The Aussies amassed 492 runs with one wicket still in hand when their first innings was declared and England managed 247 for the loss of four wickets in 116 overs.
A maiden Test ton by the middle order batsman of Australia, Steven Smith, consolidated the position of the visitors vs. England in the ongoing 5th Test at Oval.
The right arm off spinner of Australia, Nathan Lyon, ripped through the middle order batting of England and sent them reeling on the 1st day of the fourth Test.
A sparkling ton from the young gun of England, Joe Root, assisted by a solid batting from Ian Bell put England in a commanding position against Australia.
Alastair Cook led his team from the front by smashing an important fifty and James Anderson bowled excellently as England triumphed vs. New Zealand at Cardiff.
Alastair Cook led his side from the front by smashing 25th Test ton and Graeme Swann once again bowled excellently vs. New Zealand who faces another defeat.
Graeme Swann, well assisted by Steven Finn and Stuart Broad destroyed the batting line up of New Zealand as the visitors face another defeat in the 2nd Test.