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England in Australia ODI Series - 4th ODI

Australia v England

England won by 21 runs

26.6

Smith to Morgan, no run, Morgan plays his first ball back to the bowler

England 158/4   EJG Morgan 0* (1b)

28.2

Smith to Morgan, 1 run, a bit too short, allowing Morgan to go back and slap the ball towards mid-off

28.4

Smith to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan moves forward and across to nudge the ball off the pads towards square leg

England 163/4   EJG Morgan 2* (3b)

29.1

Doherty to Morgan, no run, Morgan tries to reverse sweep and there's a slip in place. The ball goes to the fielder on the bounce.

29.2

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan tries to defend on the front foot and gets hit on the pad. Haddin collects the ball and underarms it towards the non-striker's end and concedes an overthrow. Doherty wasn't anticipating the ball coming towards him.

29.5

Doherty to Morgan, no run, Morgan works the ball from middle and leg towards the on side

29.6

Doherty to Morgan, 2 runs, Morgan plays a pre-meditated paddle sweep and collects two

England 169/4   EJG Morgan 5* (7b)

30.4

Lee to Morgan, 2 runs, Morgan drives a full ball through point and gives the fielder at third man some running to do

30.5

Lee to Morgan, no run, pushed off the front foot towards the off side

30.6

Lee to Morgan, no run, Lee slants the ball into the left-hander from round the wicket. Morgan works the ball past midwicket but the fielder at mid-on runs to his left and cuts it off

England 174/4   EJG Morgan 7* (10b)

31.2

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan also guides the ball through square leg

31.5

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, width offered outside off and Morgan cuts through point off the back foot

England 178/4   EJG Morgan 9* (12b)

32.3

Smith to Morgan, 1 run, nudged off the front foot towards the off for a quick single

32.6

Smith to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan reaches out for a wide one and drives through the off side

England 187/4   EJG Morgan 11* (14b)

33.1

Doherty to Morgan, no run, played back to the bowler

33.2

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, too full to cut and Morgan mis-times the shot through point

33.6

Doherty to Morgan, 1 run, cut off the back foot towards deep point. That's the end of Doherty's spell. He's done a good job considering he began bowling when Prior was batting aggressively.

England 192/4   EJG Morgan 13* (17b)

34.1

Bollinger to Morgan, 1 run, starts outside off stump on a length and Morgan steers a pat to cover

34.3

Bollinger to Morgan, no run, Bollinger finds an ideal off-stump line and Morgan gets everything behind his block

34.4

Bollinger to Morgan, no run, Morgan hasn't looked at his best this series but his back-foot drive here really pings to cover

34.5

Bollinger to Morgan, no run, cracker from Bollinger! Back of a length and the harder new ball zips away and climbs past the outside edge

34.6

Bollinger to Morgan, no run, touch slower this time and the line remains impeccable, hugging off stump. Morgan defends to end a fine Bollinger over

England 194/4   EJG Morgan 14* (22b)

35.3

Hastings to Morgan, no run, Hastings slips this down the leg side but it flicks the pads on its way through to Haddin

35.4

Hastings to Morgan, 1 run, Hastings again explores the pads and Morgan flicks a single to square leg to bring the 200 up

England 200/4   EJG Morgan 15* (24b)

36.1

Bollinger to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan skips down the wicket at Bollinger, who bangs it in short in response, Morgan then guides an uppish cut to third man

36.3

Bollinger to Morgan, 1 run, ooh, Bollinger bangs in a short ball that Morgan tries to pull. Didn't get anything of it and it spooned just over midwicket

36.5

Bollinger to Morgan, 1 run, Hussey fields very smartly at midwicket, saving Morgan's well-timed flick and the batsmen scamper through

England 207/4   EJG Morgan 18* (27b)

37.6

Hastings to Morgan, FOUR, poor ball, very short and down the leg side. Morgan gives this absolutely everything in his pull shot and it sails high to the fine leg rope

England 221/4   EJG Morgan 22* (28b 1x4)

38.2

Bollinger to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan crouches low in his stance and stays low as he chops this to deep point

England 223/4   EJG Morgan 23* (29b 1x4)

40.5

Smith to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan flicks finely around the corner to pick off a single

England 227/5   EJG Morgan 24* (30b 1x4)

41.1

Hussey to Morgan, OUT, Hussey gets his second! Morgan's reverse-sweep was timed well but straight to point, who jumped high to take the chance above his head. Wickets falling at ideal time and England are in danger of having the tail in for the Powerplay

EJG Morgan c Lee b Hussey 24 (53m 31b 1x4 0x6) SR: 77.41

England 227/6   EJG Morgan 24 (31b 1x4)
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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