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Summary

  1. England win with 10 balls to spare
  2. Eng 304-7; Morgan top-scores with 92
  3. Willey 3 wickets and winning six
  4. Aus 299-7: Maxwell 85, Bailey 75
  5. Aus lead series 2-1; two to play

Live Reporting

By Mark Mitchener, Sam Sheringham and Marc Higginson

All times stated are UK

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Stand by for a grand finale

So, with a series finale set up for Old Trafford on Sunday, that's it from a thrilling fourth ODI at Headingley. I repeat my suggestion that you try to watch Glenn Maxwell's two catches if you can. "The Big Show" certainly lived up to that moniker today - you can read all about it in

Marc Higginson's match report.

We'll be back on Sunday for the decider - the game starts at 10:30 BST, TMS will be there from 10:15 and we'll see you bright and breezy from about 10:00 for the toss. Bye for now.

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Max Baggins-Craig: Great win for England, man of match was a tough one, Morgan's performed really well, but Maxwell outstanding by far.

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Julian, London pedantry: Re: Matt Swift - sorry should be 5 out of 5 as Cardiff 51 -29N is south of Watford 51-39N.

More from England assistant coach Paul Farbrace on Sky: "Eoin Morgan plays in a way which allows others to play, he backs up the talks we have about playing with freedom, the way he skips down and puts the ball on the roof of the stand others think they can do that.

"In the last two games, certainly with the bat we have been a lot more aggressive, and people have gone in and played how they want to play.

"The basics of the game don't really change but it's nice to see aggressive partnerships. We've got series coming up where we can build our resources. Whatever happens on Sunday it has been an incredible summer."

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Jay: I want a three-match Test series and a three-match ODI series between a Cook-led & a Morgan-led England side. Would be awesome.

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace on Sky Sports: "Exciting, wasn't it? There was quite a long period where we thought we were getting them. It was a very enjoyable run chase. We're learning all the time, Trevor [Bayliss] has spoken to the team saying 'great win, but still a long way to go'.

"There's a lot of learning that needs to be done and the team know that and how they can improve all the time."

Marcus North

Ex-Australia batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"Teams haven't handled the pressure of chasing 300 very well until today. International teams should be used to playing under lights all around the world.

"Agar in for Sunday, win the toss, win the game. Starc comes back."

Isa Guha

Ex-England seamer on BBC Test Match Special

"In international cricket, you get players who hit 360 degrees around the ground and that's exactly when Matthew Wade did. With situations like that, you want to be hitting your yorkers, but having five fielders out does make that a little easier, but you need your instincts to tell you when he's going to hit you to fine leg. England have an opportunity now to win a series against the world champions."

England all-rounder David Willey on TMS: "It was great to get a decent start for the lads, take the new ball and make early inroads. I'm not express pace, I do rely on swinging the ball, it was a bit overcast and I was able to swing it. We got off to a decent start but let them score a few too many in the last five, though a great knock from Morgs got us close and everyone batted around him.

"Fortunately, there wasn't much left to do when I batted - the important thing was not to give my wicket away. After two losses, to level the series is a great set-up for Sunday, it should be exciting."

Man of the match

More from England captain Eoin Morgan: "Going back to Old Trafford and knowing we have a game there under our belts already in this series can be significant."

So, team selection for Sunday? As Marcus North suggests, I'd have thought Agar would have a case for selection for Australia after his omission today, while Sam Billings and Reece Topley will be hoping for a kind word from the England selectors after carrying the drinks for this series so far. But as it's a series decider, do you just stick with a winning team?

Man of the match

England captain and man of the match Eoin Morgan: "Hugely significant. At the halfway stage we were confident we could chase it down the guys were pretty optimistic so to come out and have contributions by the majority of our team was a great chase.

"David Willey took advantage of the conditions, we've said we need 15 or 20 guys, not be relying on just 11, so him producing a performance like that was outstanding."

More from Steve Smith: "I guess we have to play the spinners a lot better than we have so far. You've got to be up for it, it's a final and we want to win every series we play."

Marcus North

Ex-Australia batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"Australia picked Marcus Stoinis today and batted him at eight - he's not going to get too many more runs there than Ashton Agar, who bowled so well at Old Trafford."

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

"Australia might have been a different unit with Mitchell Starc playing today. But it's understandable that he was rested as he's had a very busy summer."

Man of the match

Looks like Eoin Morgan is man of the match for his 92. Bit harsh on Glenn Maxwell, who scored seven runs fewer but took two out-of-this-world catches.

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JoElle: What a great game that was irrespective of who won. Well worth the early morning wake up call in Oregon.

Matt Swift: They don't like it north of Watford do they? 6 out of 6.

Dan Gee: Love this England team. Win or lose they play hard. Far cry from the World Cup. Just never pick Woakes again and we're good.

Captain's view

Australia skipper Steve Smith on Sky Sports: "Very disappointing, I thought 30-3 was tough to come back from but our middle order played well, Bailey and Maxwell's was a magnificent partnership, no-one has got a hundred in the series so that would have been nice but 300 was around par.

"But our bowling didn't get the ball in the right place often enough, the first and last ball went for four too many times."

51.6 - Only @ABdeVilliers17 (67.7) & @msdhoni (56.4) have higher ODI batting averages as captain than @Eoin16 (51.6, 20+ inns). Skip.

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England fans celebrate
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Naveed Afzal: The most competitive and entertaining game was in my biased opinion played at the real home of cricket in Yorkshire.

Bryony Lever: Yes! So Willey did score the winning runs. Talk about making it home it style. Bring on Sunday!

Steve Kenyon: I think it's time that we just admit that England are a very, very good cricket team.

Captain's view

England captain Eoin Morgan on TMS: "Having Australia 30-3 at the start was outstanding, I was a bit disappointed with the next 20 overs as we put Glenn Maxwell down a couple of times. I'd have liked to be chasing 260 but I'd have taken 300 before a ball was bowled. We managed to stay on top of the run rate and there were contributions from everybody, that's always important for team confidence."

(On the Maxwell/Plunkett catch) "To be honest, I need clarity on the rules. I thought they'd changed."

Marcus North

Ex-Australia batsman on BBC Test Match Special

"On the Maxwell/Plunkett catch - my understanding was that he couldn't jump from outside the playing area to take the final catch - I thought he had to land first."

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England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler: Great win! Congrats to all the lads. Awesome to watch.

Captain's view

Australia captain Steve Smith on TMS: "We'd have probably liked to have had a few more wickets in the shed at the end for a late onslaught, but 300 was probably a par score. There are always lessons to be learned, we've got to lift our heads up and be up for Sunday."

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

"If you look at the really good teams in world cricket they bat to 10. When Joe Root comes back Taylor will have to move to four. England are trying to develop a batting line-up that has options in all conditions. There is work to do in the bowling but with Willey and Reece Topley and Mark Footitt, I think the left-armers are really important."

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Malcolm Ashton

BBC Test Match Special statistician

"That final six from David Willey meant it was 14 sixes in the match - which is a record for an ODI here at Headingley."

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

"This is a really good performance from England. I felt Old Trafford was a sway of the toss but they've done it the hard way here, batting when it was getting slower and lower. There was that momentum shift at the end of the Australia innings with Wade and Hastings, but Morgan the England captain has looked back to the top of his game and it's really good to see Moeen and Willey taking England to victory - that's exciting.

"England have got the momentum and have found a way of playing. Once you get two or three batsmen playing nicely in a series where the matches are close together you can start posting some nice scores."

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James Gulleford: Well done to whoever it was who said earlier that Willey would hit the winning runs!

Credit where credit is due, it was "Mystic" Michael Tiley in the 31st over - a bold prediction considering Morgan was still in.

Man of the match

Stay with us for the presentation. Man of the match? Glenn Maxwell deserves it for those two "worldie" catches alone, never mind his 85 from 64 balls, but there should be honourable mentions for Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins and David Willey, who all played major parts in an enthralling game.

Prime Minister David Cameron, who's back sitting with Dickie Bird on the Yorkshire balcony, joins in the applause as England walk off, job done. The frowning Steve Smith leads the Aussies off, knowing his side has squandered a 2-0 lead in the series.

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

David Willey and Moeen Ali
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"They're all hugging each other in the stands - what a response from the England side, the way in particular David Willey has come back into the side."

Champagne moment

ENGLAND WIN BY THREE WICKETS WITH 10 BALLS TO SPARE - SERIES LEVEL AT 2-2

Eng 304-7

David Willey
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Willey finishes the game in style - hoisting a six over long-on to wrap up a three-wicket win.

Eng 298-7

John Hastings to return - it was him or Marsh, and "The Duke" gets the nod. Moeen heaves a single to deep mid-wicket. Two to win from 11 balls.

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Glenn Maxwell
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Mickey Wallis: Even if England win, Glenn Maxwell is man of the match. not even in question.

Alex Findlay: Incredible catch from Maxwell, how does your brain work that fast to do all of that?!

Eng 297-7 (target 300)

Willey deals with a yorker. Dot. Three runs from 12 balls to square the series at 2-2.

Eng 297-7

Moeen chips a single through mid-wicket. Three needed from 13.

Eng 296-7

Swing and a miss from Moeen, who then hits the fourth ball straight to mid-off. Four from 14.

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Liam Sayers: Glenn Maxwell had taken two of the best catches I've ever seen in the space of about 10 overs.