Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Commentary

The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 239 runs

Overs 0-50

36.2

Harmison to Lee, 3 runs, Harmison decides to begin with a full one and Lee manages to get it away through cover

36.4

Harmison to Lee, no run, left alone outside the opff

36.5

Harmison to Lee, no run, down the leg side and ignored

36.6

Harmison to Lee, no run, short of a length and outside the off, pushed down to point

Australia 178/8   B Lee 3* (4b)

38.1

Harmison to Lee, no run, quick one on the off, Lee brings the bat down in a hurry to squeeze the ball to the off side

38.2

Harmison to Lee, no run, short and outside the off, Lee pokes at it and the ball goes straight to Pietersen at gully who puts down a sitter! Second miss of the day for Pietersen!

38.3

Harmison to Lee, no run, short one, through to the keeper

38.4

Harmison to Lee, OUT, Harmison fires one of his rockets and Lee is cut in half, the ball squeezes between bat and pad - there's a loud sound as it goes through - and Jones behind the stumps takes a sharp catch

B Lee c †GO Jones b Harmison 3 (13m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Australia 178/9   B Lee 3 (8b)
Overs 0-50
Series Results
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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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