Australia tour of England and Scotland, 5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 21-25, 2013
The Ashes - 5th Test
Match drawn
21,22,23,24,25 August 2013 (5-day match)
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33.2

Swann to Clarke, 1 run, stays around to Clarke and tucks from the stumps past short leg to get off the mark

33.5

Swann to Clarke, no run, sliding across Clarke who leaves outside off stump

33.6

Swann to Clarke, no run, forward to block on off stump into the leg side

Australia 120/2   MJ Clarke 1* (3b)
34.2

Broad to Clarke, no run, just back in length down the leg side, Clarke flicks at it and misses

34.3

Broad to Clarke, no run, full on the stumps, forward press towards mid-on, wasn't totally sure about the footwork

34.4

Broad to Clarke, 1 no ball, bumper on the stumps, Clarke ducks

34.4

Broad to Clarke, no run, back in length on off stump, Clarke back to block towards the bowler

34.5

Broad to Clarke, no run, touch fuller, similar line, tucks it towards cover

34.6

Broad to Clarke, no run, nice bumper, Clarke has no idea where it is, fends it off awkwardly, it pops up short of the fielder and bowler running it and then very nearly spins back onto leg stump, lucky for Clarke

Australia 122/2   MJ Clarke 1* (9b)
35.2

Swann to Clarke, no run, off stump line, driven steadily back to the bowler

35.3

Swann to Clarke, no run, more of a good length, forward and pressed back to the bowler

35.4

Swann to Clarke, no run, better stride forward this time, pressed back to the bowler again

35.5

Swann to Clarke, no run, similar good length on off stump, pressed forward on off stump again

35.6

Swann to Clarke, no run, straight line on the stumps, Clarke again well forward and defending up the wicket

Australia 123/2   MJ Clarke 1* (14b)
36.4

Broad to Clarke, no run, full and straight and pressed up back past the bowler, mid-on slides and saves the single

36.5

Broad to Clarke, 2 leg byes, short again, Clarke tickles it, no just off the pad in fact, down the leg side out of the reach from Prior

36.6

Broad to Clarke, 1 run, another short one, Clarke pulls but only a little paddle stroke, manages to steer it past forward short leg and leg gully

Australia 132/2   MJ Clarke 2* (17b)
37.1

Swann to Clarke, no run, forward on off stump and pressed up the wicket

37.2

Swann to Clarke, no run, forward on middle and leg, drops it up towards mid-on

37.3

Swann to Clarke, no run, tossed up on off stump, Clarke rolls it back towards the bowler

37.4

Swann to Clarke, no run, Clarke skips down the wicket and plays back to the bowler

37.5

Swann to Clarke, 1 run, too short and steered wide of midwicket for a single

Australia 133/2   MJ Clarke 3* (22b)
38.1

Broad to Clarke, 1 no ball, another good short ball, Clarke fends it off, oh, so close to short leg diving forward to his right, no ball anyway so by the by, but well bowled

38.1

Broad to Clarke, 2 runs, short again, pulled from wide of off stump, wrong line from Broad

38.2

Broad to Clarke, 1 run, short again, pulled through square leg out to the man in the deep

Australia 137/2   MJ Clarke 6* (25b)
39.1

Swann to Clarke, 1 run, floated up, driven up the wicket, it spins a little in front of Swann and it slips past time and away from him for a single

39.4

Swann to Clarke, no run, floated up on off stump, Clarke forward and blocked back to the bowler

39.5

Swann to Clarke, no run, straight line, blocked in the crease up the wicket

39.6

Swann to Clarke, no run, skip down and pushed back to the bowler again

Australia 139/2   MJ Clarke 7* (29b)
40.3

Anderson to Clarke, no run, full and swings in a little, Clarke blocks coming only half-forward out of his crease

40.4

Anderson to Clarke, no run, good length on a good off stump line too, Clarke half-forward again and tucks towards square leg off the inner half of the bat

40.5

Anderson to Clarke, no run, back of a length outside off, Clarke aims a horrible slash it it and misses, that bounced a little, the footwork was absent from the batsman

40.6

Anderson to Clarke, no run, fuller and on the stumps again, pressed forward and runs it up towards mid-on

Australia 142/2   MJ Clarke 7* (33b)
41.3

Swann to Clarke, no run, step down but just blocking up the wicket

41.4

Swann to Clarke, no run, another step down, this time driven from a straight line, finds the bowler

41.5

Swann to Clarke, no run, back on the stumps, hurried into blocking around off stump towards cover

41.6

Swann to Clarke, no run, lovely delivery, flat slider that beats the outside edge with Clarke playing forward on off stump

Australia 143/2   MJ Clarke 7* (37b)
42.4

Anderson to Clarke, no run, just backward of a length, Clarke up on his toes to ride the bounce and drop it down on the off side

42.5

Anderson to Clarke, OUT, good length, forward press and Clarke is slow on the stroke, too slow, it comes off the pad and ricochets into the top of off stump. Anderson strikes again with a fine delivery that just shaped in slightly and beat Clarke's inside edge, it flicked the top of the bat but before they could go up for an appeal, the off stump had been pegged back

MJ Clarke b Anderson 7 (46m 39b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.94

Australia 144/3   MJ Clarke 7 (39b)
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Hours of play (local time) 11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 16.10-16.30, Close 18.30

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