The Ashes: Clarke defends embattled Cook

Australian captain Michael Clarke defended his embattled English counterpart Alastair Cook after winning the third Test to regain the Ashes at the WACA Ground on Tuesday.

Rogers is in awe of Warner`s effective strokeplay

Chris Rogers can understand England sledging David Warner because he is so annoying but has advised them to save their breath, adding that he is completely in awe of the batsman`s exciting strokeplay.

Perth Test: Reborn Warner punishes England

Opener David Warner continued his remarkable revival of form as Australia put England to the sword on the third day of the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground on Sunday.

Oz media says current Perth conditions not as `hot` as once during Pak-Aus series

The Australian media has claimed that the current temperatures at the Perth cricket ground during the third Ashes Test are not as brutal as the 50 degree temperatures players have contested in years ago.

The Ashes: 3rd Test, Day 2, Perth - As it happened...

Live updates of Perth Test, Day 2

Umpire Bowden called 5-ball, 7-ball overs before tea on day 1 of Perth Test!

Twice in the space of six overs, umpire Billy Bowden failed to call `over` at the correct time in the third Ashes Test in Perth on Friday, generating a lot of Twitter attention.

The Ashes: 3rd Test, Day 1 - As it happened...

Live updates of Perth Test, Day 1

Gilchrist inducted into ICC Hall of fame

The International Cricket Council on Friday inducted Australia`s legendary wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist into its Hall of Fame during the tea interval of the ongoing third Ashes Test at the WACA here.

The Ashes: No sentiment in team selection for third test, says Cook

There will be no room for sentiment when it comes to selecting the team for this week`s potentially decisive third Ashes test against Australia, England captain Alastair Cook said on Thursday.

Australia look to seal dramatic Ashes turnaround

Australia look poised to seal one of the great turnarounds in Ashes history when they take on reeling England in Perth from tomorrow after bulldozing their way to a 2-0 lead.

Clarke hoping to create history by leading Oz to win in Perth Test

Australian captain Michael Clarke has expressed hope of winning the Perth Test, as he prepares for his 100th Test.

The Ashes: Time for England to stand up and fight, says Prior

The time for mincing words and looking for positives in defeat are over and England have no choice but to stand up and fight to save the Ashes, wicketkeeper Matt Prior said on Wednesday.

The Ashes: We`re not scared of Johnson, says Flower

Coach Andy Flower insists England are not scared of Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson, and says the tourists` dismal record in Perth will have no bearing on the outcome of the pivotal third Ashes Test.

Bell says will be no shortage of fight from England in Perth Test

England cricketer Ian Bell has said that he knows his team has let themselves down so far in the Ashes but there will be no shortage of fight from them in the Perth Test.

The Ashes: Lyon likely to play in Perth scorcher, says Lehmann

Spinner Nathan Lyon is likely to retain his place in the Australia side for the third Ashes test despite the attractions of going with a four-pronged pace attack in Perth this week, coach Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday.

Faulkner could replace Lyon as Oz looks to exploit `bouncy` Perth pitch

Nathan Lyon could make way for James Faulkner as Australia looks to exploit bouncy Perth pitch in the third Ashes Test, according to reports.

Oz media says Johnson must remain `cool killer` to keep striking in Ashes

The Australian media has suggested that Mitchell Johnson should remain the same `cool killer` if his side are to win back the Ashes against England in the Perth Test.

Botham asks England to `act fast, hit Oz hard with pace` in Perth Test

Former England cricketer Ian Botham has said that their team must act fast and hit the Aussies with pacemen in Perth if they want to do anything notable in the Ashes.

Johnson can go faster says Oz bowling coach

Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott had a chilling warning for England Tuesday -- Mitchell Johnson can go even faster on his home ground in Perth.

Aussie media write off England ahead of Perth

Australia`s media revelled in their team`s humbling of hapless England Tuesday, writing off the tourists ahead of the third Test in Perth where the Ashes could be decided.

Injured Australia quick Pattinson eyes third Ashes Test

Australia fast bowler James Pattinson is recovering from his back injury ahead of schedule and is targeting the third test in Perth in a boost for the hosts` hopes of wresting the Ashes back from England.

Perth Test: South Africa set Australia 632 runs to win

South Africa set Australia 632 runs to win the Perth Test.

Perth Test, Day 2: South Africa on top after Amla, Smith punish bowlers

Nathan Lyon survived the final assault of the day from a charging Dale Steyn as Australia ended the day at 33/2. After bowling out South Africa for 225 on the opening day of the final Test, the home team lost two wickets within five overs.

Perth Test, Day 1: Aussies hold edge after Plessis continues to impress

Australia were 33/2 in reply to South Africa's first innings total of 225/10 on Day 1.

Watson ready to shoulder bowling responsibility in Perth Test

Australian all rounder Shane Watson, who missed the Brisbane and Adelaide Test matches against South Africa due to a calf strain, has said he is ready to bowl as many overs as captain Michael Clarke wants him to bowl in the series-decider Perth Test.

Yardley urges Oz to play Lyon on ‘seamer-friendly’ Perth pitch

Bruce Yardley, who showed it was possible to carve a successful career bowling off-spin at the traditionally seamer-friendly Perth pitch, has urged Australia to resist the temptation to play an all-pace attack at the WACA ground by picking Nathan Lyon in the series decider against South Africa.