NatWest Series [Australia in England] - 4th ODI

England v Australia

England won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

32.4

Finn to Lee, no run, length outside off and left, not the best hat-trick ball, needed to make him play

32.5

Finn to Lee, no run, bouncer that Lee sways away from and it comes off his arm to the keeper

32.6

Finn to Lee, FOUR, width outside off and full, cracked away through the off side, belting stroke

Australia 100/6   B Lee 4* (3b 1x4)

33.6

Bopara to Lee, no run, back foot and punched to point

Australia 106/6   B Lee 4* (4b 1x4)

34.2

Finn to Lee, FOUR, length ball that nips back and takes an inside edge as Lee tried to awkwardly fend it off, goes to fine leg

34.3

Finn to Lee, no run, back of a length and a cut and miss

34.4

Finn to Lee, no run, tried to same stroke to a fuller length, played and missed again

34.5

Finn to Lee, 2 runs, a sand-wedge over the bowler, taken off a length over the bowler's head it plugs absolutely dead in the outfield

34.6

Finn to Lee, no run, more length this time and kept out back to bowler

Australia 113/6   B Lee 10* (9b 2x4)

35.2

Bresnan to Lee, 1 run, chipped in front of square leg

35.4

Bresnan to Lee, no run, better line and just dropped into the leg side

35.5

Bresnan to Lee, no run, blocked again back up the wicket

35.6

Bresnan to Lee, no run, back of a length and blocked awkwardly, Lee was unsure where that ended up

Australia 116/6   B Lee 11* (13b 2x4)

36.2

Broad to Lee, no run, just back of length and blocked on the crease

36.3

Broad to Lee, 1 run, turned from a fuller length through square leg

36.5

Broad to Lee, no run, width offered and again Lee throws the hands at it, slapping to mid off

36.6

Broad to Lee, no run, full and pushed to cover

Australia 119/6   B Lee 12* (17b 2x4)

38.1

Broad to Lee, no run, guided toward point on the off side

38.2

Broad to Lee, no run, bumper and ducked beneath

38.3

Broad to Lee, no run, back of a length and played back up the wicket on the back foot

38.4

Broad to Lee, 1 run, tucked awkwardly through the leg side

Australia 125/6   B Lee 13* (21b 2x4)

39.3

Bresnan to Lee, no run, Lee gave himself a little bit of room there but left a short ball outside off

39.4

Bresnan to Lee, no run, fired in full at the pads, ricochets to cover

39.5

Bresnan to Lee, 1 wide, bumper and ducked but too short and called wide

39.5

Bresnan to Lee, no run, another short ball, Lee steps away to try and cut again but misses

39.6

Bresnan to Lee, 1 run, length and turned to the 45

Australia 129/6   B Lee 14* (25b 2x4)

40.1

Patel to Lee, no run, forward and blocked back up the wicket

40.2

Patel to Lee, no run, that is awesome, turn and bounce past the outside edge, what a delivery

40.3

Patel to Lee, no run, down the wicket, Lee not to the pitch and blocked with the pad

40.4

Patel to Lee, no run, more turn and it's off the outside edge high on the bat to backward point who was just moved there

40.5

Patel to Lee, 2 runs, this is too short though and punched down wide of long off for a two, well ran

40.6

Patel to Lee, no run, blocked just outside off

Australia 131/6   B Lee 16* (31b 2x4)

42.2

Patel to Lee, no run, middle and leg, ran back to the bowler

42.3

Patel to Lee, no run, down the wicket and blocked with bat and pad

42.4

Patel to Lee, 1 run, floated up, dropped carefully to the leg side and the scamper through for a run

Australia 138/6   B Lee 17* (34b 2x4)

43.1

Anderson to Lee, no run, off stump on a length, pushed in to cover

43.2

Anderson to Lee, 2 runs, slapped towards long off but it goes hardly anywhere meaning they can get two, landing between extra cover going back and long off coming in

43.3

Anderson to Lee, 1 run, pushed on the ground this time to long on

43.6

Anderson to Lee, no run, shorted outside off and left alone

Australia 146/6   B Lee 20* (38b 2x4)

44.5

Patel to Lee, 1 run, another single through the off side

Australia 158/6   B Lee 21* (39b 2x4)

45.1

Anderson to Lee, SIX, shot! Picked up from a full length on leg stump and he whacks it with great timing over deep square leg

45.2

Anderson to Lee, OUT, but this time finds the fielder, holing out to long on, was the necessary? It was mistimed and Broad came in to take a comfortable catch. Having just taken a six was another big heave required? Five singles, 11 off the over would do. After a lovely little innings that was a poor way to go really

B Lee c Broad b Anderson 27 (52m 41b 2x4 1x6) SR: 65.85

Australia 166/7   B Lee 27 (41b 2x4 1x6)
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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Jul 7, 2012

Ravi Bopara struck the winning runs, England v Australia, 4th ODI, Chester-le-Street, July 7, 2012

Ravi Bopara struck the winning runs

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Jul 7, 2012

James Pattinson took 0 for 46 in his first match in England, England v Australia, 4th ODI, Chester-le-Street, July 7, 2012

James Pattinson took 0 for 46 in his first match in England

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