Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh shared an unbeaten 301-run stand for the fifth wicket as Australia reached a score of 549/4 at stumps on Day 3 of the third Test.

FirstCricket Staff December 16, 2017 16:58:50 IST
Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3
Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Steve Smith exults after reaching his second Test double-hundred. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Moeen Ali wears a forlorn look on Day 3 of the WACA Test. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Mitchell Marsh is ecstatic after bringing up his maiden century in his comeback Test. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

England captain Joe Root looks on as Australia inch closer to regaining the urn. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Craig Overton has been the pick of the English bowlers so far with two wickets for 102 runs. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

The Barmy Army continues to cheer despite England barely experiencing any success on the third day. AP

Steve Smith registers highest score as Mitchell Marsh slams comeback ton to help Australia surge ahead on Day 3

Mitchell Marsh and Steve Smith walk back to the dressing room at stumps on Day 3. AP

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