Australia have taken a long stride towards victory in the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval after bowling England out for 149 in the first inning, before enforcing follow on and reducing the hosts to 203 for 6 at stumps on day 3.
Steve Smith scored a well compiled century to help Australia reach 481 in their first inning of the fifth Ashes Test at Oval and in reply England suffered a batting collapsed. They have already lost eight wickets for just 107 runs on the board at the end of the day 2 play.
Australian batsmen have finally seems to find its feet in English conditions but its too late now. The importance of this match in very low in context of the series but visitors should be delighted with the fact that two of their future stars,
As England and Australia head into the final Test of the 2015 Ashes, they will have contrasting emotions and objectives. While England would be keen to continue their winning run, Australia will seek to avoid another embarrassment.