PERTH, Dec 13 - Scoreboard at tea on the first day of the third Ashes test between Australia and England at the WACA on Friday.
PERTH, Dec 13 - Australia were 220 for five in their first innings at tea on the opening day of the third Ashes test against England at the WACA on Friday:
WELLINGTON, Dec 13 - Brendon McCullum had possibly the easiest day of his test captaincy on Friday but still agonised over asking West Indies to follow-on in the wake of criticism of his decision to do so last week in the drawn first test.
WELLINGTON, Dec 13 - West Indies will probably spend the weekend trying to get their bowling lengths right before they head to Hamilton to try and save their three-match series after New Zealand won the second test by an innings and 73 runs inside three days on Friday.
* First win under McCullum since he took captaincy in 2012 (Adds quotes)
PERTH, Dec 13 - England took the key wicket of Australia captain Michael Clarke just before lunch to reduce the hosts to 107 for three and edge a sweltering opening session of the third Ashes test at the WACA on Friday.
WELLINGTON, Dec 13 - Scoreboard after New Zealand beat West Indies on the third day of the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Friday. West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl New Zealand first innings (441) West Indies first innings (overnight 158-4) K. Edwards c Rutherford b Anderson 55 K. Powell lbw b Southee 21 D. Bravo c Fulton b Anderson 4 M. Samuels c Watling b Boult 60 S. Chanderpaul c And
WELLINGTON, Dec 13 - New Zealand beat West Indies by an innings and 73 runs when they bowled the visitors out for 175 in their second innings after tea on the third day of the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Friday.
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PERTH, Dec 13 - Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and chose to bat first in the potentially decisive third Ashes test at a sunbaked WACA on Friday.
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