The Scottish Sun – Going Mal out
Ashes 2017/18: Dawid Malan leads charge to save England’s series with first Test century as they end day 305-4

Middlesex batsman formed brilliant partnership with Jonny Bairstow to keep alive dreams of Ashes victory

DAWID MALAN scored his maiden Test century on a day when batsmen were forced to duck and dive for cover.

Summary

  • Going Mal out Ashes 2017/18: Dawid Malan leads charge to save England’s series with first Test century as they end day 305-4 Middlesex batsman formed brilliant partnership with Jonny Bairstow to keep alive dreams of Ashes victory DAWID MALAN scored his maiden Test century on a day when batsmen were forced to duck and dive for cover.
  • Middlesex left-hander Malan produced a superb counter-attacking innings during which he took on the bouncers with a string of hook Malan hit his career-highest innings at the Waca to lead charge to save England’s Images – Bairstow and Dawid Malan formed a brilliant partnership to secure a decent score for England It made for a compelling opening day’s cricket in the Third Test as England attempted to drag themselves back into the series.
  • Malan’s innings of 110 not out was also England’s first century of the series and, with Mark Stoneman and Jonny Bairstow making fifties, England were in a decent position at 305-4 by the close.
  • BT Sports Michael Vaughn, Adam Gilchrist and Alison Mitchell are in Perth for the third Ashes Cricket test Getty Images – Malan hit his first Test century against Australia at the Nathan Lyon crashed into Dawid Malan while diving for the ball Getty Images – Lyon rues a missed catch as England tot up a decent score This place has been known for many years for having the fastest pitch in world cricket.
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