The Englishmen hugged their first victory of the tour vs. Australia with a brilliant all round performance by Ben Stokes, well assisted by Jos Buttler.
The misery for the Englishmen continued on the tour when the 23-year-old young gun of Australia, James Faulkner, snatched away the match from the visitors.
The formidable Australians continued their dominance in the Ashes by beating England all ends up in the third Test at Perth and leads the series at 3-0.
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.
Mitchell Johnson crippled the English bowling line up with his fiery bowling spell in the first innings as Australia anticipates a successive win in the series.
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.
Stuart Broad delivered a lethal fast bowling spell vs. Australia on the fourth day of the 4th Test as the visitors surrendered in another game against England.
Another competent hundred by Ian Bell led his side to a commanding position in the 4th Test vs. Australia who lost the momentum while losing 5 wickets cheaply.
The English batting line up started sliding towards decline against the lethal bowling of Australia as the hosts survived a most likely defeat due to weather.
The diminishing form of the Australian batsmen continued in the second Investec Test as the lethal English bowlers drowned them in the successive game.