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.
Australia continued their supremacy over England in the Ashes, the hosts whitewashed the visitors in the fifth and final Test and clinched the series at 5-0.
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 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.
A match winning fourth wicket association between Shane Watson and his captain, Michael Clarke, led their team to a comfortable win against the hosts England.
The Australian batsmen remained unimpressive and none of them played a significant innings ahead of the 5th Test, in the two day Tour game vs. England Lions.