Australia tour of England and Ireland, 2001 / Commentary

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 7 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

Match State: Day 1 start is scheduled for 11am local time (10am gmt) Welcome to Trent Bridge for the opening day of third Ashes Test England still suffered from injuries, Atherton again leading the side in the absence of Nasser Hussain England still suffered from injuries, Atherton again leading the side in the absence of Nasser Hussain England won the toss and elected to bat first McGrath to start , bowlling his first over to Atherton

0.1

McGrath to Atherton, no run, short, quick, out side off, left alone

0.2

McGrath to Atherton, OUT, pitched out side off stump, moved in this time, tried to drop his hand, replay shows the ball hits his arm gaurd on its way to Mark Waugh in 2nd slip

MA Atherton c ME Waugh b McGrath 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.3

McGrath to Butcher, 1 run, outside edge, towards gully

0.4

McGrath to Trescothick, 1 run, down the legside, turns it down to fine leg

0.5

McGrath to Butcher, no run

0.6

McGrath to Butcher, no run, down the legside, tries to turn it on the on side, baloons up to fwd short leg but off his thigh pad

un-expectidly Lee to start from the other end

End of over 1 (2 runs) England 2/1
MA Butcher    1* (3b)      GD McGrath    1-0-2-1
ME Trescothick    1* (1b)     

1.1

Lee to Trescothick, no run

1.2

Lee to Trescothick, 2 runs, short down the leg, turns it down to deep bwd sq leg

1.3

Lee to Trescothick, no run, quick delivery, on middle and off, defended

1.4

Lee to Trescothick, no run, left alone, out side off

1.5

Lee to Trescothick, no run, wide down the leg side, through to Gilchrist

1.6

Lee to Trescothick, no run, left alone, out side off stump

End of over 2 (2 runs) England 4/1
ME Trescothick    3* (7b)      B Lee    1-0-2-0
MA Butcher    1* (3b)     

2.1

McGrath to Butcher, no run, beaten out side off stump

2.2

McGrath to Butcher, no run, out side off stump, left alone

2.3

McGrath to Butcher, 1 run, on middle and leg, inside edge down to deep fine leg

2.4

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, left alone out side off stump, bowling around the wicket to Trescothick

2.5

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, out side off stump, just hangs his bat, manages to fends it away

2.6

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, down the leg side, struck on pad

End of over 3 (1 run) England 5/1
ME Trescothick    3* (10b)      GD McGrath    2-0-3-1
MA Butcher    2* (6b)     

3.1

Lee to Butcher, no run, pitched on middle, came in, no shot offered, loud appeal, declined as the ball missing the leg

3.2

Lee to Butcher, no run, plays it to mid on

3.3

Lee to Butcher, (no ball) 1 run, over stepping, down the leg, turns it to deep fine leg

3.3

Lee to Trescothick, no run, pitched on midle and leg and swings in, struck on pad, down the leg and a bit high as well

3.4

Lee to Trescothick, no run

3.5

Lee to Trescothick, no run, on the off stump, fends it away on the off side

3.6

Lee to Trescothick, no run, on the legs, plays it on the on side, good stop by Slater at fwd short leg

End of over 4 (2 runs) England 7/1
ME Trescothick    3* (14b)      B Lee    2-0-4-0
MA Butcher    3* (9b)     

4.1

McGrath to Butcher, no run, on the off stump, plays it back to bowler

4.2

McGrath to Butcher, 1 run, on his legs again, plays it past Slater to bwd sq leg

4.3

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, left alone out side off stump

4.4

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, on the off stump, plays it to cover

4.5

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, out side off, through to the keeper

4.6

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, defended

End of over 5 (1 run) England 8/1
ME Trescothick    3* (18b)      GD McGrath    3-0-4-1
MA Butcher    4* (11b)     

5.1

Lee to Butcher, 3 runs, plays it nicely through the legs of Slater, down to depp sq leg

5.2

Lee to Trescothick, no run, defended

5.3

Lee to Trescothick, no run, on the off stump, pushed to cover

5.4

Lee to Trescothick, FOUR, short out side off stump, pulls it from out side off, down to deep mid-wicket

5.5

Lee to Trescothick, no run, agin tries to pull, edges it, just short off Warne

5.6

Lee to Trescothick, no run, very wide out side off stump

End of over 6 (8 runs) England 15/1
ME Trescothick    7* (23b 1x4)      B Lee    3-0-11-0
MA Butcher    7* (12b)     

6.1

McGrath to Butcher, no run

6.2

McGrath to Butcher, no run

6.3

McGrath to Butcher, no run

6.4

McGrath to Butcher, no run

6.5

McGrath to Butcher, no run

6.6

McGrath to Butcher, no run

End of over 7 (maiden) England 15/1
MA Butcher    7* (18b)      GD McGrath    4-1-4-1
ME Trescothick    7* (23b 1x4)     

7.1

Lee to Trescothick, no run

7.2

Lee to Trescothick, no run

7.3

Lee to Trescothick, FOUR, just out side off, pulls it nicely through mid-wicket

7.4

Lee to Trescothick, FOUR, short again and pulled again for a boundary

7.5

Lee to Trescothick, 1 no ball

7.5

Lee to Trescothick, no run

7.6

Lee to Trescothick, no run, out side off stump, tries top hit through the offf side, outer edge, 1st bounce to 4th slip

End of over 8 (9 runs) England 24/1
ME Trescothick    15* (30b 3x4)      B Lee    4-0-20-0
MA Butcher    7* (18b)     

8.1

McGrath to Butcher, 1 run, on the off, pushed it just past the bowler

8.2

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, defended

8.3

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, on middle and off, comes forward, plays it back to bowler

8.4

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, just short of a length, fends it back to bowler

8.5

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, pitched on the off stump, moved away this time, through to the keeper

8.6

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, god delivery, pitched on midle and off, straightens up, through to Gilly, between bat and pad

End of over 9 (1 run) England 25/1
ME Trescothick    15* (35b 3x4)      GD McGrath    5-1-5-1
MA Butcher    8* (19b)     

9.1

Gillespie to Butcher, FOUR, pitched up on the off, comes forward and pushes it nicely past the bowler

9.2

Gillespie to Butcher, no run, left alone out side off

9.3

Gillespie to Butcher, no run, on the off, pushes it into the covers

9.4

Gillespie to Butcher, no run, out side off, covers up, leaves it alone

9.5

Gillespie to Butcher, 1 run, on his legs, plays it past fwd short leg

9.6

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, left alone, out side off stump

End of over 10 (5 runs) England 30/1
ME Trescothick    15* (36b 3x4)      JN Gillespie    1-0-5-0
MA Butcher    13* (24b 1x4)     

10.1

McGrath to Butcher, no run

10.2

McGrath to Butcher, no run

10.3

McGrath to Butcher, no run

10.4

McGrath to Butcher, no run

10.5

McGrath to Butcher, OUT, pitched out side leg, seemed away the left hander, squared him up, outer edge, straight to ponting at 1st Gully

MA Butcher c Ponting b McGrath 13 (46m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.82

10.6

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, left alone out side off stump

drizzle drizzle starts here, umpires in a discussion and now decided to go off

End of over 11 (wicket maiden) England 30/2
MR Ramprakash    0* (1b)      GD McGrath    6-2-5-2
ME Trescothick    15* (36b 3x4)     

11.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run

11.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

11.3

Gillespie to Trescothick, 3 runs, played to off side

11.4

Gillespie to Ramprakash, no run, played and missed, taken by keeper

11.5

Gillespie to Ramprakash, no run, lots of movement and bounce with that ball

11.6

Gillespie to Ramprakash, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

End of over 12 (3 runs) England 33/2
MR Ramprakash    0* (4b)      JN Gillespie    2-0-8-0
ME Trescothick    18* (39b 3x4)     

12.1

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, gets in behind this, played to off side

12.2

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

12.3

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, forward defensive shot

12.4

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, hits the pads, bobbles away to on side

3 slips, gulley

12.5

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, pushes this back up to the bowler

12.6

McGrath to Trescothick, FOUR, edges this through the slips and gullies

gap between ponting and martyn

End of over 13 (4 runs) England 37/2
ME Trescothick    22* (45b 4x4)      GD McGrath    7-2-9-2
MR Ramprakash    0* (4b)     

13.1

Gillespie to Ramprakash, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

13.2

Gillespie to Ramprakash, FOUR, punched away off the front foot

13.3

Gillespie to Ramprakash, 1 run, quickly taken single

13.4

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

13.5

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, played and missed, taken by keeper

13.6

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, outside the off stump, left alone, taken by the keeper

End of over 14 (5 runs) England 42/2
ME Trescothick    22* (48b 4x4)      JN Gillespie    3-0-13-0
MR Ramprakash    5* (7b 1x4)     

14.1

McGrath to Ramprakash, 1 run, outside off, comes forward, tries to defend, inside edge down to fine leg

14.2

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, left alone, outside off

14.3

McGrath to Trescothick, no run, left alone again out side off

14.4

McGrath to Trescothick, 3 runs, angling into the left hander, pushes it nicely past the bowler

14.5

McGrath to Ramprakash, FOUR, out side off, comes forward, steers it nicely between slips and gully

14.6

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run

End of over 15 (8 runs) England 50/2
MR Ramprakash    10* (10b 2x4)      GD McGrath    8-2-17-2
ME Trescothick    25* (51b 4x4)     

15.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, pitched up on middle and leg, comes forward, pushes it to mid-on

15.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, on midldle and off, defended

15.3

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, short, just out side off, pulls it forcefully through mid-wicket

15.4

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, out side off, pitched up a bit this time, smacked past point

15.5

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, out side off stump, through to keeper

15.6

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, short out side off, cuts, well stopped by Steve Waugh at gully

End of over 16 (8 runs) England 58/2
ME Trescothick    33* (57b 6x4)      JN Gillespie    4-0-21-0
MR Ramprakash    10* (10b 2x4)     

16.1

McGrath to Ramprakash, FOUR, short, out side off, drives it off the backfoot, in the air but in the gap as well

16.2

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, left alone

16.3

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, left alone, quick delivery, out side off

16.4

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, beaten out side off, another quick delivery

16.5

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, left alone out side off

16.6

McGrath to Ramprakash, no run, on the off stump, plays it to fwd short leg

End of over 17 (4 runs) England 62/2
MR Ramprakash    14* (16b 3x4)      GD McGrath    9-2-21-2
ME Trescothick    33* (57b 6x4)     

17.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, 1 run, plays it to vacant mid-wicket area

17.2

Gillespie to Ramprakash, no run, outside off, comes forward, inside edge onto his pads

17.3

Gillespie to Ramprakash, OUT, straighter ball out side off, comes forward, tried to push through the off side, thin edge, straight to Gilchrist

MR Ramprakash c †Gilchrist b Gillespie 14 (29m 18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

17.4

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, out side off, fwd defensive, struck on pad, haldf hearted appeal just from behind the stumps

17.5

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, left alone out side off

17.6

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, pitched up , out side off, leaves it alone

End of over 18 (1 run) England 63/3
AJ Stewart    0* (3b)      JN Gillespie    5-0-22-1
ME Trescothick    34* (58b 6x4)     

18.1

McGrath to Trescothick, 1 run, pushed to vacant mid-wicket area

18.2

McGrath to Stewart, no run, fwd defensive push on the on side

18.3

McGrath to Stewart, no run, out side off, comes forward, inside edge onto his pad

18.4

McGrath to Stewart, no run, on the off, this time plays it with full face of the bat, back to bowler

18.5

McGrath to Stewart, no run, left alone out side off

18.6

McGrath to Stewart, 2 runs, short, out side off, pushes it off the backfoot past mid-off

End of over 19 (3 runs) England 66/3
AJ Stewart    2* (8b)      GD McGrath    10-2-24-2
ME Trescothick    35* (59b 6x4)     

19.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, on the off, pushed back to bowler

19.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, 2 runs, out side off, plays it to point, misfielded by Martyn

19.3

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, short out side off, pulls it nicely again through mid-wicket

19.4

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, driven nicely through mid-offthis time, fielder has a hand to it but not enough

19.5

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run

19.6

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, pitched up out side off, plays it in the air between bwd point and gully, good over for England

Bret Lee back into the attack"

End of over 20 (14 runs) England 80/3
ME Trescothick    49* (65b 9x4)      JN Gillespie    6-0-36-1
AJ Stewart    2* (8b)     

20.1

Lee to Stewart, 1 run, out side off, pushed just wide of midoff

20.2

Lee to Trescothick, 1 no ball, plays it back to the bowler

20.2

Lee to Trescothick, no run, down the legside, through to the keeper, just brushed the pad on it way

20.3

Lee to Trescothick, 1 run, out side off, just drops it infront of square on the off side, goes for a quick run, well made fifty for Trescothick

20.4

Lee to Stewart, no run, short out side off, pulls it in the air, straight to McGrath at mid off, who puts it down

20.5

Lee to Stewart, 1 wide, very wide outside off

20.5

Lee to Stewart, no run, left alone

20.6

Lee to Stewart, 1 no ball, very quick out side off, tried to leave it, bottom edge, 1st bounce to the keeper

20.6

Lee to Stewart, no run, left alone out side off

Shane Warne introduced just before Lunch

End of over 21 (5 runs) England 85/3
AJ Stewart    3* (13b)      B Lee    5-0-25-0
ME Trescothick    50* (68b 9x4)     

21.1

Warne to Trescothick, no run, good start, pitched out side off, spins in

21.2

Warne to Trescothick, 1 run, down the legside, turns it to bwd sq leg

21.3

Warne to Stewart, no run

21.4

Warne to Stewart, no run

21.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, on the off stump, comes forward, defended

21.6

Warne to Stewart, no run, on the off, comes forward, pushes it straight to cover

End of over 22 (1 run) England 86/3
AJ Stewart    3* (17b)      SK Warne    1-0-1-0
ME Trescothick    51* (70b 9x4)     

22.1

Lee to Trescothick, no run, very quick, leaves it out side off, just brushed his shoulder

22.2

Lee to Trescothick, no run, left alone

22.3

Lee to Trescothick, 2 leg byes

22.4

Lee to Trescothick, 1 run, flicks it fdown to fine leg

22.5

Lee to Stewart, no run, on the off, comes forward, pushes it to mid-on

22.6

Lee to Stewart, (no ball) 3 runs, on the off, pushed nicely past the bowler

22.6

Lee to Trescothick, no run, left alone out side off

thats the end of the 1st session not a very good start for England good batting by Trescothick, got his fifty Match State: Lunch - Day 1

End of over 23 (7 runs) England 93/3
ME Trescothick    52* (75b 9x4)      B Lee    6-0-30-0
AJ Stewart    6* (19b)     

23.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, tossed up driven back to the bowler

23.2

Warne to Stewart, no run, reaches well forward takes only pad up the off side

23.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, tossed up pushed to short leg

23.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes well forward defensively

23.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed off the backfoot to cover

23.6

Warne to Stewart, 2 runs, pushed down to third man

End of over 24 (2 runs) England 95/3
AJ Stewart    8* (25b)      SK Warne    2-0-3-0
ME Trescothick    52* (75b 9x4)     

24.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, drops a short ball down to his feet

24.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, left well wide of off stump bounces again through to the keeper

24.3

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, full ball on off stump defended solidly back up the wicket

24.4

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, defended down to cover

24.5

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, short and too wide stroked nicely through cover

24.6

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, left through to the keeper

End of over 25 (4 runs) England 99/3
ME Trescothick    56* (81b 10x4)      JN Gillespie    7-0-40-1
AJ Stewart    8* (25b)     

25.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes half forward then defends

25.2

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed up the off side

25.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes well forward off the bat/pad back up the wicket

25.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, played out to backward point

25.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, tossed up ends up a low full toss only dragged to mid on

25.6

Warne to Stewart, FOUR, tossed down legside gets good contact with a sweep runs very fine to the boundary

End of over 26 (4 runs) England 103/3
AJ Stewart    12* (31b 1x4)      SK Warne    3-0-7-0
ME Trescothick    56* (81b 10x4)     

26.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, gets into his legs glanced nicely very fine to the boundary

26.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, FOUR, another short wide ball crashed out to point

26.3

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, left outside off stump

26.4

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, yorkish dug out to mid on

26.5

Gillespie to Trescothick, 1 run, short of a length ball pushed out to legside off the stumps

26.6

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, very good ball draw him forward into a defensive shot just beats the outside edge

End of over 27 (9 runs) England 112/3
AJ Stewart    12* (32b 1x4)      JN Gillespie    8-0-49-1
ME Trescothick    65* (86b 12x4)     

27.1

Warne to Trescothick, no run, defends to cover

27.2

Warne to Trescothick, no run, pushed up to mid on

27.3

Warne to Trescothick, no run, tries to sweep putting a lot into it misses into his pads

27.4

Warne to Trescothick, FOUR, tossed up outside off stump inviting and well hit gives the cover fielder a chase and just wins the race to the boundary

27.5

Warne to Trescothick, 1 bye, tries to paddle one outside legstump misses as does the keeper

27.6

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed off the pad on the off side

End of over 28 (5 runs) England 117/3
AJ Stewart    12* (33b 1x4)      SK Warne    4-0-11-0
ME Trescothick    69* (91b 13x4)     

28.1

Gillespie to Trescothick, no run, gets into his legs again tries to glance but misses

28.2

Gillespie to Trescothick, OUT, draws him into a half forward defensive shot thick edge take by the keeper moving to his left

ME Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Gillespie 69 (125m 93b 13x4 0x6) SR: 74.19

28.3

Gillespie to Ward, no run, left well outside off stump kept low too

28.4

Gillespie to Ward, no run, cuts the bat in not playing a shot

28.5

Gillespie to Ward, no run, shorter ball on the stumps fended down to short leg

28.6

Gillespie to Ward, 4 leg byes, great ball beats him all ends up flicks the pad races passed the wicket keeper down to third man

End of over 29 (4 runs, wicket maiden) England 121/4
IJ Ward    0* (4b)      JN Gillespie    9-1-49-2
AJ Stewart    12* (33b 1x4)     

29.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, full ball pushed back to the bowler

29.2

Warne to Stewart, no run, wide ball cut out to point

29.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed off the pad to silly mid off

29.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes forward leading edge away on the off side

29.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed out to short leg

29.6

Warne to Stewart, FOUR, nice sweep goes pretty fine slater has to run around from deep backward square but munges the fielding and it punts over the boundary line

End of over 30 (4 runs) England 125/4
AJ Stewart    16* (39b 2x4)      SK Warne    5-0-15-0
IJ Ward    0* (4b)     

30.1

Gillespie to Ward, no run, struck on the pad looking at leg stump but pitching outside

30.2

Gillespie to Ward, no run, left well outside off stump

30.3

Gillespie to Ward, no run, comes forward thick inside edge drops off the pad

30.4

Gillespie to Ward, no run, mistimed defensive shot trickles out to cover

30.5

Gillespie to Ward, 2 runs, yorkish ball dug out back passed the bowler

30.6

Gillespie to Ward, no run, left outside off stump

End of over 31 (2 runs) England 127/4
IJ Ward    2* (10b)      JN Gillespie    10-1-51-2
AJ Stewart    16* (39b 2x4)     

31.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes well forward pushed to mid off

31.2

Warne to Stewart, no run, comes forward defending out to point

31.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, pushed to short leg

31.4

Warne to Stewart, 1 run, tries to sweep takes a thin underedge away toward fine leg

31.5

Warne to Ward, no run, comes forard bat close to hiding behind pad through to the keeper just missing the edge

31.6

Warne to Ward, no run, tossed up outside off stump. left.

End of over 32 (1 run) England 128/4
IJ Ward    2* (12b)      SK Warne    6-0-16-0
AJ Stewart    17* (43b 2x4)     

32.1

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, full ball pushed to cover

32.2

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, stands up defensively to a short ball out to cover

32.3

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, cuts back into him taking the body out to backward point

32.4

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, again cuts back fails to make contact and takes the pads

32.5

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, good ball almost a yorker defended just off the stumps

32.6

Gillespie to Stewart, FOUR, drives away from his body thick edge between second slip and gully

End of over 33 (4 runs) England 132/4
AJ Stewart    21* (49b 3x4)      JN Gillespie    11-1-55-2
IJ Ward    2* (12b)     

33.1

Warne to Ward, no run, defends from off stump

33.2

Warne to Ward, 3 runs, worked a short ball off the back foot through square leg cleaned up at the boundary

33.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, off the pad to silly mid off looked to the hit the face of the bat and land just short of

33.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, defended up to mid off

33.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, worked off legstump well stopped by the short leg

33.6

Warne to Stewart, 1 leg bye, from legstump turns into pad down passed the keeper

End of over 34 (4 runs) England 136/4
AJ Stewart    21* (53b 3x4)      SK Warne    7-0-19-0
IJ Ward    5* (14b)     

34.1

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, dug out to cover

34.2

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, trying to work through midwicket off the pad up the wicket

34.3

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, beats him with a great ball lifts a little off the wicket moves away from the outside edge through to the keeper

34.4

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, played to mid on

34.5

Gillespie to Stewart, no run, left too wide of off stump

34.6

Gillespie to Stewart, FOUR, punched off the back foot not really getting his feet to it but gets it well enough to go out through point

End of over 35 (4 runs) England 140/4
AJ Stewart    25* (59b 4x4)      JN Gillespie    12-1-59-2
IJ Ward    5* (14b)     

35.1

Warne to Ward, no run, pushes off the pad to short leg

35.2

Warne to Ward, no run, reaching well forward pushed off the bat up the off side

35.3

Warne to Ward, no run, tossed up again outside off stump ward chases with a drive but a thick edge trickles back up the wicket

35.4

Warne to Ward, no run, shorter, plays back tapped out to backward point

35.5

Warne to Ward, 1 run, worked nicely behind square leg

35.6

Warne to Stewart, 1 no ball, pads away a ball outside leg

35.6

Warne to Stewart, no run, pads another one away from outside leg

End of over 36 (2 runs) England 142/4
AJ Stewart    25* (61b 4x4)      SK Warne    8-0-21-0
IJ Ward    6* (19b)     

36.1

McGrath to Ward, OUT, comes around the wicket, goes away off the wicket takes a thin edge off the crossed up defensive bat through to the keeper

IJ Ward c †Gilchrist b McGrath 6 (32m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

36.2

McGrath to White, no run, short ball outside off stump

36.3

McGrath to White, no run, defends off the stumps

36.4

McGrath to White, no run, left too wide of off stump

36.5

McGrath to White, no run, left even wider of off stump

36.6

McGrath to White, no run, drives at a ball outside off stump thick edge goes waist high to ponting at third slips right gets both hands to it and drops it

End of over 37 (wicket maiden) England 142/5
C White    0* (5b)      GD McGrath    11-3-24-3
AJ Stewart    25* (61b 4x4)     

37.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, tossed up driven to cover

37.2

Warne to Stewart, FOUR, short worked out through square leg well timed

37.3

Warne to Stewart, 1 no ball, comes forward defensively

37.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, punched off the backfoot to mid off

37.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, played to silly mid off

37.5

Warne to Stewart, no run, played back to the bowler

37.6

Warne to Stewart, no run, played to midwicket

End of over 38 (5 runs) England 147/5
AJ Stewart    29* (68b 5x4)      SK Warne    9-0-26-0
C White    0* (5b)     

38.1

McGrath to White, no run, pushes forward beats the outside edge

38.2

McGrath to White, no run, left outside off stump

38.3

McGrath to White, no run, defends to cover

38.4

McGrath to White, OUT, pops up a simple catch to short leg reaching forward clips the inside edge off the pad and white's fine series continues

C White c Hayden b McGrath 0 (10m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

38.5

McGrath to Tudor, no run, reaching away from his body pushed to point

38.6

McGrath to Tudor, no run, left well outside off stump

End of over 39 (wicket maiden) England 147/6
AJ Tudor    0* (2b)      GD McGrath    12-4-24-4
AJ Stewart    29* (68b 5x4)     

39.1

Warne to Stewart, no run, pads away

39.2

Warne to Stewart, no run, again not offer bat just pad

39.3

Warne to Stewart, no run, played back to the bowler

39.4

Warne to Stewart, no run, tossed up crisply hit back to the bowler

39.5

Warne to Stewart, FOUR, crisply hit sweep shot just behind square leg

39.6

Warne to Stewart, no run, full toss hit to mid off wasted a bad ball

End of over 40 (4 runs) England 151/6
AJ Stewart    33* (74b 6x4)      SK Warne    10-0-30-0
AJ Tudor    0* (2b)     

40.1

McGrath to Tudor, no run, struck on the pad look through the on side

40.2

McGrath to Tudor, no run, defends down to the third of four slips

40.3

McGrath to Tudor, no run, defends down to gully

40.4

McGrath to Tudor, no run, short ball defended behind point

40.5

McGrath to Tudor, no run, fishes outside off stump following a ball

40.6

McGrath to Tudor, 3 runs, full ball pushed back passed the bowler down to long off stewart says no to a fourth

End of over 41 (3 runs) England 154/6
AJ Tudor    3* (8b)      GD McGrath    13-4-27-4
AJ Stewart    33* (74b 6x4)     

41.1

Warne to Tudor, no run, pushed back to the bowler

41.2

Warne to Tudor, no run, goes off the pad down to long leg, they run 2 but its called dead ball as the bat was hiding behind pad

41.3

Warne to Tudor, no run, tossed up on legstump takes the pad to silly mid off

41.4

Warne to Tudor, no run, reaches forward striked the bat hits turns back passed off stump

41.5

Warne to Tudor, no run, off the pad to short leg

41.6

Warne to Tudor, no run, defends

End of over 42 (maiden) England 154/6
AJ Tudor    3* (14b)      SK Warne    11-1-30-0
AJ Stewart    33* (74b 6x4)     

42.1

McGrath to Stewart, no run, backfoot defensive to cover

42.2

McGrath to Stewart, FOUR, whipped nicely through midwicket

42.3

McGrath to Stewart, no run, played to cover

42.4

McGrath to Stewart, no run, getting down legside tries to flick misses

42.5

McGrath to Stewart, no run, stands at the crease chops away to cover

42.6

McGrath to Stewart, no run, beaten by a slower ball

End of over 43 (4 runs) England 158/6
AJ Stewart    37* (80b 7x4)      GD McGrath    14-4-31-4
AJ Tudor    3* (14b)     

43.1

Warne to Tudor, no run, pushed back to the bowlers

43.2

Warne to Tudor, no run, plays back defending to cover

43.3

Warne to Tudor, OUT, comes half forward puts the front foot up taken on the toe bat coming through late well in front

AJ Tudor lbw b Warne 3 (18m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.64

43.4

Warne to Croft, no run, left outside off stump

43.5

Warne to Croft, 2 leg byes, off the pad away down to fine leg

43.6

Warne to Croft, no run, left outside off stump

End of over 44 (2 runs, wicket maiden) England 160/7
RDB Croft    0* (3b)      SK Warne    12-2-30-1
AJ Stewart    37* (80b 7x4)     

44.1

McGrath to Stewart, no run, pushed to mid on

44.2

McGrath to Stewart, no run, pushed to mid off

44.3

McGrath to Stewart, no run, lifting ball left outside off stump

44.4

McGrath to Stewart, 1 run, fended away to midwicket

44.5

McGrath to Croft, 3 runs, nicely punched out through wide cover, two fielders working together can't prevent the third

44.6

McGrath to Stewart, FOUR, short ball pulled from head height out to the square leg boundary. good shot.

End of over 45 (8 runs) England 168/7
AJ Stewart    42* (85b 8x4)      GD McGrath    15-4-39-4
RDB Croft    3* (4b)     

45.1

Warne to Croft, no run, pitched outside legstump went straight on

45.2

Warne to Croft, no run, left outside off stump

45.3

Warne to Croft, no run, pushed to mid off

45.4

Warne to Croft, no run, left outside off stump

45.5

Warne to Croft, no run, pads away

45.6

Warne to Croft, OUT, comes forward bat with pad turns a little takes the pad goes off the face off the pad to an easy catch at silly mid off

RDB Croft c Ponting b Warne 3 (10m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

End of over 46 (wicket maiden) England 168/8
     SK Warne    13-3-30-2
AJ Stewart    42* (85b 8x4)     

46.1

McGrath to Stewart, no run, dug out to cover

46.2

McGrath to Stewart, 1 run, short ball well pulled and a good diving stop in the deep prevents it reaching the boundary

46.3

McGrath to Caddick, no run, played down to gully

46.4

McGrath to Caddick, no run, beaten outside off stump

46.5

McGrath to Caddick, no run, again fishing outside off stump

46.6

McGrath to Caddick, FOUR, full ball crunched out to long off

End of over 47 (5 runs) England 173/8
AR Caddick    4* (4b 1x4)      GD McGrath    16-4-44-4
AJ Stewart    43* (87b 8x4)     

47.1

Warne to Stewart, 2 runs, tries to sweep dragged off an underedge behind the keeper curves to third man rather than fine leg

47.2

Warne to Stewart, 1 run, punched out to deep mid on

47.3

Warne to Caddick, no run, sweeps takes the pad pitching outside leg

47.4

Warne to Caddick, 2 runs, similar line but over pitched swept out to deep square leg

47.5

Warne to Caddick, no run, coming forward turns passed the outside edge

47.6

Warne to Caddick, 1 run, sweeps nicely down to the man in the deep at long leg

End of over 48 (6 runs) England 179/8
AR Caddick    7* (8b 1x4)      SK Warne    14-3-36-2
AJ Stewart    46* (89b 8x4)     

48.1

McGrath to Caddick, no run, played to mid off

48.2

McGrath to Caddick, no run, driven back to the bowler

48.3

McGrath to Caddick, 1 run, hit through cover chasing a wide ball

48.4

McGrath to Stewart, OUT, pushes away from his body regulation catch at waist height second slip

AJ Stewart c ME Waugh b McGrath 46 (133m 90b 8x4 0x6) SR: 51.11

48.5

McGrath to Gough, no run, defended back to the bowler

48.6

McGrath to Gough, no run, big drive cannons off the inside edge into his pads away on the off side

End of over 49 (1 run) England 180/9
D Gough    0* (2b)      GD McGrath    17-4-45-5
AR Caddick    8* (11b 1x4)     

49.1

Warne to Caddick, no run, crossbatted slog to a ball well outside off stump going even further away

49.2

Warne to Caddick, no run, comes forward ball near the toe, took it on the full and away appeal turned down

49.3

Warne to Caddick, no run, goes for the big sweep and misses through to keeper

49.4

Warne to Caddick, 1 run, shorter cut through cover not elegantly but between fielders

49.5

Warne to Gough, no run, turns away from the bat which is really cowering behind the pad

49.6

Warne to Gough, no run, goes straight through outside off stump

End of over 50 (1 run) England 181/9
D Gough    0* (4b)      SK Warne    15-3-37-2
AR Caddick    9* (15b 1x4)     
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 23-27, 2001
Australia won by an innings and 25 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Aug 16-20, 2001
England won by 6 wickets
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 2-4, 2001
Australia won by 7 wickets
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 19-22, 2001
Australia won by 8 wickets
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Australia won by an innings and 118 runs
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