Roar – Steve Smith could regret deciding not to enforce the follow-on after England ripped through Australia’s top-order in Adelaide.

Summary

  • Steve Smith could regret deciding not to enforce the follow-on after England ripped through Australia’s top-order in Adelaide.
  • The Australia skipper followed a growing trend in Test cricket when he opted against sending England in to bat again on day three of the pink-ball Ashes Test.
  • England were bowled out for 227, trailing Australia by 215 runs, with more than 90 minutes left in Monday’s evening session.
  • And England took full advantage of the movement on offer, dismissing Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft and Usman Khawaja to leave Australia 4-53 at stumps.
  • Former skipper Michael Clarke had urged Smith to put England’s batsmen to the sword as their first innings drew to an end.


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