• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    7.4 no mistake this time, as Carter picks up at midwicket and pings down the stumps at the non-striker's end! Bell is caught six inches short, and that's a vital breakthrough 43/1
    10.3 bowled him, and that was coming! Prior was getting frustrated as the boundaries dried up, tried to make room to smack the ball through the off side, and was beaten by the one that went straight on. Canny operating from Kartik, and here comes England's skipper 63/2
    not out
    39
    37
    50
    2
    1
    105.40
    12.3 the captain goes! Dragged down the pitch, a massive yahoo, and swift work from the keeper. No question about that one, and another scalp for the spinners 73/3
    18.1 finally, a catch is held, and it's a cracker! Eoin Morgan was pushed right back onto the long-off fence as Flintoff launched another strike down the ground. He took the chance coolly at head-height, wobbled backwards half an inch, but kept his balance. Flintoff has no doubts, although the umpires are conferring ... and the verdict is OUT 111/4
    not out
    3
    3
    7
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    6 (b 1, nb 4, w 1)
    TOTAL
    121/4 (20 Overs, RR: 6.05)
    Fall of wickets: 1-43 (IR Bell, 7.4 ov), 2-63 (MJ Prior, 10.3 ov), 3-73 (KP Pietersen, 12.3 ov), 4-111 (A Flintoff, 18.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    TJ Murtagh302809.3300000
    NM Carter402416.0000010
    ST Finn402205.5000001
    M Kartik402726.7500003
    SD Udal401403.5000000
    DJ Malan10505.0000000
  • BATSMEN
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    3.3 well, that's emphatic! A great big booming yahoo of a pull shot, but Strauss makes no contact whatsoever and loses his leg stump into the bargain. The end of a sketchy day's work from the former England one-day cricketer, who hasn't exactly enhanced his claims for a recall tonight ... 16/1
    8 at last, a catch is taken! Another short ball from Flintoff, and a loose swipe from Carter spirals into the night sky and lands in Samit Patel's safe hands at fine leg. Coolly done, and at last the pinch-hitter has been put out of his misery 36/2
    19 went for the glory shot over mid-off, but couldn't quite get enough bat on it. Bell steadied himself inside the rope, and claimed one of the few comfortable chances of this match. That could be curtains for Middlesex 104/4
    10.1 well, it was a tougher chance that the one that Strauss dropped, but it was held safely enough in the end. A loose hoick from Morgan lobbed up to Anderson at mid-off, who jogged around to claim a simple chance 42/3
    not out
    41
    33
    36
    5
    1
    124.24
    not out
    4
    3
    5
    0
    0
    133.33
    Extras
    8 (b 1, lb 5, nb 1, w 1)
    TOTAL
    109/4 (20 Overs, RR: 5.45)
    Fall of wickets: 1-16 (AJ Strauss, 3.3 ov), 2-36 (NM Carter, 7.6 ov), 3-42 (EJG Morgan, 10.1 ov), 4-104 (EC Joyce, 18.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    JM Anderson302016.6600010
    RJ Sidebottom20512.5000000
    SCJ Broad401313.2500001
    A Flintoff402315.7500000
    KP Pietersen402706.7500000
    SR Patel301505.0000000

Middlesex 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st16AJ StraussNM Carter
2nd20EC JoyceNM Carter
3rd6EC JoyceEJG Morgan
4th62EC JoyceDJ Malan
5th5NJ DexterDJ Malan
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