Close of Play

  • Sat, 09 Dec - day 1 - Western Australia 1st innings 309/8 (LA Pomersbach 90*, TP Macdonald 3*, 94 ov)
  • Sun, 10 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 356/5 (88 ov) - end of match
  • Strauss satisfied with draw

    Andrew Strauss was satisfied with England's efforts after a useful two-day work-out against Western Australia at Perth

  • England find form in drawn warm-up

    Alastair Cook scored his first century of the tour and Andrew Strauss made 88, as England's openers enjoyed some valuable time in the middle ahead of Thursday's crucial third Test

  • Anderson learning a tough lesson

    Two tests into his comeback, James Anderson is again fighting for his England place

  • Silent Vaughan continues to lurk, but why?

    What on earth is Michael Vaughan doing in this England team? That was the question that everyone was asking at the end of an inconclusive day at the WACA, but it was one that Vaughan himself was not permitted to answer

  • Harmison still a concern for England

    James Anderson pressed his case to be retained in the Test team with a quality spell of bowling and Monty Panesar starred with the ball and in the field as England enjoyed a useful work-out against Western Australia at Perth

England XI 2nd innings Partnerships

1st183AJ StraussAN Cook
2nd0GO JonesAN Cook
3rd36EC JoyceAN Cook
4th80CMW ReadEC Joyce
5th21AF GilesCMW Read
6th36CMW ReadSI Mahmood