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England in Australia ODI Series - 6th ODI

Australia v England

Australia won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

34.2

Lee to Bell, 1 run, Bell guides his first ball in the air but behind the fielder at point for a single

34.4

Lee to Bell, 1 run, full and straight from Lee, Bell pushes the ball towards extra cover and calls Trott through

England 192/3   IR Bell 2* (2b)

35.1

Tait to Bell, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, begging to be cut and Bell obliges, placing the ball through the in field at point ... so England have got going after that Pietersen wicket

35.2

Tait to Bell, no run, played off the front foot towards cover, the length was a bit full

35.3

Tait to Bell, 2 runs, a short of a length ball jumps at Bell, who also jumps in his crease while steering the ball towards third man

35.4

Tait to Bell, 1 run, full ball angling into middle stump, Bell leans across and clips it through midwicket

England 207/3   IR Bell 9* (6b 1x4)

36.1

Lee to Bell, 1 run, played with soft hands towards point for a quick single, the fielder charges in but fails to pick up cleanly

36.3

Lee to Bell, 1 run, Bell jumps up in his crease to get on top of the bounce and then opens the face to steer a short ball towards third man

36.5

Lee to Bell, 1 run, Bell also pushes the ball towards mid-off for another single

England 212/3   IR Bell 12* (9b 1x4)

37.1

Tait to Bell, 2 runs, more width from Tait and Bell plays a well-timed cut towards wide third man where Lee has to run to his left and slide to save the boundary

37.2

Tait to Bell, FOUR, there's no saving this one though, too full outside off and Bell plays a sweetly-timed cover drive and pierces the in-field

37.3

Tait to Bell, no run, pushed on the leg side

37.4

Tait to Bell, 1 run, Bell drops the ball towards point and there's a mix-up between the batsman before Trott decides to run the single. Smith had lots of time to line up the throw and he missed. Trott was short by yards

England 223/3   IR Bell 19* (13b 2x4)

38.1

Lee to Bell, 1 run, full ball outside off stump, driven through cover for a single

38.3

Lee to Bell, 1 run, short of a length and straight, nudged off the back foot towards midwicket

38.6

Lee to Bell, 1 run, full and straight, Bell waits for the ball in his crease and drives towards mid-off

England 232/3   IR Bell 22* (16b 2x4)

39.1

Johnson to Bell, no run, defended on the off side

39.2

Johnson to Bell, 1 wide, that's short and it is also down leg side. One of the easier wide calls to make

39.2

Johnson to Bell, 1 run, good length delivery angling across the right-hander, driven off the back foot through cover point

39.6

Johnson to Bell, FOUR, Bell takes one step down, and then another, and whack, plays a flowing shot, lofting the ball over the fielder at mid-on. Smooth follow through and clean connection

England 241/3   IR Bell 27* (19b 3x4)

40.2

Watson to Bell, 1 run, played towards cover for another single

40.4

Watson to Bell, 1 run, Bell turns the strike over with another steer to third man

England 245/3   IR Bell 29* (21b 3x4)

41.3

Johnson to Bell, 1 run, too full on the pads, Bell flicks crisply towards long leg

England 252/3   IR Bell 30* (22b 3x4)

42.1

Watson to Bell, no run, played towards cover on the front foot

42.2

Watson to Bell, no run, played from the crease into the off side once again

42.3

Watson to Bell, 1 run, Bell threads the back-foot punch through cover

42.5

Watson to Bell, FOUR, Bell moves right across his stumps outside off, gets down low on one knee, and scoops a length ball over the head of the fielder at short fine leg

42.6

Watson to Bell, no run, full ball wide outside off, Bell misses the cut. It was rather wide

England 264/3   IR Bell 35* (27b 4x4)

43.2

Hastings to Bell, 1 wide, the slower ball but its line is haywire, wide outside off stump

43.2

Hastings to Bell, 3 runs, Bell aims for over the off side but his drive results in an outside edge that passes short third man. Ferguson gives chase and saves one

43.5

Hastings to Bell, FOUR, Bell moves across his stumps and plays the paddle from outside off past the fielder at short fine leg

43.6

Hastings to Bell, 2 runs, length delivery and Bell swats it powerfully towards midwicket where Watson jumps up on the edge of the circle and gets fingertips on the ball, tough chance

England 278/3   IR Bell 44* (30b 5x4)

44.5

Watson to Bell, 1 run, full toss wide outside off stump, Bell stays in his crease and plays towards deep point

England 284/3   IR Bell 45* (31b 5x4)

45.5

Tait to Bell, OUT, caught, Bell makes room to hit a full ball through the off side but hits it flat and hard right at Clarke at extra cover

IR Bell c Clarke b Tait 45 (57m 32b 5x4 0x6) SR: 140.62

England 293/4   IR Bell 45 (32b 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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Photos

Feb 2, 2011

Michael Clarke speaks to Jonathan Trott, who asked for a runner, Australia v England, 6th ODI, Sydney, February 2, 2011

Michael Clarke speaks to Jonathan Trott, who asked for a runner

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Feb 2, 2011

Michael Clarke raises his bat during his match-turning half-century, Australia v England, 6th ODI, Sydney, February 2, 2011

Michael Clarke raises his bat during his match-turning half-century

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