The rivalry between Australia and England returns in Perth when they meet each other for the third Test of the ongoing Ashes on Thursday. Trailing 2-0 in the series, Joe Root’s men are still missing their best all-rounder Ben Stokes, with the Crown Prosecution Service yet to decide whether to press charges following a late night brawl in Bristol. The visitors went down in the first two Tests by 10 wickets and 120 runs respectively. England have heeded the calls of Simon Katich, Michael Vaughan, rejigging their batting order by promoting Jonny Bairstow to No.6. Bairstow has scored 21, 36, 42 and nine while batting at No.7 in the first two Tests. Australia, on the other hand, would be looking to seal a series win and reclaim the Ashes. Here is all you need to know ahead of the third Test between Australia and England:
When is Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test match?
Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test will be played from December 14 (Thursday), the first day of the five-day game. This will be the third Test of the five-match series between the two countries.
Where is the Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test match?
Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test will be played at the WACA stadium in Perth, Western Australia. Australia won the last two Tests of the series by 10 wickets and 120 runs respectively.
What time does Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test begin?
Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test begins at 8 am IST. Thursday is Day 1 of the third Test so toss will take place at 7:30 am IST.
Which TV channels will live telecast the match between Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test?
Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test will be telecast on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD. Only these two channels will be broadcasting the match in India and the subcontinent. Sony Pictures Network accuquired the TV rights this year.
How do I watch online live streaming of Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test?
Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test live streaming will be on SonyLIV and ESPN.in but the streamed will be delayed. For live scores, live updates and live commentary, follow IndianExpress.com
What are the squads of two teams for Australia vs England 3rd Ashes Test?
AUSTRALIA: Steve Smith (capt), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird
ENGLAND: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, Joe Root (capt), Dawid Malan, Gary Ballance, James Vince, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Mason Crane, Ben Foakes, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Jake Ball, Craig Overton, Tom Curran.