The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 277 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer c Pietersen b Flintoff 82 136 98 13 0 83.67
View dismissal ML Hayden c Collingwood b Flintoff 21 88 47 2 0 44.68
View dismissal RT Ponting* lbw b Hoggard 196 464 319 24 0 61.44
View dismissal DR Martyn c Collingwood b Giles 29 79 62 2 0 46.77
View dismissal MEK Hussey b Flintoff 86 257 187 8 0 45.98
View dismissal MJ Clarke c Strauss b Anderson 56 153 94 5 1 59.57
View dismissal AC Gilchrist lbw b Hoggard 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SK Warne c †Jones b Harmison 17 42 26 1 0 65.38
B Lee not out 43 90 61 6 0 70.49
View dismissal SR Clark b Flintoff 39 34 23 3 2 169.56
GD McGrath not out 8 26 17 0 0 47.05
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 8, nb 7) 25
Total (9 wickets dec; 155 overs; 690 mins) 602 (3.88 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-79 (Hayden, 18.3 ov), 2-141 (Langer, 28.5 ov), 3-198 (Martyn, 47.2 ov), 4-407 (Hussey, 108.4 ov), 5-467 (Ponting, 126.3 ov), 6-467 (Gilchrist, 126.6 ov), 7-500 (Warne, 135.3 ov), 8-528 (Clarke, 141.3 ov), 9-578 (Clark, 149.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SJ Harmison 30 4 123 1 4.10 (1nb, 6w)
View wickets MJ Hoggard 31 5 98 2 3.16 (1nb)
View wicket JM Anderson 29 6 141 1 4.86 (1w)
View wickets A Flintoff 30 4 99 4 3.30 (3nb, 1w)
View wicket AF Giles 25 2 91 1 3.64
IR Bell 1 0 12 0 12.00 (2nb)
KP Pietersen 9 1 28 0 3.11
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss c Hussey b McGrath 12 25 21 2 0 57.14
View dismissal AN Cook c Warne b McGrath 11 27 15 1 0 73.33
View dismissal IR Bell c Ponting b Clark 50 228 162 5 0 30.86
View dismissal PD Collingwood c †Gilchrist b Clark 5 24 13 1 0 38.46
View dismissal KP Pietersen lbw b McGrath 16 72 44 1 0 36.36
View dismissal A Flintoff* c †Gilchrist b Lee 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal GO Jones lbw b McGrath 19 90 57 2 0 33.33
View dismissal AF Giles c Hayden b McGrath 24 61 39 4 0 61.53
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c †Gilchrist b Clark 0 12 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SJ Harmison c †Gilchrist b McGrath 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
JM Anderson not out 2 9 8 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 2, nb 6) 18
Total (all out; 61.1 overs; 283 mins) 157 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Strauss, 5.4 ov), 2-28 (Cook, 5.5 ov), 3-42 (Collingwood, 10.6 ov), 4-78 (Pietersen, 27.4 ov), 5-79 (Flintoff, 28.3 ov), 6-126 (Jones, 49.2 ov), 7-149 (Bell, 56.2 ov), 8-153 (Hoggard, 58.2 ov), 9-154 (Harmison, 59.2 ov), 10-157 (Giles, 61.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket B Lee 15 3 51 1 3.40 (5nb, 2w)
View wickets GD McGrath 23.1 8 50 6 2.15 (1nb)
View wickets SR Clark 14 5 21 3 1.50
SK Warne 9 0 25 0 2.77
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JL Langer not out 100 199 146 9 0 68.49
View dismissal ML Hayden run out (Anderson/†Jones) 37 67 41 6 0 90.24
RT Ponting* not out 60 131 85 4 0 70.58
Extras (lb 4, nb 1) 5
Total (1 wicket dec; 45.1 overs; 199 mins) 202 (4.47 runs per over)
Did not bat DR Martyn, MEK Hussey, MJ Clarke, AC Gilchrist, SK Warne, B Lee, SR Clark, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-68 (Hayden, 15.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MJ Hoggard 11 2 43 0 3.90
JM Anderson 9 1 54 0 6.00
A Flintoff 5 2 11 0 2.20 (1nb)
SJ Harmison 12.1 1 54 0 4.43
AF Giles 5 0 22 0 4.40
KP Pietersen 3 0 14 0 4.66
England 2nd innings (target: 648 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss c sub (RA Broad) b Clark 11 51 31 1 0 35.48
View dismissal AN Cook c Hussey b Warne 43 128 94 4 0 45.74
View dismissal IR Bell lbw b Warne 0 11 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal PD Collingwood st †Gilchrist b Warne 96 216 155 13 2 61.93
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Martyn b Lee 92 227 155 14 0 59.35
View dismissal A Flintoff* c Langer b Warne 16 37 26 4 0 61.53
View dismissal GO Jones b McGrath 33 68 48 5 0 68.75
View dismissal AF Giles c Warne b Clark 23 55 38 3 0 60.52
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c Warne b Clark 8 49 35 1 0 22.85
View dismissal SJ Harmison c McGrath b Clark 13 31 18 2 0 72.22
JM Anderson not out 4 7 8 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 10, w 2, nb 11) 31
Total (all out; 100.1 overs; 445 mins) 370 (3.69 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-29 (Strauss, 10.4 ov), 2-36 (Bell, 13.2 ov), 3-91 (Cook, 29.2 ov), 4-244 (Collingwood, 63.3 ov), 5-271 (Flintoff, 71.4 ov), 6-293 (Pietersen, 80.4 ov), 7-326 (Jones, 87.1 ov), 8-346 (Giles, 92.5 ov), 9-361 (Hoggard, 98.2 ov), 10-370 (Harmison, 100.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket B Lee 22 1 98 1 4.45 (7nb, 1w)
View wicket GD McGrath 19 3 53 1 2.78 (3nb)
View wickets SR Clark 24.1 6 72 4 2.97
View wickets SK Warne 34 7 124 4 3.64 (1nb, 1w)
MEK Hussey 1 0 5 0 5.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Player of the match RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and SA Bucknor (West Indies)
TV umpire PD Parker
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire BNJ Oxenford
Close of play
Thu, 23 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 346/3 (RT Ponting 137*, MEK Hussey 63*, 90 ov)
Fri, 24 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 53/3 (IR Bell 13*, KP Pietersen 6*, 17 ov)
Sat, 25 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 181/1 (JL Langer 88*, RT Ponting 51*, 40 ov)
Sun, 26 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 293/5 (KP Pietersen 92*, GO Jones 12*, 80 ov)
Mon, 27 Nov - day 5 - England 2nd innings 370 (100.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • New Ball Taken: England 293/5 after 80.2 overs (KP Pietersen 92, GO Jones 12)
  • England: 300 runs in 82.2 overs (504 balls), Extras 23
  • Drinks: England - 346/8 in 92.5 overs (MJ Hoggard 2)
  • England: 350 runs in 94.1 overs (578 balls), Extras 30
  • Attendance: 10349
  • Total Attendance: 164747
  • Test Match Scorer: Binoy George
  • Test Match Commentators: Jenny Thompson, Martin Williamson and Will Luke
 
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Nov 27, 2006

Dad's Army: Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden and Glenn McGrath celebrate the win at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 27, 2006

Dad's Army: Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden and Glenn McGrath celebrate the win

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Nov 27, 2006

Glenn McGrath raises a stump in celebration after Australia trounce England at Brisbane, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 27, 2006

Glenn McGrath raises a stump in celebration after Australia trounce England at Brisbane

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