Tuesday, 5 December 2006

2nd Test - Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of the 2nd test. Looks like we're heading for a draw unless Australia can bowl England out cheaply.

11:44am: England 1/61

Update
12:05pm
Not much happening. England 1/69

Update
12:12pm
WICKET!
Strauss
c Hussey b Warne 34 (79 balls 3x4 0x6)
Unlucky to be given out. Looks like it hit the pad.
F.O.W: 2/69
Partnership: 38

Update
12:23pm
WICKET!
Bell
Run Out Warne
26 (73 balls 2x4 0x6)
Huge misunderstanding between the batsmen. Good work by both Clarke and Warne, it wasn't easy to get rid of the ball as quickly as they both did and great work by Warney to hit the stumps very. very quickly from the angle.
F.O.W: 3/70
Partnership:
1

Update
12:31pm
WICKET!
Pietersen
b Warne 2 (5 balls 0x4 0x6)
Attempting the sweep shot, great ball there, pitched on leg and hit off stump.
F.O.W:
4/73
Partnership:
3

Update
12:58pm
WICKET!
Flintoff c
Gilchrist b Lee 2 (24 balls 0x4 0x6)
Little slash outside off stump, just nicks it to Gilchrist who takes an easy catch
F.O.W:
5/77
Partnership:
4 (34 balls)
The last 4 wickets have fallen for just 8 runs.

Lunch
England 5/89

Update
2:24pm
WICKET!
Jones
c Hayden b Lee
10 (24 balls 1x4 0x6)
F.O.W: 6/94

Update
2:37pm
WICKET!
Giles c Hayden b Warne 0 (8 balls 0x4 0x6) QUACK QUACK
F.O.W: 7/97
Partnership: 3

Update
3:04pm
WICKET
Hoggard
b Warne 4 (24 balls 0x4 0x6)
Wrong'un by Warne. Pretty wide of offstump, Hoggard has a big lash and gets the inside edge on to the stumps.
F.O.W: 8/105
Partnership: 8 Runs (35 balls)
Collingwood 11* (77 balls 1x4 0x6)
Warne 25 Ov 9 Ma 4/39

3:31pm
WICKET!
Harmison
lbw McGrath 8 (21 balls 0x4 0x6)
Not offering a shot. Plumb LBW
F.O.W:
9/119

4:31pm
WICKET!
Anderson lbw McGrath 1 (28 Balls 0x4 0x6)
McGrath coming around the wicket, angles it in. Kuertson puts up the finger slowly.
England all out for 129

That's tea. After the break Australia will require 168 runs off 36 overs at 4.66 runs per over.

4:51pm
Australia 1/20 off 3.1 overs.
Langer is the man out, c Bell b Hoggard 7 (8 balls 1x4 0x6)

2 comments:

Brad said...

Looks like it's going to be a draw :(

dizzy said...

Poor Strauss