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England in Australia ODI Series - 6th ODI

Australia v England

Australia won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

30.1

Watson to Pietersen, no run, steady length delivery around off stump, calmly defended

30.2

Watson to Pietersen, 1 run, KP nearly runs himself out, he hurried down the track, and tried to bash this one down the ground, the throw from extra cover missed the stumps, and KP gets away

30.3

Watson to Trott, 1 run, lovely flick from Trott off a full one on the pads, but a good diving stop at midwicket concedes only a run

30.4

Watson to Pietersen, 1 run, KP whips furiously backward of square leg and gets a single

30.5

Watson to Trott, 1 run, Trott goes down the track, and pushes a length ball to long off for another run

30.6

Watson to Pietersen, 2 runs, wristily flicked backward of square leg for an uncomfortable couple for KP, he is limping a bit while running, and calls right away for some help

England 175/2   SR Watson 1-0-6-0

32.1

Watson to Trott, FOUR, finds the boundary he had been looking for for some time now, gets a full ball on middle and lifts it over midwicket and in to the gap

32.2

Watson to Trott, 1 run, Watson shortens the length, and he waits for it to arrive and guides it past backward point

32.3

Watson to Pietersen, 1 run, KP flails at a fullish one way outside off, and gets a thick edge that flies down in the air to third man, backward point grimaces

32.4

Watson to Trott, 1 run, eased away to sweeper cover for another single, England have built this one up for a huge finish

32.5

Watson to Pietersen, no run, extra bounce from outside off stump, he brings it down and the ball scoots to point

32.6

Watson to Pietersen, no run, backs away to cut, but is beaten on the shot, the ball was a touch too close to off for that one

England 185/2   SR Watson 2-0-13-0

40.1

Watson to Trott, 1 run, full ball outside off and Trott plays a fluent drive to long-off

40.2

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

40.3

Watson to Trott, 1 run, Trott moves on to 99 by steering a good length delivery from outside off towards third man

40.4

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

40.5

Watson to Trott, no run, played off the front foot towards White at point

40.6

Watson to Trott, 1 run, Trott ambles his 100th run after driving a length delivery through cover. He raises his bat to an appreciative dressing room. He's set England up for a fabulous score

England 246/3   SR Watson 3-0-18-0

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

42.4

Watson to Trott, 1 run, cut off the back foot towards point and Trott calls strongly for the single to be taken by Prior and Bell

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   SR Watson 4-0-24-0

44.1

Watson to Trott, FOUR, Trott slogs the ball high and far over midwicket and the ball bounces just inside the boundary before going over

44.2

Watson to Trott, no run, dropped, Trott slams a full ball right back at Watson and he couldn't hold on to a tough catch at chest height

44.3

Watson to Trott, no run, Trott tries to steer the ball through the off but gets beaten

44.4

Watson to Trott, 1 run, Trott gets down on one knee and swats the ball in front of midwicket

44.5

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

44.6

Watson to Trott, 1 run, low full toss on off stump and Trott hits the ball through square leg for one more

England 285/3   SR Watson 5-0-31-0

48.1

Watson to Morgan, 3 runs, Watson bowls a slower one outside off and Morgan plays the ball into the off side, Australia concede an overthrow with a ricochet from a direct hit at the bowler's end

48.2

Watson to Trott, 1 run, yorker, and Trott can only dig it out on the off side

48.3

Watson to Morgan, no run, Morgan mis-times the big hit on the leg side and ends up playing it back to Watson

48.4

Watson to Morgan, FOUR, fantastic shot, Morgan moves his front foot out of the way and launches a full ball right back over Watson's head. He nearly clears the boundary

48.5

Watson to Morgan, OUT, caught at short third man. Morgan whipped around to get into position to play the reverse swat and make good contact with the length ball too. He hit it in the air, though, and straight to Tait in the circle

EJG Morgan c Tait b Watson 21 (15m 13b 3x4 0x6) SR: 161.53

48.6

Watson to Collingwood, 1 run, he aims for midwicket first ball but the length is too full and he inside-edges it on to the pad

England 320/5   SR Watson 6-0-40-1
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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