Australia lead by 369 at close

-Warner hits quickfire 112

Australia’s David Warner is ecstatic after scoring his second century of the Ashes series yesterday to put his team firmly in the driver’s seat. (Photo courtesy of Cricket365)

PERTH, (Reuters) – David Warner punished a depleted and dispirited England side with a brilliant century to help drive Australia to 235 for three and a dominant lead of 369 after the third day of the third Ashes test yesterday.

Kwakwani fail to strike against Western Tigers

—Pedro nets helmet trick in 6-1 mauling

Hubert Pedro

BK Western Tigers led by a Hubert Pedro helmet trick mauled Kwakwani Strikers 6-1 when the Georgetown Football Association/Banks Beer Cup continued on Friday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground in Linden.

Win was nice but just a step forward for NZ

- Hesson

WELLINGTON,  (Reuters) – New Zealand coach Mike Hesson conceded that at times in the past 12 months he had felt the cricketing gods were conspiring against his side winning a test match after putting themselves in a position to do so.

Australia wrest back control again in Perth

PERTH,  (Reuters) – Australia wrested control of the third test back from England for the second day in a row yesterday, reducing the tourists to 180 for four at the close of play and taking another step towards reclaiming the Ashes.