Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Commentary

The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 239 runs

Overs 0-50

12.6

Harmison to Martyn, 2 runs, just short of a length and outside the off, Martyn waits on the ball and caresses it through the off side for a brace to get off the mark

Australia 57/2   DR Martyn 2* (1b)

13.5

Hoggard to Martyn, no run, outside the off, swinging away, Martyn very watchful early on, leaves the ball well alone to Jones behind the stumps

13.6

Hoggard to Martyn, no run, a bit wider this time from Hoggard and Martyn is not even tempted to play a shot

Australia 66/2   DR Martyn 2* (3b)

15.1

SP Jones to Martyn, OUT, Simon Jones strikes with his first delivery! Just short of a length and oustdie the off, Martyn goes for the shot and can only manage an edge to the keeper!

DR Martyn c †GO Jones b SP Jones 2 (13m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Australia 66/4   DR Martyn 2 (4b)
Overs 0-50
Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 11-15, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 4-7, 2005
England won by 2 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-24, 2005
Australia won by 239 runs
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Jul 24, 2005

A glum looking Michael Vaughan after defeat, England v Australia, 1st Test, Lord's, July 24

A glum looking Michael Vaughan

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Jul 24, 2005

Shane Warne traps Steve Harmison lbw as England slide to defeat, England v Australia, 1st Test, Lord's, July 24

Shane Warne traps Steve Harmison lbw

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