England 181-3 at tea in final Ashes Test
England's Joe Root plays a pull shot to reach his half century on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test agaisnt Australia at The Oval in south London on August 23, 2013. England were 181 for three at tea on Friday.
Batting in reply to Australia's first innings 492 for nine declared, they were 311 runs behind and still needing a further 112 runs to avoid the follow-on.
Kevin Pietersen was 29 not out and Ian Bell four not out.
England have already retained the Ashes and won the series at 3-0 up.