Steven Smith blasted a ton and shared a valuable partnership of 127 runs with Brad Haddin for the 6th wicket while the hosts grabbed an early wicket of England.
The English speedsters led by James Anderson and Stuart Broad, took their team to a commanding position after crushing the Kangaroos batting in the 1st innings.
The English skipper along with Michael Carberry provided a reasonable opening stand vs. Australia whereas their middle order was unable to utilize strong base.
Steven Smith rescued Australia with his second Test ton whereas David Warner, Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson assisted him well in the 2nd Test vs. England.
The Australian skipper, Michael Clarke, led his side from the front by dispatching a ton while Brad Haddin blasted a hundred and put their side on top.
The sensational fast bowling from the Australian speedster, Mitchell Johnson, crushed the English batting and the visitors lost the 1st Test by a huge margin.
The Australian skipper, Michael Clarke, along with David Warner plundered centuries and put their team on top against the visiting England in the opening Test.
The speedsters of the Kangaroos destroyed the formidable batting line up of England in their first innings and the hosts gained a valuable lead in the game.
The Australian wicket keeper, Brad Haddin, along with Mitchell Johnson stabilised the first innings after Stuart Broad removed their top order cheaply.
A deadly spell in the first session of the final day from James Anderson crippled the lower order batting of Australia as England won the 1st Test at Nottingham.