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| On Dec 25, 2021 1:00 AM IST

AUS vs ENG Dream11 Prediction – 3rd Test Australia vs England Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


AUS vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: It is now time for the Boxing Day Test match between Australia and England at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne scheduled to begin from 26 December (Sunday). Hosts Australia are currently leading the five-match Ashes Test series by 2-0 margin with brilliant performances in the first two Test matches. In the absence of their regular captain Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood, Australia went on to register a massive 275-run victory in the second Test against England. Australia also opened the Ashes 2021-22 series with an amazing 9-wicket win over England in the first Test at The Gabba. On the other hand, England now find themselves in a desperate situation as they will have to lift each other and come up with the best of their efforts in order to make a strong comeback. Australia will be eyeing to retain the prestigious Ashes Urn by winning this third Test match.

AUS vs ENG Ashes 3rd Test Match Details

Fixture Name: 3rd Test, Australia vs England

Competition: Australia vs England Test

Date: 26 December

Time: 5 AM IST

Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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Australia vs England Test Pitch Report

The pitch and the conditions at the Melbourne Cricket Ground is expected to have enough of assistance both for the batters and bowlers. The conditions will surely be challenging for the batters on the first two days and the fast bowlers will enjoy bowling on this track due to the great quality of bounce. It will be a good option to include more of batters and bowlers in your fantasy teams.

Team Form Guide:
AUS (recent last): W W L D L
ENG (recent last): L L L W L

AUS vs ENG Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

AUS Playing 11 (likely)

David Warner
Marcus Harris
Marnus Labuschagne
Steve Smith
Travis Head
Alex Carey
Cameron Green
Pat Cummins
Mitchell Starc
Nathan Lyon 
Scott Boland

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  • The likes of Josh Hazlewood, Jhye Richardson, Michael Neser and Usman Khawaja will not be available for this game.
  • Pat Cummins will be the captain.
  • Alex Carey will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • The likes of David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Travis Head will once again be their mainstay clogs in the batting department.
  • The trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon will be the important members of the bowling attack.

Pat Cummins Stats in Test

For Australia, skipper Pat Cummins delivered a brilliant performance with the ball in the first innings of the opening Test match. Pat Cummins picked up a phenomenal five-wicket haul and played a crucial role in getting England bowled out for 147 runs.

Matches Wickets Average
35 171 21.23



Marnus Labuschagne Stats in Test

The newly crowned No.1 ranked Test batsman in the ICC Rankings, Marnus Labuschagne, is coming into this Boxing Day Test match in a remarkable form. Labuschagne scored a wonderful century in the first innings of the second Test match against England and also composed a fine fifty in the second innings.

Matches Runs 50/100
20 2113 12/6


ENG Playing 11 (likely)

Zak Crawley
Haseeb Hameed
Dawid Malan
Joe Root
Ben Stokes
Jonny Bairstow
Jos Buttler
Jack Leach
James Anderson
Ollie Robinson
Mark Wood

  • Ollie Pope, Rory Burns, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes will be unavailable for this match.
  • The visitors are very much likely to bring back the duo of Zak Crawley and Jonny Bairstow.
  • Joe Root will captain the team.
  • Jos Buttler will be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will bank a lot upon the likes of Haseeb Hameed, Dawid Malan, Joe Root and Ben Stokes to desperately come good with the bat.
  • The likes of James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ollie Robinson and Mark Wood will be their crucial clogs in the bowling department.

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Joe Root Stats in Test

England captain Joe Root has once again looked in a fabulous touch in a Test series while the rest of the batters have failed to provide him with the desired support. After scoring a brilliant 89-run knock in the first Test second innings, Joe Root notched up a crucial fifty in the first innings of the pink ball Test match.

Matches Runs 50/100
111 9453 52/23



Ben Stokes Stats in Test

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be an important player for his team in this important third Test match. Stokes was the leading run-scorer for England in the 2019 Ashes having smashed a fabulous total of 441 runs in 10 innings at an average of 55.12 and also picked up 8 wickets with the ball.

Matches Runs Wickets
73 4696 166


Who will win Australia vs England today match?

The Australian team will once again depend a lot on the likes of David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Travis Head to take the responsibility with the bat. The trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers. On the other hand, England will be aiming to make a strong winning comeback and the likes of Dawid Malan, Joe Root and Ben Stokes will be expected to perform well with the bat. The likes of James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ollie Robinson and Mark Wood will be their crucial clogs in the bowling department. The toss factor will once again be really vital in this Boxing Day Test match. According to the AUS vs ENG today match prediction & Australia vs England cricket betting tips, England are the favourites to win this match.

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AUS vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction

BATTERS: Travis Head, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Haseeb Hameed
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ben Stokes, Joe Root
BOWLERS: Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Mark Wood, Nathan Lyon

AUS vs ENG Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Root.

For Grand League: Ben Stokes, David Warner.

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