England tour of Australia, 2006/07 / Commentary

The Ashes - 5th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 10 wickets

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

86.5

Lee to Read, no run, defended on the back foot

86.6

Lee to Read, no run, a touch wider than Lee would have liked and that's left alone easily

England 250/5   CMW Read 0* (2b)

87.3

McGrath to Read, no run, left alone outside off

87.4

McGrath to Read, no run, worked in front of square

87.5

McGrath to Read, no run, fired in and the ball bobbles up off his bat

87.6

McGrath to Read, no run, fired right up there on a good length and that's defended forward

England 251/5   CMW Read 0* (6b)

88.3

Lee to Read, no run, left alone outside off

88.3

Lee to Read, no run, left alone outside off

88.4

Lee to Read, 2 runs, a huge appeal for lbw for one which keeps low but he got an inside edge on it, a real sliver of an edge which just saves him - although, actually, height may have been a factor, there, too

88.4

Lee to Read, 2 runs, a huge appeal for lbw for one which keeps low but he got an inside edge on it, a real sliver of an edge which just saves him - although, actually, height may have been a factor, there, too

88.5

Lee to Read, OUT, no hiding place this time and he's gone! That one was too good, too fast and Read can't control it, flashing an edge through off the back foot. He could have left it, as it happened, given the ball swung away but it was all over with very quickly.

CMW Read c †Gilchrist b Lee 2 (13m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 22.22

England 258/6   CMW Read 2 (9b)
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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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Jan 5, 2007

Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath bid adieu having secured a 5-0 Ashes whitewash, Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, January 5, 2007

Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath bid adieu

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Jan 5, 2007

Damien Martyn joined his retiring team-mates, including Justin Langer, in the SCG dressing-rooms after the 5-0 Ashes win, Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney, January 5, 2007

Damien Martyn joined his retiring team-mates, including Justin Langer, in the SCG dressing-rooms after the 5-0 Ashes win

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