Close of Play

  • Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 - Australia 200/5 (40.5 ov)
  • Vaughan puts faith in Panesar

    A few days after Duncan Fletcher, England's coach, termed Monty Panesar a "second spinner", Michael Vaughan, the captain, has backed the left-arm spinner to have a major impact at the World Cup

  • Tait and Hogg lift Australian bowling spirits

    Brad Hogg's return to wicket-taking form and Shaun Tait's useful collection highlighted an improved Australian bowling performance

  • Gilchrist and Watson lead canter to victory

    Adam Gilchrist and Shane Watson helped Australia to settle a score emphatically against England after their recent whitewash in the CB Series finals

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

1st140AC GilchristSR Watson
2nd2RT PontingAC Gilchrist
3rd14RT PontingMJ Clarke
4th35BJ HodgeMJ Clarke
5th2MEK HusseyMJ Clarke
6th7BJ HaddinMJ Clarke