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

Warne to Strauss, OUT, Premeditated sweep shot, replays show clearly that the ball goes off the inside edge on to the boot and then to Hayden at slip. That is the first English wicket, falling completely against the grain of play!

AJ Strauss c Hayden b Warne 35 (99m 64b 4x4 0x6) SR: 54.68

England 105/1   ME Trescothick 56* (82b 7x4 1x6)   SK Warne 2.4-0-16-1

Tait to Trescothick, OUT, very full, very straight, a classic late inswinging yorker, Marcus Trescothick plays and misses and the stumps are shattered

ME Trescothick b Tait 65 (138m 111b 8x4 1x6) SR: 58.55

England 137/2   MP Vaughan 18* (29b 3x4)   SW Tait 6.5-1-29-1

Tait to Bell, OUT, Gone! Bell plays inside of a ball that is good length and just threatening to swing, the outside edge results and Gilchrist takes the catch!

IR Bell c †Gilchrist b Tait 3 (12m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

England 146/3   MP Vaughan 23* (45b 4x4)   SW Tait 8.1-1-37-2

Ponting to Vaughan, OUT, perfect delivery just short of a good length, outside the off, moving away just a shade, Vaughan plays at it and only manages an edge to the keeper!

MP Vaughan c †Gilchrist b Ponting 58 (138m 99b 9x4 0x6) SR: 58.58

England 213/4   KP Pietersen 25* (75b 3x4)   RT Ponting 4.2-2-4-1

Lee to Pietersen, OUT, full and on the off, just a hint of away movement, Pietersen pokes at it without moving his feet, the ball kisses the edge and lands safely in Gilchrist's gloves. That is a big wicket

KP Pietersen c †Gilchrist b Lee 45 (131m 108b 6x4 0x6) SR: 41.66

England 241/5   A Flintoff 8* (20b 2x4)   B Lee 18.1-1-85-1

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   GO Jones 69* (126b 7x4)   SW Tait 20.2-2-89-3

Kasprowicz to GO Jones, OUT, fullish ball on the off, Jones drives hard, the ball goes off the edge on to pad and balloons down the pitch. Kasprowicz throws himself full length and takes a stunning catch

GO Jones c & b Kasprowicz 85 (205m 149b 8x4 0x6) SR: 57.04

England 450/7   AF Giles 15* (34b 3x4)   MS Kasprowicz 29.5-3-111-1

Warne to Giles, OUT, straight one on middle stump, Giles sweeps and misses, rapped on the pad, loud shout, Bucknor takes his time and gives it

AF Giles lbw b Warne 15 (45m 35b 3x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

England 450/8   MJ Hoggard 0* (1b)   SK Warne 24.1-2-88-2

Warne to Harmison, OUT, Harmison tries to heave and overbalances and clumsily falls as he tries to get his foot back behind the line, Gilchrist whips the bails off and that is the end of that

SJ Harmison st †Gilchrist b Warne 2 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

England 454/9   MJ Hoggard 2* (7b)   SK Warne 25.1-2-89-3

Warne to Hoggard, OUT, tossed up and outside the off, Hoggard pokes and edges. Gilchrist takes a good catch and that is the end of that

MJ Hoggard c †Gilchrist b Warne 10 (46m 28b 1x4 0x6) SR: 35.71

England 477/10   SP Jones 15* (27b 3x4)   SK Warne 29.1-4-102-4
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  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150





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