• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Nevill b Bills
    81
    136
    10
    0
    59.55
    c †Nevill b Lalor
    4
    18
    1
    0
    22.22
    c †Nevill b Lalor
    83
    105
    14
    0
    79.04
    c sub (DP Hughes) b Muirhead
    57
    71
    7
    2
    80.28
    c Rohrer b Muirhead
    35
    45
    4
    0
    77.77
    b Bills
    75
    106
    9
    0
    70.75
    c †Nevill b Tremain
    48
    96
    5
    0
    50.00
    c Carters b Bills
    16
    19
    2
    0
    84.21
    c Cowan b Muirhead
    11
    12
    2
    0
    91.66
    c Finch b Muirhead
    0
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    3
    5
    0
    0
    60.00
    Extras
    5 (b 1, nb 3, w 1)
    TOTAL
    418 all out (102.5 Overs, RR: 4.06)
    Fall of wickets: 1-19 (MA Carberry, 5.6 ov), 2-162 (IJL Trott, 40.3 ov), 3-182 (AN Cook, 47.4 ov), 4-253 (IR Bell, 60.5 ov), 5-266 (KP Pietersen, 62.4 ov), 6-372 (JM Bairstow, 92.6 ov), 7-397 (SCJ Broad, 97.4 ov), 8-408 (JE Root, 99.1 ov), 9-409 (ST Finn, 100.4 ov), 10-418 (GP Swann, 102.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    CP Tremain25510114.0403
    JK Lalor2679923.8000
    ND Bills2227633.4500
    JM Muirhead22.5111545.0310
    BJ Rohrer20402.0000
    AJ Finch512204.4000

Close of Play

  • Wed, 13 Nov - day 1 - Cricket Australia Invitational XI 1st innings 271/5 (RGL Carters 94*, PM Nevill 76*, 90 ov)
  • Thu, 14 Nov - day 2 - England XI 1st innings 302/5 (JE Root 26*, JM Bairstow 11*, 73 ov)
  • Fri, 15 Nov - day 3 - Cricket Australia Invitational XI 2nd innings 153/4 (KR Patterson 8*, RGL Carters 1*, 52.3 ov)
  • Sat, 16 Nov - day 4 - England XI 2nd innings 151/3 (38.4 ov) - end of match
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