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Last Updated: Sunday September 11 2005 17:45 GMT

England nearer to Ashes victory

Andrew Flintoff

England are getting closer to victory in the Ashes, as the fourth day of the final test was ruined by bad light.

Andrew Flintoff had earlier bowled Matthew Hayden lbw for 138 and helped Michael Vaughan catch Shane Warne for no runs, leaving Australia 367 all out.

That gave England an unexpected boost after their first innings total of 373.

They finished the day on 34-1 and are hoping to bat for the final day, to bag a draw, enough to give them the series, which is currently 2-1 to England.

But with a strong Australian side hungry to avoid defeat, Monday will be no walk in the park for England.