0.1

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, swinging in to Gilchrist and just defended on onside

0.2

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, wide of off stump at 152 kph. Can't get it away through covers

0.3

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, short ball. Head high through to keeper

0.4

Tait to Gilchrist, FOUR, cuts in the air forward of point

0.5

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, full length, looking for the drive and the ball goes straight through him

0.6

Tait to Gilchrist, 1 run, wide of the off stump and gets an inside edge to fine leg

Siddle from the Vulture Street end

End of over 1 (5 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 5/0 (169 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 8.89)
AC Gilchrist    5* (6b 1x4)      SW Tait    1-0-5-0
ML Hayden    0* (0b)     

1.1

Siddle to Gilchrist, no run, angled into Gilchrist. edged into the ground. Fielded in slips

1.2

Siddle to Gilchrist, FOUR, clubbed straight down the ground

1.3

Siddle to Gilchrist, SIX, short and pulled high over mid wicket. Just shows his class there

A delay as we've lost the ball in the stands

1.4

Siddle to Gilchrist, 4 byes, Short again, too short for Gilchrist to connect and too short for Haddin

1.5

Siddle to Gilchrist, 1 run, pulled to mid wicket. Hayden finally gets some strike

1.6

Siddle to Hayden, FOUR, Hayden walking forward before the bowler was in his stride. smaked straight down the ground

End of over 2 (19 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 24/0 (150 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 12.00, RRR: 8.33)
ML Hayden    4* (1b 1x4)      PM Siddle    1-0-15-0
AC Gilchrist    16* (11b 2x4 1x6)     

2.1

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, driven straight to extra cover

2.2

Tait to Gilchrist, no run, wide of the off stump. play and a miss

2.3

Tait to Gilchrist, 2 runs, driven though covers

2.4

Tait to Gilchrist, 1 run, driven up to mid off. Clarke fields

2.5

Tait to Hayden, no run, comes forward and drives to short mid on

2.6

Tait to Hayden, no run, wide outside off stump. play and a miss

McKay replaces the expensive Siddle

End of over 3 (3 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 27/0 (147 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 8.64)
ML Hayden    4* (3b 1x4)      SW Tait    2-0-8-0
AC Gilchrist    19* (15b 2x4 1x6)     

3.1

McKay to Gilchrist, no run, gets forwward and drives to mid off

3.2

McKay to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, looks to hit that over long on but misses and strikes pad. Half shout from McKay

3.3

McKay to Hayden, 1 run, Again Hayden on the charge early. McKay bangs it in short and Hayden hits in the air to mid on

3.4

McKay to Gilchrist, no run, slower ball. just gets it away to onside with an adjusted shot

3.5

McKay to Gilchrist, 2 runs, cross batted shot gets the top edge over the covers

3.6

McKay to Gilchrist, no run

End of over 4 (4 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 31/0 (143 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 7.75, RRR: 8.93)
AC Gilchrist    21* (20b 2x4 1x6)      CJ McKay    1-0-3-0
ML Hayden    5* (4b 1x4)     

4.1

Siddle to Hayden, no run

4.2

Siddle to Hayden, 1 run

4.3

Siddle to Gilchrist, OUT, drives and collects the edge straight to White at slip

AC Gilchrist c White b Siddle 21 (23m 21b 2x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Dan Harris come sin at 3

4.4

Siddle to Harris, OUT, looks to edfends but gets the edge thruough to slip

DJ Harris c White b Siddle 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Siddle on a hat-trick, the second of the match Carseldine facing

4.5

Siddle to Carseldine, no run, short and Carseldine raises the bat and leaves it alone

4.6

Siddle to Carseldine, 4 runs, drives and gets a leading edge

End of over 5 (5 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 36/2 (138 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 7.20, RRR: 9.20)
LA Carseldine    4* (2b)      PM Siddle    2-0-20-2
ML Hayden    6* (6b 1x4)     

5.1

McKay to Hayden, 1 run, paddles the ball to mid wicket

5.2

McKay to Carseldine, no run, left outside off stump

5.3

McKay to Carseldine, 1 run, forward and pushed on offside and they take off for a run

5.4

McKay to Hayden, 2 runs, backs off before the delivery and pulls the ball through square leg

5.5

McKay to Hayden, no run, slower ball and Hayden looks to pull it again but he is fooled and exposes the stumps. Lobs harmlessly over them

5.6

McKay to Hayden, 1 run, steps forward and drives to mid on

Hussey on at the Stanley Street end

End of over 6 (5 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 41/2 (133 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 6.83, RRR: 9.50)
ML Hayden    10* (10b 1x4)      CJ McKay    2-0-8-0
LA Carseldine    5* (4b)     

6.1

Hussey to Hayden, no run, Hayden comes well forwrad before deliveyr. Hussey drops it short and Hayden ca;t get it away

6.2

Hussey to Hayden, SIX, Hayden connects with this one and it sails high over the long on boundary

6.3

Hussey to Hayden, 1 run, comes forward again, doesn't connect

6.4

Hussey to Carseldine, no run

6.5

Hussey to Carseldine, 1 run, pushed out to point

6.6

Hussey to Hayden, 1 run, comes forward, Hussey drops it short again, and Hayden just drops it at his feet and keeps running. Haddin fields with a shy at the bowlers end

McDonald replaced McKay at the Vulture Street end

End of over 7 (9 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 50/2 (124 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 7.14, RRR: 9.53)
ML Hayden    18* (14b 1x4 1x6)      DJ Hussey    1-0-9-0
LA Carseldine    6* (6b)     

7.1

McDonald to Hayden, 1 run, pulled to mid on. Hayden continually walking forward before delivery

7.2

McDonald to Carseldine, no run, coming forward early and drives to mid off

7.3

McDonald to Carseldine, no run, hit to point

7.4

McDonald to Carseldine, 1 run, drops the ball at his feet and runs

7.5

McDonald to Hayden, no run, outside off stump. Hayden swings and misses

7.6

McDonald to Hayden, 1 run, pulled to deep mid wicket

Steve Smith into the attack

End of over 8 (3 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 53/2 (121 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 6.62, RRR: 10.08)
ML Hayden    20* (17b 1x4 1x6)      AB McDonald    1-0-3-0
LA Carseldine    7* (9b)     

8.1

Smith to Hayden, FOUR, Hayden charges and drives down the ground

8.2

Smith to Hayden, no run, Hayden charges again and has to adjust to a defensive shot

8.3

Smith to Hayden, no run, Hayden steps forward and then back. Hits to Clarke in the covers. Some debate as Clarke thinks he has the catch. Replays aren't very clear and thrd umpires rules not out

8.4

Smith to Hayden, 1 run, comes down the wicket and drives to wide mid on

8.5

Smith to Carseldine, 1 run, forward ad drives again to wide mid on

8.6

Smith to Hayden, OUT, comes forward and Smith beats him this time. Haddin whips the bails off. Well deserved wicket and you just thought it was a matter of time for Hayden who was just plain slogging

ML Hayden st †Haddin b Smith 25 (42m 22b 2x4 1x6) SR: 113.63

Birt to the crease Voges into the attack with some left arm othodox spin

End of over 9 (6 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 59/3 (115 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 6.55, RRR: 10.45)
     SPD Smith    1-0-6-1
LA Carseldine    8* (10b)     

9.1

Voges to Carseldine, FOUR, forward and drives high over mid on

9.2

Voges to Carseldine, 1 run, pulled through point

9.3

Voges to Birt, 2 runs, paddled around the corner to fine leg

9.4

Voges to Birt, 1 run, turned to square leg

9.5

Voges to Carseldine, no run, holds back the shot and defends to short mid on

9.6

Voges to Carseldine, 1 run, sweeps, but the pace of the ball catches him out a bit. Fielded at a very fine fine leg

End of over 10 (9 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 68/3 (106 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 6.80, RRR: 10.60)
LA Carseldine    14* (14b 1x4)      AC Voges    1-0-9-0
TR Birt    3* (2b)     

10.1

Smith to Carseldine, 1 run, pulled to square leg

10.2

Smith to Birt, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

10.3

Smith to Carseldine, 2 runs, tossed up and drives to long on. They run a second on Hussey's arm

10.4

Smith to Carseldine, no run, turned to short fine leg

10.5

Smith to Carseldine, 1 run, charges and hit over the onside field. Falls short of the fielder in the deep

10.6

Smith to Birt, no run, cut to cover

End of over 11 (5 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 73/3 (101 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 6.63, RRR: 11.22)
TR Birt    4* (4b)      SPD Smith    2-0-11-1
LA Carseldine    18* (18b 1x4)     

11.1

McDonald to Carseldine, 2 runs, pulled between mid wicket and mid on. Tait does well on the boundary

11.2

McDonald to Carseldine, FOUR, cracking cover drive for a boundary. You could hear the crack off the bat that singled where it was headed

11.3

McDonald to Carseldine, 1 run, drives and it flies off square. not exactly where it was planned to go

11.4

McDonald to Birt, 1 run, looks to cut and gets a bottom edge than manages to avoid his stumps and Haddin. The run a single as it goes fine

11.5

McDonald to Carseldine, 1 run, delicate cut to third man

11.6

McDonald to Birt, 2 runs, pulls the ball, not quite on to it and it goes over backward square leg but pulled in short of the ropes

End of over 12 (11 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 84/3 (90 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 11.25)
TR Birt    7* (6b)      AB McDonald    2-0-14-0
LA Carseldine    26* (22b 2x4)     

12.1

Smith to Carseldine, FOUR, full toss and its a cross bat shot to cow corner

12.2

Smith to Carseldine, 1 run, sweeps the ball to fine leg

12.3

Smith to Birt, no run, comes forward, defends. Haddin runs out to field and flicks at the stumps but misses

12.4

Smith to Birt, SIX, wide of off stump and there is no mercy as hits swung over wide long on

12.5

Smith to Birt, no run, cuts to forward point

12.6

Smith to Birt, no run, drives into covers where Clarke fields well to stop the ball

Siddle replaces McDonald

End of over 13 (11 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 95/3 (79 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 7.30, RRR: 11.28)
TR Birt    13* (10b 1x6)      SPD Smith    3-0-22-1
LA Carseldine    31* (24b 3x4)     

13.1

Siddle to Carseldine, SIX, charges and smashes that one miles into the top deck of the stands over long on

13.2

Siddle to Carseldine, no run, short ball and Carseldine is cramped for room with an attempted cut shot to point

13.3

Siddle to Carseldine, 1 run, squared up a bit and gets an edge to third man

Attendance is 14,659 for this exciting match

13.4

Siddle to Birt, 1 run, pulled to deepbackward square

13.5

Siddle to Carseldine, 1 run, nice drive down the ground to long off

13.6

Siddle to Birt, SIX, Again he picks it up and just smashes the ball over long on well into the stands

End of over 14 (15 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 110/3 (64 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 7.85, RRR: 10.66)
TR Birt    20* (12b 2x6)      PM Siddle    3-0-35-2
LA Carseldine    39* (28b 3x4 1x6)     

14.1

Hussey to Carseldine, 1 run, turned to backward square

14.2

Hussey to Birt, 1 run, driven into covers

14.3

Hussey to Carseldine, 1 run, turned to leg side

14.4

Hussey to Birt, 2 runs

14.5

Hussey to Birt, no run

14.6

Hussey to Birt, 1 run

End of over 15 (6 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 116/3 (58 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 7.73, RRR: 11.60)
TR Birt    24* (16b 2x6)      DJ Hussey    2-0-15-0
LA Carseldine    41* (30b 3x4 1x6)     

15.1

McKay to Birt, no run, drags one from wid eof off stump on onside

15.2

McKay to Birt, 2 runs, full and wide and just sort of chops down on the ball that runs to third man

15.3

McKay to Birt, OUT, slashes at a wide short ball and gets a thick edge to a leaping Haddin

TR Birt c †Haddin b McKay 26 (23m 19b 0x4 2x6) SR: 136.84

Reardon to the crease

15.4

McKay to Reardon, no run, forward and defends and the ball at 140 kpg almost shaves the edge through to Haddin

15.5

McKay to Reardon, no run, forward and defends back to the bowler

15.6

McKay to Reardon, no run, slower ball. Looks to cut but the pace has him holding the shot back

End of over 16 (2 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 118/4 (56 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.37, RRR: 14.00)
NJ Reardon    0* (3b)      CJ McKay    3-0-10-1
LA Carseldine    41* (30b 3x4 1x6)     

16.1

Tait to Carseldine, OUT, short and Carseldine gets a top edge. It looks like its going to disect three fielders but Haddin dives and takes a great catch to remove the real dangerman

LA Carseldine c †Haddin b Tait 41 (46m 31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 132.25

Lockyear to the crease

16.2

Tait to Reardon, FOUR, short again but Reardon just helps it over the top. Looked very relaxed with that shot

16.3

Tait to Reardon, 1 run, full and cuts over point, short of the fielder in the deep

16.4

Tait to Lockyear, 1 wide, down leg side and called wide

16.4

Tait to Lockyear, 1 run, drives into the covers. Knocked down at extra cover

16.5

Tait to Reardon, no run, swing and a miss at a mall angled across the left hander. 150 kph

16.6

Tait to Reardon, 1 run, full length delivery squirted out to point

End of over 17 (8 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 126/5 (48 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.41, RRR: 16.00)
NJ Reardon    6* (7b 1x4)      SW Tait    3-0-16-1
RJG Lockyear    1* (1b)     

17.1

McKay to Reardon, no run, slower full toss, swings but fails to connect

17.2

McKay to Reardon, 1 run, moves across his crease early. cross batted shot to mid off

17.3

McKay to Lockyear, SIX, short and pulled through mid wicket

17.4

McKay to Lockyear, OUT, Goes for the big shot but he picks out McDonald at long off

RJG Lockyear c McDonald b McKay 7 (8m 3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 233.33

Manou comes in as we are through the recognised batsmen

17.5

McKay to Reardon, OUT, Takes a big swing and hits it high in the air where White takes a comfortable catch on the circle in covers

NJ Reardon c White b McKay 7 (12m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 70.00

17.6

McKay to Manou, 1 run

End of over 18 (8 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 134/7 (40 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.44, RRR: 20.00)
GA Manou    1* (1b)      CJ McKay    4-0-18-3
JJ Krejza    0* (0b)     

18.1

Tait to Manou, 2 runs, clubs the ball to long on

18.2

Tait to Manou, OUT, slashes at a wide ball. Haddin takes a good catch

GA Manou c †Haddin b Tait 3 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

18.3

Tait to Rimmington, 1 run

18.4

Tait to Krejza, FOUR, hits over mid wicket

18.5

Tait to Krejza, 1 run, backs away and looks to cut. Shy at the stumps from the covers

18.6

Tait to Rimmington, 2 runs, inside edge to backward square leg

End of over 19 (10 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 144/8 (30 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.57, RRR: 30.00)
NJ Rimmington    3* (2b)      SW Tait    4-0-26-2
JJ Krejza    5* (2b 1x4)     

19.1

Smith to Krejza, no run, swing and a miss outside off stump

19.2

Smith to Krejza, OUT, swings and edges to short third man

JJ Krejza c Voges b Smith 5 (7m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

19.3

Smith to Warne, no run

19.4

Smith to Warne, FOUR

19.5

Smith to Warne, SIX, clubbed down the ground for a six

19.6

Smith to Warne, 2 runs, cuts behind point and Australia wins

Warne confessed he really didn't want to come out and bat

And that ends a very entertaining match, celebrating the opening of the 2009/10 Australian International season

A final over by Bailey lifting the Australian total, and some great bowling by McKay proved the difference in the end Warne and McGrath certainly showed they still have it, and Gilchrist and Hayden showed they still enjoy the game

Clarke's captaincy was good throughout the match and he used his many options during the ACA chase McGrath wins the Allstars "shining moment" award

That concludes Cricinfo's coverage for tonight. Join us as we follow the Sheffield Shield on Tuesday, Live coverage of the Ford Ranger Cup on Wednesday and the 1st Test against the West Indies on Thursday.

End of over 20 (12 runs) Australian Cricketers' Association XI 156/9 (18 runs required)
SK Warne    12* (4b 1x4 1x6)      SPD Smith    4-0-34-2
NJ Rimmington    3* (2b)     
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Aust XI won by 17 runs
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Nov 22, 2009

Shane Warne sends down a delivery, Australian Cricketers' Association XI v Australian XI, Brisbane, November 22, 2009

Shane Warne sends down a delivery

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Nov 22, 2009

Shane Warne spins one down, Australian Cricketers' Association XI v Australian XI, Brisbane, November 22, 2009

Shane Warne spins one down

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