England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-7, 2011
The Ashes - 5th Test
England won by an innings and 83 runs
3,4,5,6,7 January 2011 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
20.1

Swann to Hughes, no run, Swann from around the wicket, finds a good length and line and Hughes defends

20.2

Swann to Hughes, FOUR, touch too short, bit wide as well and the bounce at the SCG means it sits up asking to be put away, Hughes does the honours, chopping behind square for four to bring up a very good 50 partnership

20.3

Swann to Hughes, no run, this is left alone outside off stump

20.4

Swann to Hughes, no run, hint of spin here, but it starts a touch short and Hughes easily defends off the back foot

20.5

Swann to Hughes, no run, bit of spin here and plenty of bounce, off a good length too. Hughes leaves alone but Swann will like it

20.6

Swann to Hughes, no run, this is floated up a touch fuller and Hughes carefully pushes forward to defend

Australia 50/0   GP Swann 1-0-4-0
22.1

Swann to Watson, 1 run, Watson gets this on leg stump and fiddles around the corner for a single

22.2

Swann to Hughes, no run, no great turn here at all for Swann and Hughes defends from the crease

22.3

Swann to Hughes, no run, Hughes gets deep into his crease to defend back to the bowler

22.4

Swann to Hughes, no run, Hughes is again playing off the back foot, turning this to short fine leg

22.5

Swann to Hughes, no run, this time Swann drags Hughes forward to defend

22.6

Swann to Hughes, 1 run, touch of width allows Hughes to unfurl a chopped cut shot to point for a single

Australia 53/0   GP Swann 2-0-6-0
24.1

Swann to Hughes, no run, Swann brings Hughes forward to defend carefully to cover

24.2

Swann to Hughes, no run, again Hughes gets well forward to defend

24.3

Swann to Hughes, no run, outside off stump, Hughes has no need to play so turns his back on it

24.4

Swann to Hughes, no run, good delivery here, touch of flight and some spin too, just gets Hughes to push at the ball away from his body in defence

24.5

Swann to Hughes, no run, good to watch this, Hughes is really getting his entire being behind his defensive blocks

24.6

Swann to Hughes, no run, nudged around the corner to finish the over

Australia 54/0   GP Swann 3-1-6-0
26.1

Swann to Hughes, no run, quicker ball from Swann and Hughes thrusts his pad at it in defence

26.2

Swann to Hughes, no run, floated up a touch more and Hughes stretches forward to defend

26.3

Swann to Hughes, no run, angled into the pads and Hughes nudges to leg

26.4

Swann to Hughes, no run, Hughes is being pinned by Swann, not offering him anything and he has to defend

26.5

Swann to Hughes, no run, thrown up a touch more and Hughes can only defend

26.6

Swann to Hughes, no run, very careful defence to finish the over. Hughes is pinned to the crease, doesn't seem to be able to skip down the wicket and work the ball into gaps

Australia 54/0   GP Swann 4-2-6-0
58.1

Swann to Khawaja, no run, fullish length immediately and Khawaja defends a straight one

58.2

Swann to Khawaja, no run, pushed away to the off side

58.3

Swann to Khawaja, no run, there's some curve in from Swann and he straightens it, Khawaja blocks it away

58.4

Swann to Khawaja, no run, and the batsmen responds by advancing down the wicket, and flicking to mid-on along the ground

58.5

Swann to Khawaja, no run, squared up a little by a ball that straightens, it's defended to off

58.6

Swann to Khawaja, OUT, Swann strikes in the first over of his spell! And it comes from a top-edged sweep, as Swann tossed it up on the stumps, Khawaja went for the shot and saw the ball lob up to be taken comfortably at square leg

UT Khawaja c Trott b Swann 37 (120m 95b 5x4 0x6) SR: 38.94

Australia 134/4   GP Swann 5-3-6-1
68.1

Swann to Smith, no run, touch short to begin with and it sits up but Smith only defends to cover

68.2

Swann to Smith, no run, better delivery, fuller and teasing Smith to drive, but drive he does not

68.3

Swann to Smith, no run

68.4

Swann to Smith, no run, really short delivery this time but Smith had committed early to sweep and earns him nothing as his straight-arm jab finds midwicket

68.5

Swann to Smith, no run, short again but the cut picks out cover

68.6

Swann to Smith, no run, hint of spin here from outside off stump and Smith watchfully pats it to cover

Australia 155/5   GP Swann 6-4-6-1
70.1

Swann to Smith, no run, Smith shuffles across his stumps to defend off the back foot

70.2

Swann to Smith, no run, Smith looks twitchy but his defence here is solid

70.3

Swann to Smith, 1 run, quicker, fuller and Smith was late on it. Squeezed it off the toe-end down to short fine leg to get away from the strike

70.4

Swann to Hussey, no run, Swann angles one into Hussey's pads from around the wicket, Hussey flicks to leg only to find Cook

70.5

Swann to Hussey, no run, spinner of paceman, wide of off Hussey will leave alone. You bowl to him, that's the rule

70.6

Swann to Hussey, no run, Swann does force Hussey to play this time, defending off the front foot to cover

Australia 158/5   GP Swann 7-4-7-1
72.1

Swann to Smith, no run, Swann is throwing it up, trying to tempt Smith into something immoral, but nothing but the most upright defence

72.2

Swann to Smith, 1 run, this time Smith gets away from the strike, with a touch of help from inside edge as it squirts away square on the leg side

72.3

Swann to Hussey, no run, Hussey watches carefully, defending from the crease

72.4

Swann to Hussey, 3 runs, ah, this is such a good shot and backed up by excellent running. Hussey skips down the wicket in a flash, turns his wrists over the ball to send it towards deep midwicket and scampers three

72.5

Swann to Smith, no run, Smith doesn't try anything as expansive and instead defends from the crease

72.6

Swann to Smith, no run, watchful defence from Smith, he's really buckled down this morning but should Australia try to attack the old ball?

Australia 163/5   GP Swann 8-4-11-1
74.1

Swann to Smith, no run, Smith shuffles down the wicket here, causing all kinds of excitement for the England fielders, but he only defends

74.2

Swann to Smith, no run, this time it's patted away into the off side

74.3

Swann to Smith, 1 run, nicely played this time, Smith skipping up the wicket and clipping to a deep-sit mid-on. Quite why mid-on isn't saving one is beyond me

74.4

Swann to Hussey, no run, Hussey is down the track this time, pushing wide of Swann who skips round to field off his own bowling

74.5

Swann to Hussey, no run, nicely bowled here, just a touch slower and Hussey defends with an open face

74.6

Swann to Hussey, no run, oooh, lovely bowling, touch of spin from a slower, looped up delivery. Hussey tried to turn to leg but played too early and it came off a leading edge

Australia 164/5   GP Swann 9-4-12-1
76.1

Swann to Smith, no run, Swann hangs this outside off stump asking Smith to attack, but nothing from the batsman

76.2

Swann to Smith, no run, once again Smith does his best Atherton impression, albeit without the technique

76.3

Swann to Smith, no run, this is slower and a touch loopier, bounces too and Smith sniffs the ball in defence

76.4

Swann to Smith, 1 run, urgh, horrid delivery, really dragged down short and Smith had a long, long time to get into position and pull to deep square

76.5

Swann to Hussey, no run, angled into Hussey quick and flat from around the wicket, but Hussey remains solid in defence

76.6

Swann to Hussey, 1 run, lovely shot again from Hussey, skipping down the track and flicking to deep midwicket

Australia 167/5   GP Swann 10-4-14-1
78.1

Swann to Smith, no run, turning on to the pads and Smith works it to leg

78.2

Swann to Smith, no run, again Smith flicks it wide of short leg

78.3

Swann to Smith, 1 run, fuller ball now, Smith drives down the ground to long-on

78.4

Swann to Hussey, no run, Hussey leans forward to defend Swann, who is over the wicket to the left-hander

78.5

Swann to Hussey, no run, again Hussey defends solidly

78.6

Swann to Hussey, 1 run, good placement from Hussey, as he opens up his stance to steer a drive through cover, Pietersen at mid-off runs across to keep it to a single

Australia 169/5   GP Swann 11-4-16-1
96.1

Swann to Johnson, no run, full and Johnson crisply picks out the one infielder on the leg side

96.2

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, single for Johnson brings up the 50 stand from 68 balls, hugely valuable partnership is reached with a push to cover

96.3

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, studious defence from Hilfenhaus on the front foot

96.4

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, that demon Hilfenhaus edge skews this towards point, batsmen thought about one but didn't take it

96.5

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, England appeal as this spins past the inside edge and bobbles off to Collingwood at slip

96.6

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, this time Hilfenhaus leans it gently to leg to finish the over

Australia 239/8   GP Swann 12-4-17-1
98.1

Swann to Johnson, FOUR, bang! Resounding crack reverberated all around the SCG as Johnson came down the wicket and clumped this to cow corner, flat and hard for four

98.2

Swann to Johnson, SIX, even better! Johnson down the wicket as Swann offers up some air. Johnson swings powerfully across the line, hammering a long way into the stands at cow corner

98.3

Swann to Johnson, no run, massive cheer as Johnson stretches forward to defend

98.4

Swann to Johnson, 1 run, fifty for Johnson - what a knock! Nudges this around the corner for a single to earn a standing ovation

98.5

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, Hilfenhaus skips down the wicket this time, only to defend. Huge cheers for everything now

98.6

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, very correct forward block to finish the over

Australia 261/8   GP Swann 13-4-28-1
100.1

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, Hilfenhaus pokes this back to the bowler

100.2

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, again Swann gives it some air and it's patted back to the bowler

100.3

Swann to Hilfenhaus, 1 run, Hilfenhaus has seen enough and aims a big swing to deep midwicket, not quite timing it well but earns a single

100.4

Swann to Beer, no run, ah, lovely quicker ball, fired in flat outside off stump and past a hapless Beer outside edge

100.5

Swann to Beer, no run, this is more securely defended off the front foot, much to the delight of the crowd

100.6

Swann to Beer, no run, Beer survives, patting this back to Swann leaving Hilfenhaus another over against Bresnan

Australia 266/9   GP Swann 14-4-29-1
102.1

Swann to Hilfenhaus, 1 run, great shot for one, Hilfenhaus probably ran because he thought the shot deserved something, he skipped down the wicket, opened his body and stroked a firm extra-cover drive to sweeper on the off side rope

102.2

Swann to Beer, no run, careful defence from Beer, not looking hopeless at all at No. 11

102.3

Swann to Beer, no run, again Beer manages to defend well enough

102.4

Swann to Beer, no run, neatly nudged into the leg side

102.5

Swann to Beer, no run, fuller ball is driven, without any real power, to mid-off

102.6

Swann to Beer, 2 runs, Beer has his first runs in Test cricket, flipping this around the corner for a couple

Australia 270/9   GP Swann 15-4-32-1
104.1

Swann to Hilfenhaus, FOUR, Swann continues and so does Hilfenhaus! Thrusts a foot down the pitch and swings a slog-sweep powerfully to the square leg rope

104.2

Swann to Hilfenhaus, no run, this time it is defended with the straightest of blades to cover

104.3

Swann to Hilfenhaus, 1 run, another full-face push, this time wide of the bowler to long-off for a single

104.4

Swann to Beer, no run, Beer looking more confident now as he steps crisply forward in defence

104.5

Swann to Beer, no run, secure and sturdy defence from Beer, he's got his eye in now

104.6

Swann to Beer, no run, very safe defence receives huge applause from the Australia supporters

Australia 279/9   GP Swann 16-4-37-1
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