Sunday 8 December 2013 

Video - Siddle Confident Ahead Of Final Day

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle took two of the six wickets to fall on day four of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide and he is confident that his side will finish the job tomorrow.

England closed on 247 for six having been set 531 to win with Australia declaring on their overnight score of 132 for three.

Siddle dismissed Michael Carberry and Kevin Pietersen to finish the day with figures of two for 21.

"We were just worried about getting this Test done," Siddle said. "We just have to wake up tomorrow as fresh as we can be and get stuck in and try and get these four wickets.

"We know it's not going to be easy - the boys at the lower end can bat and have troubled us in the past so we've got to come prepared, be switched on and give it to them early in the morning and see how we go."

He feels that although England finished the day in positive fashion with Matthew Prior and Stuart Broad building a partnership, how Australia use what is still a relatively new ball tomorrow will be crucial.

"I think the big factor is going to be the new ball. It's only 10 overs old, so we're going to have a good crack at that early on.

"There's a little bit of swing around this afternoon, so hopefully a little bit more tomorrow morning, and a couple of quick wickets would be nice. The bounce has been playing up a little bit, as it does usually late in the Test match."

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