Player of the match (as announced bhy the Right honourable John Howard) Good bye from Manuka Oval in Canberra

38.4
W
Ritchard to Panesar, OUT, tame end, lobbed catch to cover the PM's boys win by 166 runs

MS Panesar c White b Ritchard 1 (6m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

38.3
0
Ritchard to Panesar, no run, pushes to mid wicket
38.2
0
Ritchard to Panesar, no run, attempts a cut and misses
38.1
0
Ritchard to Panesar, no run, drives to mid off

END OF OVER:
38 | 3 Runs | ENG: 181/9 (167 runs required from 11.2 overs, RR: 4.76, RRR: 13.91)

  • Geraint Jones13 (41b)
  • Monty Panesar1 (5b)
  • Cameron White7-0-32-2

Interesting call here to see who will be Man of the Match - Jaques for his 112 from 110 or Tait for his 3/21 off 8

37.6
0
White to Jones, no run, cuts to backward point, Panesar says no to his partners call for a run
37.5
0
White to Jones, no run, pushes to the off-side
37.4
1
White to Panesar, 1 run, sweeps to deep backward square leg
37.3
0
White to Panesar, no run, another wrong-un, he is beaten again
37.2
0
White to Panesar, no run, pushes forward and is beaten by a wrong-un
37.1
1
White to Jones, 1 run, pushes out to deep square leg
37.1
1w
White to Jones, 1 wide, quicker ball down leg side

END OF OVER:
37 | 1 Run 1 Wkt | ENG: 178/9 (170 runs required from 11.2 overs, RR: 4.81, RRR: 13.07)

  • Monty Panesar0 (2b)
  • Geraint Jones12 (38b)
  • Adam Ritchard4-0-24-1
36.6
0
Ritchard to Panesar, no run, drives to mid off, great diving save by Birt on the ring
36.5
0
Ritchard to Panesar, no run, clips to Jaques and sets off, but is sent back by Jones
36.4
W
Ritchard to Anderson, OUT, tries to work to leg and is trapped in front, pitches leg and is hitting leg

JM Anderson lbw b Ritchard 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

36.3
0
Ritchard to Anderson, no run, wide of off stump left alone
36.2
1
Ritchard to Jones, 1 run, drives to deep cover point
36.1
0
Ritchard to Jones, no run, pushes forward to cover

END OF OVER:
36 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | ENG: 177/8 (171 runs required from 11.2 overs, RR: 4.91, RRR: 12.21)

  • James Anderson0 (2b)
  • Geraint Jones11 (36b)
  • Cameron White6-0-29-2
35.6
0
White to Anderson, no run,
35.5
0
White to Anderson, no run,
35.5
W
White to Mahmood, 1 wide, OUT, great quicker ball down leg, Mahmood tries to flick to leg and looks as though he is out stumped as his left foot is in the air

SI Mahmood st †Paine b White 22 (22m 22b 0x4 2x6) SR: 100.00

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England XI 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st3ME TrescothickAJ Strauss
2nd21AJ StraussAN Cook
3rd83PD CollingwoodAJ Strauss
4th12AJ StraussKP Pietersen
5th4A FlintoffKP Pietersen
6th1A FlintoffGO Jones
7th22AF GilesGO Jones
8th31GO JonesSI Mahmood
9th1JM AndersonGO Jones
10th3MS PanesarGO Jones