Harris 'skating on thin ice' after another failure

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Marcus Harris' tentative grip connected an Australian opening berth has loosened further aft different nonaccomplishment successful the 2nd Ashes Test successful Adelaide.

Harris successfully overturned an lbw dismissal from Stuart Broad but it counted for small arsenic the recalled England speedy soon ended an unconvincing enactment of 3 runs from 28 balls.

The Victorian left-hander was brilliantly caught down the legside by wicketkeeper Jos Buttler and Harris present averages conscionable 22.15 successful his 12th Test.

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Marcus Harris of Australia departs for 3 astatine Adelaide Oval. (Getty)

"He's susceptible to the abbreviated ball," erstwhile Test leg-spinner Kerry O'Keeffe said connected Fox Cricket.

"He wants to consciousness bat connected shot whereas (Marnus) Labuschagne has a wholly antithetic outlook. He wants to permission everything."

Mark Waugh said: "He's got a spot to deliberation astir going forward, Marcus Harris. He needs a people desperately".

Wicket-keeping large Adam Gilchrist doffed his headdress to Buttler's superb catch.

Jos Buttler takes the drawback to region Marcus Harris. (Supplied)

"You deliberation astir the method and the power," Gilchrist said connected Fox Cricket.

"Watch the thrust - helium moves late.

"Good small shuffle and past look astatine the spot and powerfulness successful the legs to get horizontal."

Marcus Harris survived an LBW scare against Stuart Broad earlier being dismissed. (Supplied)

Harris' struggles underscore 1 of Australia's fewer Achilles heels successful the existent squad arsenic selectors hunt for a reliable opening spouse for David Warner.

Many connected societal media went into bat for Usman Khawaja arsenic much qualified for the occupation contempt selector George Bailey expressing assurance successful the 29-year-old earlier the bid started.

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