The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss* c Clarke b Johnson 30 90 60 4 0 50.00
View dismissal AN Cook c Hussey b Hilfenhaus 10 31 25 0 0 40.00
View dismissal RS Bopara c Hughes b Johnson 35 76 52 6 0 67.30
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Katich b Hauritz 69 196 141 4 0 48.93
View dismissal PD Collingwood c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus 64 150 145 6 0 44.13
View dismissal MJ Prior b Siddle 56 99 62 6 0 90.32
View dismissal A Flintoff b Siddle 37 66 51 6 0 72.54
View dismissal JM Anderson c Hussey b Hauritz 26 69 40 2 0 65.00
View dismissal SCJ Broad b Johnson 19 22 20 4 0 95.00
GP Swann not out 47 54 40 6 0 117.50
View dismissal MS Panesar c Ponting b Hauritz 4 15 17 0 0 23.52
Extras (b 13, lb 11, w 2, nb 12) 38
Total (all out; 106.5 overs; 442 mins) 435 (4.07 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Cook, 7.6 ov), 2-67 (Strauss, 19.6 ov), 3-90 (Bopara, 24.4 ov), 4-228 (Collingwood, 65.3 ov), 5-241 (Pietersen, 70.5 ov), 6-327 (Flintoff, 86.4 ov), 7-329 (Prior, 88.3 ov), 8-355 (Broad, 93.5 ov), 9-423 (Anderson, 102.4 ov), 10-435 (Panesar, 106.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets MG Johnson 22 2 87 3 3.95
View wickets BW Hilfenhaus 27 5 77 2 2.85 (4nb, 1w)
View wickets PM Siddle 27 3 121 2 4.48 (5nb, 1w)
View wickets NM Hauritz 23.5 1 95 3 3.98 (3nb)
MJ Clarke 5 0 20 0 4.00
SM Katich 2 0 11 0 5.50
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PJ Hughes c †Prior b Flintoff 36 61 54 5 0 66.66
View dismissal SM Katich lbw b Anderson 122 325 261 12 0 46.74
View dismissal RT Ponting* b Panesar 150 313 224 14 1 66.96
View dismissal MEK Hussey c †Prior b Anderson 3 24 16 0 0 18.75
View dismissal MJ Clarke c †Prior b Broad 83 176 145 9 1 57.24
MJ North not out 125 357 242 13 0 51.65
View dismissal BJ Haddin c Bopara b Collingwood 121 200 151 11 3 80.13
Extras (b 9, lb 14, w 4, nb 7) 34
Total (6 wickets dec; 181 overs; 724 mins) 674 (3.72 runs per over)
Did not bat MG Johnson, NM Hauritz, BW Hilfenhaus, PM Siddle
Fall of wickets 1-60 (Hughes, 14.6 ov), 2-299 (Katich, 84.6 ov), 3-325 (Hussey, 90.1 ov), 4-331 (Ponting, 94.5 ov), 5-474 (Clarke, 136.5 ov), 6-674 (Haddin, 180.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JM Anderson 32 6 110 2 3.43 (1w)
View wicket SCJ Broad 32 6 129 1 4.03 (2w)
GP Swann 38 8 131 0 3.44
View wicket A Flintoff 35 3 128 1 3.65 (7nb, 1w)
View wicket MS Panesar 35 4 115 1 3.28
View wicket PD Collingwood 9 0 38 1 4.22
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss* c †Haddin b Hauritz 17 78 54 1 0 31.48
View dismissal AN Cook lbw b Johnson 6 17 12 1 0 50.00
View dismissal RS Bopara lbw b Hilfenhaus 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal KP Pietersen b Hilfenhaus 8 20 24 0 0 33.33
View dismissal PD Collingwood c Hussey b Siddle 74 344 245 6 0 30.20
View dismissal MJ Prior c Clarke b Hauritz 14 37 32 1 0 43.75
View dismissal A Flintoff c Ponting b Johnson 26 89 71 3 0 36.61
View dismissal SCJ Broad lbw b Hauritz 14 61 47 1 0 29.78
View dismissal GP Swann lbw b Hilfenhaus 31 73 63 4 0 49.20
JM Anderson not out 21 69 53 3 0 39.62
MS Panesar not out 7 37 35 1 0 20.00
Extras (b 9, lb 9, w 4, nb 11) 33
Total (9 wickets; 105 overs; 414 mins) 252 (2.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Cook, 4.3 ov), 2-17 (Bopara, 5.3 ov), 3-31 (Pietersen, 10.4 ov), 4-46 (Strauss, 16.6 ov), 5-70 (Prior, 26.3 ov), 6-127 (Flintoff, 49.4 ov), 7-159 (Broad, 66.4 ov), 8-221 (Swann, 86.1 ov), 9-233 (Collingwood, 93.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets MG Johnson 22 4 44 2 2.00 (1nb, 4w)
View wickets BW Hilfenhaus 15 3 47 3 3.13 (4nb)
View wicket PM Siddle 18 2 51 1 2.83 (2nb)
View wickets NM Hauritz 37 12 63 3 1.70 (2nb)
MJ Clarke 3 0 8 0 2.66
MJ North 7 4 14 0 2.00
SM Katich 3 0 7 0 2.33
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Player of the match RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and BR Doctrove (West Indies)
TV umpire RA Kettleborough
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire RK Illingworth
Close of play
Wed, 8 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 336/7 (JM Anderson 2*, SCJ Broad 4*, 90 ov)
Thu, 9 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 249/1 (SM Katich 104*, RT Ponting 100*, 71 ov)
Fri, 10 Jul - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 479/5 (MJ North 54*, BJ Haddin 4*, 139 ov)
Sat, 11 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 20/2 (AJ Strauss 6*, KP Pietersen 3*, 7 ov)
Sun, 12 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 252/9 (105 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • England: 50 runs in 18.5 overs (117 balls), Extras 5, 86 mins
  • Drinks: England - 55/4 in 21.0 overs (PD Collingwood 11, MJ Prior 7)
  • England: 100 runs in 36.6 overs (226 balls), Extras 10, 153 mins
  • Lunch: England - 102/5 in 37.0 overs (PD Collingwood 35, A Flintoff 11)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (PD Collingwood 20, A Flintoff 22, Ex 9)
  • Drinks: England - 126/5 in 49.0 overs (PD Collingwood 36, A Flintoff 26)
  • Drinks: England - 148/6 in 62.0 overs (PD Collingwood 48, SCJ Broad 10)
  • England: 150 runs in 62.0 overs (381 balls), Extras 20, 258 mins
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 167 balls (5 x 4), 231 mins
  • Tea: England - 169/7 in 71.0 overs (PD Collingwood 55, GP Swann 4)
  • England: 200 runs in 79.6 overs (491 balls), Extras 30, 334 mins
  • New Ball Taken: England 200/7 after 80.5 overs (PD Collingwood 63, GP Swann 21)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (PD Collingwood 15, GP Swann 27, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: England - 224/8 in 89.0 overs (PD Collingwood 74, JM Anderson 1)
  • England: 250 runs in 101.2 overs (621 balls), Extras 32, 424 mins
 
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England won by 197 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Aug 7-9, 2009
Australia won by an innings and 80 runs
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 30-Aug 3, 2009
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England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 16-20, 2009
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England v Australia at Cardiff - Jul 8-12, 2009
Match drawn
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Jul 12, 2009

Michael Hussey takes a catch at gully to end Paul Collingwood's vigil, England v Australia, 1st Test, Cardiff, 5th day, July 12, 2009

Michael Hussey takes a catch at gully to end Paul Collingwood's vigil

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Jul 12, 2009

James Anderson celebrates after England's great escape, England v Australia, 1st Test, Cardiff, July 12, 2009

James Anderson celebrates after England's great escape

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