The Ashes 2013-14
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 middle order batsman of England, Kevin Pietersen, rescued his side with an unbeaten fifty when most of the batsmen surrendered even after a reasonable start.
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.