Australia tour of England and Ireland, 2010 / Wicket commentary

4.6

Rankin to Watson, OUT, length ball, tries to guide it to third man, but gets a thick edge and is well taken by Wilson - great work by Ireland to pick up an early wicket

SR Watson c †Wilson b Rankin 13 (18m 15b 0x4 1x6) SR: 86.66

Australia 20/1   TD Paine 3* (15b)   WB Rankin 3-1-5-1

21.4

Stirling to Ponting, OUT, well flighted, chips in the air to deep mid wicket where a good catch is held by White

RT Ponting c White b Stirling 33 (63m 54b 5x4 0x6) SR: 61.11

Australia 86/2   TD Paine 32* (61b 1x4 1x6)   PR Stirling 2.4-0-7-1

22.5

Cusack to Clarke, OUT, plays forward and is beaten, Wilson whips the bails off and he is given out stumped, no third umpire here today so a tight call but he is on his way

MJ Clarke st †Wilson b Cusack 0 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 86/3   TD Paine 32* (63b 1x4 1x6)   AR Cusack 1.5-0-5-1

37.6

Stirling to White, OUT, beaten in the flight, lofts to mid wicket and an easy catch is taken, superbly bowled and Australia are now four down

CL White c Porterfield b Stirling 42 (46m 54b 4x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

Australia 152/4   TD Paine 55* (100b 2x4 1x6)   PR Stirling 9-0-31-2

43.5

KJ O'Brien to Paine, OUT, leg side and it is clipped in the air to mid wicket, where Niall O'Brien jumps in the air and holds a good catch

TD Paine c NJ O'Brien b KJ O'Brien 81 (164m 122b 5x4 2x6) SR: 66.39

Australia 186/5   MEK Hussey 7* (13b)   KJ O'Brien 7.5-1-25-1

45.2

KJ O'Brien to Hussey, OUT, aims a big slog over mid wicket and doesn't get it, the ball goes high and the catch is taken - Australia now 6 down

MEK Hussey c NJ O'Brien b KJ O'Brien 8 (31m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

Australia 194/6   JR Hopes 7* (5b 1x4)   KJ O'Brien 8.2-1-25-2

47.4

KJ O'Brien to Hauritz, OUT, smashes it out to deep mid wicket, the ball well held out there by Niall O'Brien - gee the ball has been following him all day, his third catch

NM Hauritz c NJ O'Brien b KJ O'Brien 19 (11m 10b 3x4 0x6) SR: 190.00

Australia 218/7   JR Hopes 11* (10b 1x4)   KJ O'Brien 9.4-1-41-3

48.3

Rankin to Hopes, OUT, aims a big drive at a yorker and loses his leg stump in spectacular fashion

JR Hopes b Rankin 12 (22m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Australia 222/8   RJ Harris 2* (3b)   WB Rankin 9.3-1-41-2

49.6

Cusack to Harris, OUT, lofts him again, gets it better than the previous shot - but it is held just inside the rope at long on.

RJ Harris c Mooney b Cusack 6 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Australia 231/9   CJ McKay 4* (4b)   AR Cusack 8-0-38-2
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Ireland v Australia at Dublin - Jun 17, 2010
Australia won by 39 runs
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Jun 17, 2010

Kevin O'Brien trouble Australia with three wickets, Ireland v Australia, Only ODI, Dublin, June 17, 2010

Kevin O'Brien trouble Australia with three wickets

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Jun 17, 2010

Ireland celebrate as Shane Watson departs early, Ireland v Australia, Only ODI, Dublin, June 17, 2010

Ireland celebrate as Shane Watson departs early

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