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 misery of poor batting for England continued in their second innings of the 2nd Test when they lost six wickets and were heading towards another defeat.
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 touring Australians anticipate their maiden win in the series against England, subject to favourable weather, after losing the first two Investec Tests.
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.
The diminishing form of the Australian batsmen continued in the second Investec Test as the lethal English bowlers drowned them in the successive game.
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.
Peter Siddle and company demonstrated lethal fast bowling for Australia while James Anderson and Steven Finn brought back England in the game with four wickets.
The upcoming thrilling batsman of India, Shikhar Dhawan, has warned the South African quick bowlers to get ready for his assault on their bouncy tracks at home.
Team India added a new chapter in their history by winning four Tests in a series of even matches against any country while beating the mighty Australia 4-0.