NatWest Series, 2005 / Wicket commentary

NatWest Series - 3rd match

England v Australia

England won by 3 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

11.1

Harmison to Gilchrist, OUT, gone! Gilchrist catches an edge chasing a wide delivery outside the off stump, taken comfortably by Jones behind the stumps, Australia one down

AC Gilchrist c †Jones b Harmison 26 (48m 32b 0x4 1x6) SR: 81.25

Australia 57/1   ML Hayden 28* (36b 2x4 1x6)   SJ Harmison 2.1-0-12-1

11.2

Harmison to Ponting, OUT, oh boy! gone first ball! pitched up on the stumps, Ponting gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps trying to play it away on the leg side, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Harmison on a hat-trick!

RT Ponting lbw b Harmison 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 57/2   ML Hayden 28* (36b 2x4 1x6)   SJ Harmison 2.2-0-12-2

11.4

Harmison to Martyn, OUT, another duck! short outside the off stump, Martyn goes after it, ball clips the edge and flies down to the third man region, Pietersen in the deep makes no mistake, Harmison on fire! Australia in all sorts of trouble here!

DR Martyn c Pietersen b Harmison 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 57/3   ML Hayden 28* (36b 2x4 1x6)   SJ Harmison 2.4-0-12-3

15.3

Harmison to Hayden, OUT, stunning catch! short delivery close to the off stump, Hayden stands tall and cuts it away in the air to the point region, Collingwood times his jump to perfection and plucks it out of thin air with his right hand

ML Hayden c Collingwood b Harmison 31 (71m 44b 2x4 1x6) SR: 70.45

Australia 63/4   MJ Clarke 3* (16b)   SJ Harmison 4.3-0-14-4

35.1

Lewis to Clarke, OUT, good length delivery close to the off stump line, Clarke ends up with a little inside edge on to the stumps trying to push it away on the off side, Lewis finally gets the breakthrough! Australia 5 down

MJ Clarke b Lewis 45 (92m 71b 2x4 1x6) SR: 63.38

Australia 168/5   MEK Hussey 61* (63b 9x4)   J Lewis 6.1-0-45-1

43.6

Harmison to Hussey, OUT, 5-for! slower delivery, ends up as an yorker, Hussey plays all over it and gets bowled, end of a fine innings

MEK Hussey b Harmison 84 (109m 83b 11x4 0x6) SR: 101.20

Australia 220/6   SR Watson 25* (35b 1x4 1x6)   SJ Harmison 9-0-31-5

44.1

Flintoff to Watson, OUT, bowled'm! excellent yorker, Watson was clueless, off stump is pegged back, Flintoff gets one to his name, Australia seven down!

SR Watson b Flintoff 25 (37m 36b 1x4 1x6) SR: 69.44

Australia 220/7   GB Hogg 0* (0b)   A Flintoff 8.1-1-29-1

48.5

Flintoff to Gillespie, OUT, fraction short, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, Gillespie swings across, ball clips the top-edge and goes straight up, Jones moves in and takes it comfortably, second wicket for Flintoff

JN Gillespie c †Jones b Flintoff 14 (19m 18b 1x4 1x6) SR: 77.77

Australia 244/8   GB Hogg 7* (10b)   A Flintoff 9.5-1-38-2

49.5

Gough to Kasprowicz, OUT, another good yorker! straight and on target, Kasprowicz makes room trying to get bat on ball but fails to make contact, ball crashes into the stumps, Australia 9 down

MS Kasprowicz b Gough 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Australia 248/9   GB Hogg 10* (13b)   D Gough 9.5-0-47-1
Tournament Results
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 2, 2005
Match tied
Australia v Bangladesh at Canterbury - Jun 30, 2005
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jun 28, 2005
No result
England v Bangladesh at Leeds - Jun 26, 2005
England won by 5 wickets (with 67 balls remaining)
Australia v Bangladesh at Manchester - Jun 25, 2005
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 186 balls remaining)
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Photos

Jun 19, 2005

Kevin Pietersen launches another boundary during his 91 from 65 balls, England v Australia, NatWest Series, Bristol, June 19

Kevin Pietersen launches another boundary

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Jun 19, 2005

Jason Gillespie tries to work out where things went wrong, England v Australia, NatWest Series, Bristol, June 19

Jason Gillespie tries to work out where things went wrong

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