Ashes: England are still in hunt despite trailing 0-2, feels Joe Root


Joe Root insists England are still massively in the Ashes series despite falling 2-0 behind with a 120-run defeat in the second Test. England arrived on the final day at the Adelaide Oval with an outside chance of sustaining their revival in the inau

Ashes aftermath
Joe Root insists England are still massively in the Ashes series despite falling 2-0 behind with a 120-run defeat in the second Test. England arrived on the final day at the Adelaide Oval with an outside chance of sustaining their revival in the inaugural pink-ball Ashes encounter.

Joe Root
England skipper Joe Root

Root feels even from 2-0 down with three to play, England can still retain the urn. “It is obviously very disappointing now,” said the captain. “I thought the way we responded both with ball and bat in the second innings was outstanding, especially the way we played last night in those conditions. “I thought we showed a lot of character, which is what you want to see in big series like this.” “The way we went about the second innings proved to everyone really we are still massively in this series,”

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