Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.