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  • England need 359 to win and level the series.
  • Joe Root fell for 77.
  • Jonny Bairstow is out for 36, the fifth wicket to fall.
  • Victory would represent England's highest-ever run chase.

100th over England 245-4

WICKET: Bairstow (36) chases a wide ball from Hazlewood and is caught by Marnus Labuschagne at second slip.

The dismissal brings Jos Buttler to the crease. No further runs scored off the over.

99th over England 241-4

Stokes hits a four off the final ball of Lyon’s over.

98th over England 239-4

England v Australia – Third Test – Day Four – 2019 Ashes Series – Headingley
Bairstow survived a close call (Mike Egerton/PA)

Hazlewood comes back into the attack and appears to have taken the wicket of Bairstow. The Yorkshire batsman calls for a review which is upheld.

97th over England 238-4

A Bairstow single off Lyon’s fifth ball of the over takes England to 239.

Morning round-up

Brilliant catch from Warner and the captain goes for 77.

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— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 25, 2019

England began the day needing 203 to win, and the day began with James Pattinson and Josh Hazlewood sending down four consecutive maiden overs between them. Joe Root added two to his overnight total before he was out to Nathan Lyon with David Warner taking a superb catch.

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