Australia has moved into a commanding 2-0 series advantage after victories in each of the opening two test matches of The Ashes. The pressure will be on England to respond as the third test sees the action move to Headingley this week.

Before Betting On England vs Australia 3rd Ashes Test

There is a danger that the Ashes series is running away from England pretty quickly, as they could lose a series on home soil for the first time in over 20 years in 2023. Australia took full advantage of England’s mistakes in the second test at Lord’s, as they scored an impressive 416 runs in their first innings, despite everything being in the favor of the England bowlers.

The hosts could only hit 325 in response, before bowling the Aussies out for 279 in the second innings. England dared to dream of chasing down the Australian side in the second innings, as Ben Stokes scored an incredible 155 in response. However, England’s charge was halted following his dismissal at the hands of Josh Hazlewood.

The second test also saw one of the most controversial moments in Ashes history, as Jonny Bairstow was stumped after believing that the ball had gone dead. Aussie players were confronted in the Long Room at the break, but it was the visitors that were able to regain their composure.

All eyes will now be on Leeds this week, as England must regroup quickly to give themselves a lifeline in the test series. The hosts have recalled Moeen Ali, while Australia will be without Nathan Lyon for the remainder of the series.

England vs Australia 3rd Ashes Test Offshore Odds & Pick

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The pressure will be on England, as they look for a repeat of their 2019 Ashes victory at Headingley. The hosts will need to be near-perfect in the third test, but we expect them to get a foothold back in the series in Leeds this week.