Splendid Steve Smith stands tall after England wriggle past 400 on Day 2 [Photos]

Catch the best photo highlights of Day 2 of the 3rd Ashes Test at WACA, Perth

FirstCricket Staff December 15, 2017 19:26:13 IST
Steve Smith once again proved to be a thorn in England's flesh, remaining unbeaten on 92 with Shaun Marsh on 7, joining the captain shortly before close of play on Day 2. Australia finished the day with 203/3 on board. Reuters
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Steve Smith once again proved to be a thorn in England's flesh, remaining unbeaten on 92 with Shaun Marsh on 7, joining the captain shortly before close of play on Day 2. Australia finished the day with 203/3 on board. Reuters
Jonny Bairstow resumed Day 2 on 75 and went on to score his fourth Test ton, becoming second English player to score a century on this tour. AP
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Jonny Bairstow resumed Day 2 on 75 and went on to score his fourth Test ton, becoming second English player to score a century on this tour. AP
Jonny Bairstow celebrated his hundred, head-butting his helmet, which had been one of the biggest talking points after the 1st Test in Brisbane, when Australian opener mentioned about a weird 'headbutt' greeting by the England wicket-keeper. AP
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Jonny Bairstow celebrated his hundred, head-butting his helmet, which had been one of the biggest talking points after the 1st Test in Brisbane, when Australian opener mentioned about a weird 'headbutt' greeting by the England wicket-keeper. AP
Moeen Ali poor tour continued after being dismissed for a second-ball duck at WACA. AP
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Moeen Ali poor tour continued after being dismissed for a second-ball duck at WACA. AP
England's tail did not wag long as Mitchell Starc and company scalped the last six wickets for 35 runs. Reuters
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England's tail did not wag long as Mitchell Starc and company scalped the last six wickets for 35 runs. Reuters
David Warner couldn't kick on after getting to a start. England's Craig Overton removed the Australian opener for 22. AP
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David Warner couldn't kick on after getting to a start. England's Craig Overton removed the Australian opener for 22. AP
Marsh survived when Mark Stoneman and Bairstow, fail in an attempt to catch the ball that was popped up from Stoneman's boot. AP
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Marsh survived when Mark Stoneman and Bairstow, fail in an attempt to catch the ball that was popped up from Stoneman's boot. AP