Mike Hussey is one of the few Australian batsmen to get amongst the runs.
Another stirring chapter in Mike Hussey‘s series of a lifetime means England must chase 391 runs to retain the Ashes in the third Test at the WACA ground.
Australia were bowled out for 309 shortly after tea, reliant largely on the contributions of Hussey (116) and opener Shane Watson (95).
It seems bizarre that many sound judges had Hussey dropped before the series began, for he has now tallied 517 runs at 103.4 and is yet to be dismissed without passing 50.
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Australia would be utterly lost without him.
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Mitchell Johnson today branded Kevin Pietersen a smart-arse as England and Australia turned on each other during a day of sledging flashpoints in Perth.
Australia landed the major blows on the field thanks to Johnson’s six for 35 that leaves them in charge of the match here at the WACA. Australia lead by 200 runs with seven second-innings wickets in hand, but it was the sight of both sides being so openly hostile towards one another that also made day two here such a memorable one.
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