So England too strong, they'll fly to Brisbane for the First Test starting Thursday.

On Saturday there are two rugby internationals as Australia take on Italy in Florence looking to bounce back from their drubbing by England at Twickenham last weekend, while England aim to avoid any hangover against Samoa at Twickenham. Follow both matches on ESPNscrum with previews, commentary and full post-match analysis. Viewers in the UK can watch the Australia game live on ESPN.

On behalf of the ESPN Cricinfo team, this is Lawrie Colliver signing off - enjoy the Ashes!!

George to Strauss, FOUR runs, clips off the pads through mid wicket and that's the win for England XI - a strong ten wicket victory
George to Cook, 1 run, gets one to duck back into him, edges a cut to long leg - a bit streaky
George to Cook, no run, comes forward and plays and misses outside off

1 | 6 Runs | ENG: 6/0

  • Sir Alastair Cook1 (2b)
  • Andrew Strauss5 (4b)
  • Mark Cameron1-0-6-0
Cameron to Cook, 1 run, short again, pulls to long leg
Cameron to Cook, no run, another bouncer, Cook watches it goes down the leg side
Cameron to Strauss, 1 run, shortish, pulls to long leg - right to the fielder
Cameron to Strauss, no run, ducks a bouncer
Cameron to Strauss, FOUR runs, short, pulls it around to lone leg - just five more needed
Cameron to Strauss, no run, leaves outside off, gave the impression he played at it but took the bat out of the way at the last minute
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