Australia tour of England and Ireland, 1st ODI: England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 29, 2012
England won by 15 runs
Played at Lord's, London
29 June 2012 (50-over match)
28.2

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, off the mark straight away as he drives off the back foot to deep cover

28.5

McKay to Morgan, no run, pushed wider outside off and left alone

28.6

McKay to Morgan, no run, closer to off stump but Morgan again opts not to play

England 123/3   EJG Morgan 1* (3b)
29.2

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, places this square backward of point

England 125/3   EJG Morgan 2* (4b)
30.3

McKay to Morgan, no run, drives and misses outside off, wasn't that full and he was aiming on the up

30.4

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, on the back foot, opens the face to find the gap

30.6

McKay to Morgan, 2 runs, latches onto some width with a front-foot cut which he doesn't time that well and it allows Lee to tidy up from deep cover

England 131/3   EJG Morgan 5* (7b)
31.4

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, stays round the wicket, worked off middle out to deep midwicket

England 135/3   EJG Morgan 6* (8b)
32.2

Watson to Morgan, no run, comes across outside off and defends back to the bowler

32.3

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, a full delivery which is nicely driven through the off side

England 138/3   EJG Morgan 7* (10b)
33.1

Doherty to Morgan, 2 runs, round the wicket, worked from well outside off through midwicket and placed nicely wide of long-on

33.2

Doherty to Morgan, no run, goes for the cut and misses

33.3

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, connects this time having jumped extravagantly around the crease...gets a single to deep point

England 145/3   EJG Morgan 10* (13b)
34.2

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, picks out the gap at midwicket

34.4

Watson to Morgan, no run, outside off and left alone

34.5

Watson to Morgan, no run, on off stump, leans forward and defends to the off side

34.6

Watson to Morgan, no run, driven off the back foot and picks out cover

England 149/3   EJG Morgan 11* (17b)
35.2

Cummins to Morgan, no run, back of a length on off stump, defended to the covers

35.3

Cummins to Morgan, no run, fuller on middle and off, worked down to mid-on

35.4

Cummins to Morgan, no run, beaten for pace as he goes for a cut...perhaps wasn't as wide as Morgan thought

35.5

Cummins to Morgan, 1 run, flicked in the air through midwicket but it's just a single

England 151/3   EJG Morgan 12* (21b)
36.1

Lee to Morgan, FOUR, nicely played, taken from outside off stump with a turn of the wrists. It beats mid-on and a laboured McKay can't catch it

36.2

Lee to Morgan, no run, pulls the length back a little and pushed firmly to cover

36.3

Lee to Morgan, 1 run, cut in the air through gully and reaches third man in a flash

36.5

Lee to Morgan, no run, defended back towards the bowler

36.6

Lee to Morgan, no run, ooh, he nearly chops this into the stumps but the bottom edges scoots past Wade to fine leg

England 157/3   EJG Morgan 17* (26b 1x4)
37.2

Cummins to Morgan, 1 run, now Morgan uses his feet too, Cummins responds by dragging the length back and it's cut to third man

37.6

Cummins to Morgan, SIX, big blow! Morgan breaks free by launching a full delivery high straight down the ground and it comfortably clears the boundary

England 170/3   EJG Morgan 24* (28b 1x4 1x6)
38.2

Lee to Morgan, 2 runs, full and wide, driven in the air over backward point with an open face and more excellent work on the boundary, this time by Cummins, to save the boundary as he flicks it back to his team-mate

38.3

Lee to Morgan, 1 run, pushed square through point

England 174/3   EJG Morgan 27* (30b 1x4 1x6)
39.1

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, pushed into the off side

39.4

Watson to Morgan, 1 wide, full outside leg stump and he doesn't get away with it

39.4

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, worked into the leg side, Watson chases himself and dives but can't prevent the single

39.6

Watson to Morgan, 2 runs, cut through backward point and these two have run well together

England 189/3   EJG Morgan 31* (33b 1x4 1x6)
40.6

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, tossed up and across, worked from in front of off through midwicket

England 191/4   EJG Morgan 32* (34b 1x4 1x6)
41.1

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, touch short, pushed across as Morgan steps out and angles the ball through point for one

England 192/4   EJG Morgan 33* (35b 1x4 1x6)
42.2

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, gives it some air, outside off and Morgan goes down on one knee, doesn't quite connect with the slog-sweep and they get one to deep midwicket

42.4

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, length ball, sliding across, goes back and late cuts

42.6

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, length ball, cut behind point

England 199/4   EJG Morgan 36* (38b 1x4 1x6)
43.1

McKay to Morgan, FOUR, pitched up outside odd, Morgan narrows the gap and slams a lusty drive between mid-off and extra-cover for four, fierce stuff

43.2

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, on the stumps and worked to mid-on this time

43.4

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, full and wide, dribbled back down the ground to long-off

43.6

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, full and tickled into the off side for another single

England 208/4   EJG Morgan 43* (42b 2x4 1x6)
44.1

Cummins to Morgan, FOUR, short and shovelled wristily over square leg, that fair flew out of the middle, dying half a yard in front of the rope

44.2

Cummins to Morgan, 2 runs, bumper again and this time Morgan trampolines it towards third man with the open face of the bat, Wade makes very good ground getting across but can't quite pull off what would have been a stunning catch

44.3

Cummins to Morgan, 1 run, slower ball from Cummins, fiddled off the hips into the leg side - and that's a nifty fifty for Morgan, at more than a run a ball

44.5

Cummins to Morgan, 1 run, slow bouncer this time, Morgan swivels and guides it round the corner to long leg

England 217/4   EJG Morgan 51* (46b 3x4 1x6)
45.2

McKay to Morgan, no run, takes the pace off it, little bit short and wide but Morgan's flashing blade only finds the man at point

45.3

McKay to Morgan, 2 runs, pitched up outside off, Morgan manufactures a drive the infield, out to wide long-on, and they scamper a couple

45.4

McKay to Morgan, 1 run, pitched up outside off and drilled down the ground

England 222/4   EJG Morgan 54* (49b 3x4 1x6)
46.1

Lee to Morgan, no run, full and straight, Morgan can't quite dig it out and Lee fields

46.2

Lee to Morgan, 1 run, pitched up wide of the stumps, chopped through cover-point to the man in the deep

46.4

Lee to Morgan, no run, bouncer but taking the pace off it, Morgan had stepped away and is foxed, no stroke played as the ball loops past

46.5

Lee to Morgan, SIX, full toss and this time Morgan does connect, bunting a maximum over wide long-on

46.6

Lee to Morgan, SIX, and he goes again! This one was only fractionally overpitched but Morgan stepped out and swiped Lee back over the rope, the same part of the ground, rather undoing all the bowler's good work in that over

England 238/4   EJG Morgan 67* (54b 3x4 3x6)
47.3

Watson to Morgan, SIX, length ball on middle and Morgan unleashes again, spearing the ball over the rope on the up out towards deep square leg - this is sixy hitting, all right

47.4

Watson to Morgan, 2 runs, full length, skips out and lofts over mid-on, well fielded on the bounce in the deep but they steal two

47.5

Watson to Morgan, 2 runs, pitched up wide of off, jams his bat down and it runs towards mid-off, the fielder on the boundary is a bit slow to react and they again hustle for two

47.6

Watson to Morgan, FOUR, overpitched, drilled low along the surface, very fine straight back past the bowler and beats the dive of long-off

England 257/4   EJG Morgan 81* (58b 4x4 4x6)
48.2

Lee to Morgan, 1 run, pitched up wide of off, dragged back down the pitch for a single to long-off

48.5

Lee to Morgan, no run, round the wicket, full and wide, might have taken the pace off a bit and Morgan misses with a big old yahoo

48.6

Lee to Morgan, FOUR, full and well wide, this time Morgan gets under it, the ball slicing away off the toe of the bat, over gully and skipping to the boundary

England 264/4   EJG Morgan 86* (61b 5x4 4x6)
49.4

Watson to Morgan, 2 runs, another full toss, hoicked out towards deep midwicket, who runs around and fields on the bounce

49.5

Watson to Morgan, 1 run, pitched up, angled across, chopped down to long-on

England 272/4   EJG Morgan 89* (63b 5x4 4x6)
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