Ashes 2023 third Test, Day 4, ENG vs AUS Highlights: Brook, Woakes power England to three-wicket win vs Australia

ENG vs AUS: Follow Sportstar’s highlights of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Headingley.

Updated : Jul 09, 2023 20:22 IST

Chris Woakes of England celebrates with teammate Mark Wood after hitting the winning runs to win the Ashes 3rd Test.
Chris Woakes of England celebrates with teammate Mark Wood after hitting the winning runs to win the Ashes 3rd Test. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

Chris Woakes of England celebrates with teammate Mark Wood after hitting the winning runs to win the Ashes 3rd Test. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

ENG vs AUS: Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Headingley.


  • July 09, 2023 20:12
    Ashes 3rd Test match report

    Ashes 2023, 3rd Test: Brook, Wood, Woakes drag England back into Ashes series

    England defeated Australia by three wickets in the third Ashes Test at Headingley on Sunday.

  • July 09, 2023 20:08
    England beats Australia by 3 wickets

    Starc comes in from around the wicket in anticipation to target the stump from an awkward angle. Starc to Wood, FOUR! This is top-class batting from Wood. Drives with total control and authority to take England near win. Starc to Wood, WIDE! More Drama. Starc to Wood, in the air and dropped by Carey! A tough one for the keeper as he had to run backwards, still a chance though. Three singles in the next three deliveries as the scores are level now! Starc to Woakes, FOUR! And this is it, finally a win for the home team! What a Test this had been. Test cricket is still alive and how? Woakes hits the winning run to put England in the series. Headingley still remains England’s mainstay as the home team registers a win by three wickets.

  • July 09, 2023 20:02
    ENG 240/7 in 49 overs

    Change in bowling, Pat Cummins replaces Todd Murphy. Woakes pulls the short ball at deep mid-wicket and a save out of nowhere from Todd Murphy who ran and covered the ground to push the ball in the ground to Labuschagne and saves three runs from this effort. Cummins to Wood, SIX! Would you believe it? Another shot ball from Cummins, Wood goes into the back foot and hits the ball with power over deep backward square leg for a maximum! Eight from the over as England is just 11 away from the win.

  • July 09, 2023 19:56
    ENG 232/7 in 48 overs

    Cummins brings Starc into the attack and the desperations grow larger for Australia. They are in dire need of a wicket here otherwise the Test looks long gone for the Kangaroos. Three singles off the first three balls. Starc to Brook, OUT! What have you done Brook? He was trapped in the shot ball ploy and gave an easy catch inside the circle. Both Pat Cummins and Starc went to catch the ball and collided with each other but it is the captain cool who completes the catch. Starc strikes to complete his five-wicket haul. Fifer number 14th for Starc, what an effort from him to keep the game alive for Australia. Mark Wood comes in the middle as England needs 19.

  • July 09, 2023 19:49
    ENG 227/6 in 47 overs

    Surprise, surprise! Todd Murphy comes in to bowl. Murphy to Brook, FOUR! Read the length of the ball quickly, shifted his weight on the back foot and punched towards the backward point region for a boundary. Brook against spin looked very solid in the Test. Six off the over, needs 24 to win.

  • July 09, 2023 19:45
    ENG 221/6 in 46 overs

    FOUR! Harry Brook slammed Cummins for a boundary after taking a quick couple. Seven off the over as England is just 30 away from a famous fighting win.

  • July 09, 2023 19:37
    Drinks Break

    England batted with much more sensibility and authority by not giving any chances to Australia. Brook scored an attacking fifty to keep Australia in the contest as he found an able partner in Chris Woakes.

  • July 09, 2023 19:35
    ENG 214/6 in 45 overs

    Mitch Marsh keep it tight from the other end and avoided giving any room by bowling right on the body. England managed three from this one.

  • July 09, 2023 19:33
    ENG 211/6 in 44 overs

    Captain Cummins tried to rely on short balls against Brook as the batter looked in visible discomfort against the short ball ploy. He mistimes the pull on the short ball which turned out blessing in disguise as the ball landed ahead of the fielder. Cummins to Brook, FOUR! This time he swivels and positioned himself better to place his pull against another short ball for four. England needs just 40 to win now.

  • July 09, 2023 19:27
    ENG 203/6 in 43 overs

    Mitchell Marsh replaces Scott Boland from the attack. Gives only one run from this over.

  • July 09, 2023 19:18
    ENG 202/6 in 42 overs

    Harry Brook takes a single off the first ball of Cummins’ over and brings up 200 for the home team. Headingley crowd are on their feet to cheer for the milestone as England needs 51 more to win. Sensibly played over. Brook looks in fine touch as he played Cummins with total control. Three runs from this over.

  • July 09, 2023 19:17
    ENG 199/6 in 41 overs

    Boland bowls his 11th over. Boland to Woakes, FOUR! Angling away for Woakes and he tries to flick past fine-leg but the ball went off his thigh pads, however, runs are runs for England no matter how it comes. Three singles and a boundary come from this over as England is 56 away from the win.

  • July 09, 2023 19:09
    ENG 191/6 in 40 overs - Brook’s half-century keeps England in game

    Harry Brook takes a single off the last ball of the 40th over to complete a much-needed attacking fifty. Brook and Woakes stabilise after Bairstow’s wicket. A couple of close calls as Australia look well in the game. England will look to finish the game quickly as they don’t have the liberty to take the game deep. 60 more to win for England while Australia needs four to win.

  • July 09, 2023 18:50
    ENG 171/6 in 36 overs - Starc gets Biarstow

    Wicket! Oh no! What is going on here? Starc Castles Bairstow. He pertained with the fuller line for him, and Bairstow played it late and gets an inside edge which crashed onto the stumps. England is six down and the game is wide open for Australia now. Chris Woakes comes in at no. eight.

    Jonny Bairstow b Starc 5 (8b 1x4 0x6)

  • July 09, 2023 18:42
    ENG 161/5 in 34 overs

    Starc comes from the other side. Starc to Stokes, FOUR! Drives past covers for a beautiful boundary. Starc continues from over the wicket. Starc to Stokes, OUT! Another wicket against the run of play and England is five down now. Starc traps Stokes by bowling him the leg side ball and he nicked it to Carey. Careless shot from the captain. Jonny Bairstow comes to join Brook.

    Ben Stokes c †Carey b Starc 13 (15b 2x4 0x6)

  • July 09, 2023 18:30
    ENG 156/4 in 33 overs

    Scott Boland has been brought in to bowl the first over post-lunch. Brook cuts it at deep backward points for a single to start the over. Three runs come from it. 95 more to win.

  • July 09, 2023 18:27
    Live action resumes

    Welcome back to the second session of Ashes 3rd Test day 4 coverage.

  • July 09, 2023 18:22
    Women’s Ashes 2023: England breaks Australia’s six-year-long streak in T20Is

    England women’s team had a memorable Saturday night at Lord’s when it defeated Australia in the third T20I to win the three-match series 2-1.

    The win not only kept the multi-format Ashes series alive for the hosts with three ODIs still left to decide the winner but also saw Australian women losing its first series after six years, ending a 15-series win streak in the shorter format.


    Women’s Ashes 2023: England breaks Australia’s six-year long streak in T20Is

    England women’s team had a memorable Saturday night at Lord’s when it defeated Australia in the third T20I to win the three-match series 2-1.

  • July 09, 2023 18:16
    Meanwhile in other world of cricket

    India beats Bangladesh by seven wickets in first women’s T20I

    India beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in the first women’s T20 International here on Sunday.

  • July 09, 2023 17:48
    ENG 153/4 in 4 at Lunch

    Australia called Todd Murphy to bowl his first of the innings. Brook still continues to score quickly as England now needs less than 100. He along with captain Ben Stokes take England to 153 for four at lunch.

  • July 09, 2023 17:32
    ENG 135/4 in 29 overs - Cummins strikes to remove Root

    Wicket! Cummins strike this time to remove Root! He picks the wicket against the run of play. Short ball, angling away from him, going down the line and Root gloved it to Carey for an unnecessary wicket. Australia are back in the game now! Captain Ben Stokes comes in the middle. Starc to Stokes, FOUR! What a way to get off the mark. Cummins bowls him on legs and he angled the ball towards deep square.

  • July 09, 2023 17:28
    ENG 129/3 in 28 overs

    And the bazball is on from England! They are in a hurry to finish it off as the run rate jumped to 4.61 and the score nears 150 for the home team. Harry Brook off Starc and Root off Cummins scored two boundaries in two overs as England now needs less than what they already scored.

  • July 09, 2023 17:12
    ENG 115/3 in 25 overs

    Brook, who came in the number five took the charge against Boland in the 25th over as he slammed the Aussie bowler for back-to-back four to start the over. The duo of Brook and Root also take England past 100 as the target looks much more nearer now. Australia will need to take at least one more wicket to create more pressure otherwise these two batters look in total control.

  • July 09, 2023 16:52
    ENG 94/3 in 20 overs - Marsh dismisses Crawley

    Marsh continues from the other end. Marsh to Crawley, FOUR! Tad bit short from Marsh and given appropriate treatment from Crawley as he swings the bat hard on the front foot to get a boundary at the extra cover region. Marsh to Crawley, OUT! Right in the channel, on the fifth stump as Crawley tried to play another drive on the front foot and Marsh gets the last laugh as he finds the nick and Carey behind makes no mistake to give Australia a third wicket. This is getting intense here. Harry Brook is at number five.

    Zak Crawley c Carey b Marsh 44 (55b 5x4 0x6)

  • July 09, 2023 16:45
    ENG 86/2 in 19 overs

    Boland to Root, FOUR! Lucky Root as he edged the ball which went past Smith in between two slip fielders.

  • July 09, 2023 16:38
    ENG 81/2 in 18 overs

    A double change in the attack. Marsh replaces Starc. Marsh to Crawley, FOUR! Crawley picks the length on time and leans forward to put the ball past point for a boundary. England maintains a four-and-a-half run rate at the moment but the first hour’s play goes to Australia’s way with Starc giving them two breakthroughs. Time for drinks.

  • July 09, 2023 16:32
    ENG 75/2 in 17 overs

    Boland starts with a bouncer, wide of off stumps, Crawley swings hard but misses to connect the ball by a mile. Boland to Crawley, FOUR! fuller, wide outside off as Crawley gets a thick edge and the ball runs away past Marsh at the gully for a boundary. Five from Boland’s first over of the day.

  • July 09, 2023 16:29
    Change of bowling

    Scott Boland comes in for captain Pat Cummins as we see first change of bowling from Australia today/

  • July 09, 2023 16:27
    ENG 70/2 in 16 overs

    Starc with his eighth of the innings, Starc to Root, FOUR! Shot, what a shot. The cover drive of the highest order as he let the ball come into him, bend his knees to attest his authority in one of the best-looking shots in cricket. pure class from World’s best Test batter at the moment. England is 70 for two after 16 overs.

  • July 09, 2023 16:24
    ENG 64/2 in 15 overs

    Cummins continues with his seventh over of the innings. Gives four from his over.

  • July 09, 2023 16:20
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  • July 09, 2023 16:15
    ENG 60/2 in 14 overs - Starc gets Ali

    Wicket!! Bowled! Starc moves from short to fuller and it worked as the ball crashes onto the stumps after leaving Ali confused! Ali, who was promoted to number three goes after scoring just five. Another successful over from Starc as a wicket and a single came from it. Joe Root comes in at number four as England looks in trouble.

    Moeen Ali b Starc 5 (15b 0x4 0x6)

  • July 09, 2023 16:11
    ENG 59/1 in 13 overs

    Ali gets a single from the first ball of the over to give the strike back to Crawley. Cummins to Crawley, FOUR! Byes! The bouncer went way above the keeper Carey to give England four free runs. Six off the over.

  • July 09, 2023 16:03
    ENG 53/1 in 12 overs - Fifty up for England

    Starc to Crawley, a single towards covers which brings up fifty for England in the 12th over. Starc continues his good spell with surprise short balls in between. Three off the over.

  • July 09, 2023 16:01
    ENG 49/1 in 11 overs

    Cummins gives only a single from his over as Australia is building on the pressure created by Starc with an early wicket in overcast conditions.

  • July 09, 2023 15:52
    ENG 48/1 in 10 overs - Starc traps Duckett!

    Starc with his third over. Starc to Duckett, OUT! Starc continued with a leg stump line on Duckett as he missed once again. A review follows quickly from the batter but three reds could not save him as he was standing way inside the crease and closer to his off stumps. First one down for England and Starc with the breakthrough. Moeen Ali comes in at number three and gets off the mark on the second delivery by placing the ball towards short mid-wicket. Starc to Crawley, FOUR! First boundary of the day as the outside edge off Crawley races past Marsh at the second slip towards third man for a boundary. An eventful over as a wicket along with six runs came from it.

    Ben Duckett lbw b Starc 23 (31b 3x4 0x6)

  • July 09, 2023 15:49
    ENG 42/0 in 9 overs

    Three off Cummins’s over as England gets close to the fifty-run mark.

  • July 09, 2023 15:45
    ENG 39/0 in 8 overs

    Starc continues from the other end. He delivers a sharp yorker-length ball to Crawley to start the over. Starc to Duckett, huge appeal for leg before, the ball shaped in for the left-hander and hit him on his thigh pads, first look indicates that the ball was going down the line so no review from Australia. Uh oh, the ball was hitting the leg stump but the umpire’s call saved the batter this time. Two runs from this over.

  • July 09, 2023 15:38
    ENG 37/0 in 7 overs

    Captain Pat Cummins from the other end. He keeps it mostly full, looking for some slight movement off the air but both openers are playing with care and not stopping themselves from playing their shots. Five from Cummins’ first over of the day.

  • July 09, 2023 15:32
    ENG 32/0 in 6 overs

    Starc starts with a good length ball, on the fourth stump line, and Crawley takes the day’s first run. Duckett gets a single off the first ball he faces. Starc to Crawley, fuller, inswinger hits him on his toe before getting a thick edge off the bat, good delivery from Starc to build the pressure. Three singles to finish the over.

  • July 09, 2023 15:31
    Live action!

    Mitchell Starc starts the proceedings for Australia with the new ball, Zak Crawley on the strike with Ben Duckett joining him from the non-striker end.

  • July 09, 2023 15:07
    Scores at stumps on day 3

    ENG: 27/0 in 5 overs & 237; AUS: 263 & 224

    - ENG needs 224 runs to win

  • July 09, 2023 14:53
    Live Streaming Info

    You can watch live action from Day 3 of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Headingley on the Sony Sports Network.
    The match will also be live-streamed

    via the Sony LIV app. You can also follow Sportstar’s live updates from the day’s play via this blog.

    The match will begin at 3:30 PM IST.

  • July 09, 2023 14:43
    Day 3 Report

    Ashes 2023: England chasing 251 to win after Head’s 77 gives Australia hope

    Travis Head erupted with a half-century to give Australia a chance and set England a target of 251 to win the third Ashes Test on a rainy third day on Saturday.

  • July 09, 2023 14:38

    Stay Tuned for Sportstar’s live updates from the fourth day’s play in the 3rd Ashes Test between England and Australia at Headingley.

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