Cricket-Australia declare on 265-6, set England 388 to win

Written by on January 8, 2022

January 8, 2022

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia declared their second innings closed on 265 for six in the final session of the fourth day of the fourth Ashes test on Saturday, handing England an unlikely victory target of 388.

Usman Khawaja scored his second century of the match and finished 101 not out.

The hosts, who have an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, made 416-8 declared in their first innings before dismissing England for 294 earlier on Saturday.

(Reporting by Nick Mulvenney, editing by Lincoln Feast.)


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