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Rain washes out fourth day of fifth Ashes Test

August 24, 2013 21:21 IST

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The fourth day's play in the fifth and final Ashes Test between England and Australia was abandoned due to rain at The Oval on Saturday.


Image: The big screen informs spectators that play is abandoned for the day
Photographs: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

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England, replying to Australia's 492 for nine declared, ended the third day on 247-4 with Ian Bell (29) and Chris Woakes (15) at the crease.


Image: A general view of the ground
Photographs: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

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Australia, 3-0 down in the series, lead by 245 runs and England need another 46 runs to avoid the follow-on with one day remaining.


Image: Fans run around the ground
Photographs: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

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