England vs Australia 4th Ashes Test Day 1: Labuschagne, Smith put Australia on top on rain-affected day

Marnus Labuschagne 67 and Steve Smith 60 not out England Australia 4th Ashes Test Day 1 Manchester cricket

Marnus Labuschagne (left) and Steve Smith both scored half-centuries on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test

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Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith scored 67 and 60 not out respectively to give Australia the upper hand on the first day of the fourth Ashes Test, which was affected by rain and blustery winds.

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England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 3: South Africa fight, but Moeen pushes England’s lead to 360

Moeen struck eight boundaries and three sixes during his unbeaten knock of 67

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Rain might have had the final say on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford, but prior to that, South Africa put up a valiant fight, that was until Moeen Ali smashed an unbeaten 67 to hand England a 360-run lead.

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England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 2: Anderson’s four-for leaves South Africa reeling

Anderson ended the day with figures of 4-33 off 15 overs

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England pace bowler James Anderson took advantage of bowling on his home ground of Old Trafford as he carved through South Africa’s batting line-up to leave them in all sorts of trouble going into the third day of the fourth Test.

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