The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

England won by 197 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

28.2

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, swings wide of Collingwood who ignores it

28.3

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood chops down on this ala Collingwood, out to cover

28.4

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, clamps down on it, defending out to the off side

28.5

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, a squirty (yes, the theme continues) defensive on the back foot. Slightly squared up

28.6

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, FOUR, timed that superbly through square leg for four. A stray from Hilfenhaus down the leg side, and Collingwood pounces

England 118/2   PD Collingwood 4* (5b 1x4)

29.3

Clark to Collingwood, no run, a wide leg-cutter, left well alone

29.4

Clark to Collingwood, no run, defended on the back foot

29.5

Clark to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside off

29.6

Clark to Collingwood, no run, defended solidly on the back foot

England 121/2   PD Collingwood 4* (9b 1x4)

31.1

Clark to Collingwood, no run, a fuller delivery for Collingwood but just outside the off stump. Steps across and defends

31.2

Clark to Collingwood, no run, well defended on the front foot

31.3

Clark to Collingwood, 1 run, shorter delivery, Collingwood goes for a pull and chops it down

31.6

Clark to Collingwood, 1 run, comes forward and pats it to leg once more

England 126/2   PD Collingwood 6* (13b 1x4)

32.1

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, a forcing defensive push off the back foot

32.2

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, on the off stump - that's the line to Collingwood.

32.3

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, on the front foot, defending to point. Almost took the splice of the blade, that

32.4

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, solid off-drive to cover

32.5

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, 1 run, short of a length and pulled around the corner

England 127/2   PD Collingwood 7* (18b 1x4)

33.1

Clark to Collingwood, no run, an awkward shovel to leg. A Colly-shovel. You know what I mean. A shot to inspire no confidence whatsoever, but yet somehow he survives

33.2

Clark to Collingwood, no run, defended on the front foot

33.3

Clark to Collingwood, no run, clamps down on the front foot

33.4

Clark to Collingwood, no run, another defensive from Collingwood, his bat coming down in an arc. Safely blocked nevertheless

33.5

Clark to Collingwood, no run, on the front foot, he defends

33.6

Clark to Collingwood, no run, and it's swishily defended once more to finish the over

England 131/2   PD Collingwood 7* (24b 1x4)

35.3

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, very full, Collingwood steps across to defend

35.4

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, well wide of the off stump. That's a Johnson delivery of the Lord's era

35.5

Johnson to Collingwood, 2 runs, flicked off his legs

35.6

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, worked off his pads to square leg

England 142/2   PD Collingwood 9* (28b 1x4)

37.1

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 wide, woops! Mitchell's back! This hasn't pitched on the cut strip. He's over the wicket to the right-hander, and has aimed that at third slip...

37.1

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, and another one, down the leg side this time

37.2

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, gets that on target as Collingwood goes to pull but is struck in the mid of his riff

37.3

Johnson to Collingwood, FOUR, four! Nothing more than a checked push down the ground and it's superbly timed

37.4

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, another checked push, but this time it finds mid-off

37.5

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, on the back foot, worked to leg

37.6

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, on the back foot, and he defends

England 149/2   PD Collingwood 13* (34b 2x4)

38.6

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, big shout from Hilfenhaus and others as Collingwood defends this off the meat of the bat. But was it pad first? Looks like it was, on replays, but Billy's having none of it

England 151/2   PD Collingwood 13* (35b 2x4)

39.3

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 no ball, comes forward but gets an inside edge short of Haddin, who is wrong-footed to the off side

39.3

Johnson to Collingwood, 2 runs, worked through the leg side, as sweet as a molasses cookie

39.4

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 wide, crikey, that's a shocker from Johnson. Miles too wide! Come on, Pedro

39.4

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, squeezed to point who, with a desperate sprawl to his right, fields well

39.5

Johnson to Collingwood, no run, solidly thwacked with rambunctious biffing

39.6

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 no ball, and it's driven hard again to mid-off, but it's another no-ball from the currently-very-very-wayward Johnson

39.6

Johnson to Collingwood, 1 run, flicked around the corner

England 158/2   PD Collingwood 16* (41b 2x4)

40.1

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood forward to defend, and then swiftly rearranges his protective gear, David Boon-style

40.2

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, FOUR, good shot, just a solid back-foot punch that finds the gap in the covers, well played

40.3

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, defended back down the pitch

40.4

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, defended away to cover

40.5

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, bad ball, bad shot, short and wide and Collingwood flashes

40.6

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, enormous caught-behind shout there, Collingwood drove away from his body but Billy Bowden is uninterested, so much so that he didn't even appear to respond. In any case, Hotspot showed no edge

England 162/2   PD Collingwood 20* (47b 3x4)

42.1

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, cut away to point but can't beat the field

42.2

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside off

42.3

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, pushed away defensively again

42.4

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, probing outside off again, Collingwood defends

42.5

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, fuller ball, clipped to mid-on

42.6

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, no run, nice piece of bowling from Hilfenhaus, outside off for most of the over and this one tails in to the stumps, Collingwood is good enough to adjust and defend

England 166/2   PD Collingwood 20* (53b 3x4)

44.1

Hilfenhaus to Collingwood, 1 leg bye, on the pads, Collingwood works it away for a leg-bye

England 167/2   PD Collingwood 20* (54b 3x4)

45.1

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood closes the face and works it to midwicket

45.2

Siddle to Collingwood, 3 runs, good shot from Collingwood, who gets one on his pads and clips it through midwicket, the fielder manages to chase it down just inside the boundary

45.6

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, well wide of off, Collingwood lets it go

England 171/2   PD Collingwood 23* (57b 3x4)

46.3

North to Collingwood, no run, on line and turning, Collingwood gets forward to it

46.4

North to Collingwood, 1 run, tossed up outside off, Collingwood cuts to deep point

England 173/2   PD Collingwood 24* (59b 3x4)

47.1

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, pushed away to cover

47.2

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, punched to mid-on

47.3

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, left alone outside off

47.4

Siddle to Collingwood, 1 no ball, pushed away defensively

47.4

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood flashes at a drive wide of off there, and then chastises himself, that was a loose shot

47.5

Siddle to Collingwood, OUT, and this time Collingwood does go for the drive and he's caught at gully! Full and wide, Collingwood gets it off a thick edge and Hussey takes the catch right in front of his face

PD Collingwood c Hussey b Siddle 24 (89m 65b 3x4 0x6) SR: 36.92

England 176/3   PD Collingwood 24 (65b 3x4)
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Aug 23, 2009

Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting and the Australians show their disappointment, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 23, 2009

Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting and the Australians show their disappointment

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Aug 23, 2009

The pain of the Ashes defeat gets to Michael Clarke, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 23, 2009

The pain of the Ashes defeat gets to Michael Clarke

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