Brisbane: England were fighting to save the opening Ashes Test after a demoralising third day dominated by Australia at the Gabba on Saturday. (Scorecard)
Skipper Michael Clarke left the tourists toiling in the field chasing after the ball before calling a halt with just over an hour left and setting England an improbable 561 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series. (Also read: Warner slams first Ashes century)
England will have to create Ashes history to win the Gabba Test with their previous highest winning fourth innings score at 332 for seven in Melbourne in 1928.