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Last Updated: Monday December 20 2010 16:24 GMT

In pics: Third Ashes Test action in Perth, Australia

Ashes 2010 Third Test - day one - England's James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of Australian captain Ricky Ponting

The Third Ashes Test in Perth kicked off well for England, who already have a win and a draw behind them. Australia batted first and shortly after lunch they'd already slumped to 69-5.

Ashes 2010 Third Test - day one - England's Chris Tremlett celebrates dismissing Australia's Steven Smith

Chris Tremlett - the replacement for injured Stuart Broad - impressed by taking the wickets of three Aussie players.

Ashes 2010 Third Test - day one - England's Graeme Swann tries to run out Australia's Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson (right) did the best out of the Aussies, scoring 62 runs. But the hosts were 268 all out before the first day was over.

Ashes 2010 Third Test - day one - England captain Andrew Strauss smiles at the end of day one

Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook started England's first innings and reached 29-0 by the end of day one. No wonder Strauss is smiling!

England are looking good at the start of day two and manage to make 78 runs before losing a wicket.

England are looking good at the start of day two and manage to make 78 runs before losing Alistair Cook's wicket.

After a good start England slump to 119-5 at lunch. Aussie bowler Mitchell Johnson celebrates Australia's 149 run lead.

After a good start the England team begin to wobble. Mitchell Johnson celebrates after gaining another wicket leaving England on 119-5 at lunch.

Things didn't get better for England after lunch. They were all out for 187 losing 4 wickets for only 6 runs!

Things don't get any better for the batters after lunch as they lose an embarrassing four wickets for six runs!

Aussie batsman Shane Watson lead the fight back helping his team to  finish day two on 119-3  - 200 runs ahead of England.

With a win in sight Shane Watson lead the fight back helping his team to finish day two on 119-3, 200 runs ahead of England.

At the start of day three the Australians are in definitely the top dogs easily adding 100 runs to their total.

The Aussies start day three well easily adding 100 runs to their overnight total with lots of help from batting star Mike Hussey.

Mike Hussey jumps for joy after reaching 100 runs.

The England bowlers struggle to take a wicket all morning. Aussie Mike Hussey jumps for joy after reaching 100 runs.

The England boys don't give up and bowl the Aussies out for 309 runs. With a win looking difficult they start the come back!

The England boys don't give up that easily and finally bowl the Aussies out for 309 runs. With a win looking difficult they start the come back!

The Aussie bowlers were just too good for the England batsman and the team end the day on 81-5.

But the Aussie bowlers were just too good for the England batsman and the team end the day on miserable 81-5.

As day four kicked off the England team had a massive task ahead of them to try and save the match.

The England team arrived on day four with a massive task ahead of them. Can they get the 391 runs they need to win the match?

Australia swooped in and finished of the England tailend in 50 minutes. Much to the relief of Australia captain Ricky Ponting!

Australia swooped in and finished off the England tail end in 50 minutes. Much to the relief of Australia captain Ricky Ponting! Smile Ricky!