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England in Australia ODI Series - 5th ODI

Australia v England

Australia won by 51 runs

14.5

Finn to Clarke, 1 wide, bouncer to begin with, and Prior does very well to leap up and prevent this running away for five wides - it'll just be the one wide

14.5

Finn to Clarke, no run, Clarke takes a big stride across to shoulder arms outside off

14.6

Finn to Clarke, no run, another one left alone by Clarke

Australia 73/2   MJ Clarke 0* (2b)

15.6

Anderson to Clarke, 3 runs, Clarke gets off the mark with a solid punch through the gap at cover and he's quick enough between the wickets to turn that into three runs

Australia 80/2   MJ Clarke 3* (3b)

16.1

Finn to Clarke, FOUR, another crisp shot, Clarke leans forward and across to flick a full ball with terrific timing between mid-on and midwicket

16.2

Finn to Clarke, no run, better line on off stump, Clarke strides forward and defends with a straight bat

16.3

Finn to Clarke, 1 run, Yes! yells Clarke after nudging a length delivery off his pads on the leg side

Australia 85/2   MJ Clarke 8* (6b 1x4)

17.1

Anderson to Clarke, no run, short of a length just outside off, Clarke moves towards the ball and punches to cover point, his timing is good today

17.2

Anderson to Clarke, no run, played off the front foot towards cover again, the length was fuller around off from Anderson

17.3

Anderson to Clarke, 1 run, a touch straight and Clarke works the ball wide of mid-on for a single

Australia 86/2   MJ Clarke 9* (9b 1x4)

18.3

Finn to Clarke, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

18.4

Finn to Clarke, no run, Finn angles the ball at Clarke's body from over the wicket, Clarke fends towards the leg side, Finn has a forward short leg in place and Clarke got hit on the glove while fending

18.5

Finn to Clarke, FOUR, slapped, Clarke backs away to make room and goes hard at a short ball, flaying it through cover with power and timing

18.6

Finn to Clarke, FOUR, straight this time, Clarke punches down the ground off the front foot, between the stumps and the non-striker and his timing is outstanding

Australia 96/2   MJ Clarke 17* (13b 3x4)

20.1

Woakes to Clarke, 1 run, and he begins with one on Clarke's pads and watches the batsman flick towards fine leg

20.6

Woakes to Clarke, no run, Clarke strides forward to defend a good length ball around off stump with confidence

Australia 102/3   MJ Clarke 18* (15b 3x4)

21.6

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke moves forward and flicks the ball off middle stump towards midwicket

Australia 113/3   MJ Clarke 18* (16b 3x4)

23.1

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, driven off the front foot towards cover

23.2

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Collingwood bowls a tight line on off stump, pushed towards cover

23.3

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke moves forward and across, pushes the ball firmly to mid-on and continues running

Australia 116/4   MJ Clarke 19* (19b 3x4)

24.1

Woakes to Clarke, no run, full ball on middle stump, Clarke moves forward and across and plays to mid-on

24.2

Woakes to Clarke, no run, good length and straight, defended on the front foot towards the off side

24.3

Woakes to Clarke, 3 runs, short and wide and Clarke cuts the ball hard in front of point, Trott fields on the boundary and the batsman run the third on the throw

Australia 119/4   MJ Clarke 22* (22b 3x4)

25.1

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, driven off the front foot through cover for a single

25.3

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke closes the face of the bat and plays towards midwicket

25.4

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke moves across and defends from his crease with bat and pad close together

25.5

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, full ball on off and middle, Clarke moves forward and drives towards mid on

25.6

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, full ball wide outside off, 103 kph, Clarke mis-times the cover drive but hits it wide of the man at short cover

Australia 124/4   MJ Clarke 24* (27b 3x4)

26.1

Woakes to Clarke, no run, good length delivery outside off, Clarke lets it go

26.2

Woakes to Clarke, no run, defended back to the bowler.

26.3

Woakes to Clarke, no run

26.4

Woakes to Clarke, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards mid-on

Australia 125/4   MJ Clarke 25* (31b 3x4)

27.1

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke strides forward and defends on the off side. Collingwood is bowling so simply, wicket to wicket at 120 kph or so and the batsman can't do much

27.2

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, defended once again towards the bowler

27.3

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke comes forward to drive and makes good contact, Collingwood reaches out with his right hand and fields on his follow through

27.4

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, tight stuff continues, Clarke defends with bat and pad close together

27.5

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, flicked off the pads through midwicket for a single

Australia 128/4   MJ Clarke 26* (36b 3x4)

28.1

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, good length delivery angling into the right-hander, Clarke defends

28.2

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, Clarke defends from his crease towards the bowler

28.3

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, Clarke tries to run the single to mid-on but there's no run there

28.4

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, driven off the front foot towards cover. Clarke has stagnated after a fluent start to his innings

28.5

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, Clarke strides forward and defends a good length ball towards the off. The Gabba crowd is stirring up some noise

28.6

Shahzad to Clarke, no run, defended from the crease towards cover. A maiden to follow a one-run over. Pressure mounting.

Australia 128/4   MJ Clarke 26* (42b 3x4)

29.2

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke pushes the ball off the front foot towards mid-on and sets off as soon as he makes contact

29.5

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke uses the width outside off to dab the ball towards third man

Australia 132/4   MJ Clarke 28* (44b 3x4)

30.5

Shahzad to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke moves forward, pushes towards cover and calls immediately

Australia 139/4   MJ Clarke 29* (45b 3x4)

31.3

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Clarke tales two steps forward and plays the ball towards midwicket

31.4

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, flicked off the pads through midwicket for a single

Australia 142/4   MJ Clarke 30* (47b 3x4)

32.1

Trott to Clarke, 1 run, the first ball is a touch wide outside off and Clarke steers the ball towards third man, 116.8 kph

32.5

Trott to Clarke, 1 run, played down the ground towards long on again

Australia 149/4   MJ Clarke 32* (49b 3x4)

33.2

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, good length and very straight. Clarke moves forward and across to play the ball towards mid-on

33.3

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, pushed off the front foot towards midwicket

33.4

Collingwood to Clarke, 2 runs, a touch too full and straight, Clarke flicks through midwicket

33.5

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, played from the crease towards midwicket

33.6

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, full on middle again, Clarke leans across and flicks the ball through midwicket

Australia 154/4   MJ Clarke 35* (54b 3x4)

34.1

Finn to Clarke, FOUR, cracking drive through extra cover from Clarke as the changed ball offers a bit of pace off the bat, and Steven Finn, who has returned, goes a touch too full

34.2

Finn to Clarke, no run, defended back down the pitch

34.3

Finn to Clarke, 1 run, angling on to the pads now and it's whipped through square leg

Australia 159/4   MJ Clarke 40* (57b 4x4)

35.1

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, beaten outside off as Clarke tries to force Collingwood through point, Prior whips the bails off but Clarke didn't lift his foot

35.2

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, swings on to the pads now and Clarke glances a single to fine leg

35.6

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, another one right on off stump and Clarke works it to mid-on

Australia 165/4   MJ Clarke 41* (60b 4x4)

36.4

Finn to Clarke, 1 run, another one is on the hips, another one is flicked through square leg to the man in the deep

36.6

Finn to Clarke, FOUR, Clarke uses his feet now and gives himself room to pull a slightly short ball through midwicket, well placed by Clarke as he finds the gap at midwicket and picks up a valuable boundary

Australia 173/4   MJ Clarke 46* (62b 5x4)

37.2

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke flicks a single through midwicket now

37.4

Collingwood to Clarke, 1 run, tickled away behind square leg and they can't turn this into two runs as KP fields

37.6

Collingwood to Clarke, no run, Collingwood finishes with a slower ball, yorker length outside off and Clarke can't get a run back past the bowler

Australia 178/4   MJ Clarke 48* (65b 5x4)

38.3

Woakes to Clarke, no run, pushed away to the off side

38.4

Woakes to Clarke, no run, left alone outside off, good line from Woakes

38.5

Woakes to Clarke, no run, fullish and angling in, Clarke gets forward and nudges to off

38.6

Woakes to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke drives through cover now and gets a single that takes him to 49 and allows him to retain the strike

Australia 180/5   MJ Clarke 49* (69b 5x4)

39.1

Anderson to Clarke, 1 run, short and wide of off to start with and that brings Clarke his half-century, as he cuts a single forward of point

39.3

Anderson to Clarke, 1 run, Clarke cuts but can only get a single to deep point

Australia 183/5   MJ Clarke 51* (71b 5x4)

40.2

Woakes to Clarke, 2 runs, Clarke goes over the top now, he's pulled deliberately high over midwicket and it just chips safely wide of the man in the deep, a couple of runs for the captain

40.3

Woakes to Clarke, 1 run, drives one through cover now

40.5

Woakes to Clarke, OUT, oh, that's a disappointing end for Clarke after he built such a good platform. He has walked at Woakes and tried to pull over midwicket, but this skies off a top edge and doesn't travel very far, Strauss runs in from cover to take a very simple catch and Woakes has his fourth

MJ Clarke c Strauss b Woakes 54 (102m 74b 5x4 0x6) SR: 72.97

Australia 190/6   MJ Clarke 54 (74b 5x4)
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 30, 2011

Michael Clarke clips one through leg, Australia v England, 5th ODI, Brisbane, January 30, 2011

Michael Clarke clips one through leg

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Jan 30, 2011

Shane Watson wrapped up Australia's win with his third wicket, Australia v England, 5th ODI, Brisbane, January 30, 2011

Shane Watson wrapped up Australia's win with his third wicket

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