December 14-18 2006

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia 244 (Hussey 74*, Panesar 5-92, Harmison 4-48) and 5 for 527 dec (Clarke 135*, Hussey 103, Gilchrist 102*, Hayden 92, Ponting 75) beat England 215 (Pietersen 70) and 350 (Cook 116, Bell 87, Pietersen 60*, Flintoff 51, Warne 4-115) by 206 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

Day 5
Bulletin - Warne stars as Australia regain the Ashes
Aus view - Australia earn the urn's return
Eng view - England wallow in dreamland
Quotes - 'I'm still proud to be captain' - Flintoff
Quotes - Ponting sets sights on 5-0
Peter English - Warne writes perfect script
Ian Chappell - Australia just too good
Short cuts
Competition results

Day 4
Bulletin - Late blows dent England's fightback
Aus view - Warne burnout a real threat
Eng view - England get a glimpse of the future
Quotes - McGrath drops the "A" word
Quotes - Cook's tour takes a positive turn
Stats - Bell v Warne
Ian Chappell - Australia close in on the urn

Day 3
Bulletin - Australia scent Ashes
Aus view - Hussey hot but not bothered
Eng view - England surrender
Quotes - 'Viv deserves the record' - Gilchrist
Quotes - 'We should have made more runs' - Fletcher
Martin Williamson - Fastest Test 100s
Ian Chappell - Gilchrist the true team man
Gideon Haigh - A day of centuries
Tim de Lisle - Crushed by the stuff of folklore

Day 2
Bulletin - Australia build after England stumble
Aus view - Pietersen continues to outfox the best
Eng view - Duncan's Folly comes crashing down
Peter English - Clark shows how it's done
Andrew Miller - Pietersen ignores instructions
Ian Chappell - England lacked inspiration
Gideon Haigh - Sikh and ye shall find
Tim de Lisle - Strauss the key as England get Perthed

Day 1
Bulletin - Monty's five brightens England's mood
Aus view - Wasted opportunities
Eng view - Panesar the panacea
Peter English - Hussey the complete No. 4
Andrew Miller - Harmison finds his mojo
Ian Chappell - A fight to the finish
Stats - Panesar's Perth conquest
Gallery - Monty Panesar's big day

Preview package
The Preview - Symonds in, England still a mystery
Andrew Miller - Flintoff aims to create history
John Stern - Arriving late for the Ashes party
Monty Panesar - It was nice to finally get some game time
WACA stats - Warne's least-favourite Australian venue
Peter English's guide to the WACA