And a new spinner emerges down under
Their fourth-innings performances are among the greatest ever in Test cricket. We compare them on the numbers
Sledging gave batsman 'extra personal motivation' in heroic series-squaring innings
Also, what was the highest score in the fourth innings of a Test by a batsman in a winning cause?
Three matches down, three similar results, but can the series rise to the level of drama and excitement of the magnificent 2005 edition?
|1st||15||JJ Roy||RJ Burns|
|2nd||0||JJ Roy||JE Root|
|3rd||126||JL Denly||JE Root|
|4th||18||JE Root||BA Stokes|
|5th||86||JM Bairstow||BA Stokes|
|6th||8||JC Buttler||BA Stokes|
|7th||8||CR Woakes||BA Stokes|
|8th||25||BA Stokes||JC Archer|
|9th||0||SCJ Broad||BA Stokes|
|10th||76||BA Stokes||MJ Leach|