Ashes: England 11-0, chasing 359 to win 3rd test
LEEDS, England (AP) — England was 11-0 at lunch on Day 3 of the third test against Australia, chasing a tough victory target of 359 to keep alive its hopes of regaining the Ashes.
Australia was bowled out for 246 in its second innings, having resumed Saturday on 171-6.
England openers Rory Burns (5) and Jason Roy (6) got through about 20 minutes before lunch unscathed as the hosts look to make amends for getting skittled out for 67 in their first innings.
Marnus Labuschagne made 80 for Australia — one run off his highest test score — before being run out. Jofra Archer, who took 6-43 in the first innings, claimed two of the four wickets to fall Saturday to finish 2-40 and Ben Stokes had 3-56.
England trails 1-0 in the five-match series and cannot reclaim the Ashes if it falls 2-0 behind with two tests remaining.