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Australia , elected to field first

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Series result

Australia won the 3-match series 2-1

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Match days

12 July 2005 (50-over match)

England replacement

VS Solanki for SP Jones (England innings, 27.5 ov)

Australia replacement

SM Katich for GD McGrath (Australia innings, 0.0 ov)

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Brings an early end to the match, with Australia easily winning by 8 wickets with 15.1 overs remaining The players all converge on Shepherd and it is hugs and hand shakes from all the players Players form two lines as Shepherd leaves international cricket with the hat raised to the crowd A series win for Australia and a lot of confidence to take with into the Ashes I wont remid you to stay in touch with, by now you should know where all the cricket news is night from all of us and join us again for the Sri Lanka West Indies series, plus of course the Ashes

Harmison to Martyn, (no ball) FOUR runs, oversteps again, short again, this time he does not duck, sends it one bounce over the square leg rope
Harmison to Martyn, no run, short again, jumps up on the back foot, not controlled to the on side
Harmison to Martyn, 1 no ball, oversteps as hegoes round the wicket with a short ball, batsman goes under it

Sheperd having been involved since 1983

Harmison to Martyn, no run, line and length, defends to the off
Harmison to Gilchrist, 1 run, outside off, back, late cuts to 3rd man

Sheperd for maybe the last time does his little skip and jump for the 222, and is cheered by the crowd

Harmison to Martyn, 1 run, short, gets back and backs away to the leg side, cuts that over slip area to 3rd man