Result
2nd Test, Birmingham, Aug 4-7 2005, Australia tour of England and Scotland
407 & 182
(64.3 ov, target 282)
308 & 279
England won by 2 runs
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz9010214315288.23
AJ Strauss  b Warne487611310063.15
MP Vaughan (c)c Lee b Gillespie2441543058.53
IR Bell c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz63210200.00
KP Pietersen c Katich b Lee717615210193.42
A Flintoff c †Gilchrist b Gillespie68627465109.67
GO Jones c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz11514006.66
AF Giles lbw b Warne2330344076.66
MJ Hoggard lbw b Warne1649622032.65
SJ Harmison  b Warne17111621154.54
SP Jones not out1924391179.16
Extras(lb 9, nb 14, w 1)24
TOTAL(79.2 Ov, RR: 5.13, 356 Mts)407
Fall of wickets: 1-112 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 25.3 ov), 2-164 (Marcus Trescothick, 32.3 ov), 3-170 (Ian Bell, 32.6 ov), 4-187 (Michael Vaughan, 36.6 ov), 5-290 (Andrew Flintoff, 54.3 ov), 6-293 (Geraint Jones, 57.4 ov), 7-342 (Ashley Giles, 65.1 ov), 8-348 (Kevin Pietersen, 66.3 ov), 9-375 (Steve Harmison, 69.4 ov), 10-407 (Matthew Hoggard, 79.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee17111116.5213
JN Gillespie2239124.1303
MS Kasprowicz1538035.3308
SK Warne25.2411644.5700
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer lbw b SP Jones821542767053.24
ML Hayden c Strauss b Hoggard015000.00
RT Ponting (c)c Vaughan b Giles61768712080.26
DR Martyn run out (Vaughan)20182340111.11
MJ Clarke c †GO Jones b Giles4068857058.82
SM Katich c †GO Jones b Flintoff418221022.22
AC Gilchrist not out49691204071.01
SK Warne  b Giles814142057.14
B Lee c Flintoff b SP Jones610141060.00
JN Gillespie lbw b Flintoff737361018.91
MS Kasprowicz lbw b Flintoff011000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 7, nb 10, w 1)31
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 4.05, 346 Mts)308
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Matthew Hayden, 1.1 ov), 2-88 (Ricky Ponting, 19.5 ov), 3-118 (Damien Martyn, 24.5 ov), 4-194 (Michael Clarke, 44.2 ov), 5-208 (Simon Katich, 49.4 ov), 6-262 (Justin Langer, 61.3 ov), 7-273 (Shane Warne, 64.5 ov), 8-282 (Brett Lee, 67.1 ov), 9-308 (Jason Gillespie, 75.5 ov), 10-308 (Michael Kasprowicz, 75.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison1114804.3602
MJ Hoggard804115.1204
SP Jones1626924.3111
A Flintoff1515233.4603
AF Giles2627833.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Lee2138514055.26
AJ Strauss  b Warne612281050.00
MJ Hoggard c Hayden b Lee12735003.70
MP Vaughan (c) b Lee1220050.00
IR Bell c †Gilchrist b Warne2143692048.83
KP Pietersen c †Gilchrist b Warne2035500257.14
A Flintoff  b Warne73861336484.88
GO Jones c Ponting b Lee919331047.36
AF Giles c Hayden b Warne836440022.22
SJ Harmison c Ponting b Warne012000.00
SP Jones not out1223423052.17
Extras(lb 1, nb 9)10
TOTAL(52.1 Ov, RR: 3.48, 249 Mts)182
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 6.2 ov), 2-27 (Marcus Trescothick, 11.2 ov), 3-29 (Michael Vaughan, 11.5 ov), 4-31 (Matthew Hoggard, 13.5 ov), 5-72 (Kevin Pietersen, 24.6 ov), 6-75 (Ian Bell, 26.5 ov), 7-101 (Geraint Jones, 33.6 ov), 8-131 (Ashley Giles, 44.3 ov), 9-131 (Steve Harmison, 44.4 ov), 10-182 (Andrew Flintoff, 52.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1818244.5505
JN Gillespie802403.0001
MS Kasprowicz302909.6603
SK Warne23.174661.9800
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 282 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer  b Flintoff2847544059.57
ML Hayden c Trescothick b SP Jones31641064048.43
RT Ponting (c)c †GO Jones b Flintoff054000.00
DR Martyn c Bell b Hoggard2836645077.77
MJ Clarke  b Harmison30571014052.63
SM Katich c Trescothick b Giles1621273076.19
AC Gilchrist c Flintoff b Giles1480025.00
JN Gillespie lbw b Flintoff024000.00
SK Warne hit wicket b Flintoff4259794271.18
B Lee not out4375995057.33
MS Kasprowicz c †GO Jones b Harmison2031603064.51
Extras(b 13, lb 8, nb 18, w 1)40
TOTAL(64.3 Ov, RR: 4.32, 307 Mts)279
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Justin Langer, 12.2 ov), 2-48 (Ricky Ponting, 12.6 ov), 3-82 (Matthew Hayden, 22.5 ov), 4-107 (Damien Martyn, 26.1 ov), 5-134 (Simon Katich, 31.6 ov), 6-136 (Adam Gilchrist, 33.5 ov), 7-137 (Jason Gillespie, 34.2 ov), 8-175 (Michael Clarke, 43.4 ov), 9-220 (Shane Warne, 52.1 ov), 10-279 (Michael Kasprowicz, 64.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison17.336223.5411
MJ Hoggard502615.2000
AF Giles1536824.5300
A Flintoff2237943.59013
SP Jones512314.6000
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Player Of The Match
Andrew Flintoff
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1758
Season2005
Match days4,5,6,7 August 2005 (5-day match)
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Jeremy Lloyds
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 04 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 407
Fri, 05 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 25/1 (ME Trescothick 19*, MJ Hoggard 0*, 7 ov)
Sat, 06 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 175/8 (SK Warne 20*, 43.4 ov)
Sun, 07 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 279 (64.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Score at Lunch: England 95/6 in 33 overs (Flintoff 17*, GO Jones 4*)
  • Score at Tea: England 182
Day 2
  • Australia 50 in 8.4 overs
  • Australia 100 in 22.1 overs
  • Score at Lunch: Australia 118/3 in 24.5 overs (JL Langer 27*)
  • Australia 150 in 32.5 overs
  • JL Langer 50 in 93 balls, 4x4
  • Australia 200 in 46.6 overs
  • Score at Tea: Australia 219/5 in 53 overs (Langer 72*, Gilchrist 5*)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (65th over, 13th over bowled by Lee, called by umpire Koertzen)
  • England 50 in 10.4 overs
  • ME Trescothick 50 in 74 balls, 9X4, 1x6
  • England 100 in 22.4 overs
  • Score at Lunch: England 132/1 in 27 overs (Vaughan 1*, Trescothick 77*)
  • England 150 in 29.1 overs
  • England 200 in 40.4 overs
  • England 250 in 48.3 overs
  • A Flintoff 50 in 44 balls, 3x4, 4x6
  • Score at Tea: England 289/4 in 54 overs (Pietersen 40*, Flintoff 68*)
  • England 300 in 59.5 overs
  • England 350 in 66.6 overs
  • KP Pietersen 50 in 64 balls, 7x4
  • England 400 in 78.4 overs
General
  • 4th Umpire - AA Jones