Steve Smith wastes his reviews before Barmy Army taunt him while James Anderson gave England another injury scare - FIVE THINGS YOU MISSED from day four of the second Ashes Test
- England finished day four of the second Ashes Test needing 178 runs to win
- James Anderson had taken his first five-wicket haul as Australia were out for 138
- Dawid Malan, Alastair Cook, James Vince and Mark Stoneman fell for England?
England ended a gripping day of Test cricket on 176-4, needing 178 runs to beat Australia and the unlikeliest of victories creeping into sight for Joe Root's team.
James Anderson took his first ever five-wicket haul in Australia as England were set a huge 354 to win the second Test and level the series at 1-1.
Here are five things you missed from an enthralling fourth day of the second Test.
Joe Root and Chris Woakes depart the Adelaide Oval after an epic day of cricket in Australia
SMITH TAUNTED BY THE BARMY ARMY
Australia skipper Steven Smith had a captain's nightmare in the field on day four.?
He passed up the chance to review an lbw shout from Josh Hazlewood on Alastair Cook and replays showed if he had taken it, the England batsman would have been given out.
'Bad luck to the Aussies. Couldn't happen to nicer people, not reviewing it,' chimed BT Sport commentator Geoffrey Boycott.?
Smith then wasted his last two reviews on appeals trying to get rid of Joe Root and Dawid Malan.
Australia captain Steve Smith endured a day to forget in the field against England
Smith wasted two reviews on DRS trying to get rid of Joe Root and Dawid Malan
After using up all his chances to review, Smith was taunted by England's Barmy Army
And when Root got hit on the pads in the final 30 minutes, it ignited a huge appeal from Nathan Lyon and his team-mates, only for umpire Aleem Dar to remain silent.?
It would have almost certainly been appealed by Smith and the Barmy Army knew it.
Dar's decision was cheered by the England fans as loudly as if Root had whipped the ball through the covers for four and they compounded Smith's woes by gesturing to review the decision.
ENGLAND NEED TO SET NEW RECORDS TO WIN
England's target to level the series with Australia is 354 - an imposing total but a possible one and, all things considered from the first two days of the match, it could have been worse.
If Root and co pull off a sensational triumph, it will be the 10th-highest run chase in Test history, eclipsing the 352 Sri Lanka reeled in against South Africa in Columbo in 2006.
It would also be the highest run chase in the history of the Adelaide Oval, beating the 315 which was overturned by Australia against England in 1902.
England are pursuing the highest ever run-chase at the Adelaide Oval?
Should England be successful, it will also be the 10th highest run-chase in Test history
JIMMY ANDERSON GETS A NEW SONG
England's leading bowler claimed his 25th five-wicket haul on day four but only his first in Australia.
Anderson was fabulous to watch in the opening session and he cajoled the travelling Barmy Army into belting out a new song about their hero.
Forget 'Oh, Jimmy Jimmy! Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Anderson'. The new tune goes 'When he starts to swing, the Barmy Army sing, Jimmy Anderson'.
Let's hope it gets heard a lot more during the coming weeks. Anderson is integral to any success of England.?
ANDERSON GIVES ENGLAND ANOTHER INJURY SCARE
Before Anderson sealed his fifth wicket, he spilled a tricky caught-and-bowled chance to dismiss Mitchell Starc.
But for a brief moment, the wicket was the least of England's worries as Anderson went crashing down onto the ground, narrowly missing a collision with the retreating Starc's bat.
He was clutching the back of his right thigh and had ripped his trousers open by the knee.?
Thankfully for England it appeared to be only an impact injury and Anderson was swiftly back on his feet with the ball in his hand.?
'I'd just taken a bit of skin off the hip,' Anderson said afterwards. 'But it'll be absolutely fine.'?
At the start of day four, Anderson gave England an injury scare after chasing a catching chance
After the day had ended, Anderson said he had only taken skin off of his hip
Nathan Lyon's bowling was superb in the second session particularly against England - he was unfortunate to only take the wicket of Alastair Cook.
Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine, in-particular, was heard chirping away with words of encouragement for 'Garry', or 'Gazza' on numerous occasions.
But why Garry??
The nickname was first coined by team-mate Matthew Wade in reference to the Australian Football League legend Garry Lyon, who is now a respected broadcaster.
Nathan Lyon is affectionately called 'Garry' by his Australia team-mates?
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