Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Commentary

NatWest Challenge - 1st match

England v Australia

England won by 9 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

Match State: Match start scheduled for 10.45am local time (9.45am GMT) Hello and welcome to the Live commentary of Match 1 of the NatWest Challenge. Hello and welcome to the Live commentary of Match 1 of the NatWest Challenge. England have won the toss and elected to field. ICC's new one-day international rules on substitutes and fielding restrictions will be trialled for the first time. The super sub for Australia is Brad Hogg and for England it is Vikram Solanki. It is going to be mostly cloudy, Overcast with rain showers at times. The umpires for today MR Benson and RE Koertzen, the TV umpire is NJ Llong. The players are out there in the middle. Gilchrist to face Gough.

0.1

Gough to Gilchrist, FOUR, short on the stumps, Gilchrist on the back-foot drives it to the cover fence.

coming round the wicket.

0.2

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, hurrying Gilchrist, of the pads to the leg side.

0.3

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, turned to square leg.

0.4

Gough to Gilchrist, no run

0.5

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, beaten by a beauty from Gough, leaving Gilchrist.

0.6

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, beaten once again, going for a drive.

End of over 1 (4 runs) Australia 4/0
AC Gilchrist    4* (6b 1x4)      D Gough    1-0-4-0
ML Hayden    0* (0b)     

1.1

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, left alone.

1.2

SP Jones to Hayden, 1 run, turned away behind square leg.

1.3

SP Jones to Gilchrist, 2 runs, short pulled to deep square leg.

1.4

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run

1.5

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run

1.6

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run

End of over 2 (3 runs) Australia 7/0
AC Gilchrist    6* (10b 1x4)      SP Jones    1-0-3-0
ML Hayden    1* (2b)     

2.1

Gough to Hayden, no run

2.2

Gough to Hayden, no run

2.3

Gough to Hayden, no run

2.4

Gough to Hayden, no run

2.5

Gough to Hayden, no run

2.6

Gough to Hayden, no run, defended of the back-foot to mid-on.

End of over 3 (maiden) Australia 7/0
ML Hayden    1* (8b)      D Gough    2-1-4-0
AC Gilchrist    6* (10b 1x4)     

3.1

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, off the pad to leg side.

3.2

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, defended of the back-foot to the off side.

3.3

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, drifting down the leg side, not given a wide, looked like it brushed something

3.4

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, good swing away, Gilchirst has a go at it, gets beaten.

3.5

SP Jones to Gilchrist, 1 run, good length, Gilchrist drives, off the outside edge to the thirdman.

3.6

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, good length, inside edge onto the pads.

End of over 4 (1 run) Australia 8/0
ML Hayden    1* (9b)      SP Jones    2-0-4-0
AC Gilchrist    7* (15b 1x4)     

4.1

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, beaten.

4.2

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, beaten by the swing.

4.3

Gough to Gilchrist, FOUR, drifting onto middle and leg, Gilchrist glances it fine to the fine leg fence.

4.4

Gough to Gilchrist, FOUR, slightly pitched up, Gilchrist drives on the front foot to the extra-cover fence.

4.5

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, beaten by the movement.

4.6

Gough to Gilchrist, 2 wides, drifting down the leg side.

4.6

Gough to Hayden, no run, left alone outside off stump.

End of over 5 (10 runs) Australia 18/0
ML Hayden    1* (10b)      D Gough    3-1-14-0
AC Gilchrist    15* (20b 3x4)     

5.1

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, ball cutting in, off the pad to leg side.

5.2

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, full length, coming in, Gilchrist drives, gets beaten.

5.3

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, good length ball, defended on the front foot to the mid-off.

5.4

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, Gilchrist defends on the back-foot to mid-off.

5.5

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, coming in, left alone by Gilchrist.

5.6

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, pitched up, Gilchrist mistimes the drive to mid-on.

End of over 6 (maiden) Australia 18/0
AC Gilchrist    15* (26b 3x4)      SP Jones    3-1-4-0
ML Hayden    1* (10b)     

6.1

Gough to Hayden, no run, good length on the stumps, moving away, left alone.

6.2

Gough to Hayden, no run, short of length on the leg stump, off the pad to the off side.

6.3

Gough to Hayden, no run, short of length on the stumps, ball slightly coming in, Hayden leaves it alone.

6.4

Gough to Hayden, no run, movement away, too wide for Hayden to attempt a shot, left alone.

6.5

Gough to Hayden, 1 run, turned away behind the square leg.

6.6

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, defended to mid-off.

End of over 7 (1 run) Australia 19/0
AC Gilchrist    15* (27b 3x4)      D Gough    4-1-15-0
ML Hayden    2* (15b)     

7.1

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, pitched up, movement away, Hayden drives, gets beaten.

7.2

SP Jones to Hayden, 1 run, drifting onto middle and leg, played down to fine leg.

First warning for Jones running on the danger area.

7.3

SP Jones to Gilchrist, SIX, short, Gilchrist goes on the back-foot and pulls it over the mid-wicket fence .

7.4

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, full toss, driven to the extra-covers, fielded well by Strauss, diving to his left.

7.5

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, defended on the back-foot to the cover fielder.

7.6

SP Jones to Gilchrist, no run, turned to the midwicket fielder.

End of over 8 (7 runs) Australia 26/0
AC Gilchrist    21* (31b 3x4 1x6)      SP Jones    4-1-11-0
ML Hayden    3* (17b)     

8.1

Gough to Hayden, no run, a loud appeal, good length ball pitched in line with the stumps, coming in, Hayden on the front foot, leaves it alone, hits the pad. The height might have saved Hayden.

8.2

Gough to Hayden, 1 no ball, left alone.

8.2

Gough to Hayden, no run, left alone, a lot of movement away.

8.3

Gough to Hayden, no run, left alone once again by Hayden.

8.4

Gough to Hayden, no run, short of length pitched outside off stump, Hayden lets the ball go.

8.5

Gough to Hayden, no run, good length on the stumps, pushed to mid-on.

8.6

Gough to Hayden, no run, short of length on the stumps, ball coming in, left alone by Hayden.

End of over 9 (1 run) Australia 27/0
ML Hayden    3* (24b)      D Gough    5-1-16-0
AC Gilchrist    21* (31b 3x4 1x6)     

9.1

SP Jones to Gilchrist, 1 run, turned wide of the midwicket fielder.

9.2

SP Jones to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up, Hayden drives past the diving mid-on to the long-on fence.

9.3

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, short ball, Hayden pulls straight to Pietersen, in front of square leg.

9.4

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, short of length on the stumps, Hayden lefts the ball go outside off stump.

9.5

SP Jones to Hayden, no run, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, Hayden on the front foot, leaves it alone.

9.6

SP Jones to Hayden, FOUR, pitched up, Hayden drives down the ground to the long-off fence.

The first power play is over. The second power play is on for fielding restrictions.

End of over 10 (9 runs) Australia 36/0
ML Hayden    11* (29b 2x4)      SP Jones    5-1-20-0
AC Gilchrist    22* (32b 3x4 1x6)     

10.1

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, pitched outside off stump, hit on the pad, a loud appeal, turned down.

10.2

Gough to Gilchrist, 2 runs, short of length, drifting onto middle and leg, played to the long-leg, couple of runs taken.

10.3

Gough to Gilchrist, FOUR, pitched up, lofted drive to the long-on fence, ball rolls into the fence.

10.4

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, a good ball, angling in, ball goes between the bat to the keeper.

10.5

Gough to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, hits Gilchrist high on the pad and ball goes to the backward-point region.

10.6

Gough to Gilchrist, 1 wide, down the leg side.

10.6

Gough to Gilchrist, SIX, short, Gilchrist on the back-foot pulls it over the midwicket fence.

change in the bowling, Harmison replaces Jones.

End of over 11 (13 runs) Australia 49/0
AC Gilchrist    34* (38b 4x4 2x6)      D Gough    6-1-29-0
ML Hayden    11* (29b 2x4)     

11.1

Harmison to Hayden, 1 run, short ball, Hayden pulls it to the fine leg, once bounce to Gough.

11.2

Harmison to Gilchrist, no run, short ball, defended to the midwicket region.

11.3

Harmison to Gilchrist, no run, short ball, Gilchrist pulls, inside edge onto the pads.

11.4

Harmison to Gilchrist, 1 run, short ball, pulled to the long-leg fielder.

11.5

Harmison to Hayden, no run, short of length, off the pad to the slips.

11.6

Harmison to Hayden, no run

Flintoff to bowl now.

End of over 12 (2 runs) Australia 51/0
ML Hayden    12* (32b 2x4)      SJ Harmison    1-0-2-0
AC Gilchrist    35* (41b 4x4 2x6)     

12.1

Flintoff to Gilchrist, 1 wide, starts of with a wide down the leg side.

12.1

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, coming in, off the pad to the square leg region.

12.2

Flintoff to Gilchrist, 1 wide, down the leg side, trying to cramp Gilchrist.

12.2

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run, turned to the midwicket region.

12.3

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run, short ball, Gilchrist pulls, off the pad to the off side.

12.4

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run

12.5

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run

12.6

Flintoff to Gilchrist, 1 wide

12.6

Flintoff to Gilchrist, no run, defended on the back-foot to the off side.

End of over 13 (3 runs) Australia 54/0
AC Gilchrist    35* (47b 4x4 2x6)      A Flintoff    1-0-3-0
ML Hayden    12* (32b 2x4)     

13.1

Harmison to Hayden, 1 wide, short and wide down the leg side, too wide.

13.1

Harmison to Hayden, no run, short on the stumps, leaving the batsman, left alone.

13.2

Harmison to Hayden, no run, short, down the leg side, off the pad to Pietersen at square leg, who shys at the non-strikers end.

13.3

Harmison to Hayden, no run, short ball, Hayden mistimes the pull to the square leg region.

13.4

Harmison to Hayden, no run, wonderful ball, pitched on the stumps and moving away, Hayden beaten.

13.5

Harmison to Hayden, no run, short of length on the stumps, moving away, Hayden leaves it alone outside off stump.

13.6

Harmison to Hayden, no run, left alone.

End of over 14 (1 run) Australia 55/0
ML Hayden    12* (38b 2x4)      SJ Harmison    2-0-3-0
AC Gilchrist    35* (47b 4x4 2x6)     

14.1

Flintoff to Gilchrist, 3 runs, nicely timed by Gilchrist to the cover fence, fielder chases the ball and stops it in, saved a run.

14.2

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, defended to the on side.

14.3

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, good length ball, left alone by Hayden.

14.4

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, left alone.

14.5

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, left alone once again.

14.6

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, good leave by Hayden, pitched on the stumps, coming in.

Second Powerplay is over. England going in for the final Powerplay.

End of over 15 (3 runs) Australia 58/0
ML Hayden    12* (43b 2x4)      A Flintoff    2-0-6-0
AC Gilchrist    38* (48b 4x4 2x6)     

15.1

Harmison to Gilchrist, no run, short of length, pitched outside off stump, off the pad to the slips.

15.2

Harmison to Gilchrist, FOUR, short ball, Gilchrist pulls, mistimes it a bit, ball rolls into the midwicket fence.

15.3

Harmison to Gilchrist, OUT, down the leg side, pitched outside leg stump, Gilchrist tries to pull, ball takes the edge to Jones behind the wicket, who takes the catch to his left.

AC Gilchrist c †GO Jones b Harmison 42 (68m 51b 5x4 2x6) SR: 82.35

15.4

Harmison to Ponting, 1 run, short, Ponting plays it past the gully region.

15.5

Harmison to Hayden, 1 run, played down to the fine leg region.

15.6

Harmison to Ponting, no run, short of length, Ponting moves into the line and lets the ball go.

End of over 16 (6 runs) Australia 64/1
RT Ponting    1* (2b)      SJ Harmison    3-0-9-1
ML Hayden    13* (44b 2x4)     

16.1

Flintoff to Hayden, no run, good length ball on the stumps, pushed to mid-off.

16.2

Flintoff to Hayden, FOUR, sliced away by Hayden, to the point fence, Collingwood dives, fails to stop the ball.

16.3

Flintoff to Hayden, OUT, short ball, Hadyen mistimes a pull straight to Pietersen in front of square leg, who takes the catch.

ML Hayden c Pietersen b Flintoff 17 (75m 47b 3x4 0x6) SR: 36.17

16.4

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short of length, Martyn leaves it alone.

16.5

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short of length, coming in, Martyn goes back and lets the ball go to the keeper.

16.6

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short of length, ball coming in, Martyn on the back-foot, gets beaten.

End of over 17 (4 runs) Australia 68/2
DR Martyn    0* (3b)      A Flintoff    3-0-10-1
RT Ponting    1* (2b)     

17.1

Harmison to Ponting, 1 wide, outside the off stump.

17.1

Harmison to Ponting, no run, good length ball, Ponting gets into the line and defends to the backward-point region.

17.2

Harmison to Ponting, no run, short ball, Ponting getting out of the pull shot, to let the ball go.

17.3

Harmison to Ponting, no run, short ball once again, Ponting once again on the pull, just pulls out, ball hits the bat and falls down on the pitch.

17.4

Harmison to Ponting, no run, a full toss, surprising Ponting, ball takes the edge to the keeper on the bounce.

17.5

Harmison to Ponting, no run, good ball this time, beats Ponting, who plays forward.

17.6

Harmison to Ponting, no run, good length ball, coming in, Ponting moves forward and lets the ball go.

End of over 18 (1 run) Australia 69/2
RT Ponting    1* (8b)      SJ Harmison    4-0-10-1
DR Martyn    0* (3b)     

18.1

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, Martyn on the back-foot, plays to the gully fielder.

18.2

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short of length, coming in, Martyn on the back-foot, lets the ball go.

18.3

Flintoff to Martyn, 2 runs, nicely timed past the backward-point region to the deep.

18.4

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, bouncer, Martyn ducks under it.

18.5

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short and rising, ball hits the glove, Played well by Martyn, ball falls short of the gully fielder.

18.6

Flintoff to Martyn, 3 runs, Martyn from the crease, times the shot to the deep extra-cover region, Vaughan chases the ball and stops the ball, saves a run.

End of over 19 (5 runs) Australia 74/2
DR Martyn    5* (9b)      A Flintoff    4-0-15-1
RT Ponting    1* (8b)     

19.1

Harmison to Martyn, no run, defended back to Harmison.

19.2

Harmison to Martyn, no run, short of length, Martyn defends on the back-foot to the leg side.

19.3

Harmison to Martyn, 1 run, short ball, Martyn slashes, ball takes the edge over the slips, one bounce to Gough at thirdman.

19.4

Harmison to Ponting, no run, pushed to mid-on.

19.5

Harmison to Ponting, no run, beaten by a beauty, Ponting playing from the crease.

19.6

Harmison to Ponting, FOUR, short ball, Ponting on the back-foot pulls it to the square leg fence, absolutely nailed it.

That's the end of Powerplay.

End of over 20 (5 runs) Australia 79/2
RT Ponting    5* (11b 1x4)      SJ Harmison    5-0-15-1
DR Martyn    6* (12b)     

20.1

Flintoff to Martyn, FOUR, short, Martyn cuts it to the point fence.

20.2

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, Martyn slashes at a short ball, gets beaten.

20.3

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, defended to Pietersen at point.

20.4

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 no ball, Flintoff overstepping.

20.4

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short outside off stump, Martyn moves into the line and lets the ball go.

20.5

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short once again, Martyn lets the ball go.

20.6

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, beaten by the movement.

End of over 21 (5 runs) Australia 84/2
DR Martyn    10* (19b 1x4)      A Flintoff    5-0-20-1
RT Ponting    5* (11b 1x4)     

21.1

Harmison to Ponting, no run, short of length, ball zipping in, Ponting moves forward and lets the ball go, ball hits his body and falls on the off side.

21.2

Harmison to Ponting, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the off side, quick run taken.

21.3

Harmison to Martyn, FOUR, short ball, Martyn cuts past the point fielder to the fence.

21.4

Harmison to Martyn, FOUR, short ball, Martyn pulls to the midwicket fence.

21.5

Harmison to Martyn, 1 run, short of length, defended to the on side, quick single taken.

21.6

Harmison to Ponting, 1 run, short of length, Ponting defends to the off side and takes off for a quick single.

Jones back on.

End of over 22 (11 runs) Australia 95/2
RT Ponting    6* (14b 1x4)      SJ Harmison    6-0-25-1
DR Martyn    19* (22b 3x4)     

22.1

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, good ball, coming in, Ponting drives, gets beaten.

22.2

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, good ball once again, pitched outside off stump and moving away, Ponting moves forward and pushes at the ball, gets beaten.

22.3

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, short ball, Ponting mistimes the pull back to Jones.

22.4

SP Jones to Ponting, 1 run, short of length, Ponting defends in front of the backward-point region, Collingwood runs in and fields the ball, cannot prevent the single.

22.5

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, defended to mid-on.

22.6

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, short of length, Martyn keeps it down to Collingwood at the backward-point region.

Collingwood coming on now.

End of over 23 (1 run) Australia 96/2
DR Martyn    19* (24b 3x4)      SP Jones    6-1-21-0
RT Ponting    7* (18b 1x4)     

23.1

Collingwood to Ponting, no run, short of length, defended to the off side.

23.2

Collingwood to Ponting, FOUR, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, Ponting drives on the up, wide of the mid-off fielder to the extra-cover fence.

23.3

Collingwood to Ponting, 1 run, played to the vacant midwicket region.

23.4

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump.

23.5

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, short of length, Martyn on the back-foot plays to backward-point region.

23.6

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 wide, outside off stump.

23.6

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump.

End of over 24 (6 runs) Australia 102/2
DR Martyn    19* (27b 3x4)      PD Collingwood    1-0-6-0
RT Ponting    12* (21b 2x4)     

24.1

SP Jones to Ponting, 2 runs, short ball, Ponting pulls, mistimes a bit to the deep midwicket region.

24.2

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, good length ball outside off stump, Ponting defends on the front foot to mid-off.

24.3

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, good length ball, coming in, Ponting leaves it alone.

24.4

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, wide outside off stump, Ponting leaves it alone.

24.5

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, short of length, Ponting drives off the back-foot straight to the backward-point fielder.

24.6

SP Jones to Ponting, no run, left alone outside off stump.

Solanki on the field for Harmison.

End of over 25 (2 runs) Australia 104/2
RT Ponting    14* (27b 2x4)      SP Jones    7-1-23-0
DR Martyn    19* (27b 3x4)     

25.1

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, left alone outside off stump.

25.2

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, good length ball, pitched on the stumps and swinging away, defended to the off side.

25.3

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, good length ball, defended on the front foot back to bowler.

25.4

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, swing again, good ball, Martyn defends on the front foot to the off side.

25.5

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, short of length, Martyn forces the ball off the back-foot to the deep extra-cover region.

25.6

Collingwood to Ponting, no run, defended to the off side.

End of over 26 (1 run) Australia 105/2
RT Ponting    14* (28b 2x4)      PD Collingwood    2-0-7-0
DR Martyn    20* (32b 3x4)     

26.1

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, good ball, ball nipping back of the length, ball hits Martyn high on the pad.

26.2

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, pitched wide outside off stump, too wide for Martyn to play at it, leaves it alone.

26.3

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, played to the backward-point fielder.

26.4

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, a loud appeal for caught behind, short ball, Martyn cuts, gets beaten, looked like an edge, there was a noise, turned down by the Umpire.

26.5

SP Jones to Martyn, no run

26.6

SP Jones to Martyn, 1 wide, wide down the leg side.

26.6

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, a beauty, Martyn playing from the crease, ball pitched outside off stump, moving slightly away, gets beaten.

End of over 27 (1 run) Australia 106/2
DR Martyn    20* (38b 3x4)      SP Jones    8-1-24-0
RT Ponting    14* (28b 2x4)     

27.1

Collingwood to Ponting, 1 wide, drifting down the leg side.

27.1

Collingwood to Ponting, no run, good length ball, pushed to the left of Solanki at backward-point, who stops the ball to his left.

27.2

Collingwood to Ponting, OUT, short ball, Ponting on the back-foot pulls, mistimes the shot to Pietersen at deep midwicket region, who takes the catch low down.

RT Ponting c Pietersen b Collingwood 14 (49m 30b 2x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

new batsman Symonds comes in.

27.3

Collingwood to Symonds, no run, short of length, moving away, Symonds lets the ball go.

27.4

Collingwood to Symonds, no run, short of length a bit wide, Symonds cuts, gets beaten.

27.5

Collingwood to Symonds, 1 run, pitched up, Symonds drives to the point region, an easy run taken.

Symonds off the mark.

27.6

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, played down to the thirdman region.

End of over 28 (3 runs) Australia 109/3
DR Martyn    21* (39b 3x4)      PD Collingwood    3-0-10-1
A Symonds    1* (3b)     

28.1

SP Jones to Martyn, no run

28.2

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, short of length, pitched outside off stump, coming in, left alone by Martyn.

28.3

SP Jones to Martyn, 1 run, short ball, Martyn cuts, ball takes the edge to Trescothick, who does well to prevent more than a single.

28.4

SP Jones to Symonds, no run, edge to the slip on the bounce, Symonds tries to bat at the last moment.

28.5

SP Jones to Symonds, 1 wide, outside off stump.

28.5

SP Jones to Symonds, 1 run, pitched up, Symonds pushes to mid-off and takes off for a quick single.

28.6

SP Jones to Martyn, no run, good length ball, coming in, Martyn on the back-foot lets the ball go.

End of over 29 (3 runs) Australia 112/3
DR Martyn    22* (43b 3x4)      SP Jones    9-1-27-0
A Symonds    2* (5b)     

29.1

Collingwood to Symonds, no run, short of length, Symonds steps and smashes the ball to mid-off.

29.2

Collingwood to Symonds, FOUR, a wonderful shot played by Symonds, who runs the ball to the thirdman fence, played very late.

29.3

Collingwood to Symonds, no run, good length ball pitched on the stumps, hits the pad of Symonds, a loud appeal, turned down, looked close.

29.4

Collingwood to Symonds, no run

29.5

Collingwood to Symonds, OUT, good outswinger, Symonds drives on the up, ball takes the outside edge straight to Trescothick at Gully, who takes the catch.

A Symonds c Trescothick b Collingwood 6 (9m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

29.6

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, pitched up, Clarke drives to the deep extra-cover region.

Jones for his final over.

End of over 30 (5 runs) Australia 117/4
MJ Clarke    1* (1b)      PD Collingwood    4-0-15-2
DR Martyn    22* (43b 3x4)     

30.1

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, defended to the backward-point region.

30.2

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, swings in the air, outside the off stump and tempting batsman to go for a shot, got beaten

30.3

SP Jones to Clarke, no run

30.4

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, wide and short, no need to play that, very close to be call wide

30.5

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, short and raising delivery, defended on the backfoot

30.6

SP Jones to Clarke, 1 run, pitched off stump line, played to third man and easy single

Jones finished his spell and here come Sloanki to replace Jones

End of over 31 (1 run) Australia 118/4
MJ Clarke    2* (7b)      SP Jones    10-1-28-0
DR Martyn    22* (43b 3x4)     

31.1

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 leg bye, on the legs, flicks it and got in pads

31.2

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, fuller length, driven straight to sweeper cover

31.3

Collingwood to Clarke, OUT, Got'em! pitched on line and moving in, Clarke shuffle across and went for wild swing, got beaten and ball heading for its target to unearth the off stump

MJ Clarke b Collingwood 2 (6m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 22.22

31.4

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, left alone outisde the off stump ball

31.5

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, swinging away, beaten by the pace

31.6

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, beaten again

Flintoff back into the attack

End of over 32 (2 runs) Australia 120/5
MEK Hussey    0* (3b)      PD Collingwood    5-0-16-3
DR Martyn    23* (44b 3x4)     

32.1

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, beaten outside the off stump

32.2

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, outside the off and left alone

32.3

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, guided to thrid man and eay single

32.4

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, left alone again

32.5

Flintoff to Hussey, 2 runs, on the leg stump, turned away to fine leg and quick run taken

32.6

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, defended to off side

End of over 33 (3 runs) Australia 123/5
MEK Hussey    2* (6b)      A Flintoff    6-0-23-1
DR Martyn    24* (47b 3x4)     

33.1

Collingwood to Martyn, no run

33.2

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, on the line and short ball, defended to onside

33.3

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, short and wide, cut away to deep point

33.4

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, left alone

33.5

Collingwood to Hussey, 1 run, driven to mid-off and quick single taken

33.6

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, played to backward point on the backfoot

End of over 34 (3 runs) Australia 126/5
DR Martyn    26* (51b 3x4)      PD Collingwood    6-0-19-3
MEK Hussey    3* (8b)     

34.1

Flintoff to Martyn, 2 leg byes, drifting down the leg, raps the pad and rolls down the leg side, poor fielding allows the batsmen to take another single

34.2

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 wide, down the leg side

34.2

Flintoff to Martyn, no run

34.3

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run

34.4

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, defended to on side

34.5

Flintoff to Hussey, 2 runs, turned to square leg

34.6

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, quicker one, beaten

End of over 35 (6 runs) Australia 132/5
MEK Hussey    5* (11b)      A Flintoff    7-0-27-1
DR Martyn    27* (54b 3x4)     

35.1

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, left alone out side the off stump

Prior on the field for Pietersen.

35.2

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, defended to the on side.

35.3

Collingwood to Martyn, 3 runs, pitched up, Martyn drives on the front foot past the diving short covers to the deep extra-cover region, Gough does well to stop the ball.

35.4

Collingwood to Hussey, 2 runs, turned to the deep midwicket region.

35.5

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, pushed to the extra-cover region.

35.6

Collingwood to Hussey, no run, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, left alone.

End of over 36 (5 runs) Australia 137/5
MEK Hussey    7* (14b)      PD Collingwood    7-0-24-3
DR Martyn    30* (57b 3x4)     

36.1

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short and rising delivery, Martyn jumps, pushes at the ball, beaten.

36.2

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, short of length, Martyn makes room, Flintoff follows him, Played to the deep midwicket region.

36.3

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, good length ball, beaten.

36.4

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, left alone outside off stump.

36.5

Flintoff to Hussey, 1 run, short of length on the leg stump, turned to the vacant square leg region.

36.6

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, full length ball, Martyn guides it down to the thridman region.

End of over 37 (3 runs) Australia 140/5
DR Martyn    32* (60b 3x4)      A Flintoff    8-0-30-1
MEK Hussey    8* (17b)     

37.1

Collingwood to Martyn, 2 runs, short of length, Martyn on the back-foot forces the ball to the deep extra-cover region.

37.2

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, good length ball on the stumps and moving away, Martyn defends to the backward-point fielder.

37.3

Collingwood to Martyn, 1 run, Martyn drives, Solanki takes the pace of the ball, ball goes to long-off.

37.4

Collingwood to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey pushes to the deep extra-cover region.

37.5

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, good length ball, Martyn defends to Solanki at extra-covers.

37.6

Collingwood to Martyn, no run, good length ball, Martyn pushes at the ball, takes the inside edge onto the pad s and falls on the off side.

Harmison comes on.

End of over 38 (4 runs) Australia 144/5
DR Martyn    35* (65b 3x4)      PD Collingwood    8-0-28-3
MEK Hussey    9* (18b)     

38.1

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short of length, pitched outside off stump and moving away, Hussey lets the ball go.

38.2

Harmison to Hussey, FOUR, short ball, Hussey cuts, ball takes the outside edge off the bat, one bounce into the thirdman fence.

38.3

Harmison to Hussey, no run, defended down the pitch.

38.4

Harmison to Hussey, no run, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, left alone.

38.5

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short ball, Hussey on the back-foot plays to the backward-point fielder.

38.6

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short and rising of a good length, left alone by Hussey outside off stump.

Gough replaces Collingwood.

End of over 39 (4 runs) Australia 148/5
MEK Hussey    13* (24b 1x4)      SJ Harmison    7-0-29-1
DR Martyn    35* (65b 3x4)     

39.1

Gough to Martyn, no run, short of length, ball keeps a bit low, Martyn playing from the crease gets beaten.

39.2

Gough to Martyn, 1 run, short of length, pitched outside off stump, Martyn tries to play to the on side, ball takes the leading edge to the sweeper cover.

39.3

Gough to Hussey, 1 run, turned away behind to short fine leg.

39.4

Gough to Martyn, 1 run, pitched up, driven down the ground to long-off.

39.5

Gough to Hussey, no run, pitched outside off stump, moving away, Hussey moves forward and lets the ball go.

39.6

Gough to Hussey, no run, short on the stumps and moving away, Hussey pulls, gets beaten.

End of over 40 (3 runs) Australia 151/5
MEK Hussey    14* (27b 1x4)      D Gough    7-1-32-0
DR Martyn    37* (68b 3x4)     

40.1

Harmison to Martyn, 1 wide, way down the leg side.

40.1

Harmison to Martyn, FOUR, short ball, Martyn has plenty of time to guide the ball to the thirdman fence, two bounces into the fence.

40.2

Harmison to Martyn, 1 run, short ball, cut to the deep backward-point region.

40.3

Harmison to Hussey, 1 run, ball on the leg stump, turned to the fine leg region.

40.4

Harmison to Martyn, 1 run, short of length, Martyn defends to the backward-point region, Collingwood fields and shys at the stumps at the nonstriker's end.

40.5

Harmison to Hussey, no run, again Collingwood in action, fielded well to his left, after Hussey cuts the ball.

40.6

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short of length, Hussey defends, bat falls of his hands onto the pitch, no damage done.

End of over 41 (8 runs) Australia 159/5
MEK Hussey    15* (30b 1x4)      SJ Harmison    8-0-37-1
DR Martyn    43* (71b 4x4)     

41.1

Collingwood to Martyn, OUT, good length ball, moving away, Martyn tries to guide the ball to the thirdman, ball takes the edge to Keeper, who takes a good catch, standing close to the stumps.

DR Martyn c †GO Jones b Collingwood 43 (104m 71b 4x4 0x6) SR: 60.56

41.2

Collingwood to Watson, no run

41.3

Collingwood to Watson, 1 run, played down to the thirdman.

41.4

Collingwood to Hussey, 1 run, pitched up, pushed to mid-on.

41.5

Collingwood to Watson, no run, good length ball, swinging away, pushed to the extra-cover fielder.

41.6

Collingwood to Watson, no run, short of length, moving away, Watson tries to guide it to thirdman, gets beaten.

End of over 42 (2 runs) Australia 161/6
SR Watson    1* (4b)      PD Collingwood    9-0-30-4
MEK Hussey    16* (31b 1x4)     

42.1

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short ball, Hussey cuts, gets beaten.

42.2

Harmison to Hussey, no run, beaten by the movement, short of length, pitched outside off stump.

42.3

Harmison to Hussey, no run, left alone outside offstump.

42.4

Harmison to Hussey, no run, short of length, defended on the back-foot down the pitch to Harmison.

42.5

Harmison to Hussey, 1 run, slower ball, pitched up, turned away to deep backward-square leg region.

42.6

Harmison to Watson, no run, short ball, a bouncer, Watson lets the ball go.

End of over 43 (1 run) Australia 162/6
SR Watson    1* (5b)      SJ Harmison    9-0-38-1
MEK Hussey    17* (36b 1x4)     

43.1

Collingwood to Hussey, 1 run, short of length, Hussey plays it down to the thirdman region.

43.2

Collingwood to Watson, no run, short of length on the stumps, moving away, Watson keeps it down.

43.3

Collingwood to Watson, 1 run, pitched up, swinging away, Watson drives to Gough at long-off..

43.4

Collingwood to Hussey, 1 run, good length ball, Hussey turns the ball around, ball goes over the midwicket to the deep

43.5

Collingwood to Watson, no run, mitimed drive to extra-covers.

43.6

Collingwood to Watson, 1 run, driven to long-off.

Collingwood finishes his spell.

End of over 44 (4 runs) Australia 166/6
SR Watson    3* (9b)      PD Collingwood    10-0-34-4
MEK Hussey    19* (38b 1x4)     

44.1

Harmison to Watson, no run, good length ball, pitched outside off stump, Watson moves forward and lets the ball go.

44.2

Harmison to Watson, 1 leg bye, short ball, hits Watson high on the body, they run for a leg bye.

44.3

Harmison to Hussey, 1 run, quick single taken to the midwicket, turned away.

44.4

Harmison to Watson, no run, good length ball, driven back to Harmison, who fails to collect the ball.

44.5

Harmison to Watson, OUT, short ball, Watson pulls, mistimes the shot, Strauss runs in from deep square leg region and takes a good running catch at the deep midwicket region.

SR Watson c Strauss b Harmison 3 (13m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.07

44.6

Harmison to Hussey, no run

End of over 45 (2 runs) Australia 168/7
MEK Hussey    20* (40b 1x4)      SJ Harmison    10-0-39-2
B Lee    0* (0b)     

45.1

Gough to Lee, no run

45.2

Gough to Lee, 4 leg byes, drifting down the leg side, off the pad to the fine leg fence.

45.3

Gough to Lee, 2 leg byes, again drifting down the leg side, off the pad, this time Jones gets a hand to it, couple of runs to fine leg.

45.4

Gough to Lee, no run, beaten outside off stump.

45.5

Gough to Lee, 2 byes, beaten outside off stump, Jones defelects to the thirdman region.

45.6

Gough to Lee, 1 run, played to the thirdman region.

End of over 46 (9 runs) Australia 177/7
B Lee    1* (6b)      D Gough    8-1-33-0
MEK Hussey    20* (40b 1x4)     

46.1

Flintoff to Lee, no run, beaten outside off stump, trying to guide the ball to the thirdman.

46.2

Flintoff to Lee, 1 run, played down to the thirdman region.

46.3

Flintoff to Hussey, 1 run, yorker, well dug out by Hussey to the deep backward square leg region.

46.4

Flintoff to Lee, FOUR, short of length, Lee makes room and thrashes the ball between extra-cover and mid-off to the extra-cover fence.

46.5

Flintoff to Lee, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the leg side.

46.6

Flintoff to Hussey, 1 wide, full and wide outside off stump.

46.6

Flintoff to Hussey, no run, good length on the stumps, defended to Collingwood at backward-point region, who runs into prevent the single.

End of over 47 (8 runs) Australia 185/7
MEK Hussey    21* (42b 1x4)      A Flintoff    9-0-37-1
B Lee    6* (10b 1x4)     

47.1

Gough to Lee, no run, short of length, Lee tries to hoick the ball to the fence, gets beaten.

47.2

Gough to Lee, no run, short ball, Lee trying to make room, Gough follows him, defended to the on side.

47.3

Gough to Lee, no run, short of length, Lee tries again to hoick it, beaten once again.

47.4

Gough to Lee, no run, short ball, Lee pushes off the back-foot to the point fielder.

47.5

Gough to Lee, no run, Lee tries a big shot once again, gets beaten, good bowling by Gough.

47.6

Gough to Lee, FOUR, short ball, this time Lee makes room and slices the ball, one bounce into the thirdman fence.

End of over 48 (4 runs) Australia 189/7
B Lee    10* (16b 2x4)      D Gough    9-1-37-0
MEK Hussey    21* (42b 1x4)     

48.1

Flintoff to Hussey, FOUR, pitched up, Hussey lofts it to the long-on fence.

48.2

Flintoff to Hussey, FOUR, fine leg up, pitched up, Hussey makes room and drives, ball takes the edge to the fine leg fence.

48.3

Flintoff to Hussey, FOUR, pitched up once again, Hussey lofts it to the cover fence, one bounce into the fence.

48.4

Flintoff to Hussey, 2 runs, played wide off the thirdman.

48.5

Flintoff to Hussey, 2 runs, pitched up, Hussey pushes to the deep point region.

48.6

Flintoff to Hussey, 1 run, good ball, Hussey too early into the shot, gets the edge to the thirdman region.

coming round the wicket.

End of over 49 (17 runs) Australia 206/7
MEK Hussey    38* (48b 4x4)      A Flintoff    10-0-54-1
B Lee    10* (16b 2x4)     

49.1

Gough to Hussey, 1 run, slower ball, played down to the thirdman region.

49.2

Gough to Lee, 1 run, pitched up, Lee drives it down the ground to long-off.

49.3

Gough to Hussey, SIX, short ball, Hussey pulls on the front foot over the midwicket fence.

49.4

Gough to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey steps out, outside edge.

over the wicket for Lee.

49.5

Gough to Lee, FOUR, pitched up, Lee drives it to the cover fence.

49.6

Gough to Lee, no run, short ball, Lee tries a pull, gets beaten.

England require 220 to win this. Please join us again after the break. For news and bulletin please log on to www.cricinfo.com Match State: Innings Break Welcome back for the England chase. Solanki is the supersub for England, who replaced Simon Jones in the field earlier. Australians on the field now. Trescothick to face Lee Two slips and gully in place.

End of over 50 (13 runs) Australia 219/7
B Lee    15* (19b 3x4)      D Gough    10-1-50-0
MEK Hussey    46* (51b 4x4 1x6)     
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