Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    SR
    31.3 another one lifts nicely as atherton comes forward catches him half back takes the face and taken one handed by Mark Waugh to his left at second slip 123/3
    1.1 ball seamed back in, a tentative prod and edged to Warne who takes a good low catch at first slip 2/1
    24.2 a bat and pad, pushing forward, Ponting takes it an inch off the ground at silly mid off 106/2
    37.4 pitched up cuts back, hussain paids up and the ball obligingly strikes the pad knee high and its on yer bike 136/4
    23
    50
    39
    2
    0
    58.97
    43.2 short lifting ball angling in from around cramps him as he defends with an angled bat under edge crashes into the stumps 159/5
    65.3 short ball keeps low trying to pull strikes the front pad traps him in front 294/10
    4
    11
    9
    0
    0
    44.44
    46.1 driving away form the body turns back from outside off stump through the gap into off stump 170/6
    48.3 tries to sweep taken on the pad plumb as a plum 174/7
    52.2 cuts and thin edges a ball wide outside off stump 191/8
    52.5 goes the sweep straight to the man at deep square leg, gough following the australian plan to perfection 191/9
    not out
    49
    59
    40
    7
    1
    122.50
    Extras
    34 (b 10, lb 8, nb 16)
    TOTAL
    294 all out (65.3 Overs, RR: 4.48, 289 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (ME Trescothick, 1.1 ov), 2-106 (MA Butcher, 24.2 ov), 3-123 (MA Atherton, 31.3 ov), 4-136 (N Hussain, 37.4 ov), 5-159 (IJ Ward, 43.2 ov), 6-170 (U Afzaal, 46.1 ov), 7-174 (C White, 48.3 ov), 8-191 (AF Giles, 52.2 ov), 9-191 (D Gough, 52.5 ov), 10-294 (AJ Stewart, 65.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath17.326733.8203
    JN Gillespie1736723.9404
    B Lee1227105.9107
    SK Warne1947153.7302
  • BATSMEN
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    4s
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    SR
    b Gough
    77
    111
    82
    13
    0
    93.90
    15 down the track smacked through midwicket where a one handed catch is taken 98/1
    19.4 ball cuts back keeps a little low ponting misses with a rush defensive shot and is trapped pretty well in front 130/2
    64 the thinnest of thin edges playing at a ball outside off, didn't want to go thought he did look behind has the be signalled out 267/4
    105
    244
    181
    13
    0
    58.01
    83.2 ball pitched outside off, came in and looked to be hitting middle, ump Bucknor nods and an early much needed break for England 336/5
    117.3 chases a wide ball well hit but point take a good diving catch to his right 496/6
    129.4 similar to ball two but his lower and taken by the man at long the last one cleard 576/10
    120 full ball again wide swings away warne chases top edge goes head height to first slip 511/7
    121.1 fended away a straight ball little movemen away takes the edge and taken just above the ground to first slips left 513/8
    121.4 full ball comes back in this time Gillespie is playing back misses it and is gone taking middle and leg 513/9
    not out
    1
    35
    19
    0
    0
    5.26
    Extras
    33 (b 3, lb 7, nb 23)
    TOTAL
    576 all out (129.4 Overs, RR: 4.44, 545 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-98 (ML Hayden, 14.6 ov), 2-130 (RT Ponting, 19.4 ov), 3-134 (MJ Slater, 23.1 ov), 4-267 (ME Waugh, 63.6 ov), 5-336 (SR Waugh, 83.2 ov), 6-496 (DR Martyn, 117.3 ov), 7-511 (SK Warne, 119.6 ov), 8-513 (B Lee, 121.1 ov), 9-513 (JN Gillespie, 121.4 ov), 10-576 (AC Gilchrist, 129.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    D Gough33615234.60010
    AR Caddick36016314.52012
    C White26.4510113.7801
    AF Giles25010814.3200
    MA Butcher934244.6600
  • BATSMEN
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    2.3 lifting ball short of a length on the right line fends to an easy waist height catch at second slip 4/1
    38.1 tossed up drives a thick outside edge goes straight to slip 155/7
    24.2 ball had some 86mph pace, the extra bounce surprised Butcher, edged to Gilchrist 99/2
    retired hurt
    9
    26
    20
    1
    0
    45.00
    3
    12
    3
    0
    0
    100.00
    32.1 ball just outside off, inside edge onto thigh then onto the stumps 142/3
    33.1 set for a turn to leg, played too early, top edged to Warne at slip, caught it way over his head 148/4
    35.3 unsettled, pitched on leg stump, played across the line and pays for it 150/5
    37.3 superb ball, nipped in, played inside it, off stump gone and its lunch 154/6
    42.1 turns across a forward defensively flicks the outside edge and goes to slip for an Australian win by an innings aand 118 runs 164/9
    38.2 comes forward bat with pad really behind the pad ball goes straight on struck in front 155/8
    not out
    6
    14
    15
    1
    0
    40.00
    Extras
    18 (b 1, lb 5, nb 12)
    TOTAL
    164 all out (42.1 Overs, RR: 3.88, 218 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (MA Atherton, 2.3 ov), 2-99 (MA Butcher, 24.2 ov), 2-117 (N Hussain, ), 3-142 (IJ Ward, 32.1 ov), 4-148 (AJ Stewart, 33.1 ov), 5-150 (U Afzaal, 35.3 ov), 6-154 (C White, 37.3 ov), 7-155 (ME Trescothick, 38.1 ov), 8-155 (D Gough, 38.2 ov), 9-164 (AF Giles, 42.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath1353412.6105
    JN Gillespie1125234.7204
    SK Warne10.142932.8501
    ME Waugh10606.0000
    B Lee703725.2802

Close of Play

  • Thu, 5 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 133/2 (MJ Slater 76*, ME Waugh 0*, 22 ov)
  • Fri, 6 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 332/4 (SR Waugh 101*, DR Martyn 34*, 81.2 ov)
  • Sat, 7 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 48/1 (ME Trescothick 21*, MA Butcher 15*, 13 ov)
  • Sun, 8 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 164 (42.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes