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England in Australia T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Australia v England

Australia won by 4 runs

11.6

Yardy to Smith, no run, good turn on a middle-stump line. Australia haven't scored a boundary for nearly six overs

Australia 80/5   SPD Smith 0* (1b)

12.4

Swann to Smith, no run, down on the sweep, but can't make proper contact

12.5

Swann to Smith, no run, two strides down the wicket, and defended back to the bowler

12.6

Swann to Smith, no run, another sharp offspinner to complete a fine spell from Swann. Smith tries to sweep but gets in a tangle

Australia 87/5   SPD Smith 0* (4b)

13.2

Yardy to Smith, 2 runs, worked into space at deep midwicket, good running brings two as the shy comes in

13.3

Yardy to Smith, 1 run, worked off the pads to square leg. No second run there

13.5

Yardy to Smith, 2 runs, excellent running makes two from nothing as a push to mid-on finds the smallest of gaps, beyond Yardy's reach, and short of the in-rushing KP

13.6

Yardy to Smith, 1 run, Smith keeps the strike as Australia prepare for their final onslaught.

Australia 95/5   SPD Smith 6* (8b)

14.1

Pietersen to Smith, 1 run, short, ballooning first delivery, but the ball takes an age to reach Smith's swipe. Which, of course, is the entire point

14.6

Pietersen to Smith, 1 run, good finish to the over, on a good length and turning slowly. Defended to point

Australia 102/5   SPD Smith 8* (10b)

15.1

Yardy to Smith, 1 run, clipped to midwicket

15.4

Yardy to Smith, 1 run, open-faced drive, out to extra cover

15.6

Yardy to Smith, no run, heroic mow to a wide delivery, but that one eludes the bat. Yardy finishes with the second 4-0-19-2 analysis of the evening. Top drawer

Australia 108/5   SPD Smith 10* (13b)

17.1

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, slower ball, there might be a few of those. Full and straight and worked to mid-on

17.3

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, a leg-side waft, and Bell at short midwicket pounces to save the boundary. Sharp fielding as ever

17.5

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, another slower ball, guided straight to point

Australia 123/5   SPD Smith 13* (16b)

18.3

Shahzad to Smith, no run, slow, slow, slow, bouncer, tennis-ball smash, straight back to the bowler. That was a genuine leg-break!

18.4

Shahzad to Smith, OUT, another slower ball, a cutter this time, another smash, and short cover crouches to intercept.

SPD Smith c Collingwood b Shahzad 13 (22m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 72.22

Australia 131/6   SPD Smith 13 (18b)
Series Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 14, 2011
Australia won by 4 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 12, 2011
England won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
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Photos

Jan 14, 2011

Paul Collingwood juggled a chance off Tim Paine, but clung on in the end, Australia v England, 2nd Twenty20, Melbourne, January 14, 2011

Paul Collingwood juggled a chance off Tim Paine, but clung on in the end

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Jan 14, 2011

Mark Taylor and Shane Warne talk into the cameras while wearing headbands, Australia v England, 2nd Twenty20, MCG, January 14, 2011

Mark Taylor and Shane Warne talk into the cameras while wearing headbands

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