There was no fairytale finish for Mitchell Johnson, but it was satisfying all the same. Johnson's final acts in Test cricket were to take two wickets in the last session as New Zealand's batsmen played out a draw, but it was a result that meant Australia
Well before Mitchell Johnson chose to tell team-mates of his decision to retire, Australia's fast bowling mentor Craig McDermott felt the changing of the guard had already taken place
The cricket world reacts to Mitchell Johnson's decision to retire at the end of the WACA Test against New Zealand
A look back at some of Mitchell Johnson's best and fiercest Test spells
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
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
Mitchell Johnson's retirement was a surprise to Australia's captain Steven Smith, who described the departing fast bowler as "the ultimate professional"
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
As he foreshadowed before the WACA Test, Mitchell Johnson has had enough, and will retire immediately from international and first-class cricket at the end of the match
Steven Smith and Adam Voges both scored hundreds as Australia's lead neared 200 on the fourth day against New Zealand at the WACA
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play at the WACA where Ross Taylor broke a few batting records
Ross Taylor has revealed that he had to consult an eye specialist after the Gabba Test for treatment of a pterygium in his left eye - an overgrowth of the thin clear membrane on the surface of the eye
Former Australia cricketer Dirk Nannes has made an impassioned plea for the national side to improve their on-field behaviour after decrying the failure of any member of the home side to shake Ross Taylor's hand after the conclusion of his epic 290 at the
Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 235 and Kane Williamson made 166 as New Zealand dominated the third day against Australia at the WACA
Australia will need to reshuffle their batting order for at least the next two Test matches after Usman Khawaja was formally ruled out of both the Adelaide Test against New Zealand and Hobart Test against West Indies
Ross Taylor's monumental innings was described as "immense" by New Zealand's batting coach Craig McMillan and "one of the best innings I have seen" by his batting partner Kane Williamson
Mitchell Starc has challenged New Zealand batting coach, Craig McMillan, to face him in the nets after McMillan questioned whether the left-arm quick had topped 160kph
Stats highlights from a run-fest on the third day at the WACA
In the summer of the experimental pink ball, its manufacturers cannot have imagined facing so much criticism of its traditional red variant
Usman Khawaja will be a doubtful proposition for the third Test of the series against New Zealand after suffering an apparent left hamstring injury while fielding on the second afternoon of the WACA Test
David Warner has pointed out that the friendly batting surfaces in Australia were pushing him to redefine his own approach
David Warner's career-best 244 not out crushed New Zealand's spirits on the first day at the WACA, where Usman Khawaja scored 121
Stats highlights from Perth where David Warner played a special innings on the first day of the second Test against New Zealand
New Zealand's bowling coach Dimitri Mascarenhas has declared the visitors put in an even worse performance than they had managed in Brisbane
David Warner is refining his batsmanship into a package that is both explosive and controlled; a package that has lifted his numbers right up there among Australia's best in home Tests
He wasn't Australia's most consistent bowler, but when he was on top of his game he was unstoppable
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
And do you know what's the season with most Test 250s?
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said that the Gabba result was not an "accurate reflection of the gulf between the two teams"
As Australia's cricketers lament the imminent demise of the WACA Ground as a major international venue, a paltry crowd for the second Test against New Zealand is expected to underline why this is so
Australia will risk the fitness of Josh Hazlewood rather than recalling Peter Siddle in a calculated gamble to seal the Trans-Tasman series at the WACA Ground, before it reaches the experimental day/night match to follow in Adelaide
While teams batting first have won more often than not in the last ten Tests at the WACA, the matches are largely decided on their performances in the second innings
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
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.
No. of wicket maidens bowled by NZ in the first ten overs this morning; they had bowled none in this series before today.
The previous highest scored by the top four batsmen in a Test before this one. The Ashes Test at Headingley in 1948.
Last time an Aus captain made a Test hundred at the WACA before Smith - Allan Border in the Ashes Test in 1986-87.
Fifty-plus scores by Voges in his last 10 first-class games at the WACA. He's scored more than 1200 runs.
Fifties by Steven Smith in the second inns including this one. None of his 11 Test centuries have come in the second inns.
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.