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

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

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

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

White to Mahmood, SIX runs, tossed up. smashed over mid wicket into the crowd - the tenth six of the day
Ritchard to Mahmood, SIX runs, lofted over long off, fine shot that
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England XI 2nd innings Partnerships

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