Close of Play

  • Fri, 17 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 24/1 (AN Cook 6*, MJ Hoggard 10*, 6 ov)
  • Sat, 18 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 303/6 (A Flintoff 6*, GO Jones 14*, 96 ov)
  • Sun, 19 Nov - day 3 - South Australia 2nd innings 164/2 (46 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Flintoff pleased with progress

    It has been a week of fluctuating fortunes for England as they build up to next week's first Test, but Andrew Flintoff is pleased with the progress of his team after another solid day against South Australia which was led by Ian Bell's 132

  • Harmison workout lift for England

    England's preparations for the first Test were given a lift as Steve Harmison underwent a workout in the nets at the Adelaide Oval

  • Bell hits the right notes ahead of Ashes

    Ian Bell warmed-up for next week's first Test with a timely hundred as England built a first innings lead against South Australia

  • Good signs for England in draw

    England fans were heartened to see Steve Harmison fielding on the final day of England's tour match against South Australia, as the game petered out to a draw

  • Harmison suffers side strain

    England's build-up to next week's opening Ashes Test has suffered another blow with Steve Harmison forced out of the tour match against South Australia with a side strain

South Aust 3rd innings Partnerships

1st94MTG ElliottDJ Harris
2nd43DJ HarrisCJ Borgas
3rd27DJ HarrisCJ Ferguson