Australia will have to play out of their skins to save this Test    Getty Images
Australia will have to play out of their skins to save this Test Getty Images

Australia will begin Day Four of the opening Ashes 2015 against England at Cardiff, needing 412 runs to win from the remaining two days. England were bowled out for 289 in their second innings after taking a massive lead of 122 runs. Catch Live Cricket Scores and Ball-by-Ball commentary of England (ENG) vs Australia (AUS) Ashes 2015 1st Test at Cardiff, Day 4 here

Joe Root and Ian Bell slammed half-centuries, while Ben Stokes and Mark Wood played extremely crucial knocks that helped England to take their second innings lead past 400. The pitch is breaking down a little bit with uneven bounce and turn to the spinners troubling the batsmen. Catch Live Blog of England (ENG) vs Australia (AUS) Ashes 2015 1st Test at Cardiff, Day 4 here

Australia will have to bat really well in order to save this Test, as England have more than enough time and possibility of bowling out the tourists and take a 1-0 lead in this series. READ: Australia paying price for being slack against Englan

England will depend on their pace spearhead James Anderson and spinner Moeen Ali to take bulk of the wickets. On the other hand, Australia would want their senior players to step up. The target of 412 does look improbable, but if Australian batsmen apply themselves then it can be achieved as well. READ: Ashes 2015, Cardiff: Tale of Two Tails