Australia v England, 4th Test, Day 3, Melbourne

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  • Joe Root began the day by scoring his 34th half-century
  • Root couldn't go all the way to his century and managed to add only 12 runs as he got out to Pat Cummins on 61
  • Cummins later dismissed Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad to end with three wickets
  • Nathan Lyon and Josh Hazlewood too picked up three wickets each but England added 155 runs for six wickets after their captain departed early
  • Alastair Cook scored his fifth double-century in Melbourne in December 2017
  • Stuart Broad scored his 11th half-century to support his former captain and stitched up a valuable 100 runs for the ninth wicket as England ended the day with a lead of 164.