Paul Collingwood and Michael Clarke walk off the field, England v Australia, 2nd Twenty20 international, Old Trafford, September 1, 2009 © Getty Images

  • Sep 1, 2009

    News of the abandonment is flashed on the big screen © Getty Images

  • Sep 1, 2009

    Disappointed fans begin to disperse © Getty Images

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    Umpires Peter Hartley and Nigel Llong conduct a doomed pitch inspection at Old Trafford © PA Photos

  • Sep 1, 2009

    Cameron White and Paul Collingwood discuss conditions at Old Trafford before the abandonment © PA Photos