE: Joe Root brings up his 50 as his partnership with Dawid Malan builds with visitors battling on day three after losing Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed following lunch
- Joe Root and Dawid Malan see England towards 150 as they battle against hosts
- Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed are dismissed after lunch on day three of Test
- Burns fell to Pat Cummins while Hameed gloved behind off Mitchell Starc
- Travis Head made 150 as Australia were bowled out for 425 to lead by 278 runs
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By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline
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England face an almighty task to avoid defeat in the first Ashes Test after a chastening day two in Brisbane.
Australia start day three with a lead of 196, largely thanks to Travis Head’s 85-ball century and David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne’s half-centuries.
To make matters worse, Ben Stokes suffered a knee injury while Jack Leach also struggled.
Follow Sportsmail’s KISHAN VAGHELA for live coverage as the first Ashes Test heads into its third day.