England tour of Australia, 2006/07 / Commentary

The Ashes - 2nd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 6 wickets

Overs 0-50

18.1

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, straight and blocked with suspicion by Ponting

18.2

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, turned behind on the leg but straight to the man there for that very shot

18.3

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, Ponting waits and drops it into the leg side with soft hands

18.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, good ball, Hussey can only block

18.5

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, and again, flat and little spin but Hussey can't get it away

18.6

Pietersen to Hussey, 1 run, short, thumped to Cook on the midwicket boundary

Australia 103/2   KP Pietersen 1-0-2-0

20.1

Pietersen to Ponting, 2 runs, Ponting comes down to meet that, chips it over midwicket and quick running means that they come back for an easy two

20.2

Pietersen to Ponting, no run, blocked

20.3

Pietersen to Ponting, 1 run, one step, driven up to mid-off

20.4

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, dropped into the off side and a momentary mix-up as fielders converge

20.5

Pietersen to Hussey, 2 runs, driven between cover and extra cover, again two there to the man in the deep

20.6

Pietersen to Hussey, no run, blocked, but the pressure off with each passing ball

Australia 114/2   KP Pietersen 2-0-7-0
Overs 0-50
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 2-5, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-28, 2006
Australia won by an innings and 99 runs
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 14-18, 2006
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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Dec 5, 2006

Newspapers report on England's Adelaide woes, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 5th day, December 5, 2006

Newspapers report on England's Adelaide woes

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Dec 5, 2006

A series of frames capture Andrew Flintoff's despair , England v Australia, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 5th day, December 5, 2006

A series of frames capture Andrew Flintoff's despair

© Philip Brown

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