Close of Play

  • Fri, 13 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 416/2 (DA Warner 244*, SPD Smith 5*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 14 Nov - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 140/2 (KS Williamson 70*, LRPL Taylor 26*, 42 ov)
  • Sun, 15 Nov - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 510/6 (LRPL Taylor 235*, MD Craig 7*, 129 ov)
  • Mon, 16 Nov - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 258/2 (SPD Smith 131*, AC Voges 101*, 63 ov)
  • Tue, 17 Nov - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 104/2 (28 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • All hail the Johnson of 2013-14

    And do you know what's the season with most Test 250s?

  • Mike Hesson boasts psychological victory

    New Zealand may be 1-0 down in the Trans-Tasman Test series, but the team's coach Mike Hesson believes his side scored a significant psychological victory over Australia with their remarkable comeback to take the innings lead at the WACA Ground

  • 'Would've been easy to fall over' - McCullum

    New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum believes a fighting draw in Perth has provided his side a platform from which to beat Australia - not just in the third Test in Adelaide, but the return series across the Tasman next year

  • Terrified to transfixed, the Mitch effect

    Mitchell Johnson finishes his career highly placed among Australia's Test bowlers. It might not have always been a smooth ride for him but when he got into frightening top gear, one could hardly look away

  • Smith to stay at No. 3 for Adelaide

    Steven Smith will stay at No. 3 in the absence of Usman Khawaja, opening up a place in the middle order for the day-night match in Adelaide

Fours galore

200+

Fours hit in this Test - only the 8th time 200+ fours were hit in a Test. Most fours hit in a Test: 238, Ind v Aus, SCG 03-04

Slow going

73

Runs scored in the 1st session from 29 overs on the 5th day; 25 came in the last two overs bowled with the new ball.

NZ's good morning

2

No. of wicket maidens bowled by NZ in the first ten overs this morning; they had bowled none in this series before today.

The new high

1150

The previous highest scored by the top four batsmen in a Test before this one. The Ashes Test at Headingley in 1948.

Long time ago

1985

Last time an Aus captain made a Test hundred at the WACA before Smith - Allan Border in the Ashes Test in 1986-87.

Voges at the WACA

10

Fifty-plus scores by Voges in his last 10 first-class games at the WACA. He's scored more than 1200 runs.

Smith: 11-0

9

Fifties by Steven Smith in the second inns including this one. None of his 11 Test centuries have come in the second inns.

outdone by the opposition

2

No. of times before this a team had conceded the first-inns lead after scoring 500 or more in Aus. Last time - Ind in 2008.