Ashes, Third Test: England bowled out for 185 as Aussies dominate Day 1 proceedings

England had been bowled out for 185 in their first innings after tea on day one amongst the third Ashes Test in Melbourne on Sunday after Australia gained the toss and elected to discipline.

Coming help after nursing an misfortune, skipper Pat Cummins eliminated the tip affirm within the first session of the day. He pushed aside England openers Haseeb Hameed and Zak Crawley for 0 and 12 respectively sooner than striking off Dawid Malan right on the cusp of lunch. 

Soon after the 2d sesson began, Mitchell Starc eliminated visiting captain Joe Root, who would possibly per chance well also gain a gritty fifty. Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow held the innings collectively for a short length sooner than the like a flash tumble of wickets began. 

Spinner Nathan Lyon and Cummins got three wickets apiece while Starc picked up two. On debut, Scott Boland picked his maiden wicket and Cameroon Inexperienced too ended up with a solitary wicket.  

Holders Australia, who lead the 5-Test series 2-0 after wins in Brisbane and Adelaide, can maintain the urn with victory or a scheme on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

With inputs from Reuters

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