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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Cricket: Ashes: 3rd Test, 4th Day


Scores: Old Trafford, Manchester. End of 4th Day's play.
England....1st Innings....444 all out
Australia...1st Innings...302 all out
England....2nd Innings....280/6 decl.
Australia...2nd Innings...24/0

Australia needs to score 399 more runs in 98 overs for a win, else play out the stipulated overs for a draw. Australia has been on the backfoot in this test and most probably they would be happy with a draw, but if Adam Gilchrist takes charge, anything's possible.