Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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    2.6 gone! Shahzad deserved that wicket, he'd been getting them nip back off the seam and this one does the same, Watson tries to open the face and run it to third man but only succeeds in playing on to his off stump 6/1
    6.2 Shahzad gets another one! Again he nips the ball back in, and Haddin drives at it, gets a thin edge back in on to his stumps and the seam movement has now done for both openers 15/2
    9.3 ooooh dear! Clarke has not capitalised on his start. He's chased a wide one, which was there to be hit, but he's cut it straight to Bell who is just forward of point, what a disappointing end for the stand-in captain 21/3
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    32.6 Yardy strikes, soft dismissal that. Held back and tossed up from the bowler, White was a touch early on a drive but rather than go through with the shot he checked it, chipped it back wide of Yardy who dived smartly to his left to take the catch. England really needed that 133/5
    12.3 And another bites the dust! Tremlett probes outside off and gets one to seam away a touch, Hussey pushes off the back foot but straight to Strauss at gully, and he takes a good catch 33/4
    48.2 ah, well, that's a rather unexpected end, as Marsh flicks high in the air to deep midwicket and the catch is taken 230/10
    33.5 another drag-on! Smith departs. Awful shot. Feet stuck in place and aiming a booming drive well wide of off, comes off the inside edge and cannons onto the stumps 136/6
    35.3 and Australia's downward spiral continues. Hauritz has just tried to flick this uppishly over square leg but gets it too high and Trott running around from fine leg has time to make his ground and slides to take a very good catch, nearly face-planting in the process 140/7
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    36.5 gone! Yardy strikes, and this one simply moves on with the arm, a bit quicker and Lee plays all around it, trying to guide it through the slips. The ball crashes into off stump, and Australia crash towards an extremely disappointing total. 142/8
    48.1 aah, Dougie's wonderful innings comes to an end! He's slapped Tremlett back over his head and in the air, but running around from mid-off is Shahzad, who actually takes a really good catch running back with the flight 230/9
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    15 (lb 7, w 8)
    TOTAL
    230 all out (48.2 Overs, RR: 4.75)
    Fall of wickets: 1-6 (SR Watson, 2.6 ov), 2-15 (BJ Haddin, 6.2 ov), 3-21 (MJ Clarke, 9.3 ov), 4-33 (DJ Hussey, 12.3 ov), 5-133 (CL White, 32.6 ov), 6-136 (SPD Smith, 33.5 ov), 7-140 (NM Hauritz, 35.3 ov), 8-142 (B Lee, 36.5 ov), 9-230 (DE Bollinger, 48.1 ov), 10-230 (SE Marsh, 48.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    A Shahzad1014334.3000050
    CT Tremlett9.202232.3500010
    TT Bresnan913724.1100010
    IJL Trott301605.3300000
    JC Tredwell804405.5000000
    MH Yardy916126.7700010
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    7.5 Bollinger's good day just got much better! Strauss was again pinned on the crease and missed his attempted defence. Thudded into the pad and was given out. Strauss headed off but Trott has called a review! Height could be the issue.... but no, it is indeed hitting the top of leg stump 36/2
    2.5 Prior's comeback is over! Lee is rewarded for a very good start. Good length ball around off stump, Prior got into position to defend but it clipped the outside edge and eased through to Watson at first slip 12/1
    23.2 oh, Smith has struck second ball! And that was a pretty poor shot from Trott, who has pulled in the air straight to the catching man at short midwicket. He's picked the fielder out precisely. It may have been the topspinner, bounced a touch more than Trott expected. 83/4
    7.6 gone first ball! Pietersen departs and Bollinger is on fire! That dreaded inside edge again. Pushed across Pietersen who stood tall to defend, clipped the inside edge and cannoned onto the stumps 36/3
    27.2 gone! Lee strikes second ball of his spell, just as Smith did, and indeed it's Smith who takes the catch at backward point as Bell tries to use the pace and force a cut through the field. 96/5
    34.6 that could be the match! Watson gets the key wicket and Tait, of all people, holds on to a good catch. Morgan tried to flick it to the midwicket boundary it went high and Tait had to run back from mid-on and steady himself to take a tough chance 140/6
    36.4 Watson's the man! The runner has caused all kinds of trouble. Bresnan dropped this by his toes, and Yardy set off for one a non-existent single, Prior sent him back but Watson had gathered and threw down the stumps at the bowler's end. Crazy single attempted 147/7
    43.2 Bollinger has his third! Short ball that Bresnan tried to flip up to the third man boundary, couldn't get it fine enough and Watson ran in to take the catch 178/8
    43.5 It's Bollinger's day! Tredwell is late coming forward and it smacks him flush on the pad in front. One more to go! 180/9
    44.6 that's it! Clarke has finished it off! Tremlett clipped to midwicket, Shahzad set off for one that was never there and couldn't turn back in time. Australia have a hat-trick of wins! 184/10
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    20 (lb 6, nb 1, w 13)
    TOTAL
    184 all out (45 Overs, RR: 4.08)
    Fall of wickets: 1-12 (MJ Prior, 2.5 ov), 2-36 (AJ Strauss, 7.5 ov), 3-36 (KP Pietersen, 7.6 ov), 4-83 (IJL Trott, 23.2 ov), 5-96 (IR Bell, 27.2 ov), 6-140 (EJG Morgan, 34.6 ov), 7-147 (MH Yardy, 36.4 ov), 8-178 (TT Bresnan, 43.2 ov), 9-180 (JC Tredwell, 43.5 ov), 10-184 (A Shahzad, 44.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    B Lee903924.3300010
    SW Tait5.503005.1400031
    DE Bollinger902843.1100020
    SR Watson903213.5500000
    NM Hauritz803604.5000020
    SPD Smith20512.5000000
    MJ Clarke0.10000.0000000
    DJ Hussey20804.0000010

Match Notes

England 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st12AJ StraussMJ Prior
2nd24AJ StraussIJL Trott
3rd0KP PietersenIJL Trott
4th47IR BellIJL Trott
5th13IR BellEJG Morgan
6th44MH YardyEJG Morgan
7th7MH YardyTT Bresnan
8th31JC TredwellTT Bresnan
9th2JC TredwellA Shahzad
10th4CT TremlettA Shahzad
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