Fan offer snacks to Mitchell Marsh during Ashes
Mitchell Marsh had a game to remember as he churned out his career best 181-run knock on a Test comeback.
Updated - Dec 17, 2017 2:34 pm
Following a scintillating batting display from Australian skipper Steve Smith and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh, all English hopes were demolished in the ongoing third Ashes Test at the WACA. What could be heralded as clear dominance, Australia has now moved within sight of regaining the urn after the duo put England to the sword, pushing the visitors to the edge of no return.
Turning the clock back to Ashes 2015, we jog down the memory lane and bring you one instance that will surely make you proud as a cricket fan. Mitchell Marsh was fielding in the deep during a Test in the 2015 edition of Ashes. It was a slow session and a fan offered him a bite to eat. Making sure there was no ball being bowled, Marsh hopped over the rope, had a bite and came back. It certainly boosted his energy as he dived to save a four soon after. An unexpected happening on the field, but certainly a warm gesture from the fan.
Here is the video:
Following consecutive losses at Adelaide and Brisbane, the Lions need to win the ongoing third Test at Perth if they aim to bring the urn back home. Though the match still looks evenly poised, the England batsman will need to pull out something extraordinary from the sack if they have to win the WACA Test.
Smith remained unbeaten on 229 at stumps on Day 3 in Australia’s first innings on Saturday guiding his team to a mammoth total of 662d. In the process he registered his highest Test score yet with the double ton, surpassing 1,000 Test runs for the year and also notched his fastest Test century in an innings that appeared to shatter England’s resolve. He finally culminated his innings after getting caught LBW off a James Anderson delivery. His innings comprised of 30 fours and one six