Updated: Sunday, 08 December 2013 08:17 | By Agence France-Presse

Australia declare, leaving England 531 runs to win

Australia skipper Michael Clarke Sunday made a second innings declaration before the start of the fourth day's play, leaving England 531 runs to win the second Ashes Test.


Australia declare, leaving England 531 runs to win

Australia's batsman Michael Clarke (C) runs for a quick single as England's wicketkeeper Matt Prior (L) looks on during the third day of the second Ashes cricket Test match in Adelaide on December 7, 2013

With storms forecast, Clarke declared Australia's second innings at 132 for three.

It leaves England two days to chase the target, after they were dismissed for 172 in their first innings -- their third innings total under 180 in the series.

Australia lead the five-Test series 1-0 after winning by 381 runs in Brisbane.

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