Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen have resumed an exceptionally difficult job against Australia after England had lost two early wickets on Saturday evening. (Getty Images)
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Day 3 Round-up: Australia removed Carberry and Trott after declaring their second innings at 401 for 7, which included centuries from Warner (124) and Clarke (113).
After spending three months trying to convince critics that the last Ashes series was much closer than it looked, Michael Clarke's Australian squad did everything they could to ram home the point against England on Saturday.
Resuming at 65 for 0 and with a 224-run lead, Australia got centuries from Clarke and David Warner to lift their total to 401 for 7 before declaring with a 560-run lead, leaving England's top order an hour to survive on day three.
Pacemen Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson, aided by a cooling breeze and gloomy, gathering clouds, then dismissed opener Michael Carberry (0) and No. 3 Jonathan Trott (9) to have England reeling at 10 for 2.
Captain Alastair Cook (11) and Kevin Pietersen (3), playing his 100th Test, combined to help England reach stumps at 24 for 2.