Dec 8, 2013
Australia took a major step towards winning the second Ashes 2013-14 Test with another dominant display on Day Three at the Adelaide Oval. Australia were at 132 for three in their second innings at stumps. David Warner was batting on 83 and Steven Smith was on 23 at the close of play. They lead England by 530 runs.
Mitchell Johnson was again the star for Australia as he picked up a total of seven wickets in England’s first innings. He was twice on a hat-trick, but could not complete the milestone in either occasion.
Australia 570 for 9 decl. (Chris Rogers 72, Michael Clarke 148, Brad Haddin 118; Stuart Broad 3 for 98) and 132 for 3 (David Warner 83*; James Anderson 2 for 19) lead England 172 (Michael Carberry 60, Ian Bell 72*; Mitchell Johnson 7 for 40) by 530 runs.
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