The Ashes: George Bailey warns Australia against complacency in 3rd Test at Perth

The 31-year-old George Bailey, who made his Test debut only last month, is looking to improve on the 53 he made on the batting-friendly Adelaide wicket in the second Test when he was dismissed just before stumps on the first day.

updated: December 10, 2013 20:12 IST
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Perth: Australia batsman George Bailey played down expectations that an Ashes-series clinching win in the third Test in Perth is a formality.

Australia leads the five-Test series 2-0 after convincing wins in Brisbane and Adelaide, thanks largely to the express bowling of left-arm paceman Mitchell Johnson. The fast and bouncy WACA pitch is expected to only heighten Johnson's impact. (Read: Mitchell Johnson can bowl faster, says Australia bowling coach)

However, Bailey said Australia couldn't afford to be complacent heading into the Test starting on Friday.

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