England in a spot of bother at 200-5 in 4th Ashes Test
England trail Australia by 297 runs with 5 wickets remaining at the close of play on day three of the 4th Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
England 200 –5 (74.0overs) – (Rory Burns 81, Joe Root 71; Josh Hazlewood 4-48)
Australia 497 - 8 dec (Marnus Labuschagne 67, Steven Smith 211, Tim Paine 58, Mitchell Starc 54*; Stuart Broad 3- 97)
At the Close - England trail Australia by 297 runs with 5 wickets remaining
After a late start due to rain, England staggered to 200-5 at the close of play with Rory Burns 81 and Joe Root 71 top scoring for England and Josh Hazlewood 4-48 the star with the ball for Australia,
England have a mammoth task ahead again tomorrow to save this match.
England - Rory Burns, Joe Denly, Joe Root(c), Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Jos Buttler, Craig Overton, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach
Australia - David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon
Start Time: 11:00
Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Robert Bailey, Javagal Srinath
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