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Ashes 2013-14: Ryan Harris and Shane Watson set to face England in Sydney

Shane Watson: Came through training in the Sydney nets on Thursday

Australia look set to name an unchanged side for a fifth successive Ashes Test match, after Ryan Harris and Shane Watson both bowled without apparent discomfort in the nets on Thursday.

All-rounder Watson was the major concern after a groin strain restricted his bowling during the fourth test in Melbourne.

His teammate and fast bowler Harris is suffering from a sore right knee but both were untroubled during Australia's final training session ahead of the fifth Test against England which starts in Sydney on Friday.

Michael Clarke, skipper of Australia, said: "I don't have any idea of the team at this stage, I think we're waiting to see how the guys pull up on the morning of the match.

"But everybody's out in the nets batting and bowling so I'm really confident guys will pull up fit but we need to give them every chance and see how they wake up in the morning."

The hosts will start the final Test at Sydney Cricket Ground hoping to secure a five-nil whitewash and Clarke added: "We want to continue to run with the momentum we have at the moment and continue playing good cricket and getting the results we've been getting."

As for the Sydney wicket, Clarke went on: "It feels pretty hard at the moment. Looking at it I think it will certainly suit the fast bowlers.

"But in saying that I think the forecast is pretty warm for the week as well. I still believe spin will play a part throughout the Test match."

Watch the fifth Test between England and Australia on Sky Sports 2 on Thursday evening, with coverage from 10.30pm.