result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 25 - 29 2010, England tour of Australia
(85.4 ov)98 & 258
England won by an innings and 157 runs
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shane Watson c Pietersen b Tremlett512140041.66
Phillip Hughes c Pietersen b Bresnan1632592050.00
Ricky Ponting (c)c Swann b Tremlett1038522026.31
Michael Clarke c †Prior b Anderson2054892037.03
Michael Hussey c †Prior b Anderson841441019.51
Steven Smith c †Prior b Anderson615180040.00
Brad Haddin c Strauss b Bresnan516231031.25
Mitchell Johnson c †Prior b Anderson048000.00
Ryan Harris not out 1023392043.47
Peter Siddle c †Prior b Tremlett1115251073.33
Ben Hilfenhaus c †Prior b Tremlett0810000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 5)7
TOTAL(42.5 Ov, RR: 2.28, 195 Mts)98
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Shane Watson, 3.2 ov), 2-37 (Phillip Hughes, 13.1 ov), 3-37 (Ricky Ponting, 14.2 ov), 4-58 (Michael Hussey, 25.2 ov), 5-66 (Steven Smith, 29.3 ov), 6-77 (Michael Clarke, 33.4 ov), 7-77 (Brad Haddin, 34.5 ov), 8-77 (Mitchell Johnson, 35.2 ov), 9-92 (Peter Siddle, 40.3 ov), 10-98 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 42.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson1644442.75785000
Chris Tremlett11.552642.19633001
Tim Bresnan1362521.92683000
Graeme Swann21100.50110000
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss (c)c Hussey b Siddle691672325041.31
Alastair Cook c Watson b Siddle8215221211053.94
Jonathan Trott not out 16834548613048.69
Kevin Pietersen lbw b Siddle51891277057.30
Paul Collingwood c Siddle b Johnson815271053.33
Ian Bell c Siddle b Johnson11319007.69
Matt Prior c Ponting b Siddle8511920111071.42
Tim Bresnan c †Haddin b Siddle417220023.52
Graeme Swann c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus2228513078.57
Chris Tremlett  b Hilfenhaus4780057.14
James Anderson  b Siddle1650016.66
Extras(b 10, lb 2, nb 3, w 3)18
TOTAL(159.1 Ov, RR: 3.22, 700 Mts)513
Fall of wickets: 1-159 (Alastair Cook, 51.1 ov), 2-170 (Andrew Strauss, 55.3 ov), 3-262 (Kevin Pietersen, 86.3 ov), 4-281 (Paul Collingwood, 91.3 ov), 5-286 (Ian Bell, 95.3 ov), 6-459 (Matt Prior, 141.1 ov), 7-465 (Tim Bresnan, 145.4 ov), 8-508 (Graeme Swann, 156.3 ov), 9-512 (Chris Tremlett, 158.1 ov), 10-513 (James Anderson, 159.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ben Hilfenhaus37138322.241787010
Ryan Harris28.499103.1713011000
Mitchell Johnson29213424.6211313022
Peter Siddle33.1107562.261677001
Shane Watson1013403.40435000
Steven Smith1837103.94688000
Michael Clarke3.201303.9080000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shane Watson lbw b Bresnan541021366052.94
Phillip Hughes run out (Trott/†Prior)2330492076.66
Ricky Ponting (c) b Bresnan20731012027.39
Michael Clarke c Strauss b Swann1366810019.69
Michael Hussey c Bell b Bresnan079000.00
Steven Smith  b Anderson3867916056.71
Brad Haddin not out 55931354159.13
Mitchell Johnson  b Tremlett622230027.27
Peter Siddle c Pietersen b Swann4050704180.00
Ben Hilfenhaus c †Prior b Bresnan045000.00
Ryan Harris absent hurt-----0.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, w 2)9
TOTAL(85.4 Ov, RR: 3.01, 354 Mts)258
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Phillip Hughes, 11.3 ov), 2-99 (Shane Watson, 31.6 ov), 3-102 (Ricky Ponting, 35.4 ov), 4-104 (Michael Hussey, 37.5 ov), 5-134 (Michael Clarke, 52.5 ov), 6-158 (Steven Smith, 61.5 ov), 7-172 (Mitchell Johnson, 67.5 ov), 8-258 (Peter Siddle, 84.2 ov), 9-258 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 85.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson2017113.55918010
Chris Tremlett1737114.17739000
Graeme Swann27115922.181341200
Tim Bresnan21.485042.301116010
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season2010/11
Player Of The Match
Jonathan Trott
Jonathan Trott
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1986
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2010 - day(5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
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Tony Hill
TV Umpire
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Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
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Paul Reiffel
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 -England 1st innings 157/0 (Andrew Strauss 64*, Alastair Cook 80*, 47 ov)
Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 -England 1st innings 444/5 (Jonathan Trott 141*, Matt Prior 75*, 136 ov)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 169/6 (Brad Haddin 11*, Mitchell Johnson 6*, 66 ov)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 258/9 (85.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Over 10.3: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AL Hill, Batsman - PJ Hughes (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 37/2 in 13.1 overs (RT Ponting 10)
  • Over 14.6: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - AL Hill, Batsman - MEK Hussey (Struck down)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 19.6 overs (121 balls), Extras 7
  • Rain: Australia - 58/4 in 25.3 overs (MJ Clarke 12, SPD Smith 0)
  • Lunch: Australia - 58/4 in 25.3 overs (MJ Clarke 12, SPD Smith 0)
  • Rain: Australia - 58/4 in 25.3 overs (MJ Clarke 12, SPD Smith 0)
  • Drinks: Australia - 86/8 in 38.0 overs (RJ Harris 4, PM Siddle 5)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 98/10 in 42.5 overs (RJ Harris 10)
  • England 1st innings
  • Tea: England - 0/0
  • England: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (83 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (AJ Strauss 30, AN Cook 17, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: England - 52/0 in 15.0 overs (AJ Strauss 30, AN Cook 17)
  • Over 24.2: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - AL Hill, Batsman - AN Cook (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 90/0 in 29.0 overs (AJ Strauss 36, AN Cook 44)
  • England: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (185 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 185 balls (AJ Strauss 43, AN Cook 49, Ex 11)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 93 balls (8 x 4)
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 114 balls (4 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 42.4 overs (257 balls), Extras 12
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 257 balls (AJ Strauss 59, AN Cook 79, Ex 12)
  • End Of Day: England - 157/0 in 47.0 overs (AJ Strauss 64, AN Cook 80)
  • Attendance: 84,345
Day 2
  • Drinks: England - 188/2 in 61.0 overs (IJL Trott 13, KP Pietersen 11)
  • England: 200 runs in 65.5 overs (397 balls), Extras 13
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 115 balls (IJL Trott 21, KP Pietersen 28, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: England - 226/2 in 76.0 overs (IJL Trott 31, KP Pietersen 30)
  • New Ball Taken: England 244/2 after 80.2 overs (IJL Trott 36, KP Pietersen 43)
  • England: 250 runs in 81.1 overs (489 balls), Extras 14
  • Over 83.6: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - KP Pietersen (Struck down)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 85 balls (7 x 4)
  • IJL Trott: 50 off 118 balls (2 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 277/3 in 90.0 overs (IJL Trott 53, PD Collingwood 8)
  • England: 300 runs in 99.6 overs (603 balls), Extras 16
  • Tea: England - 304/5 in 101.0 overs (IJL Trott 65, MJ Prior 12)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (IJL Trott 24, MJ Prior 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 347/5 in 112.0 overs (IJL Trott 91, MJ Prior 29)
  • England: 350 runs in 114.2 overs (689 balls), Extras 16
  • IJL Trott: 100 off 211 balls (6 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 162 balls (IJL Trott 55, MJ Prior 43, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 388/5 in 124.0 overs (IJL Trott 117, MJ Prior 44)
  • England: 400 runs in 125.5 overs (758 balls), Extras 16
  • MJ Prior: 50 off 81 balls (6 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 222 balls (IJL Trott 77, MJ Prior 70, Ex 3)
  • End Of Day: England - 444/5 in 136.0 overs (IJL Trott 141, MJ Prior 75)
  • Attendance: 67,149
Day 3
  • England: 450 runs in 139.1 overs (838 balls), Extras 17
  • IJL Trott: 150 off 306 balls (12 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 473/7 in 149.0 overs (IJL Trott 151, GP Swann 4)
  • England: 500 runs in 153.1 overs (922 balls), Extras 18
  • Lunch: England - 513/10 in 159.1 overs (IJL Trott 168)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (59 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (SR Watson 28, PJ Hughes 22, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 60/1 in 17.0 overs (SR Watson 33, RT Ponting 2)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 95 balls (5 x 4)
  • Tea: Australia - 95/1 in 30.0 overs (SR Watson 50, RT Ponting 19)
  • Over 31.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - AL Hill, Batsman - SR Watson (Struck down)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 33.6 overs (204 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Australia - 117/4 in 43.0 overs (MJ Clarke 9, SPD Smith 8)
  • Drinks: Australia - 139/5 in 55.0 overs (SPD Smith 25, BJ Haddin 1)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 58.6 overs (354 balls), Extras 3
  • End Of Day: Australia - 169/6 in 66.0 overs (BJ Haddin 11, MG Johnson 6)
  • Attendance: 68,727
Day 4
  • Australia: 200 runs in 73.2 overs (440 balls), Extras 9
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (BJ Haddin 25, PM Siddle 22, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: Australia - 237/7 in 81.0 overs (BJ Haddin 48, PM Siddle 26)
  • BJ Haddin: 50 off 86 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 82.4 overs (496 balls), Extras 9
  • Attendance: 18,899