Australia will begin the second day of the third Ashes cricket Test on 303-3 as it seeks the victory needed to keep alive the series against England.
Australia won the toss and will bat first in the third Ashes cricket Test against England at Old Trafford in Manchester.
Australia fast bowler James Pattinson will miss the rest of the Ashes cricket series against England because of a stress fracture of the lower back.
England routed Australia by 347 runs to move to within one victory of winning its third straight Ashes cricket series.
England leads Australia by 264 runs at the end of the second day of the second Ashes Test, after bowling out the visitors for 128 at Lord’s Cricket Ground.
James Anderson’s 10th wicket of the match gave England a 14-run victory against Australia in a tension-filled finale to their Ashes cricket series opener.
Australia reached 291-9 at lunch on the final day of the first Ashes cricket Test against England, needing 20 more runs for victory.
England holds a 15-run lead after day two of the opening Test of the Ashes series against Australia, which was rescued by record-setting teenage debutant Ashton Agar.
Ian Bell’s unbeaten half-century helped England to a 261-run lead over Australia after day three of the opening Test of the Ashes cricket series.
Australia resumes its reply in the first Ashes cricket Test today trailing England by 140 runs after 14 wickets fell on the opening day of the series.
"It's disappointing but I know personally and I know the three others have really taken responsibility for their actions."
- James Pattinson on Mar 12, 2013