England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 25-29, 2010
The Ashes - 1st Test
Match drawn
25,26,27,28,29 November 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100

Siddle to Anderson, no run, the crowd are roaring Siddle to crease and he delivers a full ball outside off stump, Anderson leaves expansively


Siddle to Anderson, 1 wide, the crowd love that! Anderson hopping as Siddle bangs in a sharp, short ball and it whistles past the helmet


Siddle to Anderson, no run, somehow Anderson has to try and hold up an end for Bell, who is playing a different game out there, this is left alone outside off


Siddle to Anderson, no run, dropped! This crazy day won'y relent, Siddle won't relent, full, probing around off stump, Anderson prods nervously at it, gets the outside edge but Haddin diving to his left can't hold on. Tough chance but Siddle should have seven


Siddle to Anderson, no run, line is slightly wrong but no harm done for the bowler, crashes into Anderson's pads

England 229/8   JM Anderson 0* (4b)

Johnson to Anderson, no run, full, straight and blocked. Anderson does his job for the over, keeping out a good delivery and it's over to Bell to try and resist the Siddle storm

England 234/8   JM Anderson 0* (5b)

Siddle to Anderson, no run, excellent work from Siddle, attacking a full length, Anderson showed good judgement to leave alone and let the ball pass close to off stump


Siddle to Anderson, FOUR, poor shot and no luck for Siddle there. Plenty for Anderson, driving loosely outside off, getting a thickish edge that flies wide of the slips at catchable height to the third man boundary

England 241/8   JM Anderson 4* (7b 1x4)

Siddle to Anderson, 1 run, that'll do nicely for Anderson, gets a full ball that he drops to cover and races off for a single, happy to get away from the strike


Siddle to Anderson, no run, good judgement this time from Anderson, just outside off stump but Anderson shoulders arms


Siddle to Anderson, 1 no ball, good length and line from Siddle, what a spell this is, Anderson blocks


Siddle to Anderson, no run, resolute defence from Anderson, played right out the textbook


Siddle to Anderson, no run, beaten outside off! Anderson gets half forward and prods nervously at the ball that zips past his outside edge

England 248/8   JM Anderson 5* (12b 1x4)

Doherty to Anderson, no run, some spin and bounce from outside Anderson's off stump back into him


Doherty to Anderson, no run, Anderson reluctantly gets forward and defends


Doherty to Anderson, no run, fired in very flat and quick, Anderson back and defending


Doherty to Anderson, no run, another swift, straight ball, doesn't pretend to spin but is through Anderson in a hurry, beating him outside off

England 249/8   JM Anderson 5* (16b 1x4)

Hilfenhaus to Anderson, no run, up and around off stump, Anderson does the right thing for his side and defends


Hilfenhaus to Anderson, no run, poor shot this, flat-footed waft outside off

England 254/8   JM Anderson 5* (18b 1x4)

Doherty to Anderson, FOUR, can any more happen today! Anderson has just pulled a perfect reverse-sweep out of his locker, timed it perfectly, beat short third man and collects four!


Doherty to Anderson, 2 runs, this time he's on the conventional paddle sweep, dabbing it finely for a couple round the corner


Doherty to Anderson, no run, slog sweep this time, he's trying everything, doesn't get much of it


Doherty to Anderson, OUT, gone this time! That will be all. Quicker ball, Anderson attempts an expansive reverse sweep and it crashes into his leg stump. Fine work from Australia, after all the build up it's the hosts who are on top now

JM Anderson b Doherty 11 (38m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

England 260/10   JM Anderson 11 (22b 2x4)
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00

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