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England in Australia ODI Series - 4th ODI

Australia v England

England won by 21 runs

0.5

Lee to Prior, FOUR, Prior is away! Easy as you like. Gets a leg-stump half-volley and clips it neatly to the square leg boundary

0.6

Lee to Prior, no run, Lee adjusts his line to outside off stump and Prior lifts his bat high out of harm's way

England 12/0   MJ Prior 4* (2b 1x4)

1.2

Bollinger to Prior, no run, ooh, this is through Prior but somehow misses everything! It was full and swung back in late, Prior looked like he wanted to leave but then suddenly saw it swing back and tried to squeeze out a defence. It went through the gate and just about missed off stump

1.3

Bollinger to Prior, 2 runs, big swing again this time, Prior aims a defence and it slides off the inside-edge, trickling out to midwicket for a well-run couple

1.4

Bollinger to Prior, no run, no swing this time so Prior's leave alone outside off occurs with no alarms

1.5

Bollinger to Prior, FOUR, ah, lovely stuff. Full, wide half-volley asking to be dispatched and Prior loves a drive. He leant into it beautifully and stroked it to the cover rope

1.6

Bollinger to Prior, no run, steered backwards of square on the off side where it's smartly fielded

England 19/0   MJ Prior 10* (7b 2x4)

3.1

Bollinger to Prior, no run, Bollinger digs in a short ball that Prior turns this around the corner to the short fine leg fielder

3.2

Bollinger to Prior, no run, decent bounce for Bollinger from back of the length and Prior blocks to cover

3.3

Bollinger to Prior, no run, enough width for Prior to throw his arms, very flowing drive, but straight to cover

3.4

Bollinger to Prior, no run, Prior is again sturdy in defence

3.5

Bollinger to Prior, 1 run, good lengths and lines from Bollinger and Prior turns his wrists over the ball to send it to midwicket

England 26/1   MJ Prior 11* (12b 2x4)

4.1

Lee to Prior, no run, pitch looks very good for runs, ball coming onto the bat, enough bounce. Prior celebrates all of this by defending

4.2

Lee to Prior, 1 run, hint of edge here, half-steered-half-outside-edge, runs away to third man

4.5

Lee to Prior, no run, Lee sears in a yorker, full and straight and Prior jabs it away just in time. 94mph according to the speedgun

4.6

Lee to Prior, FOUR, Prior looks in good touch, driving elegantly and on the up, wide of mid-off and speeds to the boundary

England 32/1   MJ Prior 16* (16b 3x4)

6.4

Watson to Prior, 1 run, Prior has looked typically busy and nudes a single to mid-on

England 35/1   MJ Prior 17* (17b 3x4)

7.1

Bollinger to Prior, FOUR, wow, shades of Haddin here as Prior gets down the wicket and gives himself room outside leg to smash this over mid-off and it lands just inside the rope

7.2

Bollinger to Prior, FOUR, four more! Nicely done from Prior, gets his the room outside off that is his lifeblood, and thumps it through cover

7.3

Bollinger to Prior, 1 run, Bollinger's response is to bang it in short and Prior mistimes a pull, comes high off the bat and trickles to midwicket

7.6

Bollinger to Prior, no run, good slower ball beats Prior outside off

England 53/1   MJ Prior 26* (21b 5x4)

8.4

Watson to Prior, 1 run, touch too straight from Watson and Prior mistimes a drive down the ground

8.6

Watson to Prior, no run, Watson finishes the over much better than he started it, landing it on a fuller length and off stump

England 62/1   MJ Prior 27* (23b 5x4)

9.5

Hastings to Prior, 2 runs, Prior gets down on one knee and sweeps, risky shot, picked out short fine leg who misfields and allows a couple

9.6

Hastings to Prior, no run, this time it's pushed firmly to cover

England 65/1   MJ Prior 29* (25b 5x4)

10.4

Watson to Prior, 2 runs, wrong line from Watson around leg stump, Prior tries to whip it but gets more edge than middle

10.5

Watson to Prior, 1 run, again Watson is on the pads, desperate not to give Prior width outside off - Prior works it with his wrists to leg

England 69/1   MJ Prior 32* (27b 5x4)

11.1

Hastings to Prior, 1 run, ooh, Prior tries to work to third man but the slower ball means it's a bottom edge that bounces over the stumps and Haddin's head

11.3

Hastings to Prior, 1 run, with soft hands it's worked to square leg. Just singles available at the moment

England 74/1   MJ Prior 34* (29b 5x4)

12.1

Lee to Prior, FOUR, 'Welcome back,' says Prior, charging down the track and cracking a short of length ball over mid-off for four

12.2

Lee to Prior, 1 run, a swinging full ball at 146kph is the response from Lee, Prior digs it out towards cover

12.4

Lee to Prior, no run, Lee fires in a yorker on offstump, blocked to the off side

12.5

Lee to Prior, no run, shorter this time from Lee, defended solidly by Prior

12.6

Lee to Prior, 2 runs, a high full toss well outside off, clocked at 148kph, slapped towards sweeper cover by Prior for a couple

England 82/1   MJ Prior 41* (34b 6x4)

13.2

Hastings to Prior, no run, keeps it way outside off, attempted slower ball, full delivery, mistimed by Prior back to the bowler

13.3

Hastings to Prior, FOUR, nothing wrong with the timing on that one, width offered and Prior slashes that over cover for four

13.4

Hastings to Prior, 1 run, clips this one from offstump towards midwicket for a quick single

13.6

Hastings to Prior, no run, Hastings keeps it steady, length ball on off, punched back towards the bowler, Haddin screams 'Down' as soon as the shot is played, Hastings gets down to field that

England 89/1   MJ Prior 46* (38b 7x4)

14.3

Lee to Prior, SIX, whoah, what a shot that is, Prior absolutely wallops that slightly short one over midwicket, Lee can't be feeling too happy right now

14.4

Lee to Prior, 2 runs, full ball played past extra cover

14.5

Lee to Prior, 1 run, nudged toward square leg for a single

England 99/1   MJ Prior 55* (41b 7x4 1x6)

15.5

Doherty to Prior, no run, Prior tries to drive but it's a loose shot and the ball takes the outside edge towards short third man

15.6

Doherty to Prior, no run, quicker ball again, defended on the leg side

England 101/1   MJ Prior 55* (43b 7x4 1x6)

16.3

Hastings to Prior, 1 run, good length but there's width outside off stump, allowing the batsman space to cut towards third man

England 108/1   MJ Prior 56* (44b 7x4 1x6)

17.4

Doherty to Prior, no run, Prior attempts to sweep from outside off and gets an inside edge on to the pad

17.5

Doherty to Prior, no run, punched off the back foot towards mid-on but the fielder from midwicket cuts it off

17.6

Doherty to Prior, 1 run, cut off the back foot through point

England 113/1   MJ Prior 57* (47b 7x4 1x6)

18.1

Hastings to Prior, no run, good length around off stump, Prior moves back and across and pulls towards mid-on

18.2

Hastings to Prior, 1 run, Prior waits on this one and guides it towards third man

England 114/1   MJ Prior 58* (49b 7x4 1x6)

19.1

Doherty to Prior, 1 wide, Prior misses the sweep but that's because Doherty was down leg side

19.1

Doherty to Prior, no run, driven fluently but straight to the man at cover

19.2

Doherty to Prior, 1 run, Prior makes room by moving towards leg, he's trying to go inside out over the infield. Edged towards short third man

19.4

Doherty to Prior, 1 run

England 120/1   MJ Prior 60* (52b 7x4 1x6)

20.2

Smith to Prior, FOUR, that's a touch too short and Prior is quick to move back and cut the ball hard. He hit that in the air but wide of the fielder at point

20.3

Smith to Prior, 1 run, again it's a bit short and Prior slaps the ball through cover point off the back foot

England 129/1   MJ Prior 65* (54b 8x4 1x6)

21.2

Doherty to Prior, 1 run, the length is short outside off, Prior cuts in front of point for one

21.5

Doherty to Prior, no run, driven hard, but to the fielder at cover

21.6

Doherty to Prior, 1 run, quicker and straighter ball, Prior cuts from off stump through the off side

England 136/1   MJ Prior 67* (57b 8x4 1x6)

22.1

Smith to Prior, OUT, caught! Prior's cut one straight to point. The length was good and the line was outside off. Prior went back into his crease to cut, and found Doherty. That spun and bounced a touch and it hit the top edge

MJ Prior c Doherty b Smith 67 (93m 58b 8x4 1x6) SR: 115.51

England 136/2   MJ Prior 67 (58b 8x4 1x6)
Series Results
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 6, 2011
Australia won by 57 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2011
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Brisbane - Jan 30, 2011
Australia won by 51 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2011
England won by 21 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 23, 2011
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
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Jan 26, 2011

Chris Tremlett is congratulated on a wicket, Australia v England, 4th ODI, Adelaide, January 26, 2011

Chris Tremlett is congratulated on a wicket

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Jan 26, 2011

Michael Clarke and his team-mates had a disappointing Australia Day, Australia v England, 4th ODI, Adelaide, January 26, 2011

Michael Clarke and his team-mates had a disappointing Australia Day

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