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Australia on brink of Ashes whitewash over England

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Australia were closing in on a 5-0 Ashes sweep after demolishing England's batting and pushing their lead to 311 runs after just two days of the final Sydney Ashes Test on Saturday. 

Australia's batsman Chris Rogers (C) celebrates scoring a half century (50 runs) as England's paceman Stuart Broad (R) walks back to his bowling mark, on the second day of their fifth Ashes Test, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, on January 4, 2014

The relentless Australians blasted out the hapless tourists for 155 -- the fifth time England had been dismissed for less than 200 in the series -- and set their sights on batting them out of the game with three days to play.

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