England tour of Ireland, 2006 / Commentary

10.1

O'Brien to Strauss, OUT, pulled long hop straight to backward square-leg. What an inspired bowling change!

AJ Strauss c Botha b O'Brien 4 (16m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

10.2

O'Brien to Collingwood, 3 runs, Collingwood hits it on the leg side

10.3

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Trescothick cuts off the back foot

10.4

O'Brien to Collingwood, 3 runs, full toss on the stumps, Collingwood drives through the on side

10.5

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, good line but full, Trescothick gets an edge

10.6

O'Brien to Collingwood, no run, length ball, Collingwood keeps it out

England 68/2   KJ O'Brien 1-0-8-1

12.1

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, too full and on the pads, Trescothick defends it

12.2

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, leg side delivery, Trescothick works it through the leg side

12.3

O'Brien to Trescothick, 2 runs, driven at catching height past White at backward point, but it would have been a remarkable take had he held it.

12.4

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Trescothick plays a cut-shot

12.5

O'Brien to Collingwood, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Collingwood cuts

12.6

O'Brien to Collingwood, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Collingwood leaves it

England 82/2   KJ O'Brien 2-0-11-1

14.1

O'Brien to Trescothick, 2 runs, short of a length and outside the off stump, Trescothick cuts

14.2

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, leg side delivery, Trescothick defends it

14.3

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Trescothick plays no shot

14.4

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, full delivery, Trescothick driving

14.5

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, good line and length delivery, Trescothick keeps it out

14.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, wide half volley, Trescothick drives the ball through the off side

England 95/3   KJ O'Brien 3-0-14-1

16.1

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Trescothick leaves the ball

16.2

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, good line and length delivery, Trescothick leaves the ball

16.3

O'Brien to Trescothick, 2 runs, wide of the off stump, Trescothick drives through the off side

16.4

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 wide, good length but down leg

16.4

O'Brien to Trescothick, 2 runs, full and outside the off stump, Trescothick drives on the front foot

16.5

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Trescothick drives on the front foot

16.6

O'Brien to Bell, no run, half volley, Bell defends

England 112/3   KJ O'Brien 4-0-20-1

29.1

O'Brien to Bell, no run, Bell drives

29.2

O'Brien to Bell, 2 runs, good length and wide of the off stump, Bell drives off the back foot

29.3

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, length but down leg, Bell drives the ball off the back foot

29.4

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, good line but too full, Trescothick drives through the off side

29.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, good line but full, Bell drives the ball through the off side

29.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, 2 runs, wide half volley, Trescothick drives the ball through the off side

England 165/3   KJ O'Brien 5-0-27-1

31.1

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, length ball, Trescothick driving

31.2

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line and length, Bell driving off the back foot

31.3

O'Brien to Bell, no run, full down leg side, Bell drives the ball

31.4

O'Brien to Bell, 2 runs, good length but down leg, Bell hits it on the leg side

31.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, full delivery, Bell gets an edge

31.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 bye, Trescothick misses the ball

England 176/3   KJ O'Brien 6-0-31-1

33.1

O'Brien to Bell, no run, full and on the legs, Bell drives through the on side

33.2

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line and length, Bell defends it away

33.3

O'Brien to Bell, 1 wide, good length but wide of the off stump

33.3

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line and length, Bell pushes it off the back foot

33.4

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line but too full, Bell drives on the on side

33.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Bell drives on the front foot

33.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, wide outside the off stump, Trescothick driving

England 184/3   KJ O'Brien 7-0-33-1

35.1

O'Brien to Bell, 1 wide, leg side delivery

35.1

O'Brien to Bell, no run, down the leg side, Bell plays and misses

35.2

O'Brien to Bell, no run, line and length, Bell edges it

35.3

O'Brien to Bell, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Bell drives it away

35.4

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line but too full, Bell drives through the off side

35.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, full outside the off stump, Bell drives it away

35.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, no run, wide outside the off stump, Trescothick plays but misses the ball

England 189/3   KJ O'Brien 8-0-35-1

37.1

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, Trescothick drives on the front foot

37.2

O'Brien to Bell, 2 runs, full and on the legs, Bell drives on the front foot

37.3

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Bell cuts

37.4

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, Bell drives it away

37.5

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, Trescothick drives on the front foot

37.6

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good length delivery, Bell pushes forward

England 202/3   KJ O'Brien 9-0-40-1

39.1

O'Brien to Bell, no run, good line but full, Bell drives the ball through the off side

39.2

O'Brien to Bell, no run, Bell driving

39.3

O'Brien to Bell, FOUR, wide of the off stump, Bell drives through the off side

39.4

O'Brien to Bell, no run, full toss down leg, Bell drives on the front foot

39.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 wide, good length but down leg

39.5

O'Brien to Bell, 1 run, full and wide of the off stump, Bell leaves the ball

39.6

O'Brien to Trescothick, 1 run, Trescothick drives it away

England 217/3   KJ O'Brien 10-0-47-1
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Ireland v England at Belfast - Jun 13, 2006
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