Match Day


England XI suffer heavy defeat

Shaun Tait stormed into the first Test calculations with a withering fast bowling performance as England XI succumbed to a 166-run defeat in their opening Ashes tour match at the Manuka Oval in Canberra

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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