England tour of Scotland, 2008 / Wicket commentary

1.2

Bresnan to Hamilton, OUT, pitched up and defended and Watson backing up is stranded half-way up the track as Hamilton cries "NO!". Watson in vain tries to make his crease. Patel pounces on it from midwicket and Watson heads back to the pavillion.

RR Watson run out 1 (8m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Scotland 7/1   GM Hamilton 4* (6b 1x4)   TT Bresnan 0.2-0-1-0

3.4

Bresnan to Coetzer, OUT, gone for a duck! This time Bresnan bowls a bit fuller and swinging away it catches the edge and a routine catch for Flintoff down low at second slip

KJ Coetzer c Flintoff b Bresnan 0 (7m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Scotland 10/2   GM Hamilton 6* (15b 1x4)   TT Bresnan 1.4-0-2-1

5.1

Bresnan to Poonia, OUT, another fuller delivery and a carbon copy of Coetzer's dismissal. Poonia is sent packing as Patel catches it at third slip

NS Poonia c Patel b Bresnan 0 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Scotland 11/3   GM Hamilton 6* (21b 1x4)   TT Bresnan 2.1-1-2-2

24.2

Broad to Smith, OUT, goes for the flashing cut and it catches a big outside edge and carries all the way down to third man for a routine catch

CJO Smith c sub (AN Cook) b Broad 36 (80m 67b 3x4 2x6) SR: 53.73

Scotland 75/4   GM Hamilton 28* (69b 3x4 1x6)   SCJ Broad 6.2-0-24-1

27.2

Patel to McCallum, OUT, he goes for the sweep shot and miscues it. Anderson takes this one cleanly on the boundary rope at deep square leg

NFI McCallum c Anderson b Patel 2 (11m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Scotland 80/5   GM Hamilton 30* (80b 3x4 1x6)   SR Patel 2.2-0-3-1

37.3

Broad to Wright, OUT, Gone! Great pace from Broad as the ball smacks the top of middle and off sending the bails flying and the ball racing towards the boundary

CM Wright b Broad 12 (33m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

Scotland 122/6   GM Hamilton 57* (114b 4x4 3x6)   SCJ Broad 8.3-0-34-2

39.4

Flintoff to Hamilton, OUT, Stunning catch by Matt Prior gets the dangerman. Hamilton tries a cheeky shot trying to angle it away past the keeper and down to a fine third man. He gets it too fine and Prior takes a stunning catch high and to his left

GM Hamilton c †Prior b Flintoff 60 (159m 119b 4x4 3x6) SR: 50.42

Scotland 129/7   JAR Blain 4* (8b)   A Flintoff 5.4-1-10-1

43.3

Flintoff to Blain, OUT, a big swing from Blain going for it and he misses and it clips the top of middle stump

JAR Blain b Flintoff 13 (24m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 61.90

Scotland 152/8   CS MacLeod 9* (10b 1x4)   A Flintoff 7.3-1-17-2

43.4

Flintoff to Nel, OUT, and another one! Flintoff bowls accurately and it hits middle stump again. It's a long walk back for Nel

JD Nel b Flintoff 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Scotland 152/9   CS MacLeod 9* (10b 1x4)   A Flintoff 7.4-1-17-3
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Aug 18, 2008

Gavin Hamilton works the ball through the leg side, Scotland v England, The Grange, Edinburgh, August 18, 2008

Gavin Hamilton works the ball through the leg side

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Aug 18, 2008

Kevin Pietersen high-fives with Andrew Flintoff after one of his three wickets, Scotland v England, The Grange, Edinburgh, August 18, 2008

Kevin Pietersen high-fives with Andrew Flintoff after one of his three wickets

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