England tour of Ireland, 2006 / Commentary

5.6

Langford-Smith to Joyce, OUT, Joyce tried to pull but failed to get over the ball and skyed it to midwicket

EC Joyce c O'Brien b Langford-Smith 10 (23m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 47.61

England 37/1   ME Trescothick 17* (16b 3x4)   D Langford-Smith 3-0-13-1

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

England 60/2   ME Trescothick 35* (28b 7x4)   KJ O'Brien 0.1-0-0-1

13.6

JF Mooney to Collingwood, OUT, drove a wide and overpitched ball to Trent Johnson at short extra cover

PD Collingwood c Johnston b JF Mooney 10 (17m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 90.90

England 92/3   ME Trescothick 48* (40b 9x4)   JF Mooney 3-0-31-1

41.5

JF Mooney to Trescothick, OUT, well held at long on trying to up the tempo

ME Trescothick c PJK Mooney b JF Mooney 113 (172m 114b 12x4 0x6) SR: 99.12

England 234/4   IR Bell 71* (93b 4x4)   JF Mooney 5.5-0-50-2

45.1

JF Mooney to Bell, OUT, the end of an uninspiring innings, Bell caught at midwicket to a rare aggressive shot. While he was trying to play his way back into Test reckoning, it was hardly the big hitting and improvisation this capacity crowd expected

IR Bell c Joyce b JF Mooney 80 (110m 101b 4x4 0x6) SR: 79.20

England 258/5   JWM Dalrymple 13* (12b)   JF Mooney 7.1-0-58-3

46.2

Langford-Smith to Dalrymple, OUT, the sixth catch, Dalrymple coming down the wicket but top-edging to fine leg where Mooney clung on, albeit with more than a hint of a juggle

JWM Dalrymple c PJK Mooney b Langford-Smith 17 (19m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

England 264/6   GO Jones 2* (2b)   D Langford-Smith 8.2-0-44-2

48.3

Langford-Smith to Chapple, OUT, excellent catch at third man as Chapple gave himself room and attempted to cut over the top

G Chapple c O'Brien b Langford-Smith 14 (8m 7b 1x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

England 285/7   GO Jones 8* (8b 1x4)   D Langford-Smith 9.3-0-57-3
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Ireland v England at Belfast - Jun 13, 2006
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Jun 13, 2006

Furrowed brows: Andrew Strauss and Glen Chapple discuss tactics, Ireland v England, Stormont, June 13, 2006

Furrowed brows: Andrew Strauss and Glen Chapple discuss tactics

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Jun 13, 2006

A picturesque view at Stormont as Ireland take on England for the first time, Ireland v England, Stormont, June 13, 2006

A picturesque view at Stormont as Ireland take on England for the first time

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