The Ashes - 4th Test

England v Australia

England won by 3 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick b Tait 65 138 111 8 1 58.55
View dismissal AJ Strauss c Hayden b Warne 35 99 64 4 0 54.68
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c †Gilchrist b Ponting 58 138 99 9 0 58.58
View dismissal IR Bell c †Gilchrist b Tait 3 12 5 0 0 60.00
View dismissal KP Pietersen c †Gilchrist b Lee 45 131 108 6 0 41.66
View dismissal A Flintoff lbw b Tait 102 201 132 14 1 77.27
View dismissal GO Jones c & b Kasprowicz 85 205 149 8 0 57.04
View dismissal AF Giles lbw b Warne 15 45 35 3 0 42.85
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c †Gilchrist b Warne 10 46 28 1 0 35.71
View dismissal SJ Harmison st †Gilchrist b Warne 2 9 6 0 0 33.33
SP Jones not out 15 32 27 3 0 55.55
Extras (b 1, lb 15, w 1, nb 25) 42
Total (all out; 123.1 overs; 537 mins) 477 (3.87 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-105 (Strauss, 21.4 ov), 2-137 (Trescothick, 30.5 ov), 3-146 (Bell, 34.1 ov), 4-213 (Vaughan, 55.2 ov), 5-241 (Pietersen, 64.1 ov), 6-418 (Flintoff, 103.2 ov), 7-450 (GO Jones, 112.5 ov), 8-450 (Giles, 113.1 ov), 9-454 (Harmison, 115.1 ov), 10-477 (Hoggard, 123.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket B Lee 32 2 131 1 4.09 (8nb)
View wicket MS Kasprowicz 32 3 122 1 3.81 (13nb)
View wickets SW Tait 24 4 97 3 4.04 (4nb)
View wickets SK Warne 29.1 4 102 4 3.49
View wicket RT Ponting 6 2 9 1 1.50 (1w)
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer c Bell b Hoggard 27 95 59 5 0 45.76
View dismissal ML Hayden lbw b Hoggard 7 41 27 1 0 25.92
View dismissal RT Ponting* lbw b SP Jones 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
View dismissal DR Martyn lbw b Hoggard 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal MJ Clarke lbw b Harmison 36 93 53 5 0 67.92
View dismissal SM Katich c Strauss b SP Jones 45 91 66 7 0 68.18
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Strauss b Flintoff 27 58 36 3 1 75.00
View dismissal SK Warne c Bell b SP Jones 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal B Lee c Bell b SP Jones 47 51 44 5 3 106.81
View dismissal MS Kasprowicz b SP Jones 5 8 7 1 0 71.42
SW Tait not out 3 27 9 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 16) 19
Total (all out; 49.1 overs; 247 mins) 218 (4.43 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Hayden, 9.3 ov), 2-21 (Ponting, 10.3 ov), 3-22 (Martyn, 11.1 ov), 4-58 (Langer, 19.3 ov), 5-99 (Clarke, 30.3 ov), 6-157 (Katich, 39.2 ov), 7-157 (Warne, 39.3 ov), 8-163 (Gilchrist, 42.2 ov), 9-175 (Kasprowicz, 43.2 ov), 10-218 (Lee, 49.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SJ Harmison 9 1 48 1 5.33 (3nb)
View wickets MJ Hoggard 15 3 70 3 4.66 (4nb)
View wickets SP Jones 14.1 4 44 5 3.10 (1nb)
View wicket A Flintoff 11 1 54 1 4.90 (8nb, 1w)
Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer c Bell b Giles 61 149 112 8 0 54.46
View dismissal ML Hayden c Giles b Flintoff 26 57 41 4 0 63.41
View dismissal RT Ponting* run out (sub [GJ Pratt]) 48 137 89 3 1 53.93
View dismissal DR Martyn c †GO Jones b Flintoff 13 56 30 1 0 43.33
View dismissal MJ Clarke c †GO Jones b Hoggard 56 209 170 6 0 32.94
View dismissal SM Katich lbw b Harmison 59 262 183 4 0 32.24
View dismissal AC Gilchrist lbw b Hoggard 11 20 11 2 0 100.00
View dismissal SK Warne st †GO Jones b Giles 45 68 42 5 2 107.14
B Lee not out 26 77 39 3 0 66.66
View dismissal MS Kasprowicz c †GO Jones b Harmison 19 30 26 1 0 73.07
View dismissal SW Tait b Harmison 4 20 16 1 0 25.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, nb 14) 19
Total (all out; 124 overs; 548 mins) 387 (3.12 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-50 (Hayden, 13.4 ov), 2-129 (Langer, 33.6 ov), 3-155 (Ponting, 44.1 ov), 4-161 (Martyn, 46.1 ov), 5-261 (Clarke, 94.2 ov), 6-277 (Gilchrist, 98.5 ov), 7-314 (Katich, 107.3 ov), 8-342 (Warne, 112.3 ov), 9-373 (Kasprowicz, 119.2 ov), 10-387 (Tait, 123.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets MJ Hoggard 27 7 72 2 2.66 (1nb)
SP Jones 4 0 15 0 3.75
View wickets SJ Harmison 30 5 93 3 3.10 (1nb)
View wickets A Flintoff 29 4 83 2 2.86 (9nb)
View wickets AF Giles 28 3 107 2 3.82
IR Bell 6 2 12 0 2.00 (3nb)
England 2nd innings (target: 129 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick c Ponting b Warne 27 24 22 4 0 122.72
View dismissal AJ Strauss c Clarke b Warne 23 68 37 3 0 62.16
View dismissal MP Vaughan* c Hayden b Warne 0 8 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal IR Bell c Kasprowicz b Lee 3 38 20 0 0 15.00
View dismissal KP Pietersen c †Gilchrist b Lee 23 51 34 3 0 67.64
View dismissal A Flintoff b Lee 26 63 34 3 0 76.47
View dismissal GO Jones c Kasprowicz b Warne 3 25 13 0 0 23.07
AF Giles not out 7 30 17 0 0 41.17
MJ Hoggard not out 8 20 13 1 0 61.53
Extras (lb 4, nb 5) 9
Total (7 wickets; 31.5 overs; 168 mins) 129 (4.05 runs per over)
Did not bat SJ Harmison, SP Jones
Fall of wickets 1-32 (Trescothick, 5.1 ov), 2-36 (Vaughan, 7.1 ov), 3-57 (Strauss, 13.5 ov), 4-57 (Bell, 14.1 ov), 5-103 (Pietersen, 24.1 ov), 6-111 (Flintoff, 26.4 ov), 7-116 (GO Jones, 27.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets B Lee 12 0 51 3 4.25 (5nb)
MS Kasprowicz 2 0 19 0 9.50
View wickets SK Warne 13.5 2 31 4 2.24
SW Tait 4 0 24 0 6.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 2-1
Test debut SW Tait (Australia)
Player of the match A Flintoff (England)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and SA Bucknor (West Indies)
TV umpire MR Benson
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Close of play
Thu, 25 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 229/4 (KP Pietersen 33*, A Flintoff 8*, 60 ov)
Fri, 26 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 99/5 (SM Katich 20*, 30.3 ov)
Sat, 27 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 222/4 (MJ Clarke 39*, SM Katich 24*, 67 ov)
Sun, 28 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 129/7 (31.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • MJ Clarke (2) 50 in 134 balls with 5 fours
  • MJ Clarke (31) and SM Katich (17) added 50 in 101 balls
  • MJ Clarke (52) and SM Katich (41) added 100 in 285 balls
  • Score at Lunch: Australia 270/5 in 96 overs (Katich 41*, Gilchrist 9*)
  • SM Katich (2) 50 in 159 balls with 3 fours
  • Australia second innings: 300 in 105.1 overs
  • Australia second innings: 350 in 113.4 overs
  • Score at Tea: Australia 387/10 in 124 overs (Lee 26*)
  • England second innings: 50 in 10.6 overs
  • England second innings: 100 in 22.4 overs
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 11-15, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 4-7, 2005
England won by 2 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-24, 2005
Australia won by 239 runs
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Aug 29, 2005

Matthew Hoggard and Ashley Giles celebrate victory at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, August 29, 2005

Matthew Hoggard and Ashley Giles celebrate victory

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Aug 29, 2005

Duncan Fletcher talks about England's win at Trent Bridge, which gave England a 2-1 series lead in the Ashes, August 29, 2005

Duncan Fletcher talks about England's win

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