• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    11.1 gone! Gilchrist catches an edge chasing a wide delivery outside the off stump, taken comfortably by Jones behind the stumps, Australia one down 57/1
    15.3 stunning catch! short delivery close to the off stump, Hayden stands tall and cuts it away in the air to the point region, Collingwood times his jump to perfection and plucks it out of thin air with his right hand 63/4
    11.2 oh boy! gone first ball! pitched up on the stumps, Ponting gets hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps trying to play it away on the leg side, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Harmison on a hat-trick! 57/2
    11.4 another duck! short outside the off stump, Martyn goes after it, ball clips the edge and flies down to the third man region, Pietersen in the deep makes no mistake, Harmison on fire! Australia in all sorts of trouble here! 57/3
    35.1 good length delivery close to the off stump line, Clarke ends up with a little inside edge on to the stumps trying to push it away on the off side, Lewis finally gets the breakthrough! Australia 5 down 168/5
    44 5-for! slower delivery, ends up as an yorker, Hussey plays all over it and gets bowled, end of a fine innings 220/6
    44.1 bowled'm! excellent yorker, Watson was clueless, off stump is pegged back, Flintoff gets one to his name, Australia seven down! 220/7
    not out
    10
    13
    0
    0
    76.92
    48.5 fraction short, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, Gillespie swings across, ball clips the top-edge and goes straight up, Jones moves in and takes it comfortably, second wicket for Flintoff 244/8
    49.5 another good yorker! straight and on target, Kasprowicz makes room trying to get bat on ball but fails to make contact, ball crashes into the stumps, Australia 9 down 248/9
    not out
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    16 (lb 6, nb 4, w 6)
    TOTAL
    252/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.04)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    D Gough10.004714.7003
    J Lewis10.006916.9001
    SJ Harmison10.003353.3020
    A Flintoff10.013923.9040
    PD Collingwood2.001105.5000
    MP Vaughan6.003305.5000
    VS Solanki2.001407.0000
    Fall of wickets:1-57 (AC Gilchrist, 11.1 ov), 2-57 (RT Ponting, 11.2 ov), 3-57 (DR Martyn, 11.4 ov), 4-63 (ML Hayden, 15.3 ov), 5-168 (MJ Clarke, 35.1 ov), 6-220 (MEK Hussey, 43.6 ov), 7-220 (SR Watson, 44.1 ov), 8-244 (JN Gillespie, 48.5 ov), 9-248 (MS Kasprowicz, 49.5 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    6.5 a great McGrat yorker and Trescothick no match for it and even gets an earful of commentary from McGrath on the way to the pavilion 39/1
    8.5 come close to the stumps bowling, ball too close to cut but Strauss decides to cut it and it crashes into the stumps 42/2
    35.3 You don't play back to those! Fullish ball straightening and going into middle and leg as the bat misses it 150/5
    18.3 Another inside edge and a wicket! Played outside off, dangled bat at it and it came in to hit off stump bail 82/3
    27.2 wide outside off and Flintoff rushed out to hit it out of the ground but was too far away from the ball and skied to Kasprowicz at long-off who took a tumbling catch 119/4
    not out
    91
    65
    8
    4
    140.00
    37.4 A chinaman, Jones goes out tries a big slog and its off the bottom of the bat in the air to Martyn who makes a lot of ground to take at good catch at long-on 160/6
    42.4 off the pads to leg, brilliant work by Gilchrist who dives, fields, rolls over, lies and throws the stumps down and Solanki found short scrambling back 214/7
    not out
    7
    15
    0
    0
    46.66
    Extras
    18 (lb 1, nb 10, w 7)
    TOTAL
    253/7 (47.3 Overs, RR: 5.32)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath9.013423.7713
    JN Gillespie10.016606.6051
    MS Kasprowicz9.006817.5506
    SR Watson9.304204.4200
    GB Hogg10.014234.2010
    Fall of wickets:1-39 (ME Trescothick, 6.5 ov), 2-42 (AJ Strauss, 8.5 ov), 3-82 (PD Collingwood, 18.3 ov), 4-119 (A Flintoff, 27.2 ov), 5-150 (MP Vaughan, 35.3 ov), 6-160 (GO Jones, 37.4 ov), 7-214 (VS Solanki, 42.4 ov)

Match Notes