Australia tour of England and Scotland, 2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 16-20, 2009
The Ashes - 2nd Test
England won by 115 runs
Played at Lord's, London
16,17,18,19,20 July 2009 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
72.1

Clarke to Strauss, no run, left alone outside off

72.2

Clarke to Strauss, 1 run, swept square for a single

72.3

Clarke to Collingwood, no run, skips down the pitch and drives to mid-off

72.4

Clarke to Collingwood, 1 run, too short, turned to leg

72.5

Clarke to Strauss, no run, elegant shimmy and a powerfully biff to mid-on

72.6

Clarke to Strauss, 1 run, skips back and paddles it behind square

England 294/3   MJ Clarke 1-0-3-0
74.1

Clarke to Strauss, no run, on the off stump, defended to leg

74.2

Clarke to Strauss, 1 run, Strauss goes on the sweep, and fine leg clears up with an enthusiastic gallop. Top galloping by Hilfenhaus

74.3

Clarke to Collingwood, no run, good line on middle-and-off, Collingwood smothers

74.4

Clarke to Collingwood, 1 run, pushed out to the off side

74.5

Clarke to Strauss, no run, quicker ball, Strauss goes back to defend

74.6

Clarke to Strauss, 2 runs, tucks one off his pads behind square

England 299/3   MJ Clarke 2-0-7-0
76.1

Clarke to Collingwood, no run, tossed up outside off, driven back to the bowler

76.2

Clarke to Collingwood, no run, skips down the pitch, flicking to leg

76.3

Clarke to Collingwood, OUT, got him! Strauss is fuming with Collingwood here, as he skips down the pitch and miscues it - a horrible welly - straight to mid-on

PD Collingwood c Siddle b Clarke 16 (43m 36b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

76.4

Clarke to Prior, no run, Prior's back and nudging to leg

76.5

Clarke to Prior, no run, nudged around the corner. Australia are alive again

76.6

Clarke to Prior, no run, ooh that hurries Prior a touch, but his wicket remains intact

England 302/4   MJ Clarke 3-1-7-1
78.1

Clarke to Strauss, no run, turns in a touch, Strauss defends

78.2

Clarke to Strauss, FOUR, that's a well-timed and well-placed square drive, it's a fullish ball and he's punched it away really positively

78.3

Clarke to Strauss, 1 run, chips an easy single to mid-on

78.4

Clarke to Prior, no run, curves it in, Prior defends

78.5

Clarke to Prior, no run, straight-bat defence again

78.6

Clarke to Prior, no run, full toss, Prior can't beat the man at cover, which is rather lucky for Clarke

England 316/4   MJ Clarke 4-1-12-1
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Hours of play (local time) 11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00

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