Oz in chase of 231 runs to win fourth Ashes Test

Melbourne, Dec 27: Australia has regained control of the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG on the third day after dismissing England for 179 all out.

The hosts now require 231 runs to win the fourth Ashes Test and take a 4-0 lead in the winter series.

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon was the hero of the day, finishing with figures of 5 for 50 off 17 overs which included the vital wickets of Ian Bell, Ben Stokes and Kevin Pietersen in quick succession. (ANI)