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The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.1

Hilfenhaus to Strauss, no run, is it Harmison-esque? No it's not! A straightforward start outside off stump from Hilfenhaus, Strauss leaves it along and the keeper takes it - not second slip

0.2

Hilfenhaus to Strauss, no run, a little bit of shape in to Strauss, who defends towards the cordon

0.3

Hilfenhaus to Strauss, OUT, gone! Hilfenhaus strikes in the first over! Strauss cuts hard and tries to force it through gully, but he's hit it straight to Michael Hussey, who takes it in front of his eyes!

AJ Strauss c Hussey b Hilfenhaus 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, good line, just outside off and swinging away a fraction, Trott defends

0.5

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, short of a length outside off, Trott turns it into the ground and away to midwicket

0.6

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, Hilfenhaus attacks the stumps and Trott defends safely

England 0/1   BW Hilfenhaus 1-1-0-1

2.1

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, a little outswing once more from the moustachioed Hilfenhaus, Trott leaves it alone

2.2

Hilfenhaus to Trott, FOUR, and England are off the mark - Trott plays with soft hands and gets a thickish edge away through the vacant fourth slip region for a boundary to third man. They're away!

2.3

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, left alone outside off, good shape away from Hilfenhaus

2.4

Hilfenhaus to Trott, FOUR, lovely shot! Trott is showing no sign of nerves here - he gets on on the pads and flicks it confidently forward square leg for the second boundary of the over

2.5

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, fullish, wide and swinging away, Trott goes for the square drive and finds the debutant Doherty at point

2.6

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, straighter line this time, Trott leaves it

England 8/1   BW Hilfenhaus 2-1-8-1

4.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 run, flicked off the pads and they take off for a quick single - Katich's throw hits the stumps at the striker's end! Ah, but Trott was fast - he's home comfortably

4.2

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, shaping away, as is Hilfenhaus' wont, and Trott lets it go

4.3

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, good outswing again from Hilfenhaus, once more Trott shoulders arms

4.4

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, big, hooping, curving outswing, too much to tempt Trott, who again leaves it

4.5

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, oh, what a good ball - after all the wider balls, this one is much straighter, angles in and straightens away from Trott, and it beats the outside edge. Great ball!

4.6

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, fuller and driven to mid-off, Trott can't beat the field

England 11/1   BW Hilfenhaus 3-1-9-1

6.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 2 runs, clipped through midwicket, good stuff from Cook, who's looking to score

6.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 run, good running, Cook gets a straight one and nudges it away to cover for a single

6.3

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, huge shout of "Noooooo!" as Trott defends off the back foot

6.4

Hilfenhaus to Trott, FOUR, well played, Trott swivels a pull behind square leg, all the way down to fine leg for a boundary, just helped it on its way

6.5

Hilfenhaus to Trott, 1 leg bye, full and swinging in, half an lbw shout from Hilfenhaus as Trott gets it away through square leg, but that one would have slid down leg

6.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, angled across Cook, who drives to mid-off, where Michael Clarke is hovering - he's not in the slips, where he'd have to bend over and risk hurting his dodgy back

England 20/1   BW Hilfenhaus 4-1-16-1

8.1

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, shaping away outside off stump, Trott leaves it again

8.2

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, inswinger, Hilfenhaus wants to use those catching men, but Trott clips it into the ground

8.3

Hilfenhaus to Trott, 2 runs, good shot, instead of driving through midwicket Trott just goes straighter - drives it into the ground and back past the bowler, Johnson chases it down inside the boundary

8.4

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, oh, leading edge to gully, but it's bounced short! Trott tried to flick a fuller one through midwicket

8.5

Hilfenhaus to Trott, 2 runs, on the hips this time, Hilfenhaus gives Trott too much leeway and he clips it forward of square leg nicely, an easy two runs there

8.6

Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, fullish outside off, Trott crunches a drive to mid-off and can't beat the field

England 27/1   BW Hilfenhaus 5-1-20-1

16.1

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, 1 run, swing first up, good start from the new bowler, fullish, off stump, movement away, Pietersen defends a touch uneasily into the covers and steals a single

16.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 run, that would have been a good ball to a right hander, but to Cook it was too leg-sided to trouble and worked around the corner to fine leg

16.3

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, Hilfenhaus tempts Pietersen outside off stump, the batsman resists

16.4

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, excellent delivery, touch of extra bounce and swing, good line too, Pietersen whipped his bottom hand off the bat as he defended

16.5

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, 1 run, good running from Pietersen, the batting was a touch nervy though, following the swing with his hands to drop the ball to cover while the feet stayed planted

16.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, Cook defends quietly outside off, good comeback over from Hilfenhaus

England 53/2   BW Hilfenhaus 6-1-23-1

18.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, off-stump line from Hilfenhaus, could afford to be a touch fuller though, and Cook defends easily

18.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, better length this time but wide enough for the batsman to shoulder arms

18.3

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, almost the right combination of length and line for the bowler, just outside off but again not quite full enough to drag Cook forward as he defends

18.4

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, good pressure being built from the bowler as Cook judges a good leave outside off

18.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 2 runs, Hilfenhaus searches for the inswinging variation, which allows Cook to clip firmly wide of mid-on for a couple

18.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 3 runs, ooh, good ball, has Cook searching with feet rooted outside off, finds the outer-half of the bat and runs past gully for three

England 61/2   BW Hilfenhaus 7-1-28-1

26.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, FOUR, great start from England, Alastair Cook is quickly on to a short ball and pulls it through midwicket, confident and easy pickings for Cook

26.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, nudged away to midwicket

26.3

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, fullish and angled across Cook, who pushes to cover

26.4

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, solid in defence, Cook sends it back down the pitch

26.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 no ball, on target, aiming at the stumps, and Cook defends

26.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, left alone outside off, this just moves across Cook with the natural angle

26.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, solid in defence once more

England 91/2   BW Hilfenhaus 8-1-33-1

28.1

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, good solid defence from Pietersen

28.2

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, some shape away from Hilfenhaus now, KP lets it go

28.3

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, 3 runs, on the pads, Pietersen clips it through midwicket and that's good, positive stuff, they hare back for a third

28.4

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, better line, Cook defends back to Hilfenhaus

28.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 run, flicked forward of midwicket for another run

28.6

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, straight line again, Pietersen can't get it away past mid-on

England 102/2   BW Hilfenhaus 9-1-37-1

30.1

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, Hilfenhaus probes outside off stump now, Pietersen isn't interested

30.2

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, well wide of off once more, some swing away but the batsman again doesn't play

30.3

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, no run, same again, much too wide from Hilfenhaus, he has to tempt Pietersen close to off

30.4

Hilfenhaus to Pietersen, 1 run, and this one is closer - Pietersen flashes a drive and gets a thick inside edge that rockets back into his leg, oh, the Australians wanted that to deflect on to the stumps!

30.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, angled across Cook, who leaves it

30.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, defended safely to the off side

England 103/2   BW Hilfenhaus 10-1-38-1

32.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, straight-bat defence from Cook, he's right in behind that one

32.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, left alone outside off, no swing there for Hilfenhaus

32.3

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, solid in defence, Cook gets forward

32.4

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, pushed to cover, trying to get the edge from Cook but he's looking in good touch

32.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, left alone outside off

32.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, and Hilfenhaus keeps plugging away just outside off, no shot offered by Cook

England 107/2   BW Hilfenhaus 11-2-38-1

34.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, Cook's not interested, he lets this go outside off

34.2

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, solid in defence to a ball that is a little straighter

34.3

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, clipped off the body towards midwicket

34.4

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, Hilfenhaus continues to try his luck angling across Cook, but he's not tempted

34.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, meets this one with the full face of the bat, but it's found the man at mid-off

34.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, defended safely towards off

England 111/2   BW Hilfenhaus 12-3-38-1

56.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, curving away outside Bell's off stump, he leaves it

56.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, this one wobbles in the air, swinging in a little, and it's defended to leg

56.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 2 runs, lovely outswing, full enough to tempt the drive, but Bell was equal to the task with a solid cover-drive that finds the gap

56.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, outswing again - good signs for Australia - and this one is left alone

56.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, swinging away again, but too wide to tempt Bell

56.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 1 wide, same again, too wide of off - in fact that one has been called a wide by Billy Doctrove

56.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, another one in almost the same spot - this time Doctrove lets the bowler get away with it

England 175/4   BW Hilfenhaus 13-3-41-1

58.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, too wide of off though, he hasn't made Bell play once again

58.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 1 wide, too wide again - and called. Hilfenhaus really must start these outswingers from on the stumps

58.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, a bit straighter now, but again Bell doesn't have to play

58.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, this one is better, starting just a touch outside off and swinging away, but again Bell shoulders arms

58.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 3 runs, shorter and well pulled, Bell whips this one through midwicket and it's chased down just inside the boundary

58.5

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, pushed across Cook and swinging away from the left-hander, who thinks about playing and then drags the bat back inside the line

58.6

Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, right on line, Cook defends back down the pitch

England 180/4   BW Hilfenhaus 14-3-45-1

60.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, shapes away outside off and Bell leaves it

60.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, again it's left alone outside off

60.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, curving away, Bell lets it go

60.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, indeed I could have for that ball

60.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, a fraction straighter, but still no need for Bell to play

60.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, ditto, left alone, too wide

England 188/4   BW Hilfenhaus 15-4-45-1

62.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, straighter line from Hilfenhaus and moves away a fraction, Bell blocks

62.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, very full and wide and swinging away, Bell square drives straight to the man at point

62.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, left alone safely again

62.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, swinging away from outside off again, Bell defends

62.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, ah, something to snap the crowd out of their slumber! This one pitches just outside off and doesn't swing at all - straightens if anything, and Bell plays it late, the ball narrowly beats the outside edge

62.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 1 run, clipped to mid-on for a quick single

England 191/4   BW Hilfenhaus 16-4-46-1

64.1

Hilfenhaus to Cook, 1 run, soft hands from Cook, who just pushes this one through cover for a single

64.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, fuller, a drive-able length just outside off, Bell pushes to mid-on

64.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, driven to the off side, can't beat the field

64.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, cut to point but can't find the gap

64.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, well now, this one beats the outside edge. Angling in and straight enough to confuse Bell a little, then it swings away late

64.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, pushed back down the pitch

England 197/4   BW Hilfenhaus 17-4-47-1

66.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, ah yes, Ian Bell is still in! Driven to cover safely

66.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, left alone outside off

66.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, shaping away, left alone

66.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, pushed away to cover

66.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, (no ball) FOUR, great shot from Bell, just to remind the crowd that this innings ain't over yet, he's latched on to a fullish outswinger and driven through cover point

66.5

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, outswinger again, defended this time

66.6

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 3 runs, leg side this time, it was on the pads and Bell clips through midwicket to pick up three and retain the strike

England 205/7   BW Hilfenhaus 18-4-55-1

75.1

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, good start from the perma-bearded one, on a length and line and Bell defends

75.2

Hilfenhaus to Bell, FOUR, magnificent stuff, Bell down the wicket and driving over mid-off powerfully, beautiful shot really, he's in total command

75.3

Hilfenhaus to Bell, no run, Hilfenhaus bangs it in short in response - lesson 26 from the book of fast-bowling cliches, Bell tries to wheel a pull shot away but misses

75.4

Hilfenhaus to Bell, 1 run, good cricket here, Bell down the wicket, Hilfenhaus dropping it short in response, Bell hops, turns it to midwicket for one

75.5

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

75.6

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

England 254/8   BW Hilfenhaus 19-4-60-1
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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 3-7, 2011
England won by an innings and 83 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-29, 2010
England won by an innings and 157 runs
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 16-19, 2010
Australia won by 267 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 3-7, 2010
England won by an innings and 71 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 25-29, 2010
Match drawn
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Nov 29, 2010

Alastair Cook clips to leg, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 29, 2010

Alastair Cook clips to leg

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