Player of the Match
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Switch Hit: The true meaning of Christmas

Mark Butcher, Andrew McGlashan and Andrew Miller are joined from Australia by Adam Collins and Geoff Lemon as Australia regain the Ashes in time for the festive seasons

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#PoliteEnquiries: Are we going to miss the WACA?

Dan Brettig and Melinda Farrell chew over the final day of the 3rd test in Perth as Australia regain the Ashes

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#PoliteEnquiries: Are we going to miss the WACA?

Dan Brettig and Melinda Farrell chew over the final day of the third Test in Perth as Australia regain the Ashes.

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Will there be an England post-Ashes clearout?

England coach Trevor Bayliss looks to the future amid questions of a changing of the guard after the Ashes

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'We've kept our foot on the throat' - Smith

Australia captain says he's been impressed at how his side has responded every time that England looked like getting into each match

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Root puts problems down to 'trying too hard'

England captain says he's not feeling the pressure of captaincy following a series of low scores in the Ashes

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Bayliss bemoans lack of overseas opportunities for England players

Trevor Bayliss says that Cricket Australia 'won't let England players come out and play' and suggests stopping them coming over to England.

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#PoliteEnquiries: Is the captaincy burden too much for Root?

Dan Brettig and Melinda Farrell answer your questions after Australia move to the brink of Ashes victory on the fourth day in Perth

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Swann: Would like England to save it without rain

Graeme Swann and Melinda Farrell discuss if rain will give England a hope of keeping the Ashes series alive.

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'I'd get out every time to that ball' - Vince on Starc's "ball of the 21st century"

James Vince and Josh Hazlewood react to Mitchell Starc wicket when he combined with a crack on the WACA track for a stunning delivery to Vince.

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Swann: That ball would have got Sachin Tendulkar out 1,000 times

Graeme Swann gives his reaction to the incredible Mitchell Starc delivery that removed James Vince on day 4 in Perth.

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Australia channeling the Mitchell Johnson 'snowball effect'

Josh Hazlewood on how the Australians have targeted England's tail in an effort to unsettle them.

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Swann: Root dismissal was 'weak'

Graeme Swann and Melinda Farrell dissect the poor form of Alastair Cook and Joe Root, as England slip ever closer to Ashes defeat

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Who's having the worse series: Cook or Root?

Daniel Brettig contrasts the fortunes of Alastair Cook and Joe Root with that of Steve Smith as England slid into trouble at the WACA

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#PoliteEnquiries: Should we all go home at 3-0?

Melinda Farrell and Dan Brettig chew the fat after Steve Smith and Mitchell Marsh batted Australia into a dominant position in Perth

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Vaughan: Smith has the special skill and hunger of greatness

Michael Vaughan and Melinda Farrell talk through the performance of Steven Smith and exactly what it is that makes him so special.

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Vaughan: Credit to selectors for timing of Marsh's recall

Michael Vaughan and Melinda Farrell discuss Mitchell Marsh's performance and how it could boost his future Test career.

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Vaughan: No swing, no seam, no spin, no express pace

Michael Vaughan and Melinda Farrell dissect England's bowling woes after the third day in Perth and whether they can escape Perth with a draw

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Steven Smith, the run machine

Steven Smith is only the second batsman to get 1000-plus Test runs in four successive years, while his 20 hundreds during this period is the best ever

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The story of the WACA स्टेडियम

Cricketers and the WACA staff talk about their memories of the historic स्टेडियम, as it hosts its final Ashes Test

Comprehensive series wins

10

Number of times an Ashes series of 5+ Tests has been decided by the third Test. 9 of those have been wins for Australia; England's only such win was in 1928-29

WACA dominance

8

Number of successive Test wins for Aus v Eng at the WACA, starting 1991. The last time they didn't win was in 1986, when the Test was drawn

Malan's WACA feat

4

England batsmen who have passed 50 in each innings in a WACA Test. The others, apart from Malan, are Pietersen (2006), Randall (1982), and Boycott (1970)

Lyon bosses Moeen

5

Number of times Nathan Lyon has dismissed Moeen Ali in this series. Moeen has scored 68 from 169 balls off him, for an average of 13.60

Bowler centuries

5

England bowlers who conceded 100 or more runs in Australia's 1st innings, only the eighth such instance in Test history, and the third for England

Top Scores for Aus in Aus

662

Runs made by Australia in this Test - Third highest score for Australia at home. The highest was 735 for 6 in 2003 also at Perth

Captain's knock

239

Runs scored by Steven Smith - Third highest score for a captain from Australia in an Ashes Test behind Bob Simpson and Don Bradman.

Mr Consistent

4

Consecutive years in which Smith has scored more than 1000 runs- Second cricketer to achieve this behind Mathew Hayden who did it five times between 2001-05.

Centurion Smith

108

Innings in which Steven Smith scored 22 Test centuries - Third quickest to this feat behind Don Bradman(58 innings) and Sunil Gavaskar(101 innings).

Warner at WACA

3

Centuries for Warner at the WACA . Before this innings he averaged 89.22 at this ground - Highest for Warner at a venue in Australia.

Double Trouble

1938

Last instance of a 200 run partnership for the fifth wicket for England against Australia. Compton and Paynter added 206 in Nottingham.

Strong Day 1 performance

305

Runs scored by England on Day 1 of A test in Australia - Highest since 2002 when they made 295 for 4 in Adelaide.

Maiden century

1

Century for David Malan in Tests. This is the first century for England in Australia since the 120 made by Ben Stokes at Perth in 2013.

Long time coming

2010

Last instance of England adding more than 100 runs for the fifth wicket in Australia. Pietersen and Bell added 116 in Adelaide.