England tour of Australia, Tour match: Prime Minister's XI v England XI at Canberra, Jan 10, 2011
England XI won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) (D/L method)
10 January 2011 (50-over match)

Good morning and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of the match between Prime Minister's XI vs England XI.

Overcast conditions at the moment with showers expected sometime during the day

The Prime Minister's XI is led by Tim Paine and the rest is as above with Josh Anderson the 12th man.

Australian players in this team will be pushing for their chance in the World Cup with a performance here.

Prime Minister's XI have won the toss and they will be batting.

We are about to get underway shortly, the team photos are being taken. National Anthems of the teams. There is a drizzle at the moment and the covers are on the pitch.

We will be underway as soon as the rain stops. Play will start at 10:40am and it will be a 46 overs match.

The overs further reduced to 44 overs. Here come the players out to the middle, last minute talking from Collingwood. It will be Woakes to Paine.

0.1

Woakes to Paine, no run, good shape first up, swings away outside the off stump and left alone.

0.2

Woakes to Paine, no run, defends with an angled bat to backward point.

0.3

Woakes to Paine, no run, outside the off stump and left alone, swinging away.

0.4

Woakes to Paine, 1 run, first run of a thickish outside edge to a full delivery outside the off stump, down to third man.

0.5

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, keeps it full outside the off stump, goes for the drive and gets beaten.

0.6

Woakes to Khawaja, 1 wide, a full delivery too wide outside the off stump, slips out of the bowlers hand.

0.6

Woakes to Khawaja, 1 wide, this time down the leg side.

0.6

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, length delivery outside the off stump and left alone by Khawaja.

It will be Shahzad to share the attack.

End of over 1 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 3/0

    • UT Khawaja 0 (2b)
    • TD Paine 1 (4b)
    • CR Woakes 1-0-3-0
1.1

Shahzad to Paine, no run, swings in from Shahzad, from wide outside the off stump, left alone.

1.2

Shahzad to Paine, no run, swings in once again and Paine drops it with soft hands to square of the wicket on the off side.

1.3

Shahzad to Paine, no run, this time from back of a length and coming in and Paine is in a tangle, gets it off his body to the off side.

1.4

Shahzad to Paine, FOUR, first boundary of the day as Paine walks into the delivery and lofts it in the air forward of square leg to the fence.

1.5

Shahzad to Paine, no run, wide outside the off stump and left alone by Paine.

1.6

Shahzad to Paine, no run, cuts Paine in half as the ball pitches back of a length and cuts back in, goes through to the keeper.

Swing from both ends.

End of over 2 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 7/0

    • TD Paine 5 (10b 1x4)
    • UT Khawaja 0 (2b)
    • A Shahzad 1-0-4-0
2.1

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, loud appeal for lbw as the ball pitches and comes back in to strike the pad, that looked close., might have been bit high.

2.2

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, defends with an angled bat to backward point.

2.3

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, moves forward and looks to drag it from outside the off stump.

2.4

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, short ball and pulled away, mistimes to forward of square leg.

2.5

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, fuller delivery driven to mid-off.

2.6

Woakes to Khawaja, SIX, goes all the way as Woakes digs it in short and Khawaja swivels and pulls well in the air behind square leg and all the way over the fence for a six.

End of over 3 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 13/0

    • UT Khawaja 6 (8b 1x6)
    • TD Paine 5 (10b 1x4)
    • CR Woakes 2-0-9-0
3.1

Shahzad to Paine, no run, swings in and off the pad to the onside, appeal turned down as it was sliding down the leg side.

3.2

Shahzad to Paine, 1 wide, swings away this time and was too wide outside the off stump.

3.2

Shahzad to Paine, 3 runs, swings in and Paine plays inside the line and gets it in the gap between midwicket and mid-on to the deep.

3.3

Shahzad to Khawaja, 1 run, on the pads and flicks it along the ground to deep backward square leg.

3.4

Shahzad to Paine, 1 run, looking to run it down and Tredwell misfields and allows the single.

3.5

Shahzad to Khawaja, 2 runs, too straight on the pads and Khawaja tucks it through square leg to the deep for couple of runs.

Shahzad from round the wicket.

3.6

Shahzad to Khawaja, 1 wide, down the leg side and signalled a wide.

3.6

Shahzad to Khawaja, no run, defends on the front foot to the on side.

End of over 4 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 22/0

    • UT Khawaja 9 (11b 1x6)
    • TD Paine 9 (13b 1x4)
    • A Shahzad 2-0-13-0
4.1

Woakes to Paine, no run, pushes to mid-on.

The sun is out and we hope it stays that way.

4.2

Woakes to Paine, no run, defends back to the bowler.

4.3

Woakes to Paine, 1 wide, down the leg side, trying too hard for the wickets.

4.3

Woakes to Paine, no run, fuller and driven hard back to the bowler, who gets an hand to it and deflects to mid-off.

4.4

Woakes to Paine, 1 run, plays it softly through gully for a single.

4.5

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side to mid-off.

4.6

Woakes to Khawaja, FOUR, fuller on the legs and clipped through midwicket to the fence for a boundary, well picked up.

End of over 5 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 28/0

    • UT Khawaja 13 (13b 1x4 1x6)
    • TD Paine 10 (17b 1x4)
    • CR Woakes 3-0-15-0
5.1

Shahzad to Paine, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

5.2

Shahzad to Paine, no run, good ball from back of a length and cramping Paine, off this thigh down to short fine leg.

5.3

Shahzad to Paine, 1 run, cut away behind point and down to third man, it was short and wide, it was the slower ball.

5.4

Shahzad to Khawaja, 1 run, gets it to short fine leg.

5.5

Shahzad to Paine, no run, cut away behind pint and well fielded by Bell.

5.6

Shahzad to Paine, 1 wide, short and too wide outside the off stump and Paine throws his all at it and misses it.

5.6

Shahzad to Paine, 1 run, on the legs this time and tucks it to deep backward square leg.

5.6

Shahzad to Khawaja, 1 wide, down the leg side.

5.6

Shahzad to Khawaja, 1 run

End of over 6 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 34/0

    • UT Khawaja 15 (15b 1x4 1x6)
    • TD Paine 12 (22b 1x4)
    • A Shahzad 3-0-19-0
6.1

Woakes to Khawaja, no run

6.2

Woakes to Khawaja, no run

6.3

Woakes to Khawaja, 1 run

6.4

Woakes to Paine, no run

6.5

Woakes to Paine, 1 run, inside edges to the onside.

6.6

Woakes to Khawaja, no run, fuller on the pads and Khawaja misses the drive.

Luke Wright is on.

End of over 7 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 36/0

    • UT Khawaja 16 (19b 1x4 1x6)
    • TD Paine 13 (24b 1x4)
    • CR Woakes 4-0-17-0
7.1

Wright to Paine, no run, good ball back of a length and Paine defends it softly to the off side.

7.2

Wright to Paine, 2 runs, looking for the big shot, heaves it through midwicket to the deep.

7.3

Wright to Paine, no run, moves forward and pushes to the off side.

7.4

Wright to Paine, no run, tucks it forward of square leg.

7.5

Wright to Paine, no run, down the leg side and off the pad to the keeper.

7.6

Wright to Paine, 1 run, slower delivery and Paine plays it through square leg.

End of over 8 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 39/0

    • TD Paine 16 (30b 1x4)
    • UT Khawaja 16 (19b 1x4 1x6)
    • LJ Wright 1-0-3-0
8.1

Woakes to Paine, no run, tucks it to the onside.

8.2

Woakes to Paine, no run, drives on the up to point, no timing there.

8.3

Woakes to Paine, FOUR, slower delivery and too wide outside the off stump and Paine cuts in the air over cover-point to the fence for a boundary.

8.4

Woakes to Paine, no run, defends to the onside.

8.5

Woakes to Paine, FOUR, lovely pull shot to a short delivery and he hits it well off the front foot to the square leg fence for a boundary.

8.6

Woakes to Paine, SIX, this goes all the way over the long leg fence for a six, it was full on the legs and Paine flicks it nicely high and over the fence.

That six brings up the 50 for the Prime Minister's XI.

End of over 9 (14 runs) Prime Minister's XI 53/0

    • TD Paine 30 (36b 3x4 1x6)
    • UT Khawaja 16 (19b 1x4 1x6)
    • CR Woakes 5-0-31-0
9.1

Wright to Khawaja, 1 run, moves forward and opens the face off the bat and down to third man.

England XI have taken the bowling powerplay.

9.2

Wright to Paine, 1 run, slower delivery and Paine plays it down the track and down to long on.

9.3

Wright to Khawaja, 1 wide, down the leg side and Khawaja misses the tickle.

9.3

Wright to Khawaja, 1 run, drives to the right of mid-off for a single.

9.4

Wright to Paine, FOUR, swivels and pulls well behind square leg to the fence for a boundary.

9.5

Wright to Paine, no run, defended back to the bowler.

9.6

Wright to Paine, 1 run, works it to the onside for a single.

Tredwell is on.

End of over 10 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 62/0

    • TD Paine 36 (40b 4x4 1x6)
    • UT Khawaja 18 (21b 1x4 1x6)
    • LJ Wright 2-0-12-0
10.1

Tredwell to Paine, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

10.2

Tredwell to Khawaja, 1 run, cut away to deep point.

10.3

Tredwell to Paine, no run, looking for the reverse sweep, misses it.

10.4

Tredwell to Paine, 1 run, tucks it forward of square leg to the deep.

10.5

Tredwell to Khawaja, no run, looking to work it from outside the off stump, misses it.

10.6

Tredwell to Khawaja, no run, comes forward and defends to the offside.

End of over 11 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 65/0

    • UT Khawaja 19 (24b 1x4 1x6)
    • TD Paine 38 (43b 4x4 1x6)
    • JC Tredwell 1-0-3-0
11.1

Wright to Paine, no run, good delivery and Paine shows a straight bat and defends to mid-off.

11.2

Wright to Paine, 1 run, good ball follows Paine as he back away, drops it softly to the off side behind the wicket and picks up a quick single as Bell rushes and scores a direct hit but Khawaja is in.

11.3

Wright to Khawaja, 1 run, down to third man for a single.

11.4

Wright to Paine, FOUR, on the legs and Paine does not waste it as he flicks it behind square leg to the fence for a boundary.

11.5

Wright to Paine, 1 run

11.6

Wright to Khawaja, 2 runs, drives hard through extra cover to the deep for couple of runs.

End of over 12 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 74/0

    • UT Khawaja 22 (26b 1x4 1x6)
    • TD Paine 44 (47b 5x4 1x6)
    • LJ Wright 3-0-21-0
12.1

Tredwell to Paine, no run, uses his feet and drives to the onside.

12.2

Tredwell to Paine, 1 run, moves back and punches to deep mid-on.

12.3

Tredwell to Khawaja, OUT, Tredwell from round the wicket tosses it and Khawaja down the wicket hits it hard back to the bowler, who takes it easily.

UT Khawaja c & b Tredwell 22 (26b 1x4 1x6) SR: 84.61

Ferguson is the new batsman.

12.4

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, defends to the point.

12.5

Tredwell to Ferguson, 2 runs, works it through midwicket and picks up a brace.

12.6

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

Yardy is on.

End of over 13 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 77/1

    • CJ Ferguson 2 (3b)
    • TD Paine 45 (49b 5x4 1x6)
    • JC Tredwell 2-0-6-1
13.1

Yardy to Paine, no run, uses his feet and plays to the onside.

13.2

Yardy to Paine, no run, pushes to the onside.

13.3

Yardy to Paine, 1 run, moves back and works it through midwicket.

13.4

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, quicker delivery and stirkes the pad, loud shout, that was gone, not given.

13.5

Yardy to Ferguson, no run

13.6

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, uses his feet and takes it on the pad.

End of over 14 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 78/1

    • CJ Ferguson 2 (6b)
    • TD Paine 46 (52b 5x4 1x6)
    • MH Yardy 1-0-1-0
14.1

Tredwell to Paine, 1 run, laps it down to fine leg for a single.

14.2

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, plays it back down the track to the bowler.

14.3

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, laps it around down to fine leg for a single.

14.4

Tredwell to Paine, 2 runs, reverse sweeps it down to third man.

14.5

Tredwell to Paine, 1 run, paddles it down to fine leg and picks up a single, brings up his 50.

14.6

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 15 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 84/1

    • CJ Ferguson 4 (9b)
    • TD Paine 50 (55b 5x4 1x6)
    • JC Tredwell 3-0-12-1
15.1

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, uses his feet and pushes it down the ground to long on.

15.2

Yardy to Paine, no run, makes room and cuts it to point, excellent diving stop.

15.3

Yardy to Paine, 1 wide, down the leg side.

15.3

Yardy to Paine, no run, uses his feet and works to the onside.

15.4

Yardy to Paine, no run, looking for the sweep, gets a glove and almost dragged it on.

15.5

Yardy to Paine, OUT, that was plumb, Paine misses a straight delivery, playing all around it and gets hit on the pad and right in front of the off stump.

TD Paine lbw b Yardy 50 (59b 5x4 1x6) SR: 84.74

Keath is the new batsman.

15.6

Yardy to Keath, no run, driven to mid-off.

End of over 16 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 86/2

    • AR Keath 0 (1b)
    • CJ Ferguson 5 (10b)
    • MH Yardy 2-0-3-1
16.1

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, works it through midwicket and picks up a single.

16.2

Tredwell to Keath, no run, defends to the off side.

16.3

Tredwell to Keath, no run, tossed up bit fuller, looking to work it through the onside, strikes the pad, a stifled appeal.

16.4

Tredwell to Keath, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

16.5

Tredwell to Keath, no run, works to the onside.

16.6

Tredwell to Keath, no run, uses his feet and defends back to the bowler.

End of over 17 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 87/2

    • AR Keath 0 (6b)
    • CJ Ferguson 6 (11b)
    • JC Tredwell 4-0-13-1
17.1

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, off the pad to the onside.

17.2

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, moves back and works it forward of square leg to the deep.

17.3

Yardy to Keath, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

17.4

Yardy to Keath, no run, chops it down behind point.

17.5

Yardy to Keath, no run, plays to short midwicket.

17.6

Yardy to Keath, no run, strikes the pad and was sliding down the leg side.

End of over 18 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 88/2

    • AR Keath 0 (10b)
    • CJ Ferguson 7 (13b)
    • MH Yardy 3-0-4-1
18.1

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, works to the onnside.

18.2

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, sweeps it down to fine leg.

18.3

Tredwell to Keath, FOUR, down the wicket and hits it well in the air over the bowler and down to the fence.

18.4

Tredwell to Keath, FOUR, once again this time to the long off fence for a boundary, down the track once again.

18.5

Tredwell to Keath, no run, works it to the onside.

18.6

Tredwell to Keath, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

End of over 19 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 98/2

    • AR Keath 9 (14b 2x4)
    • CJ Ferguson 8 (15b)
    • JC Tredwell 5-0-23-1
19.1

Yardy to Keath, no run, moves back and punches to short extra cover.

19.2

Yardy to Keath, 1 run, uses his feet and takes it on the full and drives to long on.

19.3

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

19.4

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, moves back and cuts to the off side to cover.

19.5

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

19.6

Yardy to Keath, 2 runs, full and Keath works it through midwicket for couple of runs.

Collingwood comes on.

End of over 20 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 102/2

    • AR Keath 12 (17b 2x4)
    • CJ Ferguson 9 (18b)
    • MH Yardy 4-0-8-1
20.1

Collingwood to Ferguson, no run, works it to square leg.

20.2

Collingwood to Ferguson, 2 runs, paddles it down to fine leg.

20.3

Collingwood to Ferguson, no run, moves back and pushes to short midwicket.

20.4

Collingwood to Ferguson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

20.5

Collingwood to Keath, 3 runs, gets an edge down to third man.

20.6

Collingwood to Ferguson, no run, works to short midwicket.

End of over 21 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 108/2

    • CJ Ferguson 12 (23b)
    • AR Keath 15 (18b 2x4)
    • PD Collingwood 1-0-6-0
21.1

Yardy to Keath, OUT, good ball from Yardy, Keath looking it work it through the onside, misses it and the ball strikes the pad in front of the stumps.

AR Keath lbw b Yardy 15 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 78.94

21.2

Yardy to Christian, no run

21.3

Yardy to Christian, no run

21.4

Yardy to Christian, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

21.5

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, moves back and tucks it behind square leg.

21.6

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, moves forward and drives down the ground to long off.

End of over 22 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 110/3

    • CJ Ferguson 13 (24b)
    • DT Christian 1 (4b)
    • MH Yardy 5-0-10-2
22.1

Collingwood to Ferguson, 1 run, driven along the ground to the sweeper in the deep.

22.2

Collingwood to Christian, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

22.3

Collingwood to Christian, no run, turns it to the onside to square leg.

22.4

Collingwood to Christian, no run, works to the onside to short midwicket.

22.5

Collingwood to Christian, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

22.6

Collingwood to Christian, 2 runs, moves back and punches through extra cover to the deep.

End of over 23 (3 runs) Prime Minister's XI 113/3

    • DT Christian 3 (9b)
    • CJ Ferguson 14 (25b)
    • PD Collingwood 2-0-9-0
23.1

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, moves back and defends to the onside.

23.2

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, uses his feet and pushes to mid-on, the throw from mid-on strikes the stumps but Ferguson is in.

23.3

Yardy to Christian, no run, defends to the onside.

23.4

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, moves back and pushes softly to mid-on, once again Luke Wright strikes the stumps.

23.5

Yardy to Ferguson, no run, makes room and drives hard to cover.

23.6

Yardy to Ferguson, FOUR, makes room and cuts well through point and to the fence for a boundary as the fielder chases in vain.

End of over 24 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 119/3

    • CJ Ferguson 19 (29b 1x4)
    • DT Christian 4 (11b)
    • MH Yardy 6-0-16-2
24.1

Collingwood to Christian, no run, works to the onside.

24.2

Collingwood to Christian, 1 run, chips it in the air just wide of short midwicket to the deep.

24.3

Collingwood to Ferguson, 1 run, punches off the back foot and down the ground to long on.

24.4

Collingwood to Christian, FOUR, hit hard down the track and no stopping that, dead straight down to the fence.

24.5

Collingwood to Christian, no run, moves forward and drives back down the track.

24.6

Collingwood to Christian, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

End of over 25 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 125/3

    • DT Christian 9 (16b 1x4)
    • CJ Ferguson 20 (30b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 3-0-15-0
25.1

Yardy to Ferguson, 3 runs, plays it down to third man.

25.2

Yardy to Christian, no run, punches back to the bowler.

25.3

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, moves back and works it through square leg.

25.4

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

25.5

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to long on.

25.6

Yardy to Ferguson, 1 run, moves back and makes room to cut through cover.

Tredwell is back on.

End of over 26 (7 runs) Prime Minister's XI 132/3

    • CJ Ferguson 25 (33b 1x4)
    • DT Christian 11 (19b 1x4)
    • MH Yardy 7-0-23-2
26.1

Tredwell to Ferguson, 2 runs, a delicate dab down to third man.

26.2

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, moves forward and pushes to the onside.

26.3

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

26.4

Tredwell to Christian, 1 run, plays it around to short fine leg.

26.5

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down to long on.

26.6

Tredwell to Christian, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

Shahzad is back on.

End of over 27 (5 runs) Prime Minister's XI 137/3

    • DT Christian 12 (21b 1x4)
    • CJ Ferguson 29 (37b 1x4)
    • JC Tredwell 6-0-28-1
27.1

Shahzad to Ferguson, no run, fuller delivery driven to short extra cover.

27.2

Shahzad to Ferguson, no run, cut behind point but straight to the fielder.

27.3

Shahzad to Ferguson, 2 runs, upper cuts behind point to the deep.

27.4

Shahzad to Ferguson, 1 run, full deivery and Ferguson drives to the left of mid-off, good save by Tredwell.

27.5

Shahzad to Christian, no run, drops it to the off side.

27.6

Shahzad to Christian, 1 run, drives to the left of short extra cover and picks up a single.

End of over 28 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 141/3

    • DT Christian 13 (23b 1x4)
    • CJ Ferguson 32 (41b 1x4)
    • A Shahzad 4-0-23-0
28.1

Tredwell to Christian, SIX, uses his feet and swings it high and over the midwicket fence for a six, lovely shot.

A change in the field after that massive hit.

28.2

Tredwell to Christian, 1 run, driven hard along the ground to long on.

28.3

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, uses his feet and looks to drive down the ground, good stop by short midwicket.

28.4

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, punches off the back foot to long off.

28.5

Tredwell to Christian, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long on, brings up the 150.

28.6

Tredwell to Christian, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 29 (11 runs) Prime Minister's XI 152/3

    • DT Christian 23 (27b 1x4 1x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 33 (43b 1x4)
    • JC Tredwell 7-0-39-1
29.1

Shahzad to Christian, FOUR, picks it up nicely and puts it in the gap over midwicket to the fence for a boundary.

29.2

Shahzad to Christian, no run, low full toss almost a yorker, squeezed to the onside, good stop at square leg.

29.3

Shahzad to Christian, 1 run, full straight delivery and played down to deep mid-on as Wright rushes in.

29.4

Shahzad to Ferguson, 1 run, punches down the ground to long on.

29.5

Shahzad to Christian, 1 run, full toss driven wide of long off for a single.

29.6

Shahzad to Ferguson, 1 run, full toss driven along the ground to deep cover.

End of over 30 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 160/3

    • CJ Ferguson 35 (45b 1x4)
    • DT Christian 29 (31b 2x4 1x6)
    • A Shahzad 5-0-31-0
30.1

Tredwell to Ferguson, 1 run, sweeps to deep backward square leg.

There is a bit of drizzle at the moment.

30.2

Tredwell to Christian, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

30.3

Tredwell to Ferguson, no run, moves back and pushes to the onside.

30.4

Tredwell to Ferguson, 3 runs, dabs it nicely behind the wicket on the off side to the deep.

Rain getting heavier.

30.5

Tredwell to Christian, no run, driven hard back to the bowler.

Rain stops play: There they go, the players going off as the rain comes down heavily, the covers are coming on and the umbrella's are all up. We will be back as soon as the rain stops.

We are back on.

30.6

Tredwell to Christian, 1 run, uses his feet and drives, deflects off the bat of Ferguson and goes down to long off.

End of over 31 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 166/3

    • DT Christian 31 (34b 2x4 1x6)
    • CJ Ferguson 39 (48b 1x4)
    • JC Tredwell 8-0-45-1
31.1

Shahzad to Christian, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

31.2

Shahzad to Ferguson, no run

31.3

Shahzad to Ferguson, OUT, looking to give himself room and gets bowled.

CJ Ferguson b Shahzad 39 (50b 1x4 0x6) SR: 78.00

31.4

Shahzad to Thornton, 1 run, plays to the off side and looking for the single

31.5

Shahzad to Christian, no run

31.6

Shahzad to Christian, 2 runs, full delivery driven down the ground to long off, good diving save by Tredwell.

End of over 32 (4 runs) Prime Minister's XI 170/4

    • DT Christian 34 (37b 2x4 1x6)
    • TC Thornton 1 (1b)
    • A Shahzad 6-0-35-1
32.1

Pietersen to Thornton, 2 runs

32.2

Pietersen to Thornton, no run

32.3

Pietersen to Thornton, 1 run

32.4

Pietersen to Christian, 1 run

32.5

Pietersen to Thornton, 1 run

32.6

Pietersen to Christian, 3 runs

End of over 33 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 178/4

    • DT Christian 38 (39b 2x4 1x6)
    • TC Thornton 5 (5b)
    • KP Pietersen 1-0-8-0
33.1

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, worked to the onside.

33.2

Yardy to Thornton, OUT, looking to work it through the onside and gets a leading edge back to the bowler, who accepts it gleefully.

TC Thornton c & b Yardy 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

33.3

Yardy to Miller, no run, plays and misses.

33.4

Yardy to Miller, no run, cuts behind point.

33.5

Yardy to Miller, no run, tossed up wide outside the off stump, left alone.

33.6

Yardy to Miller, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

End of over 34 (1 run) Prime Minister's XI 179/5

    • SP Miller 0 (4b)
    • DT Christian 39 (40b 2x4 1x6)
    • MH Yardy 8-0-24-3
34.1

Pietersen to Christian, 1 run, mistimes the drive to long on.

34.2

Pietersen to Miller, 1 run, sweeps to deep backward square leg.

34.3

Pietersen to Christian, 2 wides, down the leg side.

34.3

Pietersen to Miller, 1 run, turns it to deep backward square leg.

34.4

Pietersen to Christian, 1 run, cuts to deep point.

34.5

Pietersen to Miller, 1 leg bye, off the pad to short fine leg.

34.6

Pietersen to Christian, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 35 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 187/5

    • DT Christian 42 (43b 2x4 1x6)
    • SP Miller 2 (7b)
    • KP Pietersen 2-0-15-0
35.1

Yardy to Christian, FOUR, uses his feet and chips it in the air to the midwicket fence for a boundary.

35.2

Yardy to Christian, 1 run, driven hard along the ground to long off.

35.3

Yardy to Miller, no run, looking to work it through the onside, misses it and off the pad.

35.4

Yardy to Miller, no run

35.5

Yardy to Miller, FOUR, cuts hard through point and to the fence for a boundary, made good room to cut.

35.6

Yardy to Miller, no run, defended down the track.

Woakes is back.

End of over 36 (9 runs) Prime Minister's XI 196/5

    • SP Miller 6 (11b 1x4)
    • DT Christian 47 (45b 3x4 1x6)
    • MH Yardy 9-0-33-3
36.1

Woakes to Christian, 1 wide, full down the leg side.

36.1

Woakes to Christian, no run, pushes forward and gets beaten, pitches and moves away to beat the outside edge.

36.2

Woakes to Christian, no run, punches to extra cover.

36.3

Woakes to Christian, 1 run, full delivery driven down the ground to long off.

36.4

Woakes to Miller, OUT, on the legs and Miller clips it to the onside and Collingwood at short midwicket jumps to his left and plucks the ball to take an excellent catch.

SP Miller c Collingwood b Woakes 7 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

36.5

Woakes to Lee, no run, short delivery and takes it on the glove as he looks to defend.

36.6

Woakes to Lee, no run, short outisde the off stump, left alone.

Prime Minister's XI taking the bating powerplay

End of over 37 (2 runs) Prime Minister's XI 198/6

    • B Lee 0 (2b)
    • DT Christian 48 (48b 3x4 1x6)
    • CR Woakes 6-0-33-1
37.1

Shahzad to Christian, no run, full delivery outside the off stump, plays and misses.

37.2

Shahzad to Christian, no run, too full again outside the off stump, trying to fetch it from wide outside the off stump.

37.3

Shahzad to Christian, FOUR, moves forward to the off side and hits it well high in the air down the ground to long off fence for a boundary

37.4

Shahzad to Christian, 1 run, full delivery squeezed out to deep point for a single.

37.5

Shahzad to Lee, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a single.

37.6

Shahzad to Christian, OUT, moves across to the off side and chips it high in the air and behind square leg, Petersen turns around and runs forward and takes the catch.

DT Christian c Pietersen b Shahzad 53 (53b 4x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

End of over 38 (6 runs) Prime Minister's XI 204/7

    • B Lee 1 (3b)
    • A Shahzad 7-0-41-2
38.1

Woakes to Doherty, no run, defends with an angled bat to point.

38.2

Woakes to Doherty, 1 run, down the track and works to the onside.

38.3

Woakes to Lee, 1 wide, full and wide down the leg side.

38.3

Woakes to Lee, 1 wide, down the leg side for a wide.

38.3

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, driven down the ground to wide long off.

38.4

Woakes to Doherty, 2 runs, sliced in the air to deep extra cover.

38.5

Woakes to Doherty, 1 run, inside edges to the onside.

38.6

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, full delivery driven to wide deep mid-on.

End of over 39 (8 runs) Prime Minister's XI 212/7

    • B Lee 3 (5b)
    • XJ Doherty 4 (4b)
    • CR Woakes 7-0-41-1
39.1

Shahzad to Lee, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

39.2

Shahzad to Doherty, 1 run, works it to the onside.

39.3

Shahzad to Lee, 1 run, hits it onto his pads and they scramble a quick single.

39.4

Shahzad to Doherty, 1 run, mistimes the pull to square leg.

39.5

Shahzad to Lee, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long on.

39.6

Shahzad to Lee, FOUR, lovely shot from Lee, driven hard wide of extra cover to the fence for a boundary.

End of over 40 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 222/7

    • B Lee 11 (9b 1x4)
    • XJ Doherty 6 (6b)
    • A Shahzad 8-0-51-2
40.1

Woakes to Doherty, 1 run, full toss hit in the air to wide long off.

40.2

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, slashes it out to deep cover for a single.

40.3

Woakes to Doherty, 1 wide, slower delivery down the leg side.

40.3

Woakes to Doherty, FOUR, full delivery outside the off stump and he drives through extra cover to the fence.

40.4

Woakes to Doherty, 2 runs, miscues to deep midwicket and picks up two.

40.5

Woakes to Doherty, 1 run, slower delivery dabbed down to third man.

40.6

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 41 (11 runs) Prime Minister's XI 233/7

    • B Lee 13 (11b 1x4)
    • XJ Doherty 14 (10b 1x4)
    • CR Woakes 8-0-52-1
41.1

Shahzad to Lee, no run, keeps it full outside the off stump, misses the off stump.

41.2

Shahzad to Lee, FOUR, stays in the crease and drives firmly down the ground to long off fence for a boundary.

41.3

Shahzad to Lee, 1 wide, short slower bouncer and Lee looking for the hook, lets it go.

41.3

Shahzad to Lee, 1 run, looking to go down the ground, slices it high in the air and on the bounce to third man.

41.4

Shahzad to Doherty, no run, yoker length squeezed out back to the bowler.

41.5

Shahzad to Doherty, OUT, stays in the crease and looking to heave it across to the onside, misses it and the ball hits the top of the off stump.

XJ Doherty b Shahzad 14 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

41.6

Shahzad to Pattinson, FOUR, swings it in the air to midwicket fence for a boundary.

End of over 42 (10 runs) Prime Minister's XI 243/8

    • JL Pattinson 4 (1b 1x4)
    • B Lee 18 (14b 2x4)
    • A Shahzad 9-0-61-3
42.1

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, in the block-hole, squeezed out to the off side.

42.2

Woakes to Pattinson, 1 wide, slower delivery down the leg side.

42.2

Woakes to Pattinson, 2 runs, down the track and hits it hard down the pitch and down the ground to the deep.

42.3

Woakes to Pattinson, OUT, slower delivery and Pattinson too early into the shot, micues it high in the air behind square leg, Wright runs in takes a good catch, wonderful stuff.

JL Pattinson c Wright b Woakes 6 (3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

42.4

Woakes to Lee, FOUR, hits it nicely just over the midwicket fielder to the fence for a boundary.

42.5

Woakes to Lee, 2 runs, full toss hit in the air down to long on, coming back for the second.

42.6

Woakes to Lee, 1 run, full delivery driven to long on.

Innings Break: Prime Minister's XI finish on 254 in their 43 overs, a good score I would say. As per the D/L method the target now for England XI is 258 from 43 overs. Do join us after a short break.

End of over 43 (11 runs) Prime Minister's XI 254/9

    • B Lee 26 (18b 3x4)
    • TA Copeland 0 (0b)
    • CR Woakes 9-0-63-2
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