Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

SPD Smith
239(399) 30x4 - 1x6
Control %92%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 62 runs
  • 9x4 - 0x6
20 22 23 28 75 12 17 42
MR Marsh
181(236) 29x4 - 0x6
Control %89%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 35 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
25 15 9 27 38 25 7 35

Best performances - Bowlers

JR Hazlewood
O18
M6
R48
W5
Eco2.66
RHB
OFFLEG
2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
1W
MA Starc
O25.1
M5
R91
W4
Eco3.61
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W1W

Partnerships

  • ENG - 1st
  • AUS - 1st
  • ENG - 2nd

England - 1st - Innings

26
AN Cook7 (16)
MD Stoneman19 (12)
63
MD Stoneman28 (62)
JM Vince25 (63)
26
MD Stoneman5 (20)
JE Root20 (23)
16
MD Stoneman4 (16)
DJ Malan12 (15)
237
DJ Malan128 (212)
JM Bairstow106 (203)
4
MM Ali0 (2)
JM Bairstow4 (1)
17
CR Woakes8 (12)
JM Bairstow9 (9)
0
JM Bairstow0 (2)
C Overton0 (1)
4
SCJ Broad2 (4)
C Overton2 (6)
10
JM Anderson0 (7)
SCJ Broad10 (6)

Australia - 1st - Innings

44
DA Warner22 (36)
CT Bancroft20 (44)
11
UT Khawaja6 (13)
CT Bancroft5 (11)
124
UT Khawaja44 (110)
SPD Smith79 (93)
69
SE Marsh28 (75)
SPD Smith37 (66)
301
SPD Smith113 (231)
MR Marsh181 (236)
11
TD Paine1 (14)
SPD Smith10 (9)
1
TD Paine0 (2)
MA Starc1 (3)
93
TD Paine44 (63)
PJ Cummins41 (63)
8
TD Paine4 (6)
NM Lyon4 (3)

England - 2nd - Innings

4
AN Cook1 (3)
MD Stoneman3 (8)
25
AN Cook13 (17)
JM Vince12 (17)
31
JM Vince17 (20)
JE Root14 (20)
40
DJ Malan10 (36)
JM Vince26 (58)
33
DJ Malan18 (31)
JM Bairstow14 (26)
39
MM Ali11 (56)
DJ Malan19 (38)
24
DJ Malan7 (30)
CR Woakes15 (21)
14
CR Woakes1 (6)
C Overton12 (21)
1
SCJ Broad0 (2)
CR Woakes1 (1)
7
JM Anderson1 (7)
CR Woakes5 (20)

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.