Three Lions fight back to push towards passing follow-on mark.
Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen have put on a century stand in the middle session on day three as they continue the fight back for England.
Australia have taken the second new ball and they will be hoping for an early scalp after tea, as they look to try and keep the series alive.
England v Australia
Played at Old Trafford
Toss won by Australia
Australia 1st Innings 527-7 dec (M Clarke 187, S Smith 89, C Rogers 84, M Starc 66 no, B Haddin 65 no; G Swann 5-159)
England 1st Innings (overnight: 52-2)
A. Cook c Haddin b Starc 62
J. Root c Haddin b Siddle 8
T. Bresnan c Haddin b Siddle 1
J. Trott c Clarke b Harris 5
K. Pietersen not out 78
I. Bell not out 51
Extras (lb5, nb1) 6
Total (4 wkts, 86 overs, 370 mins) 211
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Root), 2-49 (Bresnan), 3-64 (Trott), 4-110 (Cook)
To bat: J Bairstow, M Prior, S Broad, G Swann, J Anderson
Bowling: Harris 18-5-35-1; Starc 18-3-59-1 (1nb); Lyon 19-5-58-0; Watson 11-6-14-0; Siddle 18-4-34-2; Smith 2-0-6-0
Match position: England are 316 runs behind Australia with six first innings wickets standing.