England have won the toss and decided to bowl first in the third Ashes cricket test against Australia at Headingley in Leeds.
Backs Ben Te’o and Mike Brown were excluded from the final week of an England training camp after being involved in an altercation during a team social event, The Times newspaper reported on Saturday.
Justin Langer has hailed Steve Smith’s ability to find a way out of even the toughest situation and says his performance against England in the first Ashes test showed all the traits of a cricketing great.
Steve Smith’s unbeaten 46 helped Australia recover to 124-3 in their second innings before bad light stopped play with the tourists 34 runs ahead at the end of day three of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.
England’s pacemen made early inroads to remove Australia’s top three and restrict the tourists to 83-3 in the opening session of the first Ashes test at a raucous Edgbaston on Thursday.