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Australia v. England

Australia v England Test Series 2013/14

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide: Thursday 5 December 2013 10:30 (day 5 of 5)

Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Australia win by 218 runs

England 2nd innings

End of Over 102 (no runs)
Bowler: Ryan Harris
England: 312 (rr 3.06)

101.4
Catch
OUT! Caught. Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed to short extra cover, fielded by Rogers. Panesar with his feet deep in the crease just wafted to Rogers at short extra cover and England's torment is over.

Australia have been ruthless in this Test match and England just haven't been able to live with them. England dropped catches on the first day and allowed Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin to take Australia to 570-9 declared. Getting bowled out for 172 in their first innings on such a flat pitch then left them with a mountain to climb. England's batting improved slightly in the second innings but the willingness to fight and graft out long Test match innings seems to be missing at the minute. Too many batsmen are playing big shots without thinking of the consequences.

It was a complete team performance from Australia. They were superb in the field and with the ball. Mitchell Johnson's 7-40 in the first innings was a stunning individual effort but as a unit they have preyed on England's brittle batting line up. Both teams go to Perth on Friday and Australia could regain the Ashes there at a venue where England have lost their last six Test matches.

101.4
Catch
OUT! Caught. Harris to Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed to short extra cover, fielded by Rogers. Panesar with his feet deep in the crease just wafted to Rogers at short extra cover and England's torment is over.

Australia have been ruthless in this Test match and England just haven't been able to live with them. England dropped catches on the first day and allowed Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin to take Australia to 570-9 declared. Getting bowled out for 172 in their first innings on such a flat pitch then left them with a mountain to climb. England's batting improved slightly in the second innings but the willingness to fight and graft out long Test match innings seems to be missing at the minute. Too many batsmen are playing big shots without thinking of the consequences.

It was a complete team performance from Australia. They were superb in the field and with the ball. Mitchell Johnson's 7-40 in the first innings was a stunning individual effort but as a unit they have preyed on England's brittle batting line up. Both teams go to Perth on Friday and Australia could regain the Ashes there at a venue where England have lost their last six Test matches.

101.3
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Harris.

101.3
No Runs
Harris to Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Harris.

101.2
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, inside edge to square leg for no runs, fielded by Johnson.

101.2
No Runs
Harris to Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, inside edge to square leg for no runs, fielded by Johnson.

101.1
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

101.1
No Runs
Harris to Panesar. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

End of Over 101 (8 runs)
Bowler: Peter Siddle
England: 312-9 (rr 3.09)

100.6
No Runs
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to slips for no runs, fielded by Smith.

100.6
No Runs
Siddle to Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to slips for no runs, fielded by Smith.

100.5
No Runs
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot pulling, hit body to gully for no runs, fielded by Warner.

100.5
No Runs
Siddle to Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot pulling, hit body to gully for no runs, fielded by Warner.

100.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Everyone is crowding the bat so any contact will go to the fence.

100.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Siddle to Anderson. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Everyone is crowding the bat so any contact will go to the fence.

100.3
No Runs
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Bailey.

100.3
No Runs
Siddle to Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Bailey.

100.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Short, down leg side on the back foot Fended, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs. Anderson didn't know anything about that.

100.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Siddle to Anderson. Short, down leg side on the back foot Fended, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs. Anderson didn't know anything about that.

100.1
No Runs
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot pulling, hit body to slips for no runs, fielded by Smith.

100.1
No Runs
Siddle to Anderson. Short, to leg on the back foot pulling, hit body to slips for no runs, fielded by Smith.

End of Over 100 (3 runs)
Bowler: Ryan Harris
England: 304-9 (rr 3.04)

99.6
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Short, outside off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin. Monty showing his teammates how to duck a short ball.

99.6
No Runs
Harris to Panesar. Short, outside off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin. Monty showing his teammates how to duck a short ball.

99.5
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Monty Panesar. Short, off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

99.5
No Runs
Harris to Panesar. Short, off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

99.4
Three Runs
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air under control to long off for 3 runs, fielded by Lyon.

99.4
Three Runs
Harris to Anderson. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air under control to long off for 3 runs, fielded by Lyon.

99.3
No Runs
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

99.3
No Runs
Harris to Anderson. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

99.2
No Runs
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Seaming in short, outside off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

99.2
No Runs
Harris to Anderson. Seaming in short, outside off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

99.1
No Runs
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Short, down leg side backing away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

99.1
No Runs
Harris to Anderson. Short, down leg side backing away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 99 (3 runs)
Bowler: Peter Siddle
England: 301-9 (rr 3.04)

98.6
No Runs
Peter Siddle to Monty Panesar. Short, to leg ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

98.6
No Runs
Siddle to Panesar. Short, to leg ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

98.5
Catch
OUT! Caught. Peter Siddle to Matt Prior. Short, off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep backward square leg, fielded by Harris. Four batsmen caught pulling or hooking. It's just not good enough from England. Harris didn't have to move a muscle to take that. The end is nigh. Australia on the verge of 2-0.

98.5
Catch
OUT! Caught. Siddle to Prior. Short, off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep backward square leg, fielded by Harris. Four batsmen caught pulling or hooking. It's just not good enough from England. Harris didn't have to move a muscle to take that. The end is nigh. Australia on the verge of 2-0.

98.4
No Runs
Peter Siddle to Matt Prior. Seaming in short, off stump on the back foot hooking, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

98.4
No Runs
Siddle to Prior. Seaming in short, off stump on the back foot hooking, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

98.3
Two Runs
Peter Siddle to Matt Prior. Short, outside off stump on the front foot cutting, to deep extra cover for 2 runs, fielded by Johnson.

98.3
Two Runs
Siddle to Prior. Short, outside off stump on the front foot cutting, to deep extra cover for 2 runs, fielded by Johnson.

98.2
One Run
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, in the air under control to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.

98.2
One Run
Siddle to Anderson. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, in the air under control to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.

98.1
No Runs
Peter Siddle to James Anderson. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

98.1
No Runs
Siddle to Anderson. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 98 (6 runs)
Bowler: Ryan Harris
England: 298-8 (rr 3.04)

97.6
Four Runs
FOUR! Ryan Harris to Matt Prior. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past third man for 4 runs. Prior is judging length well. He backcut the ball behind square and it raced away.

97.6
Four Runs
FOUR! Harris to Prior. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past third man for 4 runs. Prior is judging length well. He backcut the ball behind square and it raced away.

97.5
One Run
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Siddle.

97.5
One Run
Harris to Anderson. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Siddle.

97.4
No Runs
Ryan Harris to James Anderson. Short, off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

97.4
No Runs
Harris to Anderson. Short, off stump on the back foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

97.3
Catch
OUT! Caught. Ryan Harris to Graeme Swann. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, outside edge to slips, fielded by Clarke. England again donate a wicket to Australia. It was a nothing ball and a nothing prod outside off stump from Swann. No conviction in the stroke. Clarke held on in front of his face at second slip. Anderson on a king pair.

97.3
Catch
OUT! Caught. Harris to Swann. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, outside edge to slips, fielded by Clarke. England again donate a wicket to Australia. It was a nothing ball and a nothing prod outside off stump from Swann. No conviction in the stroke. Clarke held on in front of his face at second slip. Anderson on a king pair.

97.2
No Runs
Ryan Harris to Graeme Swann. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

97.2
No Runs
Harris to Swann. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

97.1
One Run
Ryan Harris to Matt Prior. Half volley, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Lyon.


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