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Last Updated: Thursday, 14 December 2006, 02:48 GMT
Third Test, day one photos

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting tosses the coin

Australia's captain Ricky Ponting wins the toss for the hosts and elects to bat first in the third Test in Perth

Monty Panesar and Sajid Mahmood

Monty Panesar and Sajid Mahmood are selected for their first Ashes foray in place of Ashley Giles and James Anderson

Hoggard dismisses Hayden - Australia 47-1

The anguish is evident on Matthew Hayden's face after he edges Matthew Hoggard behind with Australia 47-1

Steve Harmison traps Ponting lbw

Steve Harmison is absolutely ecstatic after claiming the wicket of Ponting for two, Australia are now 54-2

Monty Panesar bowls Justin Langer

Panesar jumps for joy after claiming his first Ashes wicket with his seventh delivery, bowling Justin Langer for 37

England skipper Andrew Flintoff consults with Harmison

England skipper Andrew Flintoff consults with Harmison as the tourists search for another wicket after the lunch break

Harmison is congratulated by his England team-mates after

Harmison's impressive display is rewarded as he claims a return catch from Michael Clarke for 37 with Australia 121-4

The Barmy Army offer their support

The Barmy Army are in fine voice as England's bowling attack continue to apply the pressure at the Waca

Andrew Symonds is removed by Monty Panesar

Andrew Symonds smashes Panesar for two huge sixes before edging Monty to Geraint Jones for 27 with Australia 172-5

Adam Gilchrist is caught at short-leg by Ian Bell

Adam Gilchrist is caught at short-leg by Ian Bell for a duck as Panesar claims his third wicket with Australia now 172-6

Mike Hussey in action with the bat

Mike Hussey's fine form with the bat shows no sign of abating as he makes a resolute fifty to steady Australian nerves

Shane Warne returns to the pavilion after his dismissal

Shane Warne is removed by Panesar for 25 as he edges to Jones with Australia stumbling to 214-7

Panesar celebrates removing Brett Lee

Panesar becomes the first English spinner to take a five-wicket haul in Perth as he removes Brett Lee for 10

Glenn McGrath shows his disappointment

England mop up the Australian tail as Glenn McGrath becomes Harmison's fourth victim as Australia are dismissed for just 244

McGrath is congratulated by his Australian team-mates

McGrath is soon in action with the ball and claims the opening England wicket as Alastair Cook edges to Langer for 15

Brett Lee celebrates after removing Ian Bell

Lee gets in on the act as his superb delivery removes Bell, who nicks it behind for a duck with England 37-2

Panesar makes dream Ashes debut
14 Dec 06 |  The Ashes


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