• The pre-play pitch report showed huge cracks in the deck.
  • Steve Smith and Shane Watson resumed their innings, with Aus on 235/3.
  • Tim Bresnan caught Watson brilliantly, but was unable to stay on the right side of the ropes.
  • Watson smashed his way to a half ton in the first half hour...
  • ...and reached his ton off 106 balls. He was run out for 103.
  • Ben Stokes dismissed Smith for 15 early on.
  • Graeme Swann caught Brad Haddin for five, off Bresnan.
  • George Bailey made 39 off just 30 balls...
  • ...and 28 of those came off one Anderson over, the most in Test history. Australia then declared with a lead of 503.
  • Ryan Harris bowled Alastair Cook first ball.
  • Michael Carberry made 31 before being trapped LBW by Watson.
  • Joe Root battled his way to 19 off 88 balls...
  • ...before being caught by Brad Haddin off Mitchell Johnson.
  • Kevin Pietersen was caught in the deep off Nathan Lyon for 45.
  • Ian Bell recorded a battling half century...
  • ...in partnership with rookie Ben Stokes.
  • Bell was caught behind for 60, after a review showed he'd top edges a Siddle delivery.
  • Stokes recorded his maiden Test half century. England were on 251/5 at stumps.

3rd Test, Day 4: Aus v Eng

The pre-play pitch report showed huge cracks in the deck.