Australia tour of England and Scotland, 4th Test: England v Australia at Nottingham, Aug 25-28, 2005
The Ashes - 4th Test
England won by 3 wickets
25,26,27,28 August 2005 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
55.3

Ponting to Flintoff, no run, fullish and on the off, defended carefully

55.4

Ponting to Flintoff, no run, once again full and outside the off, defended towards cover

55.5

Ponting to Flintoff, no run, this one jags back in quite a bit from outside the off stump, defended awkwardly to the leg side

55.6

Ponting to Flintoff, FOUR, full and wide outside the off, Flintoff flashes this one past the slip cordon to get off the mark

England 217/4   A Flintoff 4* (4b 1x4)
58.5

Tait to Flintoff, FOUR

58.6

Tait to Flintoff, no run

England 227/4   A Flintoff 8* (6b 2x4)
59.2

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, defended to silly point

59.3

Warne to Flintoff, no run, on the stumps and full, defended back down the pitch

59.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and outside the off, a bit of turn, left alone

59.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, straighter one, on the stumps, hurries on Flintoff, defended

59.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, defended once more to end the over

England 228/4   A Flintoff 8* (11b 2x4)
60.6

Lee to Flintoff, no run, once again short of a length and outside the off, Flintoff is watchful and leaves the ball alone to the keeper

England 234/4   A Flintoff 8* (15b 2x4)
61.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, a bit of turn from on the off stump, Flintoff defends towards slip

61.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, slightly shorter, more pronouinced spin, Flintoff biffs to silly mid-off off the back foot

61.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, less turn on this one, on the off stump, defended

England 235/4   A Flintoff 8* (18b 2x4)
63.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, pitching on, turning a bit, Flintoff defends, the ball hits pad first and Warne lets out the most passionate plea of an appeal you are ever going to see on a cricket field. Not out, says Bucknor

63.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, defended

England 241/4   A Flintoff 8* (20b 2x4)
64.5

Lee to Flintoff, FOUR, Flintoff goes after this one, carving it over the infield to the vacant third-man area for a boundary

64.6

Lee to Flintoff, no run

England 246/5   A Flintoff 12* (22b 3x4)
65.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, just short of a length and outside the off, driven off the back foot to cover

65.5

Warne to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up a bit more and outside the off, driven well, inside out, through cover

65.6

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, just short of a good length and on the stumps, driven off the back foot to mid-on

England 252/5   A Flintoff 17* (25b 4x4)
66.1

Lee to Flintoff, no run, driven hard but straight to mid-off

66.2

Lee to Flintoff, no run, short of a length and outside the off, Flintoff cuts and misses

66.3

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, good length ball on the off, playued to the off side with soft hands, single stolen

England 253/5   A Flintoff 18* (28b 4x4)
67.1

Warne to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and outside the off, the big legbreak, left alone

67.2

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, defended back down the pitch with a straight bat

67.3

Warne to Flintoff, no run, sligder on the stumps, hurries on Flintoff who somehow manages to keep the ball out

67.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, fuller and on the off, driven to mid-off

67.5

Warne to Flintoff, FOUR, tossed up and outside the off, Flintoff goes for the big hit and connects well enough to send the ball one bounce and over the ropes at long-off

67.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, straighter one on the stumps, played back to Warne

England 257/5   A Flintoff 22* (34b 5x4)
68.3

Lee to Flintoff, no run, just short of a length and outside the off, punched to cover off the back foot

68.4

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, pushed through cover for a single

England 259/5   A Flintoff 23* (36b 5x4)
69.1

Warne to Flintoff, no run, well flighted and on the pads, defended to the leg side

69.2

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, on the off and short of a good length, worked through the leg side

England 265/5   A Flintoff 24* (38b 5x4)
70.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, defended towards cover

70.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fuller and on the off, driven handsomely but straight to the fielder at mid-off

70.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, a bit too full and down the leg side, glanced fine to the boundary, Gilchrist dived for that but could not get to it

70.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, good length ball on the off stump, off the inside edge back onto the pad

70.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, defended again

70.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads and this time flintoff works the ball to the midwicket region for a single and keeps the strike

England 270/5   A Flintoff 29* (44b 6x4)
71.1

Warne to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and on the stumps, defended back down the pitch

71.2

Warne to Flintoff, no run

71.3

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off, cut through cover-point

England 271/5   A Flintoff 30* (47b 6x4)
72.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, on the pads this time, worked through square-leg

England 274/5   A Flintoff 31* (48b 6x4)
73.1

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, tossed up and outside the off, driven to long-off

73.5

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run

England 281/5   A Flintoff 33* (50b 6x4)
74.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, just short of a driving length and outside the off, punched off the back foot with a straight bat through cover

74.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, back of a length and outside the off, driven to cover where Clarke fields and has a shy, but Flintoff is quick and makes his ground easily

England 286/5   A Flintoff 35* (52b 6x4)
75.1

Warne to Flintoff, 2 runs, tossed up and outside the off, driven inside out through cover

75.2

Warne to Flintoff, no run, on the off again a bit flatter, driven to mid-off

75.3

Warne to Flintoff, FOUR, too short, too wide, flintoff sees it early and plays late, thumping the ball through cover with fierce power

75.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, fuller and on the off, driven towards cover

75.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, played back down the pitch with soft hands and a straight bat

75.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, slightly slower, slightly shorter, drawing Flintoff on the front foot, defesive shot played

England 292/5   A Flintoff 41* (58b 7x4)
77.1

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, tossed up and outside the off, driven to cover

England 298/5   A Flintoff 42* (59b 7x4)
78.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a length and outside the off, played to cover

78.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, driven to mid-on

78.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, sghort of a length and on the off, driven to cover

England 301/5   A Flintoff 43* (65b 7x4)
79.1

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, eased through the on side for a single

79.3

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, short and a bit of width, cut well to the sweeper on the off-side boundary

79.6

Warne to Flintoff, SIX, Flintoff brings up his half-century in style planting one foot down the pitch and thrashing the ball over square-leg!

England 313/5   A Flintoff 54* (65b 7x4 1x6)
81.3

Lee to Flintoff, no run, good length and on the off, played back down the pitch to the bowler

81.4

Lee to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length, a touch outside the off, pacy, the ball pitches and shapes away, Flintoff leaves it well alone

81.5

Lee to Flintoff, no run, short of a length and outside the off, played down to gully

81.6

Lee to Flintoff, FOUR, too full and a bit too straight as well, punched back down the pitch past the bowler to the long-on fence

England 323/5   A Flintoff 58* (73b 8x4 1x6)
82.2

Tait to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, a bit of away swing, left alone

82.3

Tait to Flintoff, FOUR, short one this time and Flintoff swivels and pulls with great power well in front of square

82.4

Tait to Flintoff, FOUR, Tait overcompensates this time and overpitches on off, driven strongly past mid-off

82.5

Tait to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

82.6

Tait to Flintoff, FOUR, again short, again Flintoff has no problems going back and pulling. Expensive over from Tait

England 336/5   A Flintoff 70* (78b 11x4 1x6)
84.2

Tait to Flintoff, no run, full and on the off, driven to mid-off

84.3

Tait to Flintoff, 1 run, full once more and outside the off, squeezed wide of mid-off for a single

84.5

Tait to Flintoff, 1 run, worked through the on side for a single that brings up the 100 partnership for the 5th wicket

England 341/5   A Flintoff 72* (81b 11x4 1x6)
85.1

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run

England 342/5   A Flintoff 73* (82b 11x4 1x6)
86.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, full and on the stumps, Flintoff plays and misses, hit on the pad, loud shout for the lbw, turned down

86.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, punched off the back foot to cover

86.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, driven uppishly but just short of a diving Ponting at cover

86.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run

86.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, left alone

86.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, driven hard but straight to cover

England 342/5   A Flintoff 73* (88b 11x4 1x6)
87.5

Lee to Flintoff, no run, just short of a length and on the stumps, defended to the leg side

87.6

Lee to Flintoff, no run, full and outside the off, left alone to the keeper

England 343/5   A Flintoff 73* (90b 11x4 1x6)
88.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and on the off, driven back past the bowler to mid-on

88.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and outside the off, driven to cover

88.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, just short of a good length and on the off, played back down the pitch

88.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, another dead bat defensive shot and with that it is lunch on the second day of this Test

England 344/5   A Flintoff 73* (94b 11x4 1x6)
89.3

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, short this time and helped along to square-leg

England 346/5   A Flintoff 74* (95b 11x4 1x6)
90.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, defended carefully, Flintoff has played well within himself here

90.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 4 leg byes, too full and down the leg side, Flintoff flicks and misses, the ball goes off the pad down to fine-leg

90.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 2 runs, once again down the leg side and easily swatted away

90.6

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 2 runs, fullish and outside the off this time, driven through cover

England 362/5   A Flintoff 78* (99b 11x4 1x6)
91.3

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, once again there's an easy single out to cover and Flintoff takes it

England 366/5   A Flintoff 79* (100b 11x4 1x6)
92.1

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, too short and the ball just sits up on this flat deck, Flintoff creams it through square-leg. That was a savage blow

92.2

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, FOUR, too short once again and this time width outside the off, crashed through cover-point

92.3

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, played down to gully

92.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, (no ball) FOUR, fullish, outside the off, no-ball, BANG! Flintoff smashes this one through cover to move into the 90s

92.4

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, no run, fullish and outside the off, driven to cover

92.5

Kasprowicz to Flintoff, 1 run, good length ball outside the off, defended to cover for an easy single

England 382/5   A Flintoff 92* (106b 14x4 1x6)
93.1

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, full and traight, eased through the on side

93.4

Lee to Flintoff, no run, full and swinging in, Flintoff tries to work the ball to the on side but can only manage a leading edge as he closes the face of the bat a touch too early

93.5

Lee to Flintoff, 1 run, fullish and outside the off, squeezed down to third-man

England 385/5   A Flintoff 94* (109b 14x4 1x6)
94.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and on the pads, defended

England 391/5   A Flintoff 94* (110b 14x4 1x6)
96.1

Warne to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and on the off, defended back down thje pitch

96.2

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, eased to long-on

96.4

Warne to Flintoff, 3 runs, on the pads and full, flick played, down to fine-leg to bring up the 400

England 400/5   A Flintoff 98* (113b 14x4 1x6)
97.1

Tait to Flintoff, 1 run, short of a length and on the pads, pulled down to fine-leg and Flintoff gets to 99

England 401/5   A Flintoff 99* (114b 14x4 1x6)
98.1

Warne to Flintoff, no run, tossed up, big turn, played at and missed

98.2

Warne to Flintoff, no run, tossed up and far down the leg side, flick played and missed

98.3

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and down the leg side, kicked away

98.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and down the leg side again, from round the wicket, kicked away

98.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, once again Flintoff patiently kicks the ball away

98.6

Warne to Flintoff, no run, once again down the leg side, flintoff tries to flick but misses and is hit on the pad

England 405/5   A Flintoff 99* (120b 14x4 1x6)
100.1

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, full and down the leg side, Flintoff puts bat to ball, working the ball down the leg side to get to a century that is cheered loud and long by a capacity crowd at Trent Bridge!

100.3

Warne to Flintoff, no run, full and far down the leg side, padded away

100.4

Warne to Flintoff, no run, once again padded away

100.5

Warne to Flintoff, no run, closer to the off stump, defended towards gully

100.6

Warne to Flintoff, 1 run, fullish and on the off, driven to mid-off and a quick single stolen

England 408/5   A Flintoff 101* (125b 14x4 1x6)
101.1

Tait to Flintoff, no run, very quick and full, just outside the off, shaping in nicely for Tait now, Flintoff jams the bat down and the ball squirts away to the keeper

101.2

Tait to Flintoff, 1 run, short of a good length and outside the off, played towards cover

101.4

Tait to Flintoff, no run, full and outside the off, driven well but straight to cover

101.5

Tait to Flintoff, no run, played away to the off side with assurance. England are really piling it on here

101.6

Tait to Flintoff, 4 leg byes, overpitched and down the leg, shot played and missed, off the pads and down to the boundary

England 414/5   A Flintoff 102* (130b 14x4 1x6)
103.1

Tait to Flintoff, no run

103.2

Tait to Flintoff, OUT, full and beginning on off, swinging ion late, Flintoss plays across the line and misses, loud shout from Tait and Bucknor gives it

A Flintoff lbw b Tait 102 (201m 132b 14x4 1x6) SR: 77.27

England 418/6   A Flintoff 102 (132b 14x4 1x6)
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