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Woakes demands England response

13th January 2018, 15:01 by Gareth Freeman

Chris Woakes says England are must restore some "pride" in the two remaining Ashes series Tests.

The tourists have already slumped to a series defeat as they trail Australia 3-0 ahead of the fourth Test in Melbourne.

England lost the previous Ashes series Down Under 5-0 and Woakes is eager to avoid a repeat.

"We can learn from Australia and how they have taken (the chance) and made sure they did not let their foot off the throat," the all-rounder said, as reported by Sky Sports.

"We need to make sure we do that [going forward] and take those chances. Hopefully, show some pride - I know we are 3-0 down but we obviously want to come away from this series 3-2.

"We know we are going to have to play better cricket but that is our plan if we can and put in some strong performances."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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