England's Joe Root, right, talks after their Ashes cricket test match loss to Australia in Perth, Australia, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Trevor Collens)
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Australia regained the Ashes with a thumping innings victory over England in Perth Monday earning the hosts an unassailable 3-0 series lead.England arrived with precisely zero genuine quicks in their squad.Captain vs. CaptainFor England skipper Joe Root, the series so far has been one to forget.Meanwhile Steve Smith – already the world's best batsman – can add victorious Ashes captain to his growing CV after his match-winning double century in Perth. In the first innings of the series in Brisbane, England were coasting along at 246-4, before collapsing to 302 all out, and losing by 10 wickets.How much difference would Stokes' hitting have made to the "engine room" of England's batting lineup?
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