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A valuable 113 from Kevin Pietersen enhanced England’s hopes of retaining the Ashes at Emirates Old Trafford. The hosts ended day three on 294 for seven, requiring 34 more to avoid the follow-on.
A bullish Graeme Swann is confident England can still secure a first-innings lead and victory in the third Investec Ashes Test. "We back our batting line-up on that pitch to score big," said the off-spinner at the end of day two.
Peter Siddle struck two late blows to keep Australia in the ascendancy on day two of the third Investec Ashes Test. England closed on 52 for two in reply to a touring total of 527 for seven declared that featured 187 from Michael Clarke.
Tim Bresnan retained a positive outlook after Australia enjoyed their best day of the Investec Ashes Series thus far at Emirates Old Trafford.