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England Men name team for third Ashes Test

Three Lions make four changes for the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

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England Men name team for third Ashes Test

Joe Root's side are 2-0 down in the Ashes series ahead of the Boxing Day Test

England Men have named their playing XI for the third Ashes Test match at Melbourne Cricket Ground starting on Sunday 26 December.

The Three Lions make four changes for the Boxing Day Test from the side that lost the second Test in Adelaide. Jonny Bairstow, Zak Crawley, Jack Leach and Mark Wood will replace Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes.

Joe Root's side are 2-0 down in the series with three matches to play. The third Test will start at 11.30pm GMT on Christmas Day in the UK. 

England Men's XI for third Ashes Test: Haseeb Hameed, Zak Crawley, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Jack Leach, James Anderson.

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