We check out what the Australian newspapers had to say after Australia take control on day three of the first Ashes Test.
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
DAVID WARNER'S return to the spotlight is being put down to his improved love life. Warner's relationship with ironwoman Candice Falzon is the secret, apparently.
JASON KREJZA says the time has come for the critics to lay off Nathan Lyon, who is clearly Australia's best spin option and needs the pressure lifted so he can develop his game further.
AUSTRALIA'S aggressive stance towards Graeme Swann in the second innings in Brisbane needs to continue through the series according to Malcolm Knox.
MELBOURNE HERALD SUN
GEOFF LAWSON is delighted that Australia's individual plans against England batsmen are already bearing fruit. He feels they are working over their Ashes rivals and setting an unexpected tone for the rest of the series.
HOWARD WARNER, father of said David, has revealed the lengths his son has gone to make their lives better this year, giving them the money to build a new home and getting rid of their debts.
BRISBANE COURIER PRESS
MALCOLM CONN accused England of using bizarre tactics on day three by handing Warner easy singles and targeting Shane Watson and Michael Clarke instead. He wonders why they kept on chopping and changing their bowlers, giving them no chance to build up a rhythm. England have, according to Conn, lost the plot.
IAN CHAPPELL is delighted to see Australia intimidating England with pace. There is nothing better to watch according to the former skipper and legendary Channel Nine broadcaster.
MICHAEL CLARKE is teaching Alastair Cook a captaincy lesson
JIMMY ANDERSON initially claimed he couldn't remember why England employed bizarre tactics to keep Michael Clarke on strike.
A WALKLEY AWARD-winning photographer is ejected by police after rescuing a beach ball during the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
CRICKETING WAGS Candice Falzon and Kyly Clarke provide a behind-the-scenes insight via their social media accounts as they watch their leading men David Warner and Michael Clarke
AUSTRALIA'S cricketers are wary that the road ahead in the Ashes series will be tough with the second Test venue, Adelaide, vastly different from Brisbane.
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook's much maligned approach will again be tested after Australia took complete control in the Ashes opener in Brisbane.
MARK TAYLOR says Australian selectors made the right choice in showing faith in spinner Nathan Lyon.
MICKEY ARTHUR picks an interesting time to have a pop at first innings hero Brad Haddin