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  • 2012 England v Australia [ODI]

    England vs Australia - 5th ODI

    July 10, 2012, 11:00PM AET Old Trafford, Manchester

    Match Status: Completed
    England won by 7 wickets (D/L Method)

  • England 3/ 138 (27.1)
  • Australia 7/ 145 (32.0)
  • England won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Current Run Rate: 5.08
  • Required Run Rate: 4.36
  • Graph
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
EJG Morgan*9510180.00
RS Bopara52565092.86
This Partnership:12 Runs From 8 Balls (R/R: 9.00)

BowlersOMRWEcon
BW Hilfenhaus*5.101913.68
CJ McKay6.002714.50

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

28th Over
No there it is, no matter which way you look at it, Australia have been trounced. Thanks for joining us - stay us for more International cricket over the coming days.
So ten wins on the trot for England - Man of the match is Ravi Bpoara, for his pacey half century. Ian Bell is player of the series for his 189 runs at 47.25 from 4 innings and two fifties.
News on the Man of the Match and indeed series shortly
A quality win again to England, they have been rarely been challenged in this series. Australia on the other hand have much to look at, their next series in the UAE in August against the mercurial Pakistan line up.
Over 27.1: Hilfenhaus to Morgan, one run, lofts high over cover and they take the run needed and there it is - England win by 7 wickets and the series 4-nil
27th Over
Over 26.6: McKay to Morgan, three runs, lofts him hard and high over mid on, like a good lob wedge it stops just short of the rope - scores tied. ENG 3/137 (Bopara 52, Morgan 8)
Over 26.5: McKay to Morgan, wide, advances and tries to pull, missing it but gets a wide
Over 26.5: McKay to Morgan, no run, leaves outside off, no hurry for England with 5 wanted off 13 balls
Over 26.4: McKay to Bopara, leg bye, goes back, strikes him on the pad - review called for after Aleem Dar says "Not out" and the replay shows it is too high - Umpires call
Over 26.3: McKay to Bopara, no run, another slower ball, tries to pull it and toes the ball back up the pitch
Over 26.2: McKay to Morgan, one run, advances and pushes up to mid on, taking on the fielder - one more big hit will win it
Over 26.1: McKay to Bopara, one run, slower ball, pulls out to deep square leg
26th Over
Over 25.6: Hilfenhaus to Morgan, FOUR, leans forward and cracks a drive away through the covers - just 8 to win from the last 3 overs, Powerplay overs they will be. ENG 3/130 (Bopara 51, Morgan 4)
England 3/126 - Cook c Clarke b Hilfenhaus 58 (78 balls, 109 mins, 4 fours), Bopara 51*
Over 25.5: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, OUT, slashes hard at a length ball and edges to slip - a sharp catch there by the Aussie skipper - 3/126
Over 25.4: Hilfenhaus to Cook, two runs, aims to slog one over mid on, it ends up going over mid off instead for two more handy runs
Over 25.3: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, full, aims a big cover drive and misses
Over 25.2: Hilfenhaus to Bopara, one run, pins the ears back on a length ball and whacks it out to deep mid wicket
Over 25.1: Hilfenhaus to Bopara, no run, slower ball, worked to mid wicket
25th Over
Over 24.6: Pattinson to Cook, no run, comes forward and defends into the off side - just 15 wanted for England now. ENG 2/123 (Cook 56, Bopara 50)
Over 24.5: Pattinson to Bopara, one run, leans back and guides to 3rd man and that's his fifty - a classs effort from just 51 balls with 5 well hit deliveries
Over 24.4: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, shortish, aims a pull shot which he misses
Over 24.3: Pattinson to Bopara, FOUR, some width this time, he cracked a drive past short cover and to the left of mid off for another boundary - great to watch this
Over 24.2: Pattinson to Bopara, FOUR, bouncer, hooked over mid wicket and the writing is nearly on the wall now with just 20 wanted from 28 balls
Over 24.1: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, drives uppishly to mid off
24th Over
Over 23.6: Doherty to Cook, two runs, hammers another sweep, Forrest does brilliantly out behind square leg to save two runs for his team - 24 to get from tle final 30 balls. ENG 2/114 (Cook 56, Bopara 41)
Over 23.5: Doherty to Cook, two runs, smashes it over wide long on, just landing short of the fielder
Over 23.4: Doherty to Bopara, one run, leg side, sweeps again to deep square leg - but finds the fielder this time
Over 23.3: Doherty to Bopara, FOUR, sweeps off the stumps with power away behind square leg - well struck shot for a handy boundary
Over 23.2: Doherty to Bopara, no run, gets one to really turn, he pushes at it and misses
Over 23.1: Doherty to Cook, one run, sweeps a ball from outside off to deep square leg
23rd Over
Over 22.6: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, full, drives to mid on - 34 to win from 36, still England well and truly favourites. ENG 2/104 (Cook 51, Bopara 36)
Over 22.5: Pattinson to Bopara, wide, bouncer down the leg side and it is called a wide by both umpires
Over 22.5: Pattinson to Bopara, two runs, drives a length ball out to deep point and they race back for a couple
Over 22.4: Pattinson to Bopara, two runs, short and wide outside off, pulls it over mid on for a couple
Over 22.3: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, yorker length just outside off, drives hard to short cover
Over 22.2: Pattinson to Cook, one run, full on the pads, blocked up to mid on
Over 22.1: Pattinson to Cook, no run, full and he drives, but misses it. Slip in place now
22nd Over
Over 21.6: Smith to Bopara, no run, well flighted, drives to the bowler - a lot of bottom hand in that shot, 40 to win from 42 balls. ENG 2/98 (Cook 50, Bopara 32)
Over 21.5: Smith to Cook, one run, plays off his pads to long leg and that's Cook's 50 from 69 balls with 4 fours
Over 21.4: Smith to Bopara, one run, drives down to long on - easy single
Over 21.3: Smith to Cook, one run, low full toss, hoicked out to deep mid wicket - club bowling standard this at the moment
Over 21.2: Smith to Cook, two runs, full, drives hard out to deep cover - easy two there
Over 21.1: Smith to Bopara, one run, on the pads, sweeps to deep square leg
21st Over
Over 20.6: McKay to Cook, no run, aims a drive at a wide one, no contact made. ENG 2/92 (Cook 46, Bopara 30)
Over 20.5: McKay to Cook, no run, plays back in defence to a good straight ball
Over 20.4: McKay to Bopara, one run, slower ball, aims a stiff armed pull shot and get an edge onto his pad
Over 20.3: McKay to Bopara, no run, friendly half volley, drives hard to short cover
Over 20.2: McKay to Bopara, two runs, full and wide, cracks a drive with the new blade out to deep cover point
Ravi has broken his rather thick looking bat there and is requesting a replacement
Over 20.1: McKay to Bopara, no run, drives a length ball to cover
20th Over
Over 19.6: Smith to Cook, no run, pushes forward in defence to cover, so now we've had 20 overs we're officially a match. ENG 2/89 (Cook 46, Bopara 27)
Over 19.5: Smith to Cook, no run, full toss, cracked straight to mid wicket
Over 19.4: Smith to Cook, two runs, plays away behind square leg for an easy two
Over 19.3: Smith to Bopara, one run, short, cracks a cut shot to deep cover
Over 19.2: Smith to Bopara, no run, well flighted, driving to the bowler
Over 19.1: Smith to Bopara, no run, short and hammers to mid wicket
19th Over
Over 18.6: McKay to Cook, no run, comes forward, perhaps taking the inside edge onto the pad but it falls safely - England needs just 52 more from 60. ENG 2/86 (Cook 44, Bopara 26)
Over 18.5: McKay to Cook, no run, leaves outside off
Over 18.4: McKay to Cook, no run, comes well forward in defence to mid on
Over 18.3: McKay to Bopara, one run, advances and then hooks to long leg - interesting approach, looks confident does Ravi
Over 18.2: McKay to Cook, one run, comes forward and squeezes a drive out in front of square leg
Over 18.1: McKay to Cook, FOUR, leg side, gets nicely inside it and glances it away to bring up the 50 partnership
18th Over
Over 17.6: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, plays off the back foot to cover - 58 more wanted from 66 balls. ENG 2/80 (Cook 39, Bopara 25)
Over 17.5: Pattinson to Cook, one run, comes forward and pushes into the covers, easy single
Over 17.4: Pattinson to Cook, no run, full and wide, hammers a drive to cover where Smith feels it in these cold conditions
Over 17.3: Pattinson to Cook, FOUR, short, it sits up and Cook hammers a pull shot away to the mid wicket boundary, happy days for the England captain
Over 17.2: Pattinson to Cook, two runs, worked off the pads to deep mid wicket, easy two out there for the England skipper
Over 17.1: Pattinson to Cook, no run, Australia needs a wicket, as Cook forces off the back foot to mid off
17th Over
Over 16.6: Doherty to Bopara, FOUR, tossed up, smokes a cover drive away to the boundary - 65 to win now for England from 12 overs. ENG 2/73 (Cook 32, Bopara 25)
Over 16.5: Doherty to Cook, one run, quicker ball, worked away wide of mid wicket
Over 16.4: Doherty to Bopara, one run, aims a lap/sweep again and it takes the bottom edge and rolls away towards square leg
Over 16.3: Doherty to Bopara, no run, aims to sweep again, taking the pad this time
Over 16.2: Doherty to Bopara, two runs, gets down on one knee and sweeps it away fine and rushes, for a couple
Over 16.1: Doherty to Cook, one run, sweeps a full ball to deep square leg
16th Over
Over 15.6: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, yorker, digs it out towards mid on. ENG 2/64 (Cook 30, Bopara 18)
Over 15.5: Pattinson to Cook, one run, plays back and works it out to deep mid wicket
Over 15.4: Pattinson to Bopara, one run, full, drives off a thick inside edge wide of mid on
Over 15.3: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, short, aims a pull and gets a thick edge into his pad
Over 15.2: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, short, aims a pull shot and fails to make contact
Over 15.1: Pattinson to Bopara, no run, full, drives to cover
15th Over
Over 14.6: Doherty to Bopara, one run, plays off the back foot into a gap at mid wicket, 76 wanted from 84 balls. ENG 2/62 (Cook 29, Bopara 17)
Over 14.5: Doherty to Cook, one run, worked off the pads to short fine leg
Over 14.4: Doherty to Bopara, one run, worked off the pads to deep square leg
Over 14.3: Doherty to Cook, one run, plays off the back foot to deep mid wicket
Over 14.2: Doherty to Cook, no run, goes for a sweep, it takes the pad and lobs in the air to the keeper
Over 14.1: Doherty to Cook, no run, leans forward and defends up the on-side
14th Over
Over 13.6: Clarke to Bopara, no run, well flighted, ends up being a yorker - drives back to the bowler. ENG 2/58 (Cook 27, Bopara 15)
Over 13.5: Clarke to Bopara, FOUR, makes room and hammers a short ball away through cover to the boundary - first one for six overs for England
Over 13.4: Clarke to Cook, three runs, short, cuts away behind point - easy three as Hilfenhaus fields just inside the rope
Over 13.3: Clarke to Bopara, one run, leans back on a short ball and cracks it to deep cover
Over 13.2: Clarke to Bopara, no run, quicker ball, plays back and pushes out to cover point
Over 13.1: Clarke to Bopara, two runs, leans forward and drives away behind point as England moves to 50
13th Over
Over 12.6: Doherty to Cook, no run, well flighted, drives back to the bowler - another tight over. ENG 2/48 (Cook 24, Bopara 8)
Over 12.5: Doherty to Bopara, one run, plays back and eases it out to deep cover point
Over 12.4: Doherty to Bopara, no run, leans forward, playing with the turn to short 3rd man
Over 12.3: Doherty to Cook, one run, worked off the pads to deep square leg, thoughts of a second but not on
Over 12.2: Doherty to Bopara, one run, drives out to deep cover
Over 12.1: Doherty to Bopara, no run, full, drives to mid off
12th Over
Over 11.6: Clarke to Cook, no run, leans forward and pushes to cover, good over there from the Aussie skipper. ENG 2/45 (Cook 23, Bopara 6)
Over 11.5: Clarke to Cook, no run, clips to mid wicket, Smith fields well moving to his left
Over 11.4: Clarke to Bopara, one run, pushes to cover, way out in the deep
Over 11.3: Clarke to Bopara, no run, plays back, can't force it away due to the lack of pace on the ball
Over 11.2: Clarke to Cook, one run, full on the pads, clipped away to deep square leg
Over 11.1: Clarke to Cook, no run, pushes to mid on
11th Over
Over 10.6: Doherty to Cook, three runs, leans well across and glances it away fine and the scoreboard gets moving a bit in that over with 8 coming from it. ENG 2/43 (Cook 22, Bopara 5)
Over 10.5: Doherty to Bopara, one run, low full toss, driving to long on
Over 10.4: Doherty to Cook, one run, leans forward and sweeps it away to deep square leg
Over 10.3: Doherty to Cook, no run, plays back to one that turns into him a bit - taken on the pad well outside off
Over 10.2: Doherty to Bopara, one run, shorter, cuts to deep cover point
Over 10.1: Doherty to Bopara, two runs, comes forward and pushes it away behind point for an easy two
10th Over
Over 9.6: Clarke to Bopara, one run, pushes into a gap at cover. ENG 2/35 (Cook 18, Bopara 1)
Over 9.5: Clarke to Bopara, no run, leans well forward in defence
So England 2/34, Trott b Clarke 10 (20 balls, 38 mins, 2 fours) Cook 18*
Over 9.4: Clarke to Trott, no run, OUT, aims a sweep and is bowled - hitting the top of the off stump, a beauty of a ball and England are 2/34
Over 9.3: Clarke to Trott, no run, comes forward, playing rather late in defence
Over 9.2: Clarke to Cook, one run, sweeps a full ball outside off to deep square leg
Over 9.1: Clarke to Cook, no run, comes forward in defence
9th Over
Over 8.6: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, drives hard to mid on, Johnson gets in the road of it - 105 to win from 120 balls. ENG 1/33 (Cook 17, Trott 10)
Over 8.5: Hilfenhaus to Trott, wide, a very short bouncer and is called a wide quite rightly
Over 8.5: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, shorter ball outside off, left alone
Over 8.4: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, gets well across the crease and works to mid on
Over 8.3: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, comes forward and plays nicely to point
Over 8.2: Hilfenhaus to Cook, one run, drives and gets a thick edge to 3rd man
Over 8.1: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, comes forward and defends to the bowler
8th Over
Over 7.6: Pattinson to Trott, FOUR, wide, short and is cut away with power behind point to the boundary. ENG 1/31 (Cook 16, Trott 10)
Over 7.5: Pattinson to Cook, one run, comes forward and pushes into a gap at cover point
Over 7.4: Pattinson to Cook, no run, defends off the back foot to the bowler - England just taking their time here
Over 7.3: Pattinson to Cook, no run, defends off the back foot to the bowler
Over 7.2: Pattinson to Cook, no run, comes forward and gets a thick inside edge into his pad
Over 7.1: Pattinson to Cook, no run, leaves outside off, good length ball
7th Over
Over 6.6: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, plays off the back foot to mid on - tidy over that. ENG 1/26 (Cook 15, Trott 6)
Over 6.5: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, comes forward and drives to short cover, one handed in the end
Over 6.4: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, full, drives out to cover point buit finds the keen Warner
Over 6.3: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, bumper, ducks quickly out of the way
Over 6.2: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, guides to backward point, Smith does well and dives to his right at gully
Over 6.1: Hilfenhaus to Cook, one run, shortish worked off the hip to mid wicket. By the way Australia has taken the bowling Powerplay.
6th Over
Over 5.6: Pattinson to Trott, no run, full, drives up to mid on and that ends the Powerplay. ENG 1/25 (Cook 14, Trott 6)
Over 5.5: Pattinson to Cook, one run, shortish, worked off the hip to a gap at mid wicket
The players are back, 138 is the D/L Target off 29 overs - hence we have lost 3 overs for the 15 minute delay.
The rope is going around the out-field at the moment - the hovercover has just come off so hoping we're back on shortly
Sadly now we're off - the Aussies want to stay but the batsmen are on their way. Bit baffling that but the hovercover is on and we are going to have a delay.
Sadly now we're off - the Aussies want to stay but the batsmen are on their way. Bit baffling that but the hovercover is on and we are going to have a delay. England 1/24 chasing 146, Cook 13 Trott 6
As the rain gets a little heavier, Cook pulls away while Pattinson is in his run up. The umpires confer and we continue!!
Over 5.3: Pattinson to Cook, FOUR, short outside off, cracked off the back foot to the point fence - bit of drizzle starting to fall, let's hope it doesn't get any heavier
Over 5.2: Pattinson to Cook, no run, goes back in defence to the bowler
Over 5.1: Pattinson to Cook, no run, full and wide outside off, allowed to pass
5th Over
Over 4.6: McKay to Trott, no run, leaves outside off, watched through to the 'keeper by Trott. ENG 1/20 (Cook 9, Trott 6)
Over 4.5: McKay to Cook, one run, plays from the crease, guiding it away to 3rd man
Over 4.4: McKay to Cook, no run, leaves outside off
For the second time today we see why we should have DRS as it gets the right decision
Over 4.3: McKay to Cook, no run, comes forward and appears to edge to the 'keeper - Cook reviews it immediately, does he hit the pad instead of the ball? Hotspot says so and Aleem Dar has to change the decision
Over 4.2: McKay to Cook, no run, leaves outside off
Over 4.1: McKay to Cook, no run, comes forward and is beaten outside off by a good delivery
4th Over
Over 3.6: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, plays off the back foot in brickwall like defence. ENG 1/19 (Cook 8, Trott 6)
Over 3.5: Hilfenhaus to Trott, FOUR, worked off the pads to long leg, McKay is wide down there and can't get there in time
Over 3.4: Hilfenhaus to Trott, two runs, leans forward and drives on the up away behind point - Warner dives to his left and saves two but getting a hand on it
Over 3.3: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, straight bowling once more, defends to mid on
Over 3.2: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, defends from the crease up to mid on
Over 3.1: Hilfenhaus to Trott, no run, after what seems an eternity, Trott faces his first ball and defends to point
3rd Over
Over 2.6: McKay to Cook, FOUR, short, forces with great power away through cover point to the boundary - fine shot to end the over. ENG 1/13 (Cook 8, Trott 0)
Over 2.5: McKay to Cook, two runs, worked to mid wicket, Bailey fields sharply and his the stumps but is penalised a run as they get an overthrow
Over 2.4: McKay to Cook, no run, leaves outside off
Over 2.3: McKay to Cook, no run, full, drives to mid on - not greatly timed through
Over 2.2: McKay to Cook, no run, tries to work to leg, taking the upper pad
Over 2.1: McKay to Cook, no run, leg side, worked to square leg where Bailey makes a good stop
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Hilfenhaus to Cook, one run, plays off the back foot into a gap at cover point to keep the strike. ENG 1/7 (Cook 2, Trott 0)
Over 1.5: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, yorker length, defends to the bowler
Over 1.4: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, gets well forward and defends to short cover
Over 1.3: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, back of a length, defends up to mid off
Over 1.2: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, full, drives hard to point where Warner swoops on it and saves a boundary
Over 1.1: Hilfenhaus to Cook, wide, well wide outside off, no swing for him there into the batsman so a wide is called
Over 1.1: Hilfenhaus to Cook, no run, leaves one go outside off, some late swing there
1st Over
Bell c Bailey b McKay 4 (5 balls, 4 mins) England 1/5, Cook 1*
Over 0.6: McKay to Bell, no run, OUT, leg side, but he clips the scoring opportunity in the air to forward square leg where the simple catch is taken. ENG 1/5 (Cook 1, Bell 4)
Over 0.5: McKay to Bell, two runs, short, cuts away to a wide third man for a couple more
Over 0.4: McKay to Bell, two runs, worked off the pads through mid wicket, fielded by Johnson who is on the field subbing for the injured David Hussey
Over 0.3: McKay to Bell, no run, comes forward and is beaten by one that moves of the seam
Over 0.2: McKay to Cook, one run, full on his pads, worked away wide of mid on for the first run of the chase
Over 0.1: McKay to Cook, no run, well wide outside off, left alone
Other
05:06 So the Australians are on the field, we're just waiting on the England openers. England needing 144 to win to claim a 4-nil series win.

England: Alastair Cook (c), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Ravinder Bopara, Eoin Morgan, Craig Kieswetter (wk), Samit Patel, Stuart Broad, James Tredwell, Steven Finn, James Anderson

Australia: David Warner, Matthew Wade (wk), Peter Forrest, Michael Clarke (c), George Bailey, David Hussey, Steven Smith, Clint McKay, James Pattinson, Ben Hilfenhaus, Xavier Doherty


Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Gould, IJ (ENG)
Third Umpire: Erasmus, M (SAF)
Match Refree: Srinath, J (IND)

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