Peter Siddle and Tim Paine dropped chances to dismiss Joe Root as England's captain and Rory Burns guided the hosts to 86-1 at lunch.
Australia cricket icon Shane Warne turns 50 on Friday and, to celebrate, we have taken a look at his career highlights using Opta data.
Despite scoring 54 not out and finishing with respectable bowling figures at Old Trafford, Mitchell Starc has been dropped by Australia.
England have a good recent Test record at The Oval and they will need another win in London to avoid a home Ashes series defeat.
Sri Lanka's first tour of Pakistan since the 2009 attacks appears to be in doubt due to new terrorism concerns.
England have dropped out-of-form Jason Roy for the final Ashes Test, but Joe Root has no doubt the batsman can force his way back in.
England have dropped Jason Roy for the final Ashes Test, with Sam Curran coming in alongside Chris Woakes, who has replaced Craig Overton.
Tim Paine would go out on a high if he left his role as Australia captain after the Ashes, but the 34-year-old has no intention to do so.