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The Ashes - 4th Test

Australia v England

England won by an innings and 157 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

145.5

Siddle to Swann, no run, Siddle searches for some reverse with a full length and Swann rocks forward to defend

145.6

Siddle to Swann, 1 leg bye, Siddle finds some reverse this time, but the line starts leg side and it flicks the pad and runs down to fine leg

England 466/7   GP Swann 0* (2b)

146.1

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, bouncer to Swann, generates plenty of jeers and cheers from the crowd as Swann has to jerk out the line in a hurry

146.2

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, pretty well-judged leave this outside off stump, Swann wanted to play but somehow willed himself not to

146.3

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, back of a length this time and Swann stands tall to block

146.4

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, touch of indrift to Swann who shaped as if he was about to try something expansive before deciding to defend

146.5

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, hint of extra bouncer here outside off stump, doesn't trouble Swann who pushes to cover

146.6

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, Swann is basically a front-foot driver at the crease, he plays the shot so well but when the ball is back of a length he's not so smart and here the ball zips past the edge

England 466/7   GP Swann 0* (8b)

147.2

Johnson to Swann, no run, sharp bouncer to Swann who hops to try and duck, never understood why batsmen do that, Johnson thinks about a few words before remembering that the scoreboard might not back him up

147.3

Johnson to Swann, no run, fuller this time and outside off, Swann shaped to drive but pulled out the shot

147.4

Johnson to Swann, FOUR, Johnson drifts down the leg side and Swann gloves a flap at it, sending it hurrying down to the fine leg rope

147.5

Johnson to Swann, no run, beaten all ends up, pushed across the right hander and ghosting past the edge

147.6

Johnson to Swann, no run, and again, good over that from Johnson, pushed full and across Swann who aims a nothing sort of push and misses

England 473/7   GP Swann 4* (13b 1x4)

149.1

Johnson to Swann, no run, gun-barrel straight from Johnson, and Swann taps defensively back down the track

149.2

Johnson to Swann, FOUR, slapped on the up through the off side! Swann doesn't need to worry much about swing from Johnson, and just swings his arms through the line of this wide delivery to send the ball bouncing away to the cover boundary

149.3

Johnson to Swann, no run, straighter from Johnson, tucked off the hip

149.4

Johnson to Swann, 3 runs, crashed over cover point! Full and wide from round the stumps, Swann steps well forward and scoops this over the off side field

England 480/7   GP Swann 11* (17b 2x4)

151.1

Johnson to Swann, 3 runs, merrily mowed over wide mid-on! It's not pretty but it's effective, pitched up and Swann went for it. A better connection would've brought him a boundary

151.5

Johnson to Swann, FOUR, cracked over square leg! This wasn't all that short, but Swann picked up the length early and pulled it purposefully over the fielder and down to the boundary

151.6

Johnson to Swann, no run, just short of a good length, but nice and straight and Swann defends

England 499/7   GP Swann 18* (20b 3x4)

153.1

Johnson to Swann, 1 run, short again from Johnson, hooked down to fine leg and there's the 500

153.5

Johnson to Swann, no run, back of a length, dropped close in on the leg side and they briefly think about a cheeky single

153.6

Johnson to Swann, no run, fuller, flapped into the leg side with plenty of bottom hand but straight to the man at wide mid-on

England 503/7   GP Swann 19* (23b 3x4)

154.6

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, good line, tucking Swann up a touch as he defends into the covers

England 504/7   GP Swann 19* (24b 3x4)

155.3

Siddle to Swann, 1 run, just short of a good length outside off, bunted into the off side field

England 506/7   GP Swann 20* (25b 3x4)

156.1

Hilfenhaus to Swann, no run, flat-footed swish outside off from Swann, unsurprisingly he gets nowhere near it

156.2

Hilfenhaus to Swann, 2 runs, the effort ball from Hilfenhaus, banged into the pitch and rising on Swann, who pulls out to deep square

156.3

Hilfenhaus to Swann, OUT, what a catch! The crowd were quiet for a good few seconds before they realised a wicket had actually just fallen. Banged in short again by Hilfenhaus, Swann hooks and a thick edge flew fast and straight and looked to be going over Haddin's head ... but he timed his salmon-leap to perfection and got both hands to it

GP Swann c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus 22 (51m 28b 3x4 0x6) SR: 78.57

England 508/8   GP Swann 22 (28b 3x4)
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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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Dec 30, 2010

The Australian media on the Ashes defeat, December 30, 2010

The Australian media on the Ashes defeat

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Dec 29, 2010

Graeme Swann leads his England team-mates in the "Sprinkler" dance, Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 29, 2010

Graeme Swann leads his England team-mates in the "Sprinkler" dance

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