The West – The Ashes 2017-18: Shaun Marsh burnt by bizarre superstition in record Sydney heatScott Bailey Sunday, 7 January 2018 5:39PM Shaun Marsh will have two roasted arms to show for Sunday’s dream century.

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  • The Ashes 2017-18: Shaun Marsh burnt by bizarre superstition in record Sydney heatScott Bailey Sunday, 7 January 2018 5:39PM Shaun Marsh will have two roasted arms to show for Sunday’s dream century.
  • “Shaun will probably kill me for saying this, he has a batting superstition of not wearing sunscreen when batting,” Bec revealed to the Nine Network on Sunday.
  • “Marsh and his brother Mitch confirmed the superstition after play.
  • “It’s probably not very sun smart, but oh well,” Shaun said.The heat also appeared to have some affect on the English batsmen, who fell to 4-93 at stumps, still trailing the hosts by 210.
  • The 193 overs they sent down in Australia’s first innings was the most bowled by either team in an Ashes match since 1993, while their total time spent in the field for the summer reached 1000 overs.


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