England tour of Australia, 4th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-29, 2010
The Ashes - 4th Test
England won by an innings and 157 runs
26,27,28,29 December 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
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  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
110.1

Clarke to Prior, 1 run, flat on leg stump to start, Prior is cautious as he taps it down behind square

110.2

Clarke to Trott, 2 runs, Clarke continues from round the wicket, nudged down to fine leg

110.3

Clarke to Trott, 1 run, Clarke labours to the crease, looking very stiff as he does so, and Trott jabs through midwicket

110.4

Clarke to Prior, 1 run, tapped through square leg for one

110.5

Clarke to Trott, 1 run, speared down the leg side, another easy single taken

110.6

Clarke to Prior, 1 run, another single milked down to fine leg as Clarke spears this at the leg stump. Not sure what the plan is here...

England 347/5   MJ Clarke 1-0-7-0
112.1

Clarke to Trott, 1 run, worked off the pads to one of those boundary riders on the leg side

112.2

Clarke to Prior, no run, straight ball defended to cover

112.3

Clarke to Prior, no run, simple defence from Prior to the low-slung left-arm rollers

112.4

Clarke to Prior, no run, Clarke whizzing through his over and Prior hurries into defence

112.5

Clarke to Prior, no run, more secure defence from Prior

112.6

Clarke to Prior, no run, good line and length from Clarke, forces Prior to block

England 348/5   MJ Clarke 2-0-8-0
114.1

Clarke to Prior, 1 run, something approaching flight from Clarke, rewarded with a handsome drive out to deep cover for a strolled single

114.2

Clarke to Trott, 1 run, Trott's trusty inside edge earns him a single into the square leg region

114.3

Clarke to Prior, 1 run, Prior this time works to leg for a strike-turner. This is turning into a a milk

114.4

Clarke to Trott, 1 run, yup, the milking of Clarke has begun, Trott picking off a riskless single to deep midwicket

114.5

Clarke to Prior, no run, this time Prior can only defend with a full face back to the bowler

114.6

Clarke to Prior, no run, patted back down the pitch to end a gentle over

England 352/5   MJ Clarke 3-0-12-0
142.5

Clarke to Bresnan, no run, decent start from Clarke, finding a line around off stump and Bresnan very confidently rocks forward to defend

142.6

Clarke to Bresnan, 1 run, is this Tim Bresnan or VVS Laxman? Who knows! With a flick of the wrists Bresnan turns this to midwicket for a single

England 465/6   MJ Clarke 3.2-0-13-0
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Hours of play (local time) 10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30

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