• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Patel b Gillespie
    19
    35
    27
    4
    0
    70.37
    c †Griggs b O'Brien
    0
    4
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c How b O'Brien
    5
    18
    17
    1
    0
    29.41
    c †Griggs b Orchard
    50
    92
    72
    9
    0
    69.44
    c †Griggs b Elliott
    10
    33
    18
    1
    0
    55.55
    c †Griggs b Elliott
    2
    40
    35
    0
    0
    5.71
    lbw b O'Brien
    12
    30
    32
    2
    0
    37.50
    not out
    17
    45
    21
    3
    0
    80.95
    b O'Brien
    2
    9
    9
    0
    0
    22.22
    c Taylor b Gillespie
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Gillespie
    4
    7
    9
    0
    0
    44.44
    Extras
    10 (lb 6, nb 2, w 2)
    TOTAL
    131 all out (40.1 Overs, RR: 3.26, 161 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (MP Vaughan, 1.2 ov), 2-17 (AJ Strauss, 5.6 ov), 3-38 (AN Cook, 8.5 ov), 4-64 (IR Bell, 15.4 ov), 5-91 (PD Collingwood, 27.3 ov), 6-95 (KP Pietersen, 28.5 ov), 7-122 (TR Ambrose, 35.4 ov), 8-124 (MJ Hoggard, 37.6 ov), 9-125 (SJ Harmison, 38.3 ov), 10-131 (MS Panesar, 40.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MR Gillespie14.106234.3720
    IE O'Brien1223442.8301
    GD Elliott831221.5000
    MG Orchard621712.8300

Close of Play

  • Thu, 28 Feb - day 1 - Major Association XI 1st innings 177/4 (MS Sinclair 14*, GD Elliott 13*, 47 ov)
  • Fri, 29 Feb - day 2 - England XI 2nd innings 155/3 (AJ Strauss 55*, IR Bell 21*, 44 ov)
  • Sat, 1 Mar - day 3 - England XI 2nd innings 325/7 (89 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

England XI 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st25MP VaughanAN Cook
2nd2AJ StraussAN Cook
3rd90AJ StraussKP Pietersen
4th125AJ StraussIR Bell
5th0PD CollingwoodIR Bell
6th60IR BellTR Ambrose
7th4MJ HoggardIR Bell
8th19IR BellMS Panesar
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