Australia vs England – Ashes: Live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test

Ashes Day Five LIVE: Stubborn Chris Woakes is finally out and England’s survival hopes rest on Jos Buttler as England try to bat out the final two sessions with Steve Smith’s Australia just THREE wickets from a 2-0 series lead

  • Australia are on the brink of going 2-0 up in the Ashes on the final day 
  • Ollie Pope made only four runs before being dismissed by Mitchell Starc 
  • Good review from Australia sees Ben Stokes trapped LBW by Nathan Lyon  
  • Partnership between Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler broken as Jhye Richardson bowls Woakes for 44 
  • Latest Ashes news as England look to make an impact in Australia 

England are all but beaten on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Adelaide with Joe Root’s side set to go two down in the series.

Ollie Pope fell to Mitchell Starc early on day five in another body blow for England and Stokes fell to Nathan Lyon after a good decision to review by captain Steve Smith. 

And strong resistance from Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler was finally broken when Jhye Richardson bowled Woakes for 44. 

Follow Sportsmail‘s Adam Shergold for live coverage as the second Ashes Test enters its final day, including build-up and over-by-over updates.