NatWest Series [Australia in England] - 1st ODI

England v Australia

England won by 15 runs

29.2

Finn to Smith, no run, defended in front of off stump

29.3

Finn to Smith, no run, pitched up a tad more, played towards point

29.4

Finn to Smith, no run, back of a length, angling in, defended on the back foot

29.5

Finn to Smith, 2 runs, touch short, pitches and holds its line, Smith plays away from his body and the ball dies before reaching Anderson at second slip, who deflects it past Cook at first

29.6

Finn to Smith, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, chopped behind point for a couple

Australia 136/4   SPD Smith 4* (5b)

30.4

Bresnan to Smith, no run, short of a length, Smith pulls into the ground on the leg side

30.5

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, chopped towards mid-on, another tight call is successful, though Smith is hit on the chin byt the throw - he's all right

Australia 142/4   SPD Smith 5* (7b)

31.1

Finn to Smith, 1 run, on the stumps, worked into the leg side

31.3

Finn to Smith, no run, Smith has a big roundhouse swing at a bouncer, which fairly cuts him in half

31.4

Finn to Smith, no run, full and outside off, driven to cover

31.5

Finn to Smith, 1 run, touch short, angling down leg, turned off the pads into a gap in front of midwicket

Australia 145/4   SPD Smith 7* (11b)

32.1

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, length ball, tailing in towards middle and leg, nudged to midwicket

32.5

Bresnan to Smith, OUT, length ball, in the corridor and Smith fences weakly at it, nicking through to the keeper! That won't convince the doubters, pushing away from his body, perhaps trying to guide the ball to third man ... but failing

SPD Smith c †Kieswetter b Bresnan 8 (16m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 61.53

Australia 147/5   SPD Smith 8 (13b)
Series Results
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 10, 2012
England won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v Australia at Chester-le-Street - Jul 7, 2012
England won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 4, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v Australia at The Oval - Jul 1, 2012
England won by 6 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 29, 2012
England won by 15 runs
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Jun 29, 2012

Tim Bresnan trapped Michael Clarke lbw, England v Australia, 1st ODI, Lord's, June 29, 2012

Michael Clarke reacts after being given dismissed for 61

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Jun 29, 2012

Tim Bresnan trapped Michael Clarke lbw, England v Australia, 1st ODI, Lord's, June 29, 2012

Tim Bresnan trapped Michael Clarke lbw

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