The WACA is Ryan Harris' most successful Test ground in terms of wickets, taking 11 in two matches at an average of less than 16
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Few expected the Aussies to come at England so hard and with such skill and application, least of all the tourists themselves, who now go to Perth wondering how on earth they can turn things around.
Michael Clarke's average at the WACA is lower than at every other Australian Test venue
It is honours even after day one of the 2nd Test, but Australia have two batsmen who average over 100 at Adelaide in the middle
Michael Clarke has scored 200+ in each of his last two first-innings contributions at the Adelaide Oval
The 381-run defeat in Brisbane told its own story and Alastair Cook and co need to rethink their strategy.
The visitors are now 11/8 favourites to triumph in the first Test in Brisbane.
Despite their troubled period Australia have continued to be rarely beaten in Brisbane.
A fourth series win in a row over the Baggy Green looks well within Captain Cook's grasp Down Under.
England have been taking plenty of stick Down Under in the run-up to the Ashes, but action will speak louder than words.