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5th Test, The Oval, August 20 - 23, 2009, Australia tour of England and Scotland
332 & 373/9d
(T:546) 160 & 348

England won by 197 runs

Player Of The Match
37, 5/37, 29 & 1/71
Player Of The Series
474 runs
England 1st INNINGS 
Andrew Strauss (c)c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus5510112811054.45
Alastair Cook c Ponting b Siddle1012192083.33
Ian Bell  b Siddle7213722210052.55
Paul Collingwood c Hussey b Siddle2465893036.92
Jonathan Trott run out (Katich)41811255050.61
Matt Prior c Watson b Johnson1833572054.54
Andrew Flintoff c †Haddin b Johnson719211036.84
Stuart Broad c Ponting b Hilfenhaus3769895053.62
Graeme Swann c †Haddin b Siddle1828432064.28
James Anderson lbw b Hilfenhaus065000.00
Steve Harmison not out 12121730100.00
Extras(b 12, lb 5, nb 18, w 3)38
TOTAL90.5 Ov (RR: 3.65, 414 Mts)332
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Alastair Cook, 5.3 ov), 2-114 (Andrew Strauss, 28.1 ov), 3-176 (Paul Collingwood, 47.5 ov), 4-181 (Ian Bell, 53.5 ov), 5-229 (Matt Prior, 65.3 ov), 6-247 (Andrew Flintoff, 69.4 ov), 7-268 (Jonathan Trott, 74.2 ov), 8-307 (Graeme Swann, 85.3 ov), 9-308 (James Anderson, 86.6 ov), 10-332 (Stuart Broad, 90.5 ov)
Ben Hilfenhaus21.557133.2510712005
28.1 to AJ Strauss, got him! A horrid little nibble outside off - absolutely no need for Strauss to fiddle at that one, and it carried through low to Haddin. 114/2
86.6 to JM Anderson, Anderson's out! Swinging back late, he was late on it and couldn't get his bat down in time, and Anderson's got his first duck in Test cricket!. 308/9
90.5 to SCJ Broad, got him! Much better from Hilfenhaus, pitching it up, and he goes for a huge swing and gets a thick outside edge to slip. 332/10
Peter Siddle2167543.579812004
5.3 to AN Cook, well bowled and CAUGHT! Angled across Cook who pushed at it meekly, edging it low to Ponting's right at second slip. 12/1
47.5 to PD Collingwood, and this time Collingwood does go for the drive and he's caught at gully! Full and wide, Collingwood gets it off a thick edge and Hussey takes the catch right in front of his face. 176/3
53.5 to IR Bell, bowled him, inside edge - he's out! That's cleaned him up! Bell came forward with only a tentative little push, his bat coming down in an arc and it took a thick inside edge to clatter his stumps. 181/4
85.3 to GP Swann, got him! What a way for Australia to end the day, as Swann taps forward meekly and edges a very fine delivery behind. 307/8
Stuart Clark1454102.92665000
Mitchell Johnson1506924.60669038
65.3 to MJ Prior, the slower ball and Prior prods it tamely to point who takes a good, leaping catch - terrific bowling from Johnson. 229/5
69.4 to A Flintoff, gone! There won't be a first-innings fairytale from Freddie, flashes at a wide one and gets an edge through to Haddin. 247/6
Marcus North1433302.35631001
Shane Watson502605.20195000
Australia 1st INNINGS 
Shane Watson lbw b Broad3469947049.27
Simon Katich c Cook b Swann501071697046.72
Ricky Ponting (c) b Broad815201053.33
Michael Hussey lbw b Broad036000.00
Michael Clarke c Trott b Broad3790042.85
Marcus North lbw b Swann817281047.05
Brad Haddin  b Broad19130011.11
Mitchell Johnson c †Prior b Swann1124272045.83
Peter Siddle not out 2638545068.42
Stuart Clark c Cook b Swann68141075.00
Ben Hilfenhaus  b Flintoff621101028.57
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 1)7
TOTAL52.5 Ov (RR: 3.02, 226 Mts)160
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Shane Watson, 22.6 ov), 2-85 (Ricky Ponting, 26.6 ov), 3-89 (Michael Hussey, 28.3 ov), 4-93 (Michael Clarke, 30.2 ov), 5-108 (Marcus North, 35.3 ov), 6-109 (Simon Katich, 37.1 ov), 7-111 (Brad Haddin, 38.4 ov), 8-131 (Mitchell Johnson, 43.5 ov), 9-143 (Stuart Clark, 47.3 ov), 10-160 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 52.5 ov)
James Anderson932903.22455000
Andrew Flintoff13.543512.53666000
52.5 to BW Hilfenhaus, late swing and that's cleaned him up! Didn't have much of a clue, his feet were planted and his bat came down in an arc. And that's the end of the innings. 160/10
Graeme Swann1433842.71676000
35.3 to MJ North, got him! Swann gets one to go straight on with the arm, North is a bit slow getting the bat down, and Rauf says that's lbw!. 108/5
37.1 to SM Katich, Swann gets Katich! Oh, the follow-on looms now! Katich got an inside edge onto the top flap of his pad and it's bobbed up to short leg, who takes a simple catch and Rauf raises the finger. 109/6
43.5 to MG Johnson, Swann gets his third! That's eight for the session! Swann tosses it up and gets some turn, Johnson is lured into the drive and an outside edge is well snapped up by Prior. 131/8
47.3 to SR Clark, erm. Oh dear. We've had some shockers this summer, but that takes the biscuit and the tin. Clark pats forward, bat nowhere near the ball which takes the top of his pad, ballooning to silly point...and up goes the finger. In the umpire's defence, the bat flicked the pad, so he obviously heard something.... 143/9
Steve Harmison411503.75172001
Stuart Broad1213753.08546000
22.6 to SR Watson, that's out! No worries about it. Absolutely dead in front, Watson trapped in the crease and that's taking out middle-and-leg. 73/1
26.6 to RT Ponting, bowled him! Broad's bowled him! Ponting goes back and chops it on, his off stump pegged back. 85/2
28.3 to MEK Hussey, got him! Broad's got three! Hussey again not showing good judgement of his off stump as Broad cuts this back nastily and raps him in front. Gone!. 89/3
30.2 to MJ Clarke, he's got him! Broad's got four! Clarke went for a drive, feeling for it, and Trott took a very sharp chance at short extra cover, diving forward. Tremendous cricket from England!. 93/4
38.4 to BJ Haddin, gone! Another one! Broad's got five! And what a superb ball, that has cleaned up Haddin's off stump, it's full and straightening enough to beat Haddin, who was trying to whip it through leg. 111/7
England 2nd INNINGS 
Andrew Strauss (c)c Clarke b North751912268039.26
Alastair Cook c Clarke b North935490025.71
Ian Bell c Katich b Johnson47131057.14
Paul Collingwood c Katich b Johnson1790014.28
Jonathan Trott c North b Clark11919333112061.65
Matt Prior run out (Katich)49161044.44
Andrew Flintoff c Siddle b North22182440122.22
Stuart Broad c Ponting b North2935435082.85
Graeme Swann c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus63555790114.54
James Anderson not out 1529342051.72
Extras(b 1, lb 15, nb 9, w 7)32
TOTAL95 Ov (RR: 3.92, 408 Mts)373/9d
Did not bat: Steve Harmison 
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Alastair Cook, 12.3 ov), 2-34 (Ian Bell, 15.4 ov), 3-39 (Paul Collingwood, 17.3 ov), 4-157 (Andrew Strauss, 54.3 ov), 5-168 (Matt Prior, 57.6 ov), 6-200 (Andrew Flintoff, 64.1 ov), 7-243 (Stuart Broad, 74.2 ov), 8-333 (Graeme Swann, 87.4 ov), 9-373 (Jonathan Trott, 94.6 ov)
Ben Hilfenhaus1115815.27446004
87.4 to GP Swann, got him this time! Good, straight bouncer and he tries to pull it but gets a thick top edge which Haddin swallows with ease. 333/8
Peter Siddle1736904.05696020
Marcus North3049843.2613514010
12.3 to AN Cook, North gets the breakthrough! That's a super delivery, pitches on middle and leg, turns sharply and bounces, Cook trying to work it to leg gets an edge that is snaffled at first slip. 27/1
54.3 to AJ Strauss, gone! Finally there's a breakthrough for Australia, and only five minutes before lunch, North lures Strauss into a drive outside off, there's good turn and an outside edge is snapped up at first slip. 157/4
64.1 to A Flintoff, down the pitch, Flintoff tries to lift it over the top but skies it straight to Siddle at long-on who takes an easy catch, and that's Flintoff's final innings in Test cricket. 200/6
74.2 to SCJ Broad, Broad goes for it and this time he's found the fielder! He's gone the big slog over leg and the extra bounce does him, his top edge skies to mid off where Ponting takes a straightforward catch. 243/7
Mitchell Johnson1716023.52715025
15.4 to IR Bell, great catch! What a sharp piece of work from Katich at short leg! And it wasn't even the bouncer, Bell tried to flick it through leg and Katich gets the hands down low to take a ripper between his legs. 34/2
17.3 to PD Collingwood, another one caught at short leg! Johnson bangs it in at chest height, Collingwood really handles this poorly and prods it straight up in the air, a simple catch for Katich. 39/3
Simon Katich52901.80251000
Stuart Clark1224313.58557000
94.6 to IJL Trott, cuts this hard - but straight to point, and North's taken a fine low catch. No one celebrates! And England declare. 373/9
Michael Clarke302006.6693000
Australia 2nd INNINGS (Target: 546 runs)
Shane Watson lbw b Broad40811016049.38
Simon Katich lbw b Swann4368987063.23
Ricky Ponting (c)run out (Flintoff)6610315710064.07
Michael Hussey c Cook b Swann12126332814046.00
Michael Clarke run out (Strauss)045000.00
Marcus North st †Prior b Swann1024312041.66
Brad Haddin c Strauss b Swann3449956069.38
Mitchell Johnson c Collingwood b Harmison055000.00
Peter Siddle c Flintoff b Harmison1014141071.42
Stuart Clark c Cook b Harmison011000.00
Ben Hilfenhaus not out 48101050.00
Extras(b 7, lb 7, nb 6)20
TOTAL102.2 Ov (RR: 3.40, 431 Mts)348
Fall of wickets: 1-86 (Simon Katich, 23.6 ov), 2-90 (Shane Watson, 24.3 ov), 3-217 (Ricky Ponting, 63.6 ov), 4-220 (Michael Clarke, 64.5 ov), 5-236 (Marcus North, 72.2 ov), 6-327 (Brad Haddin, 94.4 ov), 7-327 (Mitchell Johnson, 95.5 ov), 8-343 (Peter Siddle, 99.4 ov), 9-343 (Stuart Clark, 99.5 ov), 10-348 (Michael Hussey, 102.2 ov)
James Anderson1224603.83559001
Andrew Flintoff1114203.81485001
Steve Harmison1655433.37789004
95.5 to MG Johnson, gone! Harmison gets Johnson! He's angled it across and Johnson flashed, his thick edge has been taken sharply by Collingwood moving to his right at second slip. 327/7
99.4 to PM Siddle, Siddle's gone! Leading edge as he tried to work it through leg and that's lobbed up to Flintoff at mid off. Two wickets to go!. 343/8
99.5 to SR Clark, first ball! Caught at short leg! Angled in and it's lobbed up to Cook who snaffles an easy one. 343/9
Graeme Swann40.2812042.9718115000
23.6 to SM Katich, stunning delivery from Swann as Katich pads up! That was the arm ball on off stump, it went straight on and that's a horrible leave from Katich as he's trapped in front. 86/1
72.2 to MJ North, gone! Sharp piece of work here from Prior, North takes an enormous stride down and tries to sweep, misses the ball and his foot looks to be on the line as Prior whips the bails off. Billy Bowden doesn't require the third umpire. 236/5
94.4 to BJ Haddin, Haddin's luck runs out! He advances and lofts high over midwicket, but doesn't get the ball well enough off the middle and Strauss gets under it to take a comfortable catch. 327/6
102.2 to MEK Hussey, England have won the Ashes! Hussey prods to short leg and that's it. It's all over!. 348/10
Stuart Broad2247113.221019000
24.3 to SR Watson, another one goes, but did he get bat on that? Off-cutter from Broad trapping Watson in his crease; he tried to defend but it was just too quick, too straight, and replays show that would've clipped middle-and-off. England are on a roll here!. 90/2
Paul Collingwood10101.0050000
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Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Stuart Broad
Player Of The Series
Andrew Strauss
Michael Clarke
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1931
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days20,21,22,23 August 2009 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Jonathan Trott
Jonathan Trott
Asad Rauf
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
TV Umpire
Peter Hartley
Reserve Umpire
Jeremy Lloyds
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
Thu, 20 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 307/8 (Stuart Broad 26*, 85.3 ov)
Fri, 21 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 58/3 (Andrew Strauss 32*, Jonathan Trott 8*, 28 ov)
Sat, 22 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 80/0 (Shane Watson 31*, Simon Katich 42*, 20 ov)
Sun, 23 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 348 (102.2 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Australia: 100 runs in 26.6 overs (164 balls), Extras 11, 113 mins
  • Drinks: Australia - 120/2 in 36.0 overs (RT Ponting 15, MEK Hussey 11)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 94 balls (RT Ponting 26, MEK Hussey 20, Ex 4), 61 mins
  • Australia: 150 runs in 45.2 overs (274 balls), Extras 11, 186 mins
  • Lunch: Australia - 171/2 in 50.0 overs (RT Ponting 44, MEK Hussey 31)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 76 balls (8 x 4), 109 mins
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 187 balls (RT Ponting 53, MEK Hussey 43, Ex 7), 122 mins
  • Australia: 200 runs in 58.2 overs (352 balls), Extras 15, 234 mins
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 123 balls (6 x 4), 142 mins
  • Drinks: Australia - 220/4 in 64.5 overs (MEK Hussey 54)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 75.5 overs (460 balls), Extras 19, 312 mins
  • Tea: Australia - 265/5 in 79.0 overs (MEK Hussey 77, BJ Haddin 10)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 278/5 after 84.1 overs (MEK Hussey 88, BJ Haddin 12)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (MEK Hussey 34, BJ Haddin 14, Ex 2)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 88.2 overs (535 balls), Extras 19, 363 mins
  • MEK Hussey: 100 off 219 balls (11 x 4), 260 mins
  • Drinks: Australia - 320/5 in 93.0 overs (MEK Hussey 109, BJ Haddin 33)
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