England lose Cook, KP

2013-07-12 14:27
Kevin Pietersen (Gallo)

Nottingham - Australia claimed the prize wickets of Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook as England laboured to 157 for four at lunch on the third day of the first Ashes test at Trent Bridge on Friday.

Cook and Pietersen started with the same cautious approach they adopted on Thursday when they steadied the ship for England after the loss of two early wickets.

Pattinson and Starc obtained significant reverse swing and troubled Bell and Bairstow but the pair survived a few uncomfortable moments to give England hope of setting Australia a difficult target to chase in the fourth innings.

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