CROYDON-BORN opening batsman Michael Carberry provided a rare positive on a terrible day at the office for England in the first Ashes test. Hampshire batsman Carberry, playing just his third test, made a gritty 40 - the top score as England were skittled for just 136 on the second day in Brisbane, in reply to Australia's 295 all out. At the close of play, the Aussies were 65/0, a lead of 224 runs. Carberry, who faced 113 balls for his 40, was the fourth man out, caught in the slips off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson. Surrey batsman Kevin Pietersen made just 18 on his 100th test match, before being dismissed by Ryan Harris.
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