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Thank you for tuning in, India are in a commanding position after Virat Kohli displayed a batting masterclass in Pune and later in the day, Umesh Yadav's double strike pushed South Africa on the backfoot. We will be back tomorrow with all the live updates from Day 3. Do join us tomorrow.

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Leach's peach on ball one Tim Paine was not a happy chap.

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Australia is in the box seat to win the third Ashes Test. England arrived at Headingley hoping to bat all day but instead suffered a horror collapse and was bowled out for just Remarkably, only Joe Denly made it into double figures and he top scored with The innings lasted just There was more drama to come as wickets continued to tumble with Australia at the crease.

He challenged the call but Snicko showed a mark as the ball passed the bat and he was instead given out caught because Joe Denly snaffled the ball after it popped up in the air.

The third umpire didn't even look at ball tracking for LBW, certain Paine had hit it so he was given out.

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But the Aussie captain was fuming, having terse words with the umpire before taking his medicine. Travis Head made 25 before missing a Ben Stokes yorker on his stumps, ending a run partnership with Marnus Labuschagne 53 not out.

Matthew Wade came in and was positive, using his feet to put pressure on Leach, but as stumps edged closer he was happy to be patient and leave balls outside his off stump before he was caught behind for 29 with 15 minutes remaining. Had Stokes not overstepped the mark the third umpire may well have overturned the not-out decision and sent Labuschagne on his way caught behind.

There were suggestions Labuschagne even told Root he hit the ball to rub salt into the wound.

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Root was out for his second successive duck, Rory Burns gloved a Pat Cummins bouncer down the leg side and Stokes edged a wide delivery from James Pattinson he should have left alone. Denly fell in similar fashion and Bairstow edged Hazlewood to slip before the carnage continued after lunch.

Hazlewood finished with five wickets while Cummins had three and Pattinson grabbed two.

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