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England v Australia day one snapshot

By AAP Newswire

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA DAY ONE OF THE THIRD TEST SNAPSHOT

STATE OF PLAY: Australia 179

MAN OF THE DAY: Marnus Labuschagne. Steve who? Once again deputising for Smith, the 25-year-old scored his second successive half-century, before falling late in the day for 74. Held together the Australian innings while wickets fell around him - much like the man who he's replaced has done all series.

KEY MOMENT: David Warner battled through a tough start to his innings to reach 61 as Australia looked in full control after reaching 2-136 after being put into bat. But after he fell to Jofra Archer, the tourists lost eight wickets for 43 runs, as Archer finished with 6-45.

STAT OF THE DAY: Usman Khawaja has been caught behind by Jonny Bairstow in his last eight innings against England.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "That's incredible Test bowling. Joe won the toss and looked upstairs and wanted to bowl and they used that very well." An honest David Warner on England's scorching attack in bowling-friendly conditions.