11192017

Bowlers impress as England close in on tour win

Chris Woakes celebrates a wicket

Chris Woakes has played just one Test against Australia

England’s bowlers found form on the third day of their floodlit warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide.

Chris Woakes took four wickets and uncapped Craig Overton 2-10 as the tourists closed in on a big victory.

The invitational team closed on 70-7 after being reduced to 25-7 in their pursuit of 268 to win.

Jonny Bairstow (61*) and Mark Stoneman (51) made half-centuries as England posted 207 in their second innings.

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