NatWest Series [Australia in England] - 1st ODI

England v Australia

England won by 15 runs

43.1

Finn to Lee, no run, forward onto off stump and blocked

43.2

Finn to Lee, FOUR, short ball and Lee ducks, it comes off a top edge and flies over the keeper, the periscope Bumble's called it, left his bat up when he ducked and got a top edge for four!

43.3

Finn to Lee, 1 run, pushed into midwicket

43.6

Finn to Lee, no run, another fine delivery slides past the outside edge as Lee just plodded forward

Australia 220/7   B Lee 5* (4b 1x4)

44.4

Bresnan to Lee, no run, middle and leg, ran back up the wicket

44.5

Bresnan to Lee, FOUR, four over midwicket, a clean strike, one bounce into the grandstand

44.6

Bresnan to Lee, 1 wide, and now a slower ball wide

44.6

Bresnan to Lee, no run, much better, not length and allowing Lee to swing his arms, back of a length and he misses with a cut on off stump

Australia 226/7   B Lee 9* (7b 2x4)

45.2

Broad to Lee, 1 run, edged cut to third man

Australia 227/8   B Lee 10* (8b 2x4)

46.1

Bresnan to Lee, 2 runs, pushed to midwicket and they take a couple as the boundary fielders can't get in quickly enough

46.2

Bresnan to Lee, FOUR, step away and hammered over extra cover, a lovely strike, smashed to the rope, nearly went all the way, fine shot

46.3

Bresnan to Lee, no run, Lee steps away, Bresnan follows him and it's, not a wide! Eh!? Must have hit the pad, it was jolly well taken by Kieswetter too

46.4

Bresnan to Lee, 1 run, slapped down to long on

Australia 238/9   B Lee 17* (12b 3x4)

47.4

Swann to Lee, FOUR, fired in and it comes off the a very fine bat and runs away for four past the 45

47.5

Swann to Lee, 1 run, length and pushed down the ground to long on

Australia 245/9   B Lee 22* (14b 4x4)

48.1

Broad to Lee, 1 run, back of a length, tucked to backward square leg and that should win the game with Douherty on strike

48.3

Broad to Lee, 3 runs, a heave towards the leg side goes straight through Steve Finn on the 45, they take three out to the long leg boundary, Finn does well to save second time around

48.6

Broad to Lee, no run, Broad follows Lee's shuffle to leg and gets it through his legs

Australia 252/9   B Lee 26* (17b 4x4)

49.2

Finn to Lee, 1 run, length ball drilled down the ground

49.4

Finn to Lee, no run, length ball, a heave and a miss and England have all but won

49.5

Finn to Lee, 2 runs, slapped into the off side the come back for two

49.6

Finn to Lee, no run, another huge swing and a miss

Australia 257/9   B Lee 29* (21b 4x4)
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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