Trott century helps England

CRICKET: Jonathan Trott's second one-day international century helped England to 299-8 as they sought to keep their one-day series against Australia alive with victory in the fourth match in Adelaide.

Trott hit 102 from 126 balls in a typically composed innings to anchor a vastly improved England batting performance after they were bowled out for 184 and 214 in their previous two matches. Trott, who scored 84 not out in the third match in Sydney, and Matt Prior (67) had combined for an impressive 113-run partnership in 116 balls.

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