Chris Woakes & Mark Wood Stats: England had to face defeat in the first two matches of the 5-Test Ashes series against Australia. After which Ben Stokes’ team came on the field with 2 changes for the third test. This team included fast bowler Mark Wood and all-rounder Chris Woakes in the playing eleven. At the same time, both these players proved the decision of the team management right. Mark Wood and Chris Woakes played brilliantly, England beat Australia by 3 wickets. However, England got their first win in this series.
Chris Woakes and Mark Wood proved to be match winners for England.
In Australia’s first innings, Chris Woakes made 3 players his victims. This all-rounder took 3 wickets for 73 runs in 17 overs. At the same time, Mark Wood dismissed 5 players for 34 runs in 11.4 overs. In the first innings of England, Mark Nudt scored 24 runs in just 8 balls as a batsman. He hit 3 sixes and 1 four in his innings. In Australia’s second innings, Chris Woakes played an important role in getting the opposition team out on a low score by dismissing 3 players.
Chris Woakes and Mark Wood made important contributions with the bat
Mark Wood dismissed 2 players in Australia’s second innings. England had a target of 251 runs to win the match in the second innings. The England team was struggling after losing 6 wickets for 171 runs in the second innings. But after this, Chris Woakes scored an unbeaten 32 off 47 balls to take the team to the threshold of victory. At the same time, in the second innings of England, Mark Wood scored 16 runs in 8 balls. There was an important unbroken partnership of 24 runs for the eighth wicket between Chris Woakes and Mark Wood.
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