Michael Clarke aims to win back the Ashes and top Test ranking

Captain Clarke urged his players to keep grounded as they look for one more victory to seal the Ashes series in the remaining three Tests in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.

updated: December 09, 2013 12:59 IST
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Adelaide: Michael Clarke says his Australia still have plenty to do if they want not only to win back the Ashes from England but also to become the world's top Test team.

Australia took a 2-0 lead in the five-Test series following a 218-run trouncing of England in the second Adelaide Test on Monday and are poised to retrieve the Ashes they lost in 2009 should they win the third Test in Perth starting Friday.

The Australians have proved dominant on the usually pacy WACA wicket with victories against England in their last six Tests there. England's only win in Perth came in 1978.

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