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England will make a last-ditch attempt to stay in with a chance of retaining the Ashes when they travel to Perth for the third Test, which Australia enter as heavy favourites. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Day 1 from 1:30pm (AEDT).

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The ICC has reacted swiftly to allegations of spot-fixing which have marred the lead-up to the third Ashes Test in Perth today.

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The cricket world is in shock today after stunning allegations of match fixing surfaced ahead of the thurd Ashes Test.

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Twenty20 cricket has been the undisputed leader of short format sports for more than a decade.

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The Ashes will move to Perth for the Third Test with England under all sorts of pressure to save the series against Australia. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to live streaming the match online and watching it on TV.

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The Western Australia Cricket Association Ground in East Perth – ‘the WACA’, as it’s always been known as decreed by the Australian Constitution and the MCC Laws of Cricket – has evolved over time into one of the worst cricket venues on earth, if we’re really honest.

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Australia in June will play their first Test against Zimbabwe since 2003 before hosting Bangladesh for two Tests the following month, according to the new international cricket fixtures just released.

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If you were given a choice in how, ideally, a series should progress it is fairly safe to say you would not choose the road down which England have travelled thus far.

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Greg Chappell’s debut in December 1970 was the headline of the first Test ever held at the WACA – a draw between Australia and England.

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The Hobart Hurricanes didn’t have the happiest of seasons in 2016-17, winning just three matches and finishing one place above the foot of the ladder. Unfortunately, things don’t look too much better for the men in purple this time around.

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Australia head to Perth looking to wrap up the Ashes against an under-fire England side. Here I give my thoughts on the Peter Handscomb and Mitchell Marsh debate as well as why it’s not always a bad thing to drop a player.

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Sadly, I saw very little of Ian Chappell playing cricket. A child of the early seventies, my only memories are of an aging skipper of the Australian World Series Cricket team.

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It will be a surprise at the toss tomorrow if the Australian XI is unchanged. Following photo shoots with his brother and high praise from Darren Lehmann, Mitch Marsh appears certain to return to the Test team.

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It was the much anticipated grand final rematch, and the Scorchers exacted their revenge as they cruised to a nine-wicket victory over the Sixers in Wollongong on Tuesday.

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Is Mitch Marsh playing in the third Ashes Test? Is Peter Handscomb set to be dropped with his technique all over the shop but his average sitting just shy of 50? How long will the suspense continue?

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The Ashes will head to Perth for the third Test of the series with Australia having a chance to put the series beyond all doubt against a desperate England team. The match is scheduled to begin on Thursday, December 14 at 1:30pm (AEDT).

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England spearhead Jimmy Anderson has resumed his slanging match with Steve Smith, saying Australia’s skipper was more interested in sledging than talking shop with his batting partner at Adelaide Oval.

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Chris Gayle has blasted 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites to create Twenty20 history in their Bangladesh Premier League final win.

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Steve Smith’s decision not to enforce the follow-on in Adelaide is why Mitch Marsh will get a gig in Perth.

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Australia’s aggressive batting strategy of playing their ‘natural game’ was long considered a factor in their frequent Test collapses. This year, however, they have scored slower in Tests than any time this millennium.

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