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Ashes 2021-22 Travis Head Hits Third Test Century of His Career

Middle-order batsman Travis Head has scored a brilliant century in the first Test match of the Ashes series being played between England and Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane. Head completed his century while batting brilliantly on the second day of the match. Head completed his century in 85 balls with the help of 13 fours and two sixes. This is the third Test century of Travis Head’s career. Also Head scored his first century in the Ashes series. This is the 9th fastest century for the Kangaroo team in Test cricket.

Travis Head scored a brilliant century in a Test match

Head’s 161 against Sri Lanka in Canberra was the first century of his Test career. After this, he played an innings of 114 runs against New Zealand in Melbourne, which was his second century in Test. When Head came to bat, Australia had lost the wicket of Steve Smith. David Warner was also dismissed shortly after coming after the team. Cameron Green also could not support the head.

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A ninth-fastest century from Australia

Head scored 161 runs against Sri Lanka in Canberra. Which was the first century of his Test career. After this, he played an innings of 114 runs against New Zealand in Melbourne, which was his second century in Test. When Head came to bat, Australia had lost the wicket of Steve Smith. David Warner was also dismissed shortly after coming after the team. Cameron Green also could not support the head. Here the Australian team was in trouble and needed a big partnership and innings.

Alex Carey joins Cummins

Alex Carey, playing his first Test match, meanwhile supported Head and both of them shared a partnership of 41 runs. However, Carey could not extend his innings and was dismissed after scoring 12 runs. After this, captain Pat Cummins partnered with Head. During this partnership, Head had set his feet and he started batting in an aggressive manner. He made some great shots and also hit sixes along with fours. Head scored more runs in the partnership of Pat Cummins and Head.

avoid getting hurt

Head escaped from a serious injury after completing his century. England took the second new ball. Mark Wood had the ball in his hand. He had come to bowl the 82nd over. The very first ball slipped from Wood’s hand. And went straight to Wood’s head. Head sat there on the ground. Wood, however, immediately apologized for his mistake. Head stood up again and started to beat. Even before this, the head was hurt. On the fifth ball of the 67th over, Wood’s ball was hit on his elbow.

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