Warner's woeful form across the series was characterized by his obvious troubles in negotiating the nagging line opted by Stuart Broad.
Smith seemed to be a different batsman in the Ashes where England had tried every tactic to dismiss him
"I'm in a very privileged position to be captain of the Test team and I'll do everything I can to get us very well prepared for going down there."
England end their World Cup-winning home season on a high with a pride-salvaging victory at The Oval.
"I'm getting it wrong. I don't know what else to say. We're having a mare (nightmare). We've got it wrong."
Denly and Stokes, playing as a specialist batsman, added 127 for the third wicket to hammer in the advantage against a tiring Australia attack.
Although Australia's proverbial tail wagged for a while, they still face a first-innings deficit of 69 with paceman Archer claiming figures of 6-62.
After a timid start to his innings, Buttler quickly transitioned into white-ball mode as he cleared his front leg to blast six fours and three sixes.
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