Joe Root confident England can still compete for Ashes despite crushing Adelaide defeat

Joe Root’s England trail Australia 2-0 with three games remaining (Picture: Getty)

Joe Root insists he remains confident that his England side can compete for the Ashes despite Australia taking a 2-0 lead in Adelaide.

Steve Smith’s side clinched a 120-run win this week to follow-up their ten-wicket victory at the Gabba in the opening Ashes match.

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England will travel to Perth next week knowing a defeat will see them relinquish the iconic urn but Root believes his team can fight back.

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