England tour of Australia, 2006/07 / Commentary

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 277 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

60.1

Bell to Ponting, no run, tidy ball first up, at medium pace, and that's defended

60.2

Bell to Ponting, 1 no ball, Bell just oversteps there as he adjusts to a rare bowl

60.2

Bell to Ponting, no run

60.3

Bell to Ponting, no run, a straight drive, Bell has no chance of stopping it but the longish mid-on runs round to stop it

60.4

Bell to Ponting, FOUR, chased a wide one and got a thick edge to bring up the 250 for Australia. That ball could have gone anywhere as it flies up into space

60.5

Bell to Ponting, (no ball) FOUR, worked off his legs just in front of midwicket, lovely shot

60.5

Bell to Ponting, 1 run, straight as a die, but a touch short, the batsman is quickly on to it, getting over the ball and easing it to midwicket

60.6

Bell to Hussey, 1 run, easy single

Australia 260/3   IR Bell 1-0-12-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200
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Australia won by 10 wickets
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Australia won by an innings and 99 runs
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Australia won by 206 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 1-5, 2006
Australia won by 6 wickets
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 23-27, 2006
Australia won by 277 runs
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Nov 27, 2006

Dad's Army: Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden and Glenn McGrath celebrate the win at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 27, 2006

Dad's Army: Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden and Glenn McGrath celebrate the win

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Nov 27, 2006

Glenn McGrath raises a stump in celebration after Australia trounce England at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 27, 2006

Glenn McGrath raises a stump in celebration after Australia trounce England at Brisbane

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