The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

England 1st innings | Australia 1st innings | England 2nd innings
Partnerships - England 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 21 8.0 2.62 AN Cook (10) AJ Strauss (10) - 1/21 (7.6)
2nd 46 12.0 3.83 AJ Strauss (20) RS Bopara (22) 1/21 (7.6) 2/67 (19.6)
3rd 23 4.4 4.92 RS Bopara (13) KP Pietersen (5) 2/67 (19.6) 3/90 (24.4)
4th 138 40.5 3.37 PD Collingwood (64) KP Pietersen (60) 3/90 (24.4) 4/228 (65.3)
5th 13 5.2 2.43 KP Pietersen (4) MJ Prior (8) 4/228 (65.3) 5/241 (70.5)
6th 86 15.5 5.43 A Flintoff (37) MJ Prior (47) 5/241 (70.5) 6/327 (86.4)
7th 2 1.5 1.09 MJ Prior (1) JM Anderson (0) 6/327 (86.4) 7/329 (88.3)
8th 26 5.2 4.87 SCJ Broad (19) JM Anderson (6) 7/329 (88.3) 8/355 (93.5)
9th 68 8.5 7.69 JM Anderson (20) GP Swann (41) 8/355 (93.5) 9/423 (102.4)
10th 12 4.1 2.88 MS Panesar (4) GP Swann (6) 9/423 (102.4) 10/435 (106.5)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
2 2nd 239 70.0 3.41 SM Katich (105) RT Ponting (131) 1/60 (14.6) 2/299 (84.6)
2 6th 200 44.1 4.52 BJ Haddin (121) MJ North (72) 5/474 (136.5) 6/674 (180.6)
2 5th 143 42.0 3.40 MJ Clarke (81) MJ North (53) 4/331 (94.5) 5/474 (136.5)
1 4th 138 40.5 3.37 PD Collingwood (64) KP Pietersen (60) 3/90 (24.4) 4/228 (65.3)
1 6th 86 15.5 5.43 A Flintoff (37) MJ Prior (47) 5/241 (70.5) 6/327 (86.4)
1 9th 68 8.5 7.69 JM Anderson (20) GP Swann (41) 8/355 (93.5) 9/423 (102.4)
3 8th 62 19.3 3.17 GP Swann (14) PD Collingwood (12) 7/159 (66.4) 8/221 (86.1)
2 1st 60 15.0 4.00 PJ Hughes (36) SM Katich (17) - 1/60 (14.6)
3 6th 57 23.1 2.46 A Flintoff (14) PD Collingwood (6) 5/70 (26.3) 6/127 (49.4)
1 2nd 46 12.0 3.83 AJ Strauss (20) RS Bopara (22) 1/21 (7.6) 2/67 (19.6)
3 7th 32 17.0 1.88 SCJ Broad (26) PD Collingwood (22) 6/127 (49.4) 7/159 (66.4)
2 3rd 26 5.1 5.03 MEK Hussey (3) RT Ponting (16) 2/299 (84.6) 3/325 (90.1)
1 8th 26 5.2 4.87 SCJ Broad (19) JM Anderson (6) 7/329 (88.3) 8/355 (93.5)
3 5th 24 9.3 2.52 MJ Prior (6) PD Collingwood (9) 4/46 (16.6) 5/70 (26.3)
1 3rd 23 4.4 4.92 RS Bopara (13) KP Pietersen (5) 2/67 (19.6) 3/90 (24.4)
1 1st 21 8.0 2.62 AN Cook (10) AJ Strauss (10) - 1/21 (7.6)
3 10th 19* 11.3 1.65 MS Panesar (2) JM Anderson (10) 9/233 (93.3) 9/252 (105.0)
3 4th 15 6.2 2.36 AJ Strauss (8) PD Collingwood (5) 3/31 (10.4) 4/46 (16.6)
3 3rd 14 5.1 2.70 KP Pietersen (1) AJ Strauss (1) 2/17 (5.3) 3/31 (10.4)
3 1st 13 4.3 2.88 AN Cook (0) AJ Strauss (0) - 1/13 (4.3)
1 5th 13 5.2 2.43 KP Pietersen (4) MJ Prior (8) 4/228 (65.3) 5/241 (70.5)
3 9th 12 7.2 1.63 PD Collingwood (23) JM Anderson (31) 8/221 (86.1) 9/233 (93.3)
1 10th 12 4.1 2.88 MS Panesar (4) GP Swann (6) 9/423 (102.4) 10/435 (106.5)
2 4th 6 4.4 1.28 RT Ponting (3) MJ Clarke (2) 3/325 (90.1) 4/331 (94.5)
3 2nd 4 1.0 4.00 RS Bopara (6) AJ Strauss (5) 1/13 (4.3) 2/17 (5.3)
1 7th 2 1.5 1.09 MJ Prior (1) JM Anderson (0) 6/327 (86.4) 7/329 (88.3)
Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 20-23, 2009
England won by 197 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Aug 7-9, 2009
Australia won by an innings and 80 runs
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 30-Aug 3, 2009
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 16-20, 2009
England won by 115 runs
England v Australia at Cardiff - Jul 8-12, 2009
Match drawn
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Jul 12, 2009

Michael Hussey takes a catch at gully to end Paul Collingwood's vigil, England v Australia, 1st Test, Cardiff, 5th day, July 12, 2009

Michael Hussey takes a catch at gully to end Paul Collingwood's vigil

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Jul 12, 2009

James Anderson celebrates after England's great escape, England v Australia, 1st Test, Cardiff, July 12, 2009

James Anderson celebrates after England's great escape

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