3rd Test: England 132/4, still 127 runs behind Australia
Dec.17 (CRICKETNMORE) - England were 132/4 at stumps on Day 4 against Australia in the third test at Perth on Sunday. The visitors are still trailing Australia by 127 runs. Rain brought an early halt to play on the fourth day at the WACA as Australia attempt to take an unassailable 3-0 series lead in the Ashes.
Earlier, Australia registered their highest Ashes total on home soil before declaring at 662/9. Steve Smith (239) and Mitch Marsh (181) added only 10 runs to their epic combined contribution before James Anderson (four for 116) had both lbw.
Brief Scores (Day 4)
England - 403 & 132/4
Australia - 662/9 declared