Hobart: England bowled out Australia for 155 in their second innings on Day 3, setting a target of 271 runs for them to win the fifth and final Ashes Test, here on Sunday.
Australia, who were 141/8 at the dinner break, couldn’t do much and added only 14 runs and lost the remaining two wickets in the second session of Day 3 of the ongoing Day-Night Hobart Test.
Mark Wood produced a lion-hearted bowling effort for England, getting 6 for 37, his best figures in Test cricket.
On the other hand, Alex Carey (49) missed out on a fifty but his fine innings helped Australia extend the vital lead under the circumstances.
Brief scores: Australia 303 & 155 (Alex Carey 49; Mark Wood 6/37) lead England 188 by 271 runs.