Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

JE Root
JE Root
134(166) 17x4 - 0x6
Control %75%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 33 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
17 9 22 15 46 11 6 8
CJL Rogers
95(133) 11x4 - 1x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 21 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
16 10 9 11 10 4 12 23

Best performances - Bowlers

MA Starc
MA Starc
O24.1
M4
R114
W5
Eco4.71
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
2W
NM Lyon
NM Lyon
O20.1
M4
R75
W4
Eco3.71
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
2W

Partnerships

  • ENG - 1st
  • AUS - 1st
  • ENG - 2nd
  • AUS - 2nd

England - 1st - Innings

7
AN Cook1 (2)
A Lyth6 (10)
35
AN Cook19 (38)
GS Ballance16 (30)
1
IR Bell1 (7)
GS Ballance0 (0)
153
GS Ballance45 (119)
JE Root97 (116)
84
JE Root37 (50)
BA Stokes42 (62)
13
JC Buttler3 (9)
BA Stokes10 (16)
50
MM Ali26 (32)
JC Buttler24 (25)
52
MM Ali34 (42)
SCJ Broad18 (26)
24
MM Ali17 (14)
MA Wood3 (5)
11
JM Anderson1 (6)
MA Wood4 (5)

Australia - 1st - Innings

52
CJL Rogers28 (45)
DA Warner17 (42)
77
CJL Rogers41 (55)
SPD Smith33 (56)
51
CJL Rogers26 (33)
MJ Clarke25 (25)
27
MJ Clarke13 (27)
AC Voges14 (30)
51
SR Watson29 (45)
AC Voges17 (45)
7
SR Watson1 (12)
NM Lyon6 (14)
0
BJ Haddin0 (8)
NM Lyon0 (12)
39
BJ Haddin22 (30)
MG Johnson12 (17)
2
MG Johnson2 (2)
MA Starc0 (1)
2
JR Hazlewood2 (4)
MA Starc0 (5)

England - 2nd - Innings

17
AN Cook12 (26)
A Lyth3 (16)
5
GS Ballance0 (7)
A Lyth5 (11)
51
IR Bell18 (23)
A Lyth29 (35)
97
IR Bell42 (66)
JE Root44 (56)
37
JE Root16 (33)
BA Stokes21 (34)
29
JC Buttler7 (19)
BA Stokes21 (24)
4
MM Ali4 (4)
BA Stokes0 (1)
5
MM Ali1 (2)
SCJ Broad4 (7)
43
MM Ali10 (35)
MA Wood32 (16)
1
JM Anderson1 (4)
MA Wood0 (2)

Australia - 2nd - Innings

19
CJL Rogers10 (28)
DA Warner8 (30)
78
DA Warner44 (56)
SPD Smith29 (45)
4
MJ Clarke0 (3)
SPD Smith4 (4)
5
MJ Clarke4 (10)
AC Voges1 (14)
0
SR Watson0 (2)
AC Voges0 (2)
16
BJ Haddin7 (20)
SR Watson9 (15)
29
SR Watson10 (41)
MG Johnson19 (35)
72
MG Johnson53 (52)
MA Starc17 (38)
19
MG Johnson5 (7)
JR Hazlewood14 (14)
0
NM Lyon0 (5)
JR Hazlewood0 (3)

not capitalising

1

Instance of Nos. 3, 4, 5 & 6 being dismissed in the 30s - happened to Smith, Clarke, Voges and Watson in the 1st innings

Brad the Bunny

7

Number of times James Anderson has dismissed Brad Haddin, more than any other bowler

Australia up against it

1

Instances of ENG losing an Ashes Test at home after gaining a lead of 100+ runs in the 1st innings - at Old Trafford, 1961

Jimmy jumps Curtly

406

Number of Test wickets for Anderson, overtaking Ambrose (405) to go 11th on the overall list of top wicket-takers in Tests

All or nothing

49

Runs scored by England between the 12th and 16th overs (run rate of 9.8). The 11th and 17th overs were maidens

An Innings of 2 halves

32

Balls faced by Ian Bell for his first 31 runs. He needed 57 balls for his next 29 runs

Twin Successes

2

Instances in the last 22 years of an England batsman making a hundred and a fifty during a home Ashes Test - Root & Bell

Costly? we'll find out

4

Chris Rogers' score when he was dropped by Joe Root off James Anderson's bowling in the 3rd over of the inns

Smith does have a weakness

29.3

Steven Smith's batting average in the 4th innings of a Test match. He averages 89.6 in the first innings

Take lead, win Ashes

15

Number of times in the last 17 Ashes that the team taking a 1-0 lead has won the series. Exceptions were in 2005 and 1997.

A persisting problem

29

Number of times Shane Watson has been dismissed LBW, the most for any Australian batsman in the last 10 years

Johnson on the cusp

0

Number of Australian batsmen who have scored a 4th innings century when batting at No. 8 or below