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The Ashes - 3rd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 267 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

38.1

Swann to Haddin, no run, bounce outside off and it's cut to backward point

38.2

Swann to Haddin, no run, touch fuller outside off, Haddin onto the front foot and defends to cover

38.3

Swann to Haddin, FOUR, aggression from Haddin, down the pitch and lofts clear of mid-off...wasn't quite out of the middle, but well out of reach of the fielder

38.4

Swann to Haddin, no run, little flatter and it's defended

38.5

Swann to Haddin, SIX, superb footwork from Haddin, excellent batting, as he skips out of his crease and launches this over long-on

38.6

Swann to Haddin, no run, outside off, pushed to the off side

Australia 122/5   GP Swann 1-0-10-0

40.1

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, driven down the ground to the man at long-on, easy single there

40.2

Swann to Hussey, 2 runs, oh, lucky from Hussey there, he's chopped the ball down into the ground and between the legs of Prior - could easily have gone back onto his stumps

40.3

Swann to Hussey, no run, solidly defended this time as Hussey leans forward

40.4

Swann to Hussey, OUT, Swann strikes! What a breakthrough as Hussey gets a thin edge behind and Prior takes the catch. Initially the umpire gives it not out, but Prior races down the pitch to Swann and signals for the review himself - Strauss then officially asks for the review, Hot Spot shows a clear edge there, and Hussey is gone!

MEK Hussey c †Prior b Swann 61 (139m 104b 9x4 1x6) SR: 58.65

40.5

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, Johnson gets off the mark by squeezing it away wide of short leg

40.6

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, a comfortable single for Haddin as he works the ball to long-on

Australia 139/6   GP Swann 2-0-15-1

42.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, leans forward to defend

42.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, angling in to the off stump, Johnson defends

42.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, good ball curving in, flighting towards leg stump, Johnson's drive doesn't connect and he's struck on the pad

42.4

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, just a solid push back past the bowler now, Johnson gets a single

42.5

Swann to Haddin, no run, tossed up outside off, Haddin gets forward and defends

42.6

Swann to Haddin, no run, really flighted this time, fullish on the stumps and Haddin drives it back to Swann

Australia 148/6   GP Swann 3-0-16-1

44.1

Swann to Haddin, no run, turning in to Haddin, who defends

44.2

Swann to Haddin, no run, sharp turn there from Swann, onto the pads of Haddin, the ball lobs up to the vacant leg slip area

44.3

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, tossed up outside off, tempting Haddin to drive - he does, and finds a single at long-off

44.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, there's a strong lbw shout from Swann but this ball from around the wicket looked to be sliding down leg - Doctrove says not out and England don't review it

44.5

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, this time Johnson takes a hefty swipe and gets a bottom edge away for a single

44.6

Swann to Haddin, no run, pushed to mid-off, can't beat the field this time

Australia 158/6   GP Swann 4-0-18-1

46.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, quick and flat, outside off and Johnson leaves it. Swann groans, as if that nearly bowled Johnson, but it was quite wide of off

46.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, defended back down the pitch

46.3

Swann to Johnson, FOUR, that's how Johnson likes to play - he takes a big stride forward and slog sweeps this one over the top, safely out to midwicket for a boundary

46.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, well flighted, Johnson smothers the spin and drives to mid off

46.5

Swann to Johnson, no run, pushed away to cover, can't find the gap

46.6

Swann to Johnson, no run, attacking the stumps but Johnson does enough to defend that one

Australia 163/6   GP Swann 5-0-22-1

48.1

Swann to Haddin, no run, defended safely back to Swann

48.2

Swann to Haddin, no run, Haddin leans forward and pushes it back to Swann

48.3

Swann to Haddin, no run, tossed up, Haddin drives back to the bowler again

48.4

Swann to Haddin, no run, again fullish and straight, Haddin chips it back to Swann

48.5

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, on the pads now, Haddin gets it away through square leg

48.6

Swann to Johnson, no run, pushes it away defensively

Australia 169/6   GP Swann 6-0-23-1

50.1

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, Haddin punches this one down the ground, gets it to long off and that's his half-century, another really important knock from one of the few in-form batsmen in Australia's team at the moment

50.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, Johnson leans forward to defend

50.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, punched away to cover, can't find a gap

50.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, again Johnson drives straight to cover

50.5

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, quicker and flatter, Johnson clips it to deep midwicket

50.6

Swann to Haddin, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

Australia 173/6   GP Swann 7-0-26-1

52.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, pitched up on the off, driven straight to mid-off

52.2

Swann to Johnson, FOUR, his favourite shot, that swipe over midwicket, angling in, got to the pitch, didn't turn and swung it away on bent knee for a one bounce four, was given a six earlier by Doctrove, he now changes his decision

52.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, looped it up slightly, landed on a good length, rocked back and defended it towards the bowler

52.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, angling in towards middle and leg, defended towards cover

52.5

Swann to Johnson, no run, reaches forward and defends it solidly to extra cover

52.6

Swann to Johnson, no run, quicker delivery and he meets that with a forceful drive, but straight to extra cover

Australia 177/6   GP Swann 8-0-30-1

54.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, Tosses one up outside off, Johnson calmly defends

54.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, big backlift suggested an expansive hoik, but with the field set deep he opts to defend instead

54.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, touch shorter this time and Johnson is back to defend

54.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, touch more air here but Johnson content to get his eye back in after tea

54.5

Swann to Johnson, SIX, bosh! Simple, clean blow down the ground. Johnson thrust a foot out, swung his big arms through the line and sent it perfectly straight down the ground, there was a long-on in place but Johnson didn't mind

54.6

Swann to Johnson, no run, carefully defended to finish

Australia 185/6   GP Swann 9-0-36-1

56.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, The Swann v Johnson battle continues with Swann firing this flat and down the leg side

56.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, this is a touch slower but again tight on middle and leg, Swann reluctant to give him room to swing his arms, Johnson pats a defence

56.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, Johnson uses the extra bounce to stand tall and defend

56.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, touch of air from Swann and Johnson runs down the wicket only to pad it away, good battle this

56.5

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, ooh, Swann tossed it up again and Johnson couldn't resist an almighty thwack, didn't time it well enough and it went one bounce to deep midwicket

56.6

Swann to Haddin, no run, good line outside off stump, Haddin eases into languid defence

Australia 188/6   GP Swann 10-0-37-1

58.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, Johnson has even more license to swing now that Haddin has gone, but here he's a picture of patience, defending quietly

58.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, resolute and studious defence

58.3

Swann to Johnson, 2 runs, this finds space, worked away for a couple safely

58.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, quicker from Swann and more quiet defence

58.5

Swann to Johnson, no run, better delivery here, slower and more inviting, but still Johnson resists

58.6

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, lovely finish to the over, Swann hanging it outside off begging for Johnson to have a mow, but instead he pats to point for a sharp single

Australia 192/7   GP Swann 11-0-40-1

60.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, Swann and Johnson continue their intriguing battle with Johnson content to defend at this stage

60.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, touch more air from the bowler draws Johnson down the wicket to drive firmly back at the bowler

60.3

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, Johnson steers this off the back foot into a gap at cover, picks up a single to bring Siddle on strike

60.4

Swann to Siddle, no run, Siddle stretches forward to defend under his eyes

60.5

Swann to Siddle, no run, once again Swann is happy with his attacking, outside-off line and Siddle stretches across to defend

60.6

Swann to Siddle, no run, more studious defence from Siddle to set up a Anderson v Johnson slanging match

Australia 202/8   GP Swann 12-0-41-1

62.1

Swann to Siddle, no run, Swann throws one up well outside off and Siddle leaves alone with elan, really expansive shouldering of arms there

62.2

Swann to Siddle, 3 runs, if the leave was good this was even better, Siddle spotting the shorter length and getting back and across in a flash to cut for three to bring Johnson back on strike

62.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, horrid delivery, dragged short but Johnson's cut shot picks out the one fielder saving a single in the off side

62.4

Swann to Johnson, no run, quietly defended again

62.5

Swann to Johnson, 2 runs, there is a richly-deserved fifty, quality, positive innings, gets there with a clean punch through the covers

62.6

Swann to Johnson, no run, careful defence to finish the over

Australia 213/8   GP Swann 13-0-46-1

64.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, nicely bowled, tossed up and Johnson advances down the track ominously, only to defend

64.2

Swann to Johnson, no run, plenty of flight again and Johnson watches carefully before defending

64.3

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, very short and Johnson has time to get deep into his crease and cut

64.4

Swann to Siddle, no run, Siddle stretches forward to defend

64.5

Swann to Siddle, no run, more careful long-strided defence

64.6

Swann to Siddle, no run, good ball this, tempted Siddle but the batsman settled on a defence

Australia 216/8   GP Swann 14-0-47-1

66.1

Swann to Siddle, 1 run, Siddle firmly pushes a forward block that runs square off the face for a single

66.2

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, Johnson looking at ease here, flicking a single to midwicket

66.3

Swann to Siddle, no run, Siddle stretches into another careful defence

66.4

Swann to Siddle, no run, Siddle aims a big swipe, doesn't really time it but it heads wide, some poor running means an easy single is rejected

66.5

Swann to Siddle, 2 runs, neatly played, a touch edgy possibly, but Siddle is deep in his crease flashing a cut wide of slip for a couple

66.6

Swann to Siddle, no run, resolute defence to finish the over

Australia 222/8   GP Swann 15-0-51-1

75.1

Swann to Siddle, no run, leans forward to defend, watchfully

75.2

Swann to Siddle, no run, tossed up outside off, again Siddle is more careful against the spinner and just defends

75.3

Swann to Siddle, no run, watches this one off the pitch as it spins in to him, and he pushes to off

75.4

Swann to Siddle, 1 run, edgy, but safely through point for a single

75.5

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, turning down leg, it's clipped to short midwicket

75.6

Swann to Hilfenhaus, OUT, ah, there's the last wicket as Hilfenhaus gets an inside edge onto the thigh and it's taken by Cook at short leg

BW Hilfenhaus c Cook b Swann 13 (25m 12b 3x4 0x6) SR: 108.33

Australia 268/10   GP Swann 16-0-52-2
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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
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Dec 19, 2010

Steven Smith held a catch at slip to get rid of Steven Finn, Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth, 4th day, December 19, 2010

Steven Smith held a catch at slip to get rid of Steven Finn

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