Ashes 2015 live: Latest score as England face innings defeat as Ben Stokes goes for a duck but Alastair Cook digs in

Follow the latest news and updates from the Ashes Fifth Test at The Oval where England are on the ropes after an atrocious first innings batting display

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Australia are in a commanding position in the fifth and final Ashes Test after posting a first innings lead of 332 after bowling England out for 149 at The Oval.

● Lyon removes Bairstow (26) and Stokes (0) in quick succession

● Root (11) holes out off Johnson while Bell (13) falls to Marsh

● Johnson takes early wicket of Lyth15

● England lost seven wickets in just 56 balls on Friday

● Australia bowled out for 481 as Smith stars with 143

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Remaining Tour fixtures:

20-24 August: Fifth Test - The Oval

31 August: Twenty20 - The SWALEC Stadium

3 September: 1st ODI - The Ageas Bowl

5 September: 2nd ODI - Lord's

8 September: 3rd ODI - Old Trafford

11 September: 4th ODI - Headingley

13 September: 5th ODI - Old Trafford