Australia tour of England and Scotland, 1st Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 21-24, 2005
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by 239 runs
Played at Lord's, London
21,22,23,24 July 2005 (5-day match)
  • Overs 0-50
14.5

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, just short of a length, dug in , Clarke defends to the on side

14.6

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, fuller and on the stumps, Flintoff bowling very intelligently here, Clarke is up to the task and works the ball to the on side

Australia 66/3   MJ Clarke 0* (2b)
15.4

SP Jones to Clarke, FOUR, outside the off and swinging away, Clarke drives at it. The ball goes off the bat, but not especially convincingly, down to the third man fence

15.5

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, this one is left alone outside the off stump

15.6

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, a good outswinger from simon Jones, Clarke watches it well and leaves iot alone

Australia 71/4   MJ Clarke 4* (5b 1x4)
16.5

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, short one, Clarke sees it early though, and ducks well under it

16.6

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, outside the off this time and quite full, Clarke lets the ball go through to the keeper

Australia 73/4   MJ Clarke 4* (7b 1x4)
18.1

Flintoff to Clarke, no run

18.2

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, short and a bit of width outside the off, Clarke goes for the cut but the ball goes off the bottom edge to the slips

18.3

Flintoff to Clarke, 1 no ball

18.3

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, just short of a length and slnting in to Clarke, inside edge onto the pads

18.4

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, outside the off, and it is a quick one, Clarke shapes to leave the ball alone but the ball comes in and hits the bat

18.5

Flintoff to Clarke, 1 run, tucked away towards midwicket for a single

Australia 80/4   MJ Clarke 5* (13b 1x4)
19.1

SP Jones to Clarke, 1 run, full and on the pads, Clarke flicks it away with a clever use of the wrists, only a single as there's a man on the fence at square leg

Australia 81/4   MJ Clarke 6* (14b 1x4)
20.1

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, just back of a length and slanting in to the right-handed clarke. Defended to the on side

20.2

Flintoff to Clarke, no run, clipped to the on side but straight to the man under the helmet

20.3

Flintoff to Clarke, 1 run, attempted yorker speare in, dug out to the on side for a single

Australia 82/4   MJ Clarke 7* (17b 1x4)
21.1

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, full and way down the leg side, off the pad to the keeper

21.2

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, outside the off, a shade of away movement, Clarke shoulders arms and the ball goes through to the keeper

21.3

SP Jones to Clarke, FOUR, Clarke gets hold of this one - a touch too straight - well and clips iot through midwicket for his second boundary

21.4

SP Jones to Clarke, no run, outside the off and swining away, Clarke has a big drive without quite moving his feet, the ball goies just past the edge to the keeper

21.5

SP Jones to Clarke, OUT, Full delivery, pitches just outside the line of off stump and hurries onto Clarke. He plays and misses and is struck on the pad. Loud shout from the England team and slow finger of death from Rudi Koertzen sends Clarke on his way

MJ Clarke lbw b SP Jones 11 (35m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Australia 87/5   MJ Clarke 11 (22b 2x4)
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