Ashes 2015: England Stare at Defeat Despite Gritty Cook Knock
Alastair Cook held firm with a gritty 85 but England were staring at defeat in the final Ashes Test against Australia at the Oval
Mithcell Johnson celebrates a wicket on Saturday - Australia forced England to follow-on on Day 3 at the Oval (AFP Images)
Australia take the field for England's second innings. This is Michael Clarke's farewell Test match.
Alastair Cook held firm with a gritty knock but he was let down by his other batsmen.
Cook's presence in the middle could not settle a nervy England, who succumbed to intense pressure from Australia.
Peter Siddle celebrates after removing England opener Adam Lyth in the first session of play.
Nathan Lyon, who picked up two wickets in the first innings, pocketed two more in the second as England hurtled towards defeat.