England tour of Australia, 2006/07 / Commentary

England tour of Australia - Tour match

Prime Minister's XI v England XI

Prime Minister's XI won by 166 runs

Morning all from Canberra for the start of England's tour of Australia England has won the toss and sent the PM's XI into bat

0.1

Anderson to Jaques, no run, flicked to square leg

0.2

Anderson to Jaques, no run, left alone outside off stump

0.3

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, worked off the hip to long leg, the opening run of the match

0.4

Anderson to Paine, 1 wide, down the leg side

Great to see the players in their creams today rather than the coloured clothing

0.4

Anderson to Paine, no run, a half volley, driven to mid off

0.5

Anderson to Paine, 1 leg bye, tries to work to leg, hits the pad and they get another sundry

0.6

Anderson to Jaques, no run, goes back and defends

England skipper Andrew Flintoff to have a bowl

End of over 1 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 3/0
PA Jaques    1* (4b)      JM Anderson    1-0-2-0
TD Paine    0* (2b)     

1.1

Flintoff to Paine, no run, leaves outside the off stump - 131 kmh delivery

1.2

Flintoff to Paine, 1 run, full, drives to mid on for a quick single

1.3

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, pushes a full ball back to the bowler, nearly a caught bowled chance

1.4

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, leaves outside off

1.5

Flintoff to Jaques, no run

1.6

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, aother widish ball, left alone once again

End of over 2 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 4/0
PA Jaques    1* (8b)      A Flintoff    1-0-1-0
TD Paine    1* (4b)     

2.1

Anderson to Paine, no run, defends off the back foot

2.2

Anderson to Paine, no run, leaves again outside off

2.3

Anderson to Paine, no run, down leg side, tries to glance and misses, should have been a wide until One-day regulations

2.4

Anderson to Paine, no run, defends to backward point

2.5

Anderson to Paine, no run, drives to cover

2.6

Anderson to Paine, no run, forces off the back foot to backward point, good tight over there

End of over 3 (maiden) Prime Minister's XI 4/0
TD Paine    1* (10b)      JM Anderson    2-1-2-0
PA Jaques    1* (8b)     

3.1

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, leaves a rising ball outside off

3.2

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, another good length ball, left alone just outside off

3.3

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, leaves alone again outside off, reasonable pace there 137 kmh

3.4

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, tries to play his first aggressive shot, aims a drive on the up and mis-times it to mid off

3.5

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, leaves outside off, good pace here from big Freddy

3.6

Flintoff to Jaques, 2 runs, forces to forward of square leg, they scamper two runs

End of over 4 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 6/0
PA Jaques    3* (14b)      A Flintoff    2-0-3-0
TD Paine    1* (10b)     

4.1

Anderson to Paine, FOUR, short outside off and cut over point for the first boundary of the morning

4.2

Anderson to Paine, no run, better ball there, straighter and Paine defends

4.3

Anderson to Paine, 1 run, worked off the hip to long leg

4.4

Anderson to Jaques, FOUR, short and Jaques pulls him away through mid wicket

4.5

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends a shortish ball off the back foot

4.6

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot

End of over 5 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 15/0
PA Jaques    7* (17b 1x4)      JM Anderson    3-1-11-0
TD Paine    6* (13b 1x4)     

5.1

Flintoff to Paine, no run, leaves outside off

5.2

Flintoff to Paine, no run, defends back to the bowler

5.3

Flintoff to Paine, OUT, he advances and tries to drive through the off-side, gets an inside edge and Jones dives to his left and takes a brilliant catch

TD Paine c †Jones b Flintoff 6 (22m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

South Australia's Mark Cosgrove comes to the crease

5.4

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot to 2nd slip, safe enough shot, played it quite late

5.5

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, left alone, just over the top of off-stump

5.6

Flintoff to Cosgrove, FOUR, full and driven through backward point to the fence

Great start by the up and coming Cosgrove

End of over 6 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 19/1
MJ Cosgrove    4* (3b 1x4)      A Flintoff    3-0-7-1
PA Jaques    7* (17b 1x4)     

6.1

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot

6.2

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot, goodish ball, Jaques takes his bottom hand off the bat

6.3

Anderson to Jaques, no run, pushes to short mid wicket

6.4

Anderson to Jaques, 2 runs, cuts behind point, Mahmood dives and saves well at 3rd man

6.5

Anderson to Jaques, SIX, short and pulled brilliantly over square leg

6.6

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot

End of over 7 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 27/1
PA Jaques    15* (23b 1x4 1x6)      JM Anderson    4-1-19-0
MJ Cosgrove    4* (3b 1x4)     

7.1

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot

7.2

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, goes back and is hit on the thigh pad, big shout, no where near being out

7.3

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, leaves alone outside off

7.4

Flintoff to Cosgrove, 1 no ball, tries to work to leg, hit on the pad

7.4

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, short and cots powerfully to Collingwood at point, great stop by one of the best fielders around

7.5

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, plays and misses outside off

Great ball from around the wicket

7.6

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot to point, impressive over again from Freddie

End of over 8 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 28/1
MJ Cosgrove    4* (10b 1x4)      A Flintoff    4-0-8-1
PA Jaques    15* (23b 1x4 1x6)     

8.1

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, tries to pull the first ball from Mahmood through square leg, gets an underedge into his pad

8.2

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 no ball, drives firmly back to the bowler

8.2

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 run, shortish, guides to backward point

8.3

Mahmood to Cosgrove, 2 runs, full and on the pads, clipped through mid wicket

8.4

Mahmood to Cosgrove, FOUR, drives on the up through cover point

8.5

Mahmood to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot

8.6

Mahmood to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot

Flintoff continues from around the wicket

End of over 9 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 36/1
MJ Cosgrove    10* (14b 2x4)      SI Mahmood    1-0-8-0
PA Jaques    16* (26b 1x4 1x6)     

9.1

Flintoff to Jaques, 1 run, guides to 3rd man

9.2

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, good sharp bouncer, ducked through to the keeper

9.3

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, short again, wide of off stump

9.4

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, defends to the on-side

9.5

Flintoff to Cosgrove, no run, defends to the off-side

9.6

Flintoff to Cosgrove, 2 runs, lofts a drive just over mid off, another fairly impressive over from Flintoff

End of over 10 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 39/1
MJ Cosgrove    12* (19b 2x4)      A Flintoff    5-0-11-1
PA Jaques    17* (27b 1x4 1x6)     

10.1

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, forced to point

10.2

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 run, plays back, edges onto the pad and they sneak a single

10.3

Mahmood to Cosgrove, 1 run, guides nicely to 3rd man

10.4

Mahmood to Jaques, no run

10.5

Mahmood to Jaques, no run

10.6

Mahmood to Jaques, 3 runs, drives nicely through mid off, Flintoff does a sliding save at the rope and saves a run

End of over 11 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 44/1
PA Jaques    21* (32b 1x4 1x6)      SI Mahmood    2-0-13-0
MJ Cosgrove    13* (20b 2x4)     

11.1

Anderson to Jaques, no run, tries to glance and clips the pad

11.2

Anderson to Jaques, no run, pushes forward in defence

11.3

Anderson to Jaques, no run, advances and mis-times a drive to mid on

11.4

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, tries to guide to 3rd man, Jones drops a sitter, dear me - Chris Read would be feeling a bit chipper about that

11.5

Anderson to Cosgrove, FOUR, clips off the toes behind square leg, nice shot to a leg side half volley

11.6

Anderson to Cosgrove, no run, defends to the off-side

End of over 12 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 49/1
MJ Cosgrove    17* (22b 3x4)      JM Anderson    5-1-24-0
PA Jaques    22* (36b 1x4 1x6)     

12.1

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, defends a pacy 139 kmh ball towards mid off

12.2

Mahmood to Jaques, FOUR, square drive through point, 50 up in 56 minutes

12.3

Mahmood to Jaques, 2 runs, drives at a wide one, toes it to fine 3rd man

12.4

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot to mid wicket

12.5

Mahmood to Jaques, FOUR, eases slightly to leg, drives back over the bowlers head for a lovely boundary

12.6

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot into the off-side

End of over 13 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 59/1
PA Jaques    32* (42b 3x4 1x6)      SI Mahmood    3-0-23-0
MJ Cosgrove    17* (22b 3x4)     

13.1

Anderson to Cosgrove, no run, drives wide of mid off

13.2

Anderson to Cosgrove, 1 run, worked off the pads to square leg

13.3

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends back to the bowler

13.4

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, cuts to 3rd man, Giles fumbles but it doesn't cost a run

13.5

Anderson to Cosgrove, FOUR, trademark Cosgrove shot, short, cuts through backward point to the fence

13.6

Anderson to Cosgrove, no run, defends a shorter ball to the bowler

End of over 14 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 65/1
MJ Cosgrove    22* (26b 4x4)      JM Anderson    6-1-30-0
PA Jaques    33* (44b 3x4 1x6)     

14.1

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 run, drives on the bounce over the bowler head to mid on

14.2

Mahmood to Cosgrove, no run, works off his hip to square leg

14.3

Mahmood to Cosgrove, 1 no ball, a short one that jagged back, hit on the body

14.3

Mahmood to Cosgrove, 1 run, works a full toss to long leg

14.4

Mahmood to Jaques, FOUR, lofts a drive over the bowlers head, Mahmood copping a bit opf a pasting here

14.5

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, tries to pull, gets in a tangle and almost pulls it onto his stumps

14.6

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, a very high bouncer, the umpire should have given it a wide, he's also missing a few no-balls there as well

End of over 15 (7 runs) Prime Minister's XI 72/1
PA Jaques    38* (48b 4x4 1x6)      SI Mahmood    4-0-30-0
MJ Cosgrove    23* (29b 4x4)     

15.1

Panesar to Cosgrove, no run, drives to cover

15.2

Panesar to Cosgrove, 1 run, works behind square leg

15.3

Panesar to Jaques, no run, pushes to mid wicket

15.4

Panesar to Jaques, 1 run, works to the left of mid wicket, easy single

15.5

Panesar to Cosgrove, no run, defends off the back foot to the bowler

15.6

Panesar to Cosgrove, no run, tries to work to leg - time for a beverage

Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 74/1
MJ Cosgrove    24* (33b 4x4)      MS Panesar    1-0-2-0
PA Jaques    39* (50b 4x4 1x6)     

16.1

Giles to Jaques, no run, pushes forward to mid wicket

16.2

Giles to Jaques, no run, drives a well flighted ball to the bowler

16.3

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, works off his pads behind square leg

16.4

Giles to Cosgrove, OUT, lofted in the air to deep mid wicket, Strauss runs in and dives forwards and takes a great catch

MJ Cosgrove c Strauss b Giles 24 (54m 34b 4x4 0x6) SR: 70.58

16.5

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, drives to long off - Jaques now wearing a sun hat given two spinners are in operation

16.6

Giles to Birt, 1 wide, outside off, a little on the wide side

16.6

Giles to Birt, FOUR, tossed up and despite what Jim Maxwell says on ABC radio, Birt drives through cover to the boundary

Flintoff back - Jaques goes and gets his helmet

End of over 17 (7 runs) Prime Minister's XI 81/2
TR Birt    4* (1b 1x4)      AF Giles    1-0-7-1
PA Jaques    41* (54b 4x4 1x6)     

17.1

Flintoff to Jaques, FOUR, on the pads and clipped behind square leg nicely to the boundary

17.2

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, defends a leg stump ball to mid wicket

17.3

Flintoff to Jaques, 3 runs, lofts a good length ball over the bowlers head for three

17.4

Flintoff to Birt, 1 run, goes back and gets an inside edge behind square leg

17.5

Flintoff to Jaques, 2 runs, works off his hip and Mahmood fumbles and that's his fifty in 86 minutes from 58 balls with 5 fours and a six

17.6

Flintoff to Jaques, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 18 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 91/2
PA Jaques    50* (59b 5x4 1x6)      A Flintoff    6-0-21-1
TR Birt    5* (2b 1x4)     

18.1

Giles to Birt, no run, pushes to mid wicket

18.2

Giles to Birt, 1 run, drives to mid off - Mahmood mis-fields again

18.3

Giles to Jaques, no run, drives to mid off

18.4

Giles to Jaques, no run, goes back and pushes a shorter ball to mid wicket

18.5

Giles to Jaques, FOUR, advances and lofts over mid off to the ropes

18.6

Giles to Jaques, 2 runs, advances again and lofts over square leg for a couple

End of over 19 (7 runs) Prime Minister's XI 98/2
PA Jaques    56* (63b 6x4 1x6)      AF Giles    2-0-14-1
TR Birt    6* (4b 1x4)     

19.1

Flintoff to Birt, no run, leaves alone outside the off-stump

19.2

Flintoff to Birt, no run, defends to backward point

19.3

Flintoff to Birt, no run, leaves alone outside off

19.4

Flintoff to Birt, FOUR, smashes a drive through cover to bring up the 100 in 92 minutes

19.5

Flintoff to Birt, no run, defends to the off side

19.6

Flintoff to Birt, no run, pushes to cover

End of over 20 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 102/2
TR Birt    10* (10b 2x4)      A Flintoff    7-0-25-1
PA Jaques    56* (63b 6x4 1x6)     

20.1

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

20.2

Giles to Birt, no run, pushes to square leg

20.3

Giles to Birt, 1 run, drives to long on

20.4

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, lofts a drive to mid on, it hits Birt and rebounds to deep mid wicket

20.5

Giles to Birt, no run, tries to sweep and is hit on the pad

20.6

Giles to Birt, 1 run, short, pulls powerfully to deep square leg

End of over 21 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 106/2
TR Birt    12* (14b 2x4)      AF Giles    3-0-18-1
PA Jaques    58* (65b 6x4 1x6)     

21.1

Flintoff to Birt, 2 runs, defends up the wicket, they take off for a single, there is nearly a three way collision but the batsmen get one and they get a couple of overthrows

21.2

Flintoff to Birt, 1 run, guides to 3rd man

21.3

Flintoff to Jaques, FOUR, brilliantly driven to long off

21.4

Flintoff to Jaques, 1 run, drives a yorker to cover

21.5

Flintoff to Birt, no run, bouncer, short and fast, Birt eases under it

21.6

Flintoff to Birt, 1 run, defends to gully

End of over 22 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 115/2
TR Birt    16* (18b 2x4)      A Flintoff    8-0-34-1
PA Jaques    63* (67b 7x4 1x6)     

22.1

Giles to Birt, no run, defends to the bowler

22.2

Giles to Birt, 1 run, works behind square leg

22.3

Giles to Jaques, FOUR, lofts over mid wicket - Cook gets a shock of a bounce and it goes for four

22.4

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, lofts to long on, Cook gets a better bounce this time

22.5

Giles to Birt, 1 run, sweeps behind square leg

22.6

Giles to Jaques, no run

End of over 23 (7 runs) Prime Minister's XI 122/2
PA Jaques    68* (70b 8x4 1x6)      AF Giles    4-0-25-1
TR Birt    18* (21b 2x4)     

23.1

Panesar to Birt, no run

23.2

Panesar to Birt, 1 run, pushes towards square leg for an easy single

23.3

Panesar to Jaques, 2 runs, guides past short 3rd man

23.4

Panesar to Jaques, 1 run, guides to short 3rd man, Strauss can't prevent the single

23.5

Panesar to Birt, 1 run, defends slowly towards short 3rd man

23.6

Panesar to Jaques, 1 run, short, pulled out to deep sqaure leg

End of over 24 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 128/2
PA Jaques    72* (73b 8x4 1x6)      MS Panesar    2-0-8-0
TR Birt    20* (24b 2x4)     

24.1

Giles to Jaques, no run, defends off the back foot

24.2

Giles to Jaques, no run, pushes to mid on

24.3

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, drives to long off

24.4

Giles to Birt, no run, pushes forward and misses

24.5

Giles to Birt, 1 wide, quicker ball down leg

24.5

Giles to Birt, SIX, lofted over long off - good solid hit

24.6

Giles to Birt, no run, pushes to mid wicket

End of over 25 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 136/2
TR Birt    26* (27b 2x4 1x6)      AF Giles    5-0-33-1
PA Jaques    73* (76b 8x4 1x6)     

25.1

Panesar to Jaques, 1 run, sweeps a full ball behind square leg, Jaques now back in a white sun hat

25.2

Panesar to Birt, no run, pushes to cover

25.3

Panesar to Birt, 1 run, pushes to mid wicket

25.4

Panesar to Jaques, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

25.5

Panesar to Birt, SIX, lofts a sweeps over square leg

25.6

Panesar to Birt, no run, defends to the on side

End of over 26 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 145/2
TR Birt    33* (31b 2x4 2x6)      MS Panesar    3-0-17-0
PA Jaques    75* (78b 8x4 1x6)     

26.1

Collingwood to Jaques, 2 runs, short - pulled behind square leg

26.2

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, guides to 3rd man

26.3

Collingwood to Birt, no run, leaves outside off

26.4

Collingwood to Birt, no run, defends to cover

26.5

Collingwood to Birt, no run, drives to cover

26.6

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, edges behind Jones drops a tough chance

End of over 27 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 149/2
TR Birt    34* (35b 2x4 2x6)      PD Collingwood    1-0-4-0
PA Jaques    78* (80b 8x4 1x6)     

27.1

Mahmood to Birt, 1 run, drives to deep cover point - 150 up in 121 minutes from 27.1 overs

27.2

Mahmood to Jaques, 2 runs, tries to slog over mid wicket, inside edges narrowly past off stump and past the keeper

27.3

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 run, off glances to deep 3rd man

27.4

Mahmood to Birt, no run, has a swing at a bouncer and misses

27.5

Mahmood to Birt, 1 no ball, bouncer ducked

27.5

Mahmood to Birt, 1 wide, down leg side

27.5

Mahmood to Birt, no run, drives to backward point

27.6

Mahmood to Birt, (no ball) 1 run, drives to long off

27.6

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, defends to cover

End of over 28 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 157/2
PA Jaques    81* (83b 8x4 1x6)      SI Mahmood    5-0-38-0
TR Birt    36* (40b 2x4 2x6)     

28.1

Collingwood to Birt, 2 runs, advances and it squirts into the off side - they get two thanks to an overthrow

28.2

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, short, cut hard to deep point

28.3

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, short, cut hard to deep point

28.4

Collingwood to Birt, no run

28.5

Collingwood to Birt, 1 run, worked behind square leg

28.6

Collingwood to Jaques, no run, defends

End of over 29 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 162/2
PA Jaques    82* (85b 8x4 1x6)      PD Collingwood    2-0-9-0
TR Birt    40* (44b 2x4 2x6)     

29.1

Mahmood to Birt, OUT, tries to work a slower ball to leg and misses

TR Birt b Mahmood 40 (53m 45b 2x4 2x6) SR: 88.88

29.2

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 run, defends towards cover point

29.3

Mahmood to Jaques, no run, a 141 kmh bouncer, Jaques in a hurry to get out of the way!!

29.4

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 wide, a short slower ball, very wide of off stump

29.4

Mahmood to Jaques, 2 runs, cuts behind point, a rare mis-field by Collingwood

29.5

Mahmood to Jaques, SIX, short, Jaques hooks over square leg for his second six

29.6

Mahmood to Jaques, 1 run, drives hard to long off

End of over 30 (11 runs) Prime Minister's XI 173/3
PA Jaques    91* (89b 8x4 2x6)      SI Mahmood    6-0-49-1
SE Marsh    1* (1b)     

30.1

Collingwood to Jaques, 2 runs, drives to wide long off

30.2

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, pushes a slower ball slowly towards cover

30.3

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, drives back to the bowler

30.4

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, pushes a slower ball into the gap at cover point

30.5

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, works behind square leg

30.6

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, plays and misses outside off

End of over 31 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 178/3
SE Marsh    2* (4b)      PD Collingwood    3-0-14-0
PA Jaques    95* (92b 8x4 2x6)     

31.1

Anderson to Jaques, no run, pushes to backward point

31.2

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, drives wide of mid on

31.3

Anderson to Marsh, 3 runs, drives past mid on, well run thre

31.4

Anderson to Jaques, no run, defends to short cover

31.5

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, drives to long off

31.6

Anderson to Marsh, no run, pushes to backward point

Match State: Drinks

End of over 32 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 183/3
SE Marsh    5* (6b)      JM Anderson    7-1-35-0
PA Jaques    97* (96b 8x4 2x6)     

32.1

Collingwood to Jaques, no run, defends to the on-side

32.2

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, pushes towards mid off, beating Flintoff

32.3

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, drives to deep point

32.4

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, drives to long off

32.5

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, defends to cover point

32.6

Collingwood to Marsh, 2 runs, drives to deep long off, they scramble two

End of over 33 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 188/3
SE Marsh    8* (9b)      PD Collingwood    4-0-19-0
PA Jaques    99* (99b 8x4 2x6)     

33.1

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, played out to deep square leg and there's his ton in 151 minutes from 100 balls with 2 sixes and 8 fours

33.2

Anderson to Marsh, 1 run, drives towards mid on

33.3

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, slogs out to deep square leg

33.4

Anderson to Marsh, 2 runs, guides behind point, they scramble two runs

33.5

Anderson to Marsh, 1 wide, ducks a very wide one down leg side

33.5

Anderson to Marsh, 3 runs, cuts just over backward point

33.6

Anderson to Jaques, 1 run, defends slowly to mid on

End of over 34 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 198/3
PA Jaques    102* (102b 8x4 2x6)      JM Anderson    8-1-45-0
SE Marsh    14* (12b)     

34.1

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, driving to deep cover point

34.2

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, drives back to the bowler, very well stopped

34.3

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, drives to long off - 200 up in 157 minutes from 34.3 overs

34.4

Collingwood to Jaques, FOUR, lofts over the bowlers head, fine shot

34.5

Collingwood to Jaques, 1 run, mis-hits to wide long off

34.6

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, guides to 3rd man

End of over 35 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 206/3
SE Marsh    16* (15b)      PD Collingwood    5-0-27-0
PA Jaques    108* (105b 9x4 2x6)     

35.1

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

35.2

Giles to Jaques, no run, dabs to backward point

35.3

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, pushes slowly to mid wicket

35.4

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

35.5

Giles to Jaques, 1 run, tries to slog sweep and gets a big under-edge

35.6

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, pushes out to deep square leg

End of over 36 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 211/3
SE Marsh    19* (18b)      AF Giles    6-0-38-1
PA Jaques    110* (108b 9x4 2x6)     

36.1

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, cuts towards cover

36.2

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, nurdled to 3rd man

36.3

Collingwood to Jaques, 2 runs, cuts wide of 3rd man, Anderson can't prevent two

36.4

Collingwood to Jaques, OUT, lofted in the air to deep long off, good catch taken

PA Jaques c Cook b Collingwood 112 (166m 110b 9x4 2x6) SR: 101.81

36.5

Collingwood to Marsh, 3 runs, drives to deep cover, Pietersen saves well but they get threee

36.6

Collingwood to Voges, no run, defends to mid wicket

End of over 37 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 217/4
AC Voges    0* (1b)      PD Collingwood    6-0-33-1
SE Marsh    23* (21b)     

37.1

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, pushes to deep square leg

37.2

Giles to Voges, no run, cuts to backward point

37.3

Giles to Voges, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

37.4

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, another sweep

37.5

Giles to Voges, 2 runs, cuts to deep cover point

37.6

Giles to Voges, 1 run, piushes to cover point

End of over 38 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 223/4
AC Voges    4* (5b)      AF Giles    7-0-44-1
SE Marsh    25* (23b)     

38.1

Collingwood to Voges, no run, pushes to square leg

38.2

Collingwood to Voges, no run, pushes to backward point

38.3

Collingwood to Voges, no run, defends a slower ball back to the bowler

38.4

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, drives to long on

38.5

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, clips out to deep square leg

38.6

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, slower ball again, worked to deep square leg

End of over 39 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 226/4
AC Voges    6* (10b)      PD Collingwood    7-0-36-1
SE Marsh    26* (24b)     

39.1

Giles to Voges, 1 run, sweeps to deep backward square leg

39.2

Giles to Marsh, 1 run, drives slowly to long on

39.3

Giles to Voges, FOUR, advances and lofts over mid wicket

39.4

Giles to Voges, 1 run, pushes to square leg

39.5

Giles to Marsh, no run, drives back to the bowler

39.6

Giles to Marsh, 2 runs, backs away and cuts to deep backward point

End of over 40 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 235/4
SE Marsh    29* (27b)      AF Giles    8-0-53-1
AC Voges    12* (13b 1x4)     

40.1

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, pushes to mid on

40.2

Collingwood to Marsh, 2 runs, drives wide of long off

40.3

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, defends to backward point

40.4

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, drives uppishly to long on

40.5

Collingwood to Voges, no run, cuts to backward point

40.6

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, pushes towards cover point

End of over 41 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 240/4
AC Voges    14* (16b 1x4)      PD Collingwood    8-0-41-1
SE Marsh    32* (30b)     

41.1

Flintoff to Voges, 1 run, drives to long on

41.2

Flintoff to Marsh, no run, good bouncer, ducked

41.3

Flintoff to Marsh, 1 run, drives to backward point, Collingwood throws and misses, when a direct hit would have resulted in the demise of Voges

41.4

Flintoff to Voges, no run, works to backward point

41.5

Flintoff to Voges, 2 runs, flicks a full ball off his toes for a couple

41.6

Flintoff to Voges, 1 run, plays to third man, easy run

End of over 42 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 245/4
AC Voges    18* (20b 1x4)      A Flintoff    9-0-39-1
SE Marsh    33* (32b)     

42.1

Collingwood to Voges, no run, pushes towards mid on

42.2

Collingwood to Voges, 2 runs, guides behind point, takes on Panesar and they get two

42.3

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, drives to long on

42.4

Collingwood to Marsh, 2 runs, lofts over mid wicket, 250 up in 192 minutes from 42.4 overs

42.5

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, tries to slog, inside edges onto his pad

42.6

Collingwood to Marsh, no run, tries to guide to 3rd man and misses, Jones fumbles

End of over 43 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 250/4
SE Marsh    35* (35b)      PD Collingwood    9-0-46-1
AC Voges    21* (23b 1x4)     

43.1

Flintoff to Voges, FOUR, clips off his toes to deep mid wicket , fine shot

43.2

Flintoff to Voges, 1 run, clips to mid wicket

43.3

Flintoff to Marsh, 2 runs, drives a full toss to deep point

43.4

Flintoff to Marsh, 1 wide, short one down leg, attempted pull and misses

43.4

Flintoff to Marsh, FOUR, sloapped over mid wicket, his first boundary, it went there like a rocket!

43.5

Flintoff to Marsh, no run, a bouncer, tries to avoid, follows him slightly hit on the gloves but falls safely

43.6

Flintoff to Marsh, FOUR, short again, pulls through mid wicket ala the old man

End of over 44 (16 runs) Prime Minister's XI 266/4
SE Marsh    45* (39b 2x4)      A Flintoff    10-0-55-1
AC Voges    26* (25b 2x4)     

44.1

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, pushes out to deep square leg

44.2

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, drives towards cover point

44.3

Collingwood to Voges, FOUR, lofts over mid wicket, well placed shot betweeen long on and square leg

44.4

Collingwood to Voges, FOUR, short, swept behind square leg another four

44.5

Collingwood to Voges, 1 run, short, cuts to deep point

44.6

Collingwood to Marsh, 1 run, pushes to mid on

End of over 45 (12 runs) Prime Minister's XI 278/4
SE Marsh    47* (41b 2x4)      PD Collingwood    10-0-58-1
AC Voges    36* (29b 4x4)     

45.1

Mahmood to Marsh, no run, defends

45.2

Mahmood to Marsh, FOUR, smashes it for a boundary to bring up his fifty in just 72 minutes from 42 balls with 3 fours

45.3

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 run

45.4

Mahmood to Voges, 2 runs, drives to long on

45.5

Mahmood to Voges, 1 run, drives to deep cover

45.6

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 wide, slower ball down the leg side

45.6

Mahmood to Marsh, (no ball) 2 runs, drives a NO BALL for a couple

45.6

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 run, guides to 3rd man

End of over 46 (13 runs) Prime Minister's XI 291/4
SE Marsh    55* (46b 3x4)      SI Mahmood    7-0-62-1
AC Voges    39* (31b 4x4)     

46.1

Anderson to Marsh, 1 run, pulls behind square leg for one

46.2

Anderson to Voges, OUT, pulls a ful toss to deep square leg, well held by Pietersen

AC Voges c Pietersen b Anderson 39 (43m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 121.87

46.3

Anderson to Marsh, 1 run, drives to deep point

46.4

Anderson to White, no run, pushes to point

46.5

Anderson to White, 1 run, pushes slowly into the off-side as the FOX SPORTS TICKER makes a return!!

46.6

Anderson to Marsh, 2 runs, drives wide of mid on

End of over 47 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 296/5
SE Marsh    59* (49b 3x4)      JM Anderson    9-1-50-1
CL White    1* (2b)     

47.1

Mahmood to White, 1 run, chips in the air over square leg

47.2

Mahmood to Marsh, 2 runs, lofts over the bowlers head for a couple

47.3

Mahmood to Marsh, FOUR, pulls one bounce over square leg, 300 up in 216 minutes from 47.3 overs

47.4

Mahmood to Marsh, FOUR, full, driven square for another boundary

47.5

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 run, drives to deep cover point

47.6

Mahmood to White, 1 run, drives to deep long on

England a bit slack in not getting their overs through in the alloted time

End of over 48 (13 runs) Prime Minister's XI 309/5
CL White    3* (4b)      SI Mahmood    8-0-75-1
SE Marsh    70* (53b 5x4)     

48.1

Anderson to White, SIX, slower ball, smashed over mid wicket, great hit

The ball hit the roof of a marquee and went out of the ground

48.2

Anderson to White, SIX, leg side full toss, flipped over long leg for another SIX

48.3

Anderson to White, 1 bye, a slower ball, has a swing and a miss, Jones fumbles as well

48.4

Anderson to Marsh, 1 run, square drives a full toss

48.5

Anderson to White, 2 runs, pulls out to deep mid wicket

48.6

Anderson to White, no run, has a swing and a miss at a half volley that just misses off stump

End of over 49 (16 runs) Prime Minister's XI 325/5
CL White    17* (9b 2x6)      JM Anderson    10-1-65-1
SE Marsh    71* (54b 5x4)     

49.1

Mahmood to Marsh, 1 run, drives off the outer half of the bat to 3rd man

49.2

Mahmood to White, no run, backs away and tries to loft over cover, but misses

49.3

Mahmood to White, (no ball) SIX, lofts over long on for his third six!!!!

49.3

Mahmood to White, 2 runs, slogged out to deep square leg

49.4

Mahmood to White, FOUR, short and a slower ball, pulled one bounce to the deep mid wicket area

49.5

Mahmood to White, 1 wide, down leg side - 350 a chance now

49.5

Mahmood to White, 1 run, inside edges a ball to short fine leg

49.6

Mahmood to Marsh, SIX, lofted over long on for another six and that's that after 50 overs - PM's XI 5/347

Match State: Innings Break Players

End of over 50 (22 runs) Prime Minister's XI 347/5
SE Marsh    78* (56b 5x4 1x6)      SI Mahmood    9-0-97-1
CL White    30* (14b 1x4 3x6)     
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Andrew Flintoff is bowled, Prime Minister's XI v England XI, tour game, Canberra, November 10, 2006

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Kevin Pietersen top-edges a pull-shot and is dismissed during the first Ashes tour match between the Australian Prime Minister's XI and England at Manuka Oval in Canberra, November 10, 2006

Kevin Pietersen top-edges a pull-shot and is dismissed

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