Australia's bid to break their own world record for consecutive test wins was on shaky ground on Thursday after their batting collapsed on a dramatic second day of the third test against India in Perth.
Muttiah Muralitharan equalled Shane Warne's Test bowling record as England were pegged back at Asgiriya.
England Coach Duncan Fletcher has not ruled out the possibility of asking retired Australia leg spinner Shane Warne to help England recover from their Ashes humiliation.
Shane Warne delivered a potentially decisive contribution with the bat to keep Australia on course for an historic Ashes whitewash in the final Test against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Shane Warne captured five wickets to take his career total past 700 as Australia seized control of the fourth Ashes test against England.
Shane Warne is happy to lose his personal duel with Kevin Pietersen providing Australia keep winning and wrap up only the second Ashes whitewash in history.
Australia are determined to press on and claim an Ashes series whitewash and not become distracted by the retirement of Shane Warne and possibly other members of their team in the coming weeks.
Shane Warne announced his retirement from Test cricket today having admitted he would have carried on playing until Australia regained the Ashes.
Shane Warne sent Australia into a frenzy of speculation following reports he is poised to announce his retirement from international cricket tomorrow.
Shane Warne claimed a four-wicket haul to undermine England's spirited resistance as Australia moved closer to victory in the opening Ashes Test.
Shane Horgan has brought jubilant Ireland crashing back down to earth by warning: 'We're not the finished article.'
Shane Warne claims he is not thinking about retiring until after Australia have regained the Ashes.
Shane Warne is contemplating a return to one-day international cricket in order to play in the 2007 World Cup.
Shane Warne grabbed six for 80 and Brett Lee weighed in with four for 46 as the West Indies were bowled out for 204 after tea on the fourth day of the third Test in Adelaide.
Australia fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee has called for Shane Warne to be installed as his nation's new captain in the wake of their Ashes defeat to England.
Shane Warne will not play for Hampshire in their totesport League match against Glamorgan this evening and said he has made no plans over his international future.
Shane Warne's five-wicket haul ensured Australia edged the opening day of the Ashes decider at The Oval.
Shane Warne and Brett Lee put Australia on course to win the first npower Test as they instigated a post-tea England collapse before bad light and rain halted proceedings at Lord's 25 minutes before the scheduled close.
Australia's Shane Warne has become the all-time leading wicket-taker in Test cricket.