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Patna : Set a target of 354 runs to win the second Ashes test at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia, England were 176/4 in 62 overs at stumps on the fourth day on December 5, 2017, with Captain Joe Root batting on 67 in 114 balls hitting 9 fours and Chris Woakes on 5 not out. Root had made 9 run in the first innings. Woakes had made 36 in the first innings.

England need to score another 178 run with 6 wickets in hand on the last day on December 6 to win this test and level the five-match Ashes series 1-1. Dawid Malan was out for 29 in the 59th over to fast bowler Pat Cummins. Former captain and opener A Cook made 14 while Mark Stoneman made 36. James Vince made 15. Mitchell Starc took 2/65 and spinner 1/37. Starc took the wickets of Mark Stoneman and James Vince.

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