The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

122.3

Swann to Harris, no run, continues round the wicket, tossed up and straightening, defended in front of off stump

122.4

Swann to Harris, 1 run, gets forward and tucks the ball square on the off side, Trott scurries in but the underarm to Prior won't beat Smith

122.6

Swann to Harris, no run, sliding across towards slip, Harris pushes into the covers on the front foot but can't get the ball through

Australia 448/8   RJ Harris 1* (3b)

123.2

Broad to Harris, no run, lively bouncer from Broad, the batsman ducks for cover

123.3

Broad to Harris, 1 run, drops a little short, at the man and Harris pulls pretty competently down to long leg for one

123.5

Broad to Harris, 1 run, Broad goes round the wicket, maybe trying to tuck Harris up, the ball is a touch too leg side though and just helped round the corner to long leg

Australia 452/8   RJ Harris 3* (6b)

124.2

Swann to Harris, no run, tossed up on off stump, Harris drops back and attempts to cut, bottom edges on to the pitch

124.3

Swann to Harris, SIX, HUMPTY! Harris gives Swann the Rhino charge - which must be a terrifying sight - reaches the pitch and heaves the ball into the crowd at wide long-on

124.4

Swann to Harris, 1 run, slightly short and Harris punches down the ground to long-off

Australia 461/8   RJ Harris 10* (9b 1x6)

125.2

Broad to Harris, no run, pitched up, Harris shuffles across and drives towards mid-on

125.3

Broad to Harris, no run, steepling bouncer over the batsman, who sticks out his bum and crouches out of the way

125.4

Broad to Harris, 1 run, short and at the body, paddled round the corner to long leg again

125.6

Broad to Harris, 1 run, Harris follows suit and pulls meatily out to deep midwicket, straight to the man, thoguh, and just a single

Australia 466/8   RJ Harris 12* (13b 1x6)

126.1

Swann to Harris, SIX, tossed up, here comes Ryano again, plants the front foot and sends the ball straight and high down the ground for another Dorothy

126.2

Swann to Harris, no run, frees the arms again and drives, straight alone the ground and fielded by Swann

126.3

Swann to Harris, 2 runs, Swann is bowling over the wicket to Harris, the ball sliding towards leg and delicately flicked fine for a couple this time

126.4

Swann to Harris, no run, flatter and angled in, Harris gets an inside edge on to his front pad trying to drive

126.5

Swann to Harris, 1 run, drops back and chops a cut shot through point

Australia 475/8   RJ Harris 21* (18b 2x6)

127.1

Broad to Harris, FOUR, length ball on off stump, Harris backs away and flat-bats the ball past mid-off, bit of tonk behind that and it flew to the boundary, Broad looking distinctly unimpressed

127.2

Broad to Harris, 2 runs, Harris, on his toes like Nureyev, backs away but Broad follows him, hacks across the line and gets an inside edge on to his thigh pad, past Prior but Root prevent four at fine leg

127.3

Broad to Harris, no run, back of a length, climbing vertiginously over the stumps as Harris swings hard and misses

127.4

Broad to Harris, no run, steps away again, Broad drops short and wide of off and there's another flailing swing from Harris

127.5

Broad to Harris, 2 runs, squeezes the ball through square on the leg side, two more to the total

127.6

Broad to Harris, 1 run, fuller and outside off, Harris leans back and chips the ball aerially through mid-off, down to the man on the rope

Australia 486/8   RJ Harris 30* (24b 1x4 2x6)

128.1

Anderson to Harris, 1 run, fullish and again Harris drives on the up through a vacant mid-off

128.3

Anderson to Harris, 2 runs, gets forward and pushes towards long-off, the man has to come in and they pick up two

128.4

Anderson to Harris, OUT, sliced, high into the air, and Anderson claims it, sprawling forward to complete the dismissal off his own bowling! Harris got right under the ball, swinging across the line, the ball upwards, descending towards mid-off, where Anderson caught up with and caught hold of it to end a spirited bash from the No. 10

RJ Harris c & b Anderson 33 (31m 27b 1x4 2x6) SR: 122.22

Australia 491/9   RJ Harris 33 (27b 1x4 2x6)
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 21-25, 2013
Match drawn
England v Australia at Chester-le-Street - Aug 9-12, 2013
England won by 74 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 1-5, 2013
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 18-21, 2013
England won by 347 runs
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England won by 14 runs
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Aug 25, 2013

Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook celebrate England's Ashes victory with fans, England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day, August 25, 2013

Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook celebrate England's Ashes victory with fans

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Aug 25, 2013

Kevin Pietersen interacts with the fans, England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day, August 25, 2013

Kevin Pietersen interacts with the fans

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