Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2005 / Wicket commentary

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

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

17.3

Warne to Trescothick, OUT, tossed up and outside the off, Trescothick pokes at that one and only manages an outside edge. Hayden at slip takes a good catch low down and to his left

ME Trescothick c Hayden b Warne 43 (77m 65b 8x4 0x6) SR: 66.15

England 82/1   AJ Strauss 31* (43b 9x4)   SK Warne 2.3-0-14-1

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   AJ Strauss 39* (56b 7x4)   SK Warne 5.5-0-26-2

25.6

Warne to Bell, OUT, it's that man Warne again! the one that goes straight after pitching and Bell trying to defend it on the front-foot gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and Bowden's crooked finger goes up

IR Bell lbw b Warne 0 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

England 104/3   AJ Strauss 41* (62b 7x4)   SK Warne 7-1-27-3

33.3

Warne to Pietersen, OUT, tossed up and on the pads, drifting in towards the leg stump, Pietersen tries to flick but the ball spins enough to beat the bat and crash into the stumps! What a spell this is from Warne the magician

KP Pietersen b Warne 14 (30m 25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 56.00

England 131/4   AJ Strauss 53* (83b 8x4)   SK Warne 10.3-2-32-4

70.1

McGrath to Flintoff, OUT, fullish, outside the off, just a bit of a wobble through the air, a McGrath special, Flintoff plays at it and edges, Warne takes a good catch at slip. That is a big wicket for Australia

A Flintoff c Warne b McGrath 72 (162m 115b 12x4 1x6) SR: 62.60

England 274/5   AJ Strauss 120* (189b 16x4)   GD McGrath 16.1-2-48-1

76.3

Tait to Collingwood, OUT, full, fast, sharp inswing, finally Tait gets one right. This homes in on Collingwood's toes. Loud shout for the lbw, given! Rudi Koertzen's slow finger of death goes up

PD Collingwood lbw b Tait 7 (26m 26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.92

England 289/6   AJ Strauss 126* (202b 17x4)   SW Tait 10.3-0-48-1

79.4

Warne to Strauss, OUT, well flighted and outside the off, spinning in, Strauss prods at it, pad and inside edge, Simon Katich dives across the pitch beautifully and takes the catch. 5-for for Warne, another top performance from the champion leggie

AJ Strauss c Katich b Warne 129 (351m 210b 17x4 0x6) SR: 61.42

England 297/7   GO Jones 5* (11b 1x4)   SK Warne 30.4-4-109-5

89.3

Lee to Jones, OUT, just short of a good length once more and on the off, just a hint of away swing, Jones plays down the wrong line and loses his off stump! Good strike from Lee

GO Jones b Lee 25 (60m 41b 5x4 0x6) SR: 60.97

England 325/8   AF Giles 7* (30b)   B Lee 17.3-3-73-1

100.2

McGrath to Hoggard, OUT, slower ball, very cleverly bowled, it's the split-finger delivery, Hoggard goes for a drive, ambitious, the ball lands safely in Martyn's hands at short cover

MJ Hoggard c Martyn b McGrath 2 (47m 36b 0x4 0x6) SR: 5.55

England 345/9   AF Giles 24* (59b 1x4)   GD McGrath 25.2-5-60-2

105.3

Warne to Giles, OUT, full and straight, Giles just turned down the single so Harmison would not be exposed, but here he goes, trapped in front by Warne

AF Giles lbw b Warne 32 (120m 70b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.71

England 373/10   SJ Harmison 20* (20b 4x4)   SK Warne 37.3-5-122-6
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England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
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
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Australia won by 239 runs
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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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