The visiting Australians are still in command of the third Test as England requires more than 200 runs with three wickets left to level the 1st Innings score.
A strong comeback from the Australian batsmen well led by their skipper, Michael Clarke, and two wickets at the end of the 2nd day put them on top vs. England.
Michael Clarke led his side from the front with a gallant unbeaten ton as Chris Rogers and Steven Smith rose to the occasion with their solid batting vs. England.
The diminishing form of the Australian batsmen continued in the second Investec Test as the lethal English bowlers drowned them in the successive game.
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.
The shameful batting of Australia put them down again in the second Test as they surrendered against the quality bowling of England who looks for another win.
The most consistent middle order batsman of England, Ian Bell, blasted his consecutive hundred against Australia and put England into a comfortable position.
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.
The Australians followed the chase superbly but their middle order batting crumbled against the splendid bowling by the Englishmen who are anticipating a win.
A true spirited batting by the prolific scorer, Ian Bell, well assisted by Stuart Broad and other batsmen, took England to a commanding position vs. Australia.