5th Ashes Test Day 4: England beat Australia by 135 runs

17:21

DRINKS

Well earned for Steve Smith, again it's coming down to him vs England.

17:14

AUS 184-7 (58.2 Overs) - Smith 76, Siddle 5

17:05

Sam Curran in action....

16:59

Score Update: AUS 179- 7  - Smith 75, Siddle 4

Mr Predictor says - Next Man Out  - Smith

16:58

Mr Predictor says - England Win

Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

16:54

Score Update: AUS 174- 7  - Smith 70, Siddle 4

16:53

Siddle comes in...edges a 4 ....

16:51

Cummins OUT..... LBW first ball, bowled Curran...... AUS 166-7... Curran on a hattrick..

Australia trailing England by 128 runs....

16:49

Tim Paine OUT.... caught Bairstow bowled Curran for 1.... AUS 166-6

Australia trailing England by 128 runs....

16:35

Score Update: AUS 161- 5  - Smith 66, Paine 1

Australia trail England by 133 runs

16:33

Smith dropped in the slips by Joe Root off Curran ...... difficult chance but should have been taken....

16:29

Who will be Next Man Out ? - TD Paine or SPD Smith

Mr Predictor says - Next Man Out  - Smith

16:28

Tim Paine joins Steve Smith in the middle....

16:25

Marsh OUT for 17..... caught by Leach (on the long leg boundary) bowled Archer... AUS 160-5

16:19

Score Update: AUS 160- 4  - Smith 66, Marsh 17

16:13

Who will be Next Man Out ? - MR Marsh or SPD Smith

Mr Predictor says - Next Man Out  - Smith

16:06

Score Update: AUS 147- 4  - Smith 59, Marsh 12

15:43

AT TEA

AUS 147-4 (44 Overs) - Smith 59, Marsh 12

Steve Smith looks comfortable, as he has the majority of this Ashes series... can't see him being dismissed before he reaches another century..... It would take something special.... honours even as they go to the tea break....


15:37

AUS 139-4 (42 Overs) - Smith 57, Marsh 7

Steve Smith continues to do what Steve Smith does. He has been phenomenal this series.
15:30

HALF CENTURY

50 UP for Steve Smith, his 10th Test half century in a row... amazing batting throughout this Ashes series...

15:25

AUS 126-4 (39.2 Overs) - Smith 47, Marsh 4

15:13

15:12

FALL OF WICKET

118-4 (MS Wade, 36.4 Ov)

Sam Curran to MS Wade Out LBW

Australia in a bit of bother but England still need to get 'that man' Steve Smith out.... 

15:08

Mr Predictor Match Winner 3-Way

England

Draw

Australia

Mr Predictor says Next Man Out - Wade


England will be looking to break the Wade - Smith partnership before the Tea break....

15:00

Score Update: AUS 110-3 - Smith 41*, Wade 12*

14:50

ENGLAND IN A GOOD PLACE

England must be happy at this stage, it would take something very special from Steve Smith to turn this around for Australia. Although, I feel like we might have been here before...

14:42

AUS 94-3 (31.0 Overs) - Smith 31, Wade 7

Match Winner 3-Way - England | Draw | Australia

14:40

 Australia's Steve Smith... sold a dummy by Bairstow and took a dive...

14:35

14:33

Next Man in - Matthew Wade

14:32

Archer has his 3rd

Labuschagne goes for 48... Full ball... Trapped right in front of the wickets

14:31

Though Woakes has bowled only 4 overs, he has looked the most ineffective of all English bowlers. No swing at all.

AUS 81-2 (29.0 Overs)

Smith 26, Labuschagne 46

14:27

We have Theresa May in the house...

14:23

63-run partnership between Smith and Labuschagne


AUS 77-2 (27.0 Overs)

Smith 26, Labuschagne 42

14:20

Bowling change

Chris Woakes back into the attack

14:18

Ouch! That must have hurt

Labuschagne cops a blow flush on the elbow off an Archer bumper. The physio is out, but thankfully, he looks alright.

14:13

A couple of feelgood things at the Oval

Joe Denly back in the field after being blessed with a baby girl overnight.

Shane Warne celebrates his 50th birthday.

14:04

Mr Predictor Match Winner 3-Way

The partnership between Smith and Labuschagne is already past 50 and the longer they stay on the crease, the more things will start tilting towards Australia.

England

Draw

Australia

13:57
13:48

Back after the Lunch break

AUS 60-2 (20.0 Overs)

Smith 14, Labuschagne 37