Who will win the Adelaide Test - Former players give their verdict on Twitter

Sport360 staff 22:40 05/12/2017
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Michael Vaughan is dreaming of an England victory.

The Adelaide Test is perfectly poised as we head into the final day after England came roaring back into the match on the penultimate day.

The tourists need 178 runs more to win on Wednesday while Australia need six wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the Ashes.

While an Aussie win seemed like a certainty after the first three days, equations have changed drastically.

As such, Twitter was awash with former players from both sides chiming in with their thoughts as to where the Test was headed.

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan’s twitter timeline was a good indicator as to how the visitor’s chances increased drastically as the fourth day wore on.

Vaughan sounded pessimistic at the start of the day but his optimism increased with every passing minute.

Not yet …… https://t.co/h5AEiA8yzv

Former Australian leg-spin wizard Shane Warne was thrilled with an exciting day of Test cricket but he believes his compatriots still hold the edge in the final day.

Warne thinks Moeen Ali’s wicket will be key for an Australian victory on Wednesday.

Michael Clarke, the former Australian skipper, was impressed with the cricket on display but he too chose his compatriots as the favourites to win.

Clarke believes a lot will depend on Nathan Lyon on the final day.

England’s former Ashes hero and controversial star Kevin Pietersen was rooting for skipper Joe Root to get his side through over the line.

Ex-England wicket-keeper Matt Prior meanwhile was on the fence but believed England have a decent chance.

Ian Bell left no doubt as to whom he was backing after England’s fightback.

South Africa’s star batsman AB De Villiers spoke for all neutrals when he said the following.

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