Emirates

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

11.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, wow, what a start for the new bowler, this pitches on middle, nips away past a tentative outside edge and the crowd goes mental

11.2

Siddle to Strauss, 2 runs, here's another good ball and Strauss aims an ill-judicious drive that skews down the ground

11.3

Siddle to Strauss, no run, this is defended firmly down to mid-on where Johnson picks up and flings back to the keeper

11.4

Siddle to Strauss, no run, hmm, looked a good shot but Strauss flicked across the line here, picking out midwicket for the effort

11.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, good delivery here, old-fashioned hit-the-top-of-off tactic, finds the middle of a solid Strauss defence

11.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, too wide to draw a shot from Strauss here but a promising first over from Siddle

England 46/0   PM Siddle 1-0-2-0

13.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, excellent take from Haddin down the leg side, it went low and a long way to his right

13.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Siddle goes full around off stump and finds a sturdy Strauss defence

13.3

Siddle to Strauss, 2 runs, very full, Siddle imploring some movement off the pitch or in the air, finds neither and Strauss leans into a mistimed drive for a couple

13.4

Siddle to Strauss, FOUR, this is timed very well, Strauss flicking off his toes wide of mid-on and Johnson follows the ball all the way to the boundary, without ever quite catching up with it. England's 50 is up

13.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, much better delivery from Siddle, straight on a good length and Strauss can do nothing but defend

13.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, yes please, says Siddle, in answer to my offer, possibly, either way it was banged in short and Strauss comfortably ducked under to finish the over

England 52/0   PM Siddle 2-0-8-0

15.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Siddle bangs in a short ball to Strauss, two men out on the hook, Strauss ducks underneath

15.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, pushed fuller and across the left-hander, who shoulders arms

15.3

Siddle to Strauss, no run, good wheels from Siddle, plenty of pace, but it's wide enough of off for Strauss to leave alone

15.4

Siddle to Strauss, no run, once again Strauss leaves alone

15.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, this is a good lesson from Strauss to his opposition, anything with a hint of width outside off is being left alone

15.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, full, outside off, and you guess it, left all alone by the England captain

England 52/0   PM Siddle 3-1-8-0

17.1

Siddle to Cook, no run, England's exhibition of leaves continues with Cook unfurling the 'bat above head' edition

17.2

Siddle to Cook, no run, yup, left well alone outside off, excellent batting really, not chasing the ball like Australia were

17.3

Siddle to Cook, no run, very simple challenge laid down from Cook to Siddle, bowl straight or I won't play, Siddle refuses to bowl straight and Cook refuses to play

17.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, this is just about close enough to off stump to draw Cook into a defensive block

17.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, shoved outside off and Cook has nothing to do with it

17.6

Siddle to Cook, no run, excellent over of five leaves from Cook, maiden for Siddle but never looked like breaking through

England 57/0   PM Siddle 4-2-8-0

19.1

Siddle to Cook, no run, Siddle has not quite bowled straight enough to make Cook play

19.2

Siddle to Cook, no run, clap from the slip cordon, I hope they are clapping Cook for his lesson on how to leave the ball

19.3

Siddle to Cook, no run, a shot! A defensive shot! That's what you get for bowling straight, solidly played off the back foot to cover

19.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, finally Cook has a dart at one outside off, it was probably the short length which tempted him into it, the cut shot was solid though and found point

19.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, ooh, big imploring, pleading appeal from Siddle as Cook plays around his front pad in defence, umpire Dar gave it not out and after plenty of thought Australia decided against a review. Good choice as it was heading over

19.6

Siddle to Cook, 1 run, ooh, touch of movement back into Cook here and he gets in a tangle playing around his front pad again, an inside edge means he gets a single to midwicket

England 58/0   PM Siddle 5-2-9-0

21.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, decent nip from Siddle, but it's angled wide and left alone

21.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, and again, trying to tempt Strauss into something indiscreet outside off, but he's having none of it

21.3

Siddle to Strauss, no run, fuller and a touch straighter, Strauss leans forward to drive to mid-off

21.4

Siddle to Strauss, no run, great bouncer, and that's really taken Strauss by surprise! It didn't get up all that high, but as it rose up at him he turned his head away in self-preservation. The ball didn't pass too far away from the glove...

21.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, back of a length again outside off, Strauss keeps his bat inside the line and lets the ball past

21.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, full, inviting the drive once again. This time Strauss has a go, but cracks it on the bounce straight to mid-off

England 58/0   PM Siddle 6-3-9-0

39.1

Siddle to Cook, no run, starts well here, up and around off stump and Cook defends carefully

39.2

Siddle to Cook, no run, very sturdy and determined defence but good accuracy from Siddle

39.3

Siddle to Cook, no run, Siddle goes full and Cook gets forward to defend back to the bowler

39.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, punched firmly off the front foot to a deepish mid-off

39.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, Cook's bat is looking Brisbane-broad in defence here

39.6

Siddle to Cook, no run, another very firm drive from Cook finds Ponting at mid-off

England 138/0   PM Siddle 7-4-9-0

41.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Siddle finds something approaching an outside edge but it goes down on the bounce to gully

41.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Strauss gets firmly behind this in defence

41.3

Siddle to Strauss, 1 run, quickly-taken single as Strauss pushes to mid-on

41.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, Cook looking very solid indeed in defence

41.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, attempted drive trickles off a toe-end to cover

41.6

Siddle to Cook, no run, good work from Siddle, banging away on a length and line but Cook's defence looks unbreachable

England 148/0   PM Siddle 8-4-10-0

43.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Siddle still charging in, he's found good wheels today, the line here is a touch too wide and Strauss has nothing to do with it

43.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, back of a length here and Strauss clips to leg but finds the field

43.3

Siddle to Strauss, 2 runs, careful short-arm pull from Strauss earns him a couple down to fine leg

43.4

Siddle to Strauss, no run, sturdy and steady defence from Strauss

43.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, patted gently to short cover from the crease

43.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Strauss's leaving has been nothing short of sublime, anything outside his range he's ignored

England 153/0   PM Siddle 9-4-12-0

45.1

Siddle to Cook, no run, back of a length from Siddle, only to find the middle of Cook's defensive blade

45.2

Siddle to Cook, no run, an emphatic pull shot finds Ryan Harris tumbling at square leg to save well

45.3

Siddle to Cook, no run, Cook's bat and pad are moving in unison and there is no gap as he defends

45.4

Siddle to Cook, 1 no ball, good slower ball here, but it's a no ball

45.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, Cook steps forward and defends carefully again

45.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, spirit-sapping defence from Cook, Siddle not doing anything wrong, but doesn't look like breaking through

45.6

Siddle to Cook, no run, another very solid, sturdy defence to end the over

England 157/0   PM Siddle 10-4-13-0

47.1

Siddle to Cook, no run, loosener to start on a cool morning, but it's on target and draws a defensive stroke from Cook

47.2

Siddle to Cook, no run, fuller this time, Cook gets well forward and defends under the eyes

47.3

Siddle to Cook, no run, the first leave of the day from Cook, and it's a good 'un as he steps right across and lifts his bat high out of harm's way

47.4

Siddle to Cook, no run, full enough to draw a speculative drive from Cook, the ball rolls gently to cover

47.5

Siddle to Cook, no run, another leave from Cook as Siddle slams one down outside off. Not quite of the class and grace of the first, but does its job

47.6

Siddle to Cook, 1 run, first runs, Cook gets forward and jabs to leg in slightly ungainly fashion

England 158/0   PM Siddle 11-4-14-0

49.1

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Strauss is up and leaving now too, as Siddle sends one down in the channel outside off

49.2

Siddle to Strauss, no run, fuller, attacking the off stump as Siddle searches for the right length. The ball does nothing through the air, and is driven to cover

49.3

Siddle to Strauss, no run, just short of a length, the line is very good as Strauss is slightly cramped in defence

49.4

Siddle to Strauss, no run, Siddle bustles in and hurls one down outside off, Strauss has nothing to do with it

49.5

Siddle to Strauss, no run, much better line from Siddle, this pitches on about off stump and goes towards the slips on the angle. Strauss has got to play, and defends to off

49.6

Siddle to Strauss, no run, nice and straight again, and the length keeps Strauss back in the crease as he defends once more

England 158/0   PM Siddle 12-5-14-0

51.1

Siddle to Cook, OUT, edged! Does it carry to Watson at second slip? Yes it does, he's gone! Finally the breakthrough comes for Australia, and it was a good ball that did it. Landing on middle and leg and drawing Cook forward into a defensive poke, the ball just left him off the seam and did enough to take a healthy edge

AN Cook c Watson b Siddle 82 (212m 152b 11x4 0x6) SR: 53.94

51.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, good delivery first up, full and straight and wobbling in slightly through the air. Trott jabs down to get the ball to mid-off

51.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, flicked off the pad, but good fielding at midwicket prevents the run

51.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, landing just outside off, Trott gets right across to defend

51.5

Siddle to Trott, 2 runs, forced away through cover point off the front foot, and Trott is off the mark

51.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, bouncer to finish the over, Trott is quickly underneath it

England 161/1   PM Siddle 13-5-16-1

53.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, back of a length, Trott thrusts the bat away from the body to guide to point

53.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, fuller, left alone outside off this time

53.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, beaten by a ripper outside off! That leapt off a length, rearing up and away from Trott and bursting past the outside edge

53.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, full, driven hard to the right of Ponting at mid-off, who does really well to tumble over and stop it one-handed

53.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, outside off but not quite full enough for the drive, Trott leaves

53.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, full and moving in through the air, Trott gets bat and pad right together in defence

England 163/1   PM Siddle 14-6-16-1

55.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, just short of a good length but well-directed on an off stump line, defended by Trott

55.2

Siddle to Trott, 1 run, too straight from Siddle, picked off for a single to fine leg

55.3

Siddle to Strauss, OUT, gone! Two wickets for Siddle, this one courtesy of a leaping, one-handed catch from Mike Hussey at backward point. It was another back of a length effort ball from Siddle, and he found alarming lift off the pitch to surprise Strauss, who was looking to work this quietly to leg. A thick leading edge sent the ball in the opposite direction, and Hussey did the rest. The game moves on once more!

AJ Strauss c Hussey b Siddle 69 (232m 167b 5x4 0x6) SR: 41.31

55.4

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, Pietersen is forced into slightly ungainly defence as this one hits the seam and jags away from him

55.5

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, left alone outside off this time

55.6

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, good, testing ball to finish - full, fast and swinging. Pietersen digs it out to mid-off

England 170/2   PM Siddle 15-6-17-2

57.1

Siddle to Trott, 1 run, chopped down in front of point, another quick single is taken

57.2

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, just short of a good length on off stump, Pietersen stands tall and taps to the man fielding at that much maligned position at short, straight mid-on

57.3

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, fuller, driven to that man once again. Clarke it is

57.4

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, full and straight, solidly defended by Pietersen and Siddle charges through after his follow-through to field. He's pumped up after those wickets

57.5

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, easily left alone by KP, getting across to off and lifting his hands extravagantly over the ball

57.6

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, edged, but falling short of third slip! That was a genuine edge but fell well short of the fielder. Pietersen thrust the bat out away from his body at one that seamed away, after the good leave he had just played he really needn't have done that

England 172/2   PM Siddle 16-6-18-2

59.1

Siddle to Trott, 1 run, full, tapped into space at cover and he's quickly called through for a quick single

59.2

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, a hint of swing through the air, Pietersen lunges forward to defend and a thick inside edge goes to leg

59.3

Siddle to Pietersen, FOUR, slapped back down the ground! Pietersen was waiting on the front foot for this, cracking it straight back past the bowler

59.4

Siddle to Pietersen, FOUR, another boundary, but this one is accompanied by a cry of "catch it!" from the bowler. Pietersen shuffled across to off and whipped powerfully through midwicket, but in the air and only just past a diving Michael Clarke

59.5

Siddle to Pietersen, 1 run, good calling, good running as another one is tapped into the covers

59.6

Siddle to Trott, 3 runs, forced away through the covers, Trott wasn't nearly to the pitch of this one, driving a full ball off the back foot, but the connection and placement are good

England 188/2   PM Siddle 17-6-31-2

86.1

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, good start, on a length outside off and forced back to the bowler

86.2

Siddle to Pietersen, no run, Pietersen tries to fiddle this away through gully, but can't beat the field. A bit of a nothing shot

86.3

Siddle to Pietersen, OUT, this one keeps low, jags in and hits Pietersen plumb in front! Siddle strikes again! He launched himself into the appeal as soon as ball hit pad, he knew he had his man. Pietersen, after looking so good on either side of lunch, falls to some variable bounce and appreciable seam movement

KP Pietersen lbw b Siddle 51 (127m 89b 7x4 0x6) SR: 57.30

86.4

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, good start, full and curling in on off stump. Solid defence from Collingwood

86.5

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, hitting the seam and going the other way, but Colly watches it closely and plays it down to gully

86.6

Siddle to Collingwood, 1 run, Collingwood is off the mark, but it's not in entirely convincing fashion as a thick inside edge bounces past the stumps and trickles to short fine leg

England 263/3   PM Siddle 18-6-32-3

88.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, full and snaking in through the air, driven to cover

88.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, Trott leans forward with perfect balance and aims another drive at mid-off this time

88.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, the stock inswinger from Siddle, full outside off and driven to cover

88.4

Siddle to Trott, 3 runs, starting too straight from Siddle, and Trott flicks confidently through the midwicket field ... Ponting is up and after the ball and hurls in an accurate throw, Trott has to get the dive out to get back but is he safe? The third umpire is called into action ... and he's just safe. That was tight!

88.5

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, rushing on to Collingwood from a good length, defended late and right under the eyes

88.6

Siddle to Collingwood, no run, a good, testing delivery on off stump, but Collingwood is resolute in defence

England 270/3   PM Siddle 19-6-35-3

90.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle resumes, it's been a different game from his end, and he starts full around off stump and Trott full-faces to mid-off

90.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, this finds a false shot of sorts as Trott inside edges to square leg

90.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, enough width outside off stump and it stays low on its way through to Haddin's ankles

90.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, back of a length and Trott punches with no great power to cover

90.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, ooh, good delivery from Siddle, who is still pounding up to the crease, nips back from a length and Trott is hurried in defence, just about jabbing an inside edge down on time

90.6

Siddle to Trott, FOUR, that's an excellent shot, really was, Siddle was only a fraction short and Trott short-arm flicks a pull shot through midwicket for four

England 281/3   PM Siddle 20-6-39-3

92.1

Siddle to Bell, no run, ooh, cracker from Siddle, hits the seam and nips away past the outside edge of Bell, takes a lot to beat Bell in this form

92.2

Siddle to Bell, no run, this time Bell is forward and blocking more confidently

92.3

Siddle to Bell, no run, Siddle errs on the short side and Bell creams a cut shot but straight to cover

92.4

Siddle to Bell, no run, once again Bell gets into line to defend solidly

92.5

Siddle to Bell, no run, Siddle is settled on a good line and length but he's finding nothing but the middle of Bell's broad defensive blade

92.6

Siddle to Bell, no run, good line outside off stump, good length too but Bell has everything lined up nicely and leaves alone

England 283/4   PM Siddle 21-7-39-3

94.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle hurries up to the crease and delivers a good ball outside off stump that Trott leaves alone

94.2

Siddle to Trott, 2 runs, this is worked in typical Trott fashion to deep square for one, no fuss, just another couple

94.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, touch shorter of a length and Trott stands taller to punch a defence to cover

94.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, similar ball, hitting the deck hard and a similar shot, Trott punching his defence into the off side

94.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle has earned himself a future five-for here, he's really done well, maintaining good lines and good pace too, Trott defends

94.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, left all alone outside off stump to finish the over

England 286/4   PM Siddle 22-7-41-3

119.1

Siddle to Prior, no run, Siddle lands his first ball on a length and line, Prior defends and Siddle follows through a long way in his direction

119.2

Siddle to Prior, no run, full and outside off, looking to draw Prior into a drive but the batsman is having none of it

119.3

Siddle to Prior, no run, this time Prior does have a nibble, pushing at the ball outside off in a very Australia-in-the-first-innings type of way, luckily for the batsman it beats the edge

119.4

Siddle to Prior, no run, good length from Siddle, imploring Prior to have a dart, this is steered to point

119.5

Siddle to Prior, no run, Siddle happy to continue with a drive-me length and Prior equally happy to keep playing the shot, picks out cover though

119.6

Siddle to Prior, FOUR, width, width was all Prior needed to free his arms and time a square drive behind point for four

England 371/5   PM Siddle 23-7-45-3

121.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle bustles in, looking like it's the first over of the series, finds a good line but is a touch short and Trott has time to defend off the back foot

121.2

Siddle to Trott, FOUR, Trott gets four for this but he looked hurried on the shot, steering a back-cut past the slips to the third man rope, the extra bounce meant he lost his bottom hand as he played the shot but still controlled it well

121.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, confidently driven but straight to mid-off

121.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle hugging off stump with his line but only to find the middle of a secure defensive blade

121.5

Siddle to Trott, 2 runs, maybe a sign of indrift here, but the line was too close to Trott's pads and he flicked two more wide of fine leg

121.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, this keeps a touch low, which is the sort of thing which will excite England no end, Trott jabs away a defence

England 384/5   PM Siddle 24-7-51-3

123.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle hustles and bustles and lands this outside off stump, all of which means nothing but a leave

123.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, Trott wafts at this, connects fine so no alarms but a bit of a nothing shot

123.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, this is stroked out into the off side

123.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle pinning Trott back only to find a very sturdy defensive pat to cover

123.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, good ball, excellent yorker with a touch of inswing, surprised Trott but he managed to stab down in time to keep it out

123.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, another yorker, good one too and blocked out

England 388/5   PM Siddle 25-8-51-3

125.1

Siddle to Prior, 3 runs, curving in to Prior's pads, the batsman leans across and flicks powerfully out to deep square

125.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, full and wide of off, Trott nails a square drive but finds Hughes at point

125.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle bustles in and still, at this late stage, finds the energy to extract some life out of the pitch, hitting the deck hard and getting the ball to seam away and beat the outside edge of Trott's defensive push

125.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, just short of a good length, tapped defensively to leg

125.5

Siddle to Trott, FOUR, long half-volley from Siddle, and Trott dispatches him through cover with great authority. There's England's 400

125.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, back of a length on off stump, Trott extends himself to his full height and prods it down behind point

England 400/5   PM Siddle 26-8-58-3

137.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, starts well, hitting a fullish length around off stump and Trott defends

137.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, this is full again and straight, Trott is nonplussed as always and shuffles across his stumps to defend

137.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle ventures outside off stump, Trott of course doesn't and leaves alone

137.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, oh, tough luck for Siddle here, nips one away from a good length, finds a genuine outside edge but it falls short of Watson at first slip. Haddin might have had a go at diving across perhaps

137.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, this is back to a full length on the stumps and Trott defends

137.6

Siddle to Trott, 3 runs, first runs of the morning and comes not from Trott's routine leg-side nudge but instead a stylish back-foot drive square of the wicket on the off side

England 447/5   PM Siddle 27-8-61-3

139.1

Siddle to Prior, 3 runs, Siddle offers Prior width outside off, which is a long empty road for a happy driver like him, he throws his arms through the line and it requires a pair of scurrying Australians to keep it to three

139.2

Siddle to Trott, no run, this is closer to the stumps and Trott watches it carefully onto his defensive blade

139.3

Siddle to Trott, no run, full and straight from the bowler, much the same from the bat

139.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle drags his length back a fraction and it zips off the wicket over a slightly loose outside edge

139.5

Siddle to Trott, 2 runs, this time Trott manages to connect with an off-side push, sending it past cover for a couple

139.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, resolute forward defence to finish the over, not the sort of thing you want to see if you are an Australian

England 452/5   PM Siddle 28-8-66-3

141.1

Siddle to Prior, OUT, that will be that, soft dismissal in the end but Siddle deserves some luck, fullish ball just stuck in the wicket a fraction and Prior chipped it straight to mid-on. He stood motionless for a moment, realising he'd thrown away a possible Ashes hundred but it ends a fine innings

MJ Prior c Ponting b Siddle 85 (201m 119b 11x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

141.2

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, ooh, Bresnan aims a leave but is late on it and it ends up clipping his bat as he shouldered arms

141.3

Siddle to Bresnan, 3 runs, Bresnan is away with a solid clunk through midwicket, the sort of shot Prior was trying to play

141.4

Siddle to Trott, 1 run, this is steered behind point for a quick single

141.5

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, back of a length from Siddle and Bresnan is solid in defence

141.6

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, very confident and crisp block to finish a wicket-taking over for Siddle

England 463/6   PM Siddle 29-8-70-4

143.1

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, good yorker from Siddle, who is pretty much Australia's barmy one-man army, pounding in like it's the first ball of the series, Bresnan digs it out

143.2

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, fullish and straightish again and Bresnan gets half forward to block

143.3

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, touch of width outside off and Bresnan unfurls a classical leave

143.4

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, decent line from Siddle and a touch of away nibble too, all of which doesn't trouble Bresnan who leaves alone with a flourish

143.5

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, fuller and a touch of indrift finds a squeezed inside edge onto pad, Siddle began an appeal before deciding against it

143.6

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, excellent over ends with Siddle hitting an off-stump line on a full length forcing Bresnan to defend carefully

England 465/6   PM Siddle 30-9-70-4

145.1

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, significant reverse swing for Siddle here, tailing back into Bresnan, who presents a full face to the ball in defence

145.2

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, bouncer this time, Bresnan shapes to duck but doesn't really need to

145.3

Siddle to Bresnan, no run, ah, another lovely leave outside off, close to off stump but Bresnan picked the length and left alone

145.4

Siddle to Bresnan, OUT, Siddle has a five! He's really earned that, gets Bresnan with a classic feathered outside edge to a forward push, might have nibbled away off the pitch a fraction

TT Bresnan c †Haddin b Siddle 4 (22m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.52

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   PM Siddle 31-10-70-5

155.1

Siddle to Trott, no run, very full, and with a hint of reverse in to the batsman to start. Dug out to point

155.2

Siddle to Trott, 1 run, this one hits the seam and goes the other way, tapped into the covers for one. Already there seems more life in the pitch

155.3

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

155.4

Siddle to Trott, no run, Siddle charges in and sends one down full and wide, Trott toe-ends the drive and the ball goes nowhere

155.5

Siddle to Trott, no run, definite reverse here, on a fiery yorker! That's a superb delivery, but if Trott is anything he's 'in' and spots it early to dig it out

155.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, nipping in through the air and off the seam, tapped defensively to mid-on

England 506/7   PM Siddle 32-10-72-5

157.1

Siddle to Tremlett, no run, reversing in on a good length, but Tremlett bends down low and presents the full face of the bat in defence

157.2

Siddle to Tremlett, no run, legcutter from Siddle, jagging away from the bat. Tremlett exhibits his leave

157.3

Siddle to Tremlett, no run, fuller from Siddle, but wide enough to warrant another leave from Tremlett. He looks a decent No. 10

157.4

Siddle to Tremlett, no run, another leave from Tremlett, he's got just over 15 minutes to survive until lunch

157.5

Siddle to Tremlett, 3 runs, short of a good length and wide of off stump once again, steered down past gully and down to third man for a couple. That was quite a short ball but played practically on the front foot by the lofty Trem'

157.6

Siddle to Trott, no run, full and aimed right at the off stump, Trott gives himself some room and flays a drive but finds the cover fielder

England 512/8   PM Siddle 33-10-75-5

159.1

Siddle to Anderson, OUT, and Siddle gets a six-for on his home ground! Full, straight and reversing away from the left-hander's defensive push to peg the off stump back

JM Anderson b Siddle 1 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

England 513/10   PM Siddle 33.1-10-75-6
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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

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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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