England's Dawid Malan, left, and teammate Jonny Bairstow walk off at stumps on the first day of their Ashes cricket test match against Australia in Perth, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Trevor Collens)
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Dawid Malan hit a maiden century in an unbeaten 174-run stand with Jonny Bairstow as England took the honors on the opening day of the third Ashes test at the WACA Thursday.England was helped in its cause by Australia dropping three catches and missing an opportunity to run out Malan.Malan survived a run out on 32, and was dropped on 92 by Cameron Bancroft off Mitchell Starc's first delivery with the second new ball.Bairstow was promoted to bat at No. 6 in a small change to the unchanged lineup. He joined Malan after opener Mark Stoneman was contentiously dismissed for 56 .Malan came to the crease when skipper Joe Root fell for 20, followed soon after by Stoneman.England started the day positively, with Stoneman stroking four boundaries in the space of five balls, including three in succession against Starc.
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