Close of Play

  • Sun, 12 Nov - day 1 - New South Wales 1st innings 325/5 (DLR Smith 36*, MC Henriques 25*, 90 ov)
  • Mon, 13 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 256/4 (KP Pietersen 80*, A Flintoff 48*, 59 ov)
  • Tue, 14 Nov - day 3 - New South Wales 2nd innings 194/6 (51 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Anderson and Clarke tune up in draw

    James Anderson produced an important spell ahead of the first Test while Michael Clarke made a final push for Australian selection in the drawn tour game at the SCG

  • Anderson happy to find his rhythm

    James Anderson helped to lift England's spirits on the final day of their three-day warm-up match against New South Wales at Sydney, taking three second-innings wickets to restrict NSW to 194 for 6 at the close

  • Panesar abused by Sydney crowd

    Australia's cricket authorities face a stern test of their new hardline anti-racism laws, after it was reported that Monty Panesar had been taunted as "a stupid Indian who can't speak English", during England's three-day warm-up match against New South Wa

  • Pietersen happy with acclimatisation

    Kevin Pietersen shrugged off his recent problems against the short-pitched delivery after cracking a swashbuckling unbeaten 80 from 111 balls on the second day of England's warm-up match against New South Wales at Sydney

  • Pietersen stirs England on day of improvement

    Three half-centuries to key batsmen provided England with their first good day of the tour, but there were concerns over Marcus Trescothick after he failed against New South Wales at the SCG

NSW 3rd innings Partnerships

4EJM CowanPA Jaques
14SM KatichEJM Cowan
100SM KatichMJ Clarke
14MJ ClarkeAW O'Brien
0MJ ClarkeDLR Smith
24MJ ClarkeMC Henriques
9MJ ClarkeNM Hauritz
29NM HauritzB Casson