Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Commentary

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

17.4

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

17.5

Warne to Vaughan, 1 run, driven to midwicket, Vaughan is off the mark

England 83/1   MP Vaughan 1* (2b)

18.1

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

18.2

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, another probing delivery outside the off stump, this one is bit wide and Vaughan leaves it for the keeper

18.3

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, short of a good length delivery, angling back in from outside the off stump, Vaughan gets right behind the line and defends it cleanly

18.4

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, another good line and length delivery outside the off stump, Vaughan forces it away towards gully

18.5

McGrath to Vaughan, 1 run, drifting down the leg side and Vaughan turns it away to the fine leg region for a single

England 84/1   MP Vaughan 2* (7b)

19.1

Warne to Vaughan, no run, tossed up, pitched outside the leg stump and turning across the right-hander, Vaughan defends stretching well forward

19.2

Warne to Vaughan, FOUR, too short, asking to be hit, Vaughan fetches it from wide outside the off stump and pulls it away to the midwicket fence

19.3

Warne to Vaughan, no run, defended on the front-foot

19.4

Warne to Vaughan, FOUR, shot! tossed up outside the off stump, Vaughan gets forward and drives it through extra cover for the second boundary of the over, elegantly shot that

19.5

Warne to Vaughan, 1 run, moves forward, takes it on the full and flicks it away to deep square leg for a single

England 93/1   MP Vaughan 11* (12b 2x4)

20.1

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, good length delivery, nipping back in after hitting the deck but not enough to make Vaughan play at it

20.2

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, this one keeps its line after pitching and Vaughan offers no shot

20.3

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, fuller and outside the off stump, Vaughan leaves it for the keeper

20.4

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, again too wide outside the off stump and Vaughan is not interested

20.5

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, closer to the off stump line and Vaughan forces it away straight to the fielder at gully

20.6

McGrath to Vaughan, no run, pitched up and swinging in, Vaughan gets forward and drives it away to the mid-off region and it's a maiden over

England 93/1   MP Vaughan 11* (18b 2x4)

21.3

Warne to Vaughan, 1 leg bye, turning in from outside the leg stump, Vaughan fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and rolls away fine

21.6

Warne to Vaughan, no run, fraction short, pitched in line with the leg stump and turning across, Vaughan drives off the back-foot but the shot is not timed well enough and the ball rolls back to Warne

England 96/1   MP Vaughan 11* (20b 2x4)

23.1

Warne to Vaughan, no run, tossed up on the stumps, too full and Vaughan drives it down the track to the mid-on region

23.2

Warne to Vaughan, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, Vaughan gets inside the line and punches it away towards extra cover

23.3

Warne to Vaughan, no run, fraction short and quicker, defended on the back-foot

23.4

Warne to Vaughan, no run, another tossed up delivery and this time Vaughan ends up driving it back to the bowler

23.5

Warne to Vaughan, OUT, gone! Warne strikes again! short ball, pitched outside the leg stump and turning across, Vaughan goes back looking to flick it away through midwicket but ends up hitting straight to Clarke at short midwicket - England two down!

MP Vaughan c Clarke b Warne 11 (26m 25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 44.00

England 102/2   MP Vaughan 11 (25b 2x4)
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Sep 13, 2005

Matthew Hoggard waves to the crowd during the Ashes celebrations, London,  September 13, 2005

Matthew Hoggard waves to the crowd during the Ashes celebrations

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Sep 13, 2005

Ashley Giles and Andrew Flintoff during the open-top bus parade celebration after the fifth Test, London,  September 13, 2005

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