England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 23-27, 2006
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by 277 runs
23,24,25,26,27 November 2006 (5-day match)
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67.1

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, squeezed into the leg-side this time and the batsmen jog through easily

67.2

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, cries of "Catch it" from the bowler, but there was no bat or glove involved as the ball pops behind

67.3

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, that one found the gap

67.4

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, tickled behind square and the batsmen run through quickly, with Ponting very quick off the mark - running almost as soon as he'd struck the ball

67.5

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, that's a fuller length and dug out by the batsman

67.6

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, "Bowled, Kev, bowled," go the cries and indeed Kev did bowl the ball. It wasn't a bad one either, forcing the batsman to defend

Australia 286/3   KP Pietersen 1-0-3-0
69.1

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, driven up to the man two-thirds back at mid-off

69.2

Pietersen to Ponting, 2 runs, glanced delicately fine

69.3

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, turned behind square on the leg and Jones leaps to recover a wild throw

69.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, outside off stump, left alone and it makes Jones think as it leaps off a length

69.5

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, much the same. No need for Hussey to bother with these

69.6

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, short, pulled from outside off stump but not timed and it bobbles into the leg side

Australia 293/3   KP Pietersen 2-0-8-0
71.1

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, wide and left alone. Here we go again

71.2

Pietersen to Hussey, 2 runs, slight outside edge as Hussey drives and it squirts behind square on the off to bring up the 100 partnership

71.3

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, wide and left once more

71.4

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, cut straight to point

71.5

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, Ponting turns it behind on the leg side and starts off for a single put a crisp "No" from Hussey ends that thought

71.6

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, driven for an easy one to bring up the 300

Australia 300/3   KP Pietersen 3-0-12-0
73.1

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, whoa! Real ripper, turns past Hussey's outside edge. It turned too much

73.2

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, Hussey can leave that as Pietersen doesn't have one that comes back into the left hander

73.3

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, same again

73.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, loud shout as it hits Hussey on the pads. Nobody seriously interested ...

73.5

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, short and pulled square on the leg side

73.6

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, On the spot and no chance of a run

Australia 307/3   KP Pietersen 4-0-13-0
75.1

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, enough turn there to get the close fielders excited

75.2

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, big ripper but too short and controlled cut to the sweeper on the cover boundary

75.3

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, another sign of big turn

75.4

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, Ponting turns straight to Strauss at short square leg

75.5

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, turns it past a half drive and into Ponting's pads

75.6

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, driven to mid-off

Australia 310/3   KP Pietersen 5-0-15-0
77.1

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, classic forward defensive shot

77.2

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, Ponting shapes to turn to leg but doesn't quite get everything in the right place

77.3

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, driven lackadaisically down the ground to long-on

77.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, nothing doing from a straight ball

77.5

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, drifts down the leg side and a nudged single brings Hussey his fifty. A solid rather than spectacular innings but he's given Ponting excellent support

77.5

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, drifts down the leg side and a nudged single brings Hussey his fifty. A solid rather than spectacular innings but he's given Ponting excellent support

77.6

Pietersen to Ponting, 2 runs, over corrects and too leg-side for the right hander and the net result is much the same

Australia 317/3   KP Pietersen 6-0-19-0
79.1

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, a long spell for KP and he's justified it

79.2

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, lovely flight and well dug out

79.3

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, semi appeal but no one seems sure what for, especially those making the appeal

79.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, wide and left alone

79.5

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, same again. The last two didn't move a millimeter

79.6

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, but that one really turned, zipping past Hussey's defensive prod

Australia 320/3   KP Pietersen 7-1-19-0
81.1

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, turned to leg, no runs as fielders converge

81.2

Pietersen to Ponting, 2 runs, neatly turned fine into the shadows of the stands at fine leg

81.3

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, similar shot but not nearly as fine, still enough to beat the fielder

81.4

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, driven past short extra cover who's half dive is rather tired

81.5

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, waited for it and cut into the covers

81.6

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, good length and patted away

Australia 326/3   KP Pietersen 8-1-24-0
83.1

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, more of the same from Pietersen, some turn but little threat

83.2

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, placed into the covers but too close to point for a single

83.3

Pietersen to Hussey, no run

83.4

Pietersen to Hussey, FOUR, superbly-placed sweep, too full and the fielders in the deep bisected with mathematical precision

83.5

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, plopped into the off side

83.6

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, crouching defensive stroke

Australia 332/3   KP Pietersen 9-1-28-0
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