Mitchell Marsh made a sound return and bowled superbly.
He varied his lengths and attacked England.
Buttler rescues England with a brisk half-century
Buttler showed his credentials once again with the bat.
The versatile wicket-keeper batsman launched a sensational counter-attack to floor the good work done by the Aussies.
He smashes six fours and three sixes.
Buttler's unbeaten 45-run stand with Jack Leach gave England something to cheer for.
The hosts are in a position where they can get past the 300-run mark.
How did Day 1 pan out?
England lost Joe Denly early on. Root and Burns once again got together to add some crucial runs. However, the rest of the batting continued to fail and that saw England lose momentum. Marsh was a delight to watch. Buttler showed his strengths as well.