NatWest Series [Australia in England] - 5th ODI

England v Australia

Australia won by 4 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

13.3

Hauritz to Bopara, no run, gets forward and pushes it to the off side

13.4

Hauritz to Bopara, 5 runs, overthrows! They push a quick single to mid-on and Johnson fires it to Paine but the throw is too wide and even the fielder backing up failed to cut it off

England 66/1   RS Bopara 5* (2b)

14.1

Johnson to Bopara, 1 run, full outside off and pushed past the covers

14.3

Johnson to Bopara, no run, drops it shorter in length and he defends back to the bowler

14.4

Johnson to Bopara, no run, stays at the crease and pushes it to the off side

14.5

Johnson to Bopara, 1 run, hits the deck hard and the ball climbs on Bopara but he easily manages to clip it to the on side

England 69/1   RS Bopara 7* (6b)

15.1

Hauritz to Bopara, 1 run, full outside off and driven to the off side

15.3

Hauritz to Bopara, no run

15.4

Hauritz to Bopara, no run, moves about at his crease and tries to ciut but he mistimes it back to the bowler

15.5

Hauritz to Bopara, 1 run, full on the off stump and clipped to the on side

England 76/1   RS Bopara 9* (10b)

16.3

Johnson to Bopara, no run, chases a wide one again and the ball beats him

16.4

Johnson to Bopara, FOUR, drops it short of a length down the leg side and Bopara shuffles a bit and whips it in the air well wide of short fine leg

16.5

Johnson to Bopara, 2 runs, checks his cover drive but the ball still races away, Bopara challenges Hauritz's throw from the deep and makes his ground

16.6

Johnson to Bopara, 1 run, chance for Australia! Bopara drops his wrists and takes a cheeky single, poor Denly has a lot of ground to cover with a rampaging Johnson running beside him, the bowler's under-arm flick just misses the stumps with a diving Denly a few inches short of his crease

England 89/1   RS Bopara 16* (14b 1x4)

17.1

Watson to Bopara, 1 run, slower ball and he shuffles and clips it down to fine leg

17.3

Watson to Bopara, no run, swishes hard outside the off stump and the ball creeps underneath the bat

17.4

Watson to Bopara, no run, pushes it softly back to the bowler

17.5

Watson to Bopara, no run, stays behind the line and taps it back to the bowler

17.6

Watson to Bopara, no run, the first wicket-taking delivery he has bowled, the jaffa squares him up outside off, extra bounce and Bopara gets his glove out of the way

England 91/1   RS Bopara 17* (19b 1x4)

19.1

Watson to Bopara, 1 run, makes room and cracks it past the gap at cover

19.4

Watson to Bopara, OUT, goes for the home run, gets a lot of elevation but not the desired distance, Bopara gets his front pad across and lofts across the line, Hauritz is there at deep square leg and he takes it comfortably

RS Bopara c Hauritz b Watson 18 (27m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

England 95/2   RS Bopara 18 (21b 1x4)
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England won by 4 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
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Andrew Strauss still can't find that winning feeling, England v Australia, 5th ODI, Trent Bridge, September 15, 2009

Andrew Strauss still can't find that winning feeling

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Cameron White helped Australia across the line, England v Australia, 5th ODI, Trent Bridge, September 15, 2009

Cameron White helped Australia across the line

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