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Last Updated: Friday, 9 September 2005, 09:20 GMT 10:20 UK
England v Australia day two photos
England's Ashley Giles batting on day one
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England resume in the sunshine at 319-7 with Ashley Giles and Geraint Jones looking to build on the overnight total
Geraint Jones loses his off stump to a Brett Lee delivery
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Brett Lee has other ideas and captures the early wicket of Jones, with the score advanced to just 325
A persuasive appeal from Glenn McGrath for the wicket of Ashley Giles is turned down by umpire Rudi Koertzen
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Matthew Hoggard joins Giles at the crease and England's heroes from Trent Bridge continue to frustrate Australia
Matthew Hoggard is dropped in the slips
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Hoggard survives a chance in the slips but is eventually caught off a McGrath slower ball leaving the score at 345-9
Steve Harmison hits out
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Steve Harmison entertains with a bright 20 not out before Giles falls to Shane Warne to leave England at 373 all out
Justin Langer defends
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Australia's openers see off the new ball and reach the lunch interval with the score at 19-0
Justin Langer in full flow
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Langer races to a rapid fifty, including two huge sixes off Giles, while Hayden makes more circumspect progress
Matthew Hayden and Justin Langer leave the pitch after being offered the light
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Australia reach 112-0 at tea but accept an offer to go off for bad light at the restart as conditions worsen
England's captain looks for a break in the weather
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The Oval seems to escape the worst of the weather but play remains suspended as storm clouds continue to threaten
Glenn McGrath and Justin Langer
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Australia are left to ponder the wisdom of their decision to take the light from the comfort of their dressing room
Spectators at the Oval wait for play to resume
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While fans are left disappointed when play is finally called off for the day with Australia trailing by 261 runs


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