England chipped away with regular wickets as the Australian batsmen crumbled against quality seam bowling England.
England managed 74 runs to their overnight score of 294/7 before they were bowled out for 368 just before lunch.
James Anderson once again made the ball talk and picked up wickets of Brad Haddin and Mitchell Starc. (Getty Images)
Australia were leading by 331 runs just when bad light started to take affects and the umpires had to halt the play. (Getty Images)
Rain followed bad light and the play was called off for the day with Australia at 172/7, leading by 331 runs. (Getty Images)
David Warner opened the innings and scored a fluent 41 before miscuing a pull shot straight into the hands of Joe Root.