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England in a spot of bother at 200-5 in 4th Ashes Test

England's Jason Roy is bowled out by Australia's Josh Hazlewood

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.

Match Summary

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.


Match Details

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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