The Ashes – Third Test, Day 1: Malan and Bairstow defy the WACA

Citrus Bob Utber reports from Perth, where a superb day of Test cricket sees England well placed at stumps. Dawid Malan compiled his first Test century, sharing in an unbroken 174 run partnership with Jonny Bairstow.

Under siege: could Australia lose four Test series in a row?

On the morning of the First Test at the WACA, Pat White wonders where the Australian Test team is at.

Almanac Cricket: Perth Test, Australia v South Africa – Call for cricket writers

Almanackers old and new are invited to submit their stories of the 2016 Perth Test. What did you notice? Where were you? Let us know your preferred day.

Almanac Cricket: Weird and wonderful WACA

Sit back as David Lindsay brings to life a rolling highlights reel of wonderful WACA Test moments. “Whatever happens over the five days coming up, it is always worth watching a WACA Test.”