NatWest Series [Australia in England] - 1st ODI

England v Australia

England won by 15 runs

12.1

Watson to Bell, no run, length ball, dabbed towards point

12.2

Watson to Bell, FOUR, pitched up on the stumps and whipped smartly in front of midwicket for another sweetly timed boundary for Bell

12.3

Watson to Bell, 1 run, length ball outside off, dropped short on the off side for a quick single

12.4

Watson to Cook, no run, good length, sliding across Cook and leaving him a touch, draws a false stroke - but no edge

12.5

Watson to Cook, 1 run, short and slightly wide, slashed behind point with a workmanlike swing of the arms

12.6

Watson to Bell, no run, tight line on off, good length, defended into off side

England 52/0   SR Watson 1-0-6-0

15.1

Watson to Cook, no run, good length, on the line of off, pushed defensively to cover

15.2

Watson to Cook, 1 run, pitched up outside off, Cook shuffles across and drives to mid-off, who misfields and they pick up one

15.3

Watson to Bell, no run, touch short, on the stumps, defended

15.4

Watson to Bell, 2 runs, bit of width and chopped through gully, third man comes round to cut it off

15.5

Watson to Bell, 1 run, in the corridor outside off, driven through cover

15.6

Watson to Cook, 1 run, pitched up on leg stump, clipped through square

England 69/0   SR Watson 2-0-11-0

17.1

Watson to Cook, 2 runs, almost two in two! Length ball down the leg side and Cook gets a faint edge on it, the ball hitting Wade's fingertips and running away

17.2

Watson to Cook, no run, defended in front of the stumps

17.3

Watson to Cook, no run, tight line and length, forward defensive

17.4

Watson to Cook, FOUR, too wide this time and Cook hammers a cut shot to the rope, a familiar, thrashing blow

17.5

Watson to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, no stroke

17.6

Watson to Cook, 1 run, pushed through outside off, edged on to the pads and they nab one

England 81/1   SR Watson 3-0-18-0

19.1

Watson to Trott, no run, length ball and dabbed into the off side

19.2

Watson to Trott, no run, short and wide, Trott shuffles across and swipes a cut shot ... straight to point on the bounce

19.3

Watson to Trott, no run, pitched up and driven towards midwicket

19.4

Watson to Trott, no run, length ball outside off, Trott gets forward in lugubrious defence

19.5

Watson to Trott, 1 run, full and wide of off, driven on the front foot to the cover sweeper

19.6

Watson to Cook, no run, full and around off, gets forward and punched to mid-off

England 88/1   SR Watson 4-0-19-0

21.1

Watson to Trott, 2 runs, on the pads and nudged through square, good running garners them a couple

21.2

Watson to Trott, no run, length ball, defended outside off

21.3

Watson to Trott, no run, in the corridor outside off, Trott gets forward in defence

21.4

Watson to Trott, no run, off-stump line, good length, tapped into the covers

21.5

Watson to Trott, no run, back of a length, sticks in the pitch a touch and Trott scoops it short of mid-on trying to work the ball square

21.6

Watson to Trott, 1 run, short and wide of off stump, Trott turns it round the corner for a single to square leg

England 92/2   SR Watson 5-0-22-0

32.1

Watson to Trott, 1 run, back of a length and turned to deep square

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

32.4

Watson to Trott, 2 runs, takes a straight delivery through midwicket with a tuck off his pads

32.5

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

32.6

Watson to Trott, 2 runs, comes down the pitch and outside leg to give himself some room and drives through the off side...placed well enough for a brace

England 142/3   SR Watson 6-0-28-0

34.1

Watson to Trott, 1 run, back of a length, worked from outside off to midwicket

34.2

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

34.3

Watson to Trott, 1 run, aggression from Trott, again steps to leg to open up the off side and drills his shot out to the cover sweeper

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   SR Watson 7-0-31-0

39.1

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

39.2

Watson to Trott, no run, opens the face with soft hands into the off side but point is in quickly

39.3

Watson to Trott, 1 run, full outside off and driven out to cover

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

39.5

Watson to Trott, 1 run, down the pitch and driven out to the cover sweeper

39.6

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

England 189/3   SR Watson 8-0-38-0

47.1

Watson to Kieswetter, FOUR, and after more than a few sighters, Kieswetter follows Morgan's example by stepping away and crashing the ball back over the bowler's head

47.2

Watson to Kieswetter, 1 run, full and straight, dug out towards long-off

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   SR Watson 9-0-57-0

49.1

Watson to Kieswetter, no run, full toss, whacked back at Watson and he takes a nasty blow on the fingertips

49.2

Watson to Kieswetter, FOUR, length ball and Kieswetter turns inventor, going down on one knee to flip the ball over his head for four down to long leg

49.3

Watson to Kieswetter, 1 run, pitched up outside off, drilled through the covers

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

49.6

Watson to Kieswetter, OUT, length ball, Kieswetter hits on the up but it goes straight up, long-off comes scampering in from the boundary and takes a well-judged diving catch

C Kieswetter c Warner b Watson 25 (41m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 86.20

England 272/5   SR Watson 10-0-65-1
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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