Thunderbolts from the fierce quick bowler of Australia, Mitchell Johnson, destroyed the mighty batting power house of South Africa in the opening Test.
Mitchell Johnson bulldozed the Proteas batting whereas David Warner blasted a ton and Alex Doolan was another star performer with the bat for the Kangaroos.
The Kangaroos continued with their demolition project against the Englishmen and grabbed the ODI series after the Ashes with a brilliant team work at Sydney.
Aaron Finch dispatched a breezy ton and piled up a sterling first wicket partnership with David Warner as the Kangaroos clinched the first ODI vs. England.
The Kangaroos bowlers well led by Nathan Lyon brought their side towards a consecutive victory vs. England who faced another batting collapse in the 4th Test.
The top order batsman of the Kangaroos, Shane Watson, got back his batting form with a ton whereas the hosts require just 5 English wickets to grasp the Ashes.
Australia got a reasonable 1st innings lead vs. England as David Warner stabilized their position with a century after sharing a hefty stand with Chris Rogers.
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.