Australia continued their dominance on the Perth Test, even as New Zealand put up an improved show on day two. Australia had already crossed 400 on the opening day itself, and there was genuine interest over whether David Warner could progress to 300, having resumed the day at 244 not out.
The dismissal of Ben Stokes, given out obstructing the field, led to quite a big controversy, with the home fans resorting to booing the Aussies after they appealed against the batsman, and the same was upheld by the third umpire on reviewing the replay closely
Although Australia lost the Edgbaston Test inside three days, they would still have been hopeful of making a comeback at Trent Bridge since they had fought hard at Lord’s as well to recover from the Cardiff setback
Australia cruised to an expected victory on day four against West Indies at Kingston in Jamaica as the hosts' batting collapsed for the second time in the match, and this time there was no lower order resistance as well.