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Lyon, Australia’s second-highest wicket-taker in the series with 14 scalps, is the sole spinner in the line-up. @ AFP

Nathan Lyon sent an injury scare through the Australian camp after hurting his ankle during a session of touch football on Wednesday. Lyon immediately walked off the field with team doctor Richard Saw. The injury however is not considered a doubt ahead of the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford.

The Australian team, currently in Derbyshire, are gearing up for a warm-up game ahead of the Test which begins on Thursday. Cricket Australia confirmed that the incident was nothing serious. “A bit of a scare for the Aussies at training today, but (Lyon) is all good,” read a tweet.

Meanwhile, Lyon, Australia’s second-highest wicket-taker in the series with 14 scalps, is the sole spinner in the line-up. The offspinner is crucial to Australia’s hopes in the remaining two matches with the visitors determined on retaining the urn.

The Ashes 2019 are in the balance following an incredible unberaten century from Ben Stokes in the third that saw the hosts snatch a stunning one-wicket victory. Stokes’ innings has been widely described as one of the greatest Test innings of all time.

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The fourth Ashes Test starts on September 4 in Manchester. England leveled the five-match series 1-1 with a victory at Headingley. Australia had kicked off the proceedings with a win in the first Test at Edgbaston while the second Test at Lord’s ended in a draw.