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England tour of Australia, 2017/18, 1st Test Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane

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AUSTRALIA
328 & 173/0 (50)
AUSTRALIA
AUS
England Logo
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ENGLAND
302 & 195 (71.4)
ENGLAND
ENG

Australia beat England by 10 wickets

PLAYER OF THE MATCH-S Smith
England LogoEngland - INNINGS 1ENG INN 1RB4s6sSR
A Cookc Peter Handscomb b Mitchell Starc2100020.00
M Stonemanb Pat Cummins531593033.33
J Vincerun out (Nathan Lyon)8317012048.82
J Root (C)lbw b Pat Cummins15501030.00
D Malanc Shaun Marsh b Mitchell Starc5613011043.08
M Alilbw b Nathan Lyon381022137.25
J Bairstow (Wk)c Tim Paine b Pat Cummins9241037.50
C Woakesb Nathan Lyon04000.00
S Broadc Peter Handscomb b Josh Hazlewood20323062.50
J Ballc David Warner b Mitchell Starc141130127.27
J Andersonnot out591055.56
Extrasnb 1, lb 0, w 1, b 5, p 07
TOTAL(10 Wickets, 116.4 Overs)302(2.59 runs per over)
FALL OF WICKETS: 1-2 (Cook, 2.4), 2-127 (Stoneman, 54.2), 3-145 (Vince, 59.3), 4-163 (Root, 70.4), 5-246 (Malan, 102.2), 6-249 (Ali, 103.3), 7-250 (Woakes, 105.1), 8-270 (Bairstow, 110.3), 9-286 (Ball, 113.4), 10-302 (Broad, 116.4)
Australia LogoAustralia - BOWLINGAUSOMRWER
M Starc2847732.75(1 nb, 1 w)
J Hazlewood22.465712.51
P Cummins3088532.83
N Lyon36127822.17
Australia LogoAustralia - INNINGS 1AUS INN 1RB4s6sSR
C Bancroftc Jonny Bairstow b Stuart Broad5190026.32
D Warnerc Dawid Malan b Jake Ball26432060.47
U Khawajalbw b Moeen Ali11242045.83
S Smith (C)not out14132614043.25
P Handscomblbw b James Anderson14171082.35
S Marshc James Anderson b Stuart Broad511418036.17
T Paine (Wk)c Jonny Bairstow b James Anderson13422030.95
M Starcc & b Stuart Broad6501120.00
P Cumminsc Alastair Cook b Chris Woakes421205135.00
J Hazlewoodb Moeen Ali6250024.00
N Lyonc Alastair Cook b Joe Root9221040.91
Extrasnb 1, lb 1, w 2, b 0, p 04
TOTAL(10 Wickets, 130.3 Overs)328(2.51 runs per over)
FALL OF WICKETS: 1-7 (Bancroft, 3.4), 2-30 (Khawaja, 10.3), 3-59 (Warner, 19.4), 4-76 (Handscomb, 24.5), 5-175 (Marsh, 67.2), 6-202 (Paine, 80.4), 7-209 (Starc, 81.4), 8-275 (Cummins, 114), 9-298 (Hazlewood, 122.4), 10-328 (Lyon, 130.3)
England LogoEngland - BOWLINGENGOMRWER
J Anderson29105021.72
S Broad25104931.96
M Ali3087422.47
C Woakes2456712.79
J Ball1837714.28(1 nb, 2 w)
J Root4.301012.22
England LogoEngland - INNINGS 2ENG INN 2RB4s6sSR
A Cookc Mitchell Starc b Josh Hazlewood7131053.85
M Stonemanc Steven Smith b Nathan Lyon27814033.33
J Vincec Steven Smith b Josh Hazlewood260033.33
J Root (C)lbw b Josh Hazlewood511045049.04
D Malanc Steven Smith b Nathan Lyon4170023.53
M Alist Tim Paine b Nathan Lyon40646062.50
J Bairstow (Wk)c Peter Handscomb b Mitchell Starc42752156.00
C Woakesc Steven Smith b Mitchell Starc17572029.82
S Broadc Tim Paine b Mitchell Starc290022.22
J Ballc Peter Handscomb b Pat Cummins150020.00
J Andersonnot out01000.00
Extrasnb 2, lb 0, w 0, b 0, p 02
TOTAL(10 Wickets, 71.4 Overs)195(2.72 runs per over)
FALL OF WICKETS: 1-11 (Cook, 3.3), 2-17 (Vince, 5.3), 3-62 (Stoneman, 27.4), 4-74 (Malan, 33.4), 5-113 (Root, 41), 6-155 (Ali, 53.2), 7-185 (Woakes, 68.2), 8-194 (Bairstow, 70.1), 9-195 (Broad, 70.5), 10-195 (Ball, 71.4)
Australia LogoAustralia - BOWLINGAUSOMRWER
M Starc1615133.19(1 nb)
J Hazlewood1634632.88
P Cummins12.442311.82
N Lyon2446732.79(1 nb)
S Smith30802.67
Australia LogoAustralia - INNINGS 2AUS INN 2RB4s6sSR
C Bancroftnot out8218210145.05
D Warnernot out8711910073.11
U Khawaja
S Smith (C)
P Handscomb
S Marsh
T Paine (Wk)
M Starc
P Cummins
J Hazlewood
N Lyon
Extrasnb 1, lb 2, w 1, b 0, p 04
TOTAL(0 Wickets, 50.0 Overs)173(3.46 runs per over)
England LogoEngland - BOWLINGENGOMRWER
J Anderson1122702.45(1 nb)
S Broad1022002.00
M Ali402305.75
C Woakes1114604.18
J Ball813804.75(1 w)
J Root611702.83
  • Match Details
  • PLAYER OF THE MATCH: S Smith
  • TOSS: Won By England
  • UMPIRES: A Dar and M Erasmus
  • TV UMPIRE: C Gaffaney
  • MATCH REFEREE: R Richardson
AUS Inn. 2
ENG Inn. 2
AUS Inn. 1
  • 49.6

    C Woakes to C Bancroft, FOUR! That is it! Bancroft finishes it in style. Excellent by the youngster, remains unbeaten in the run chase on his Test debut and also hits the winning runs for his team, a big confidence booster for him. Coming to the ball now - It's full on off, Bancroft drives it uppishly past the silly mid off fielder who leaps and tries to get two hands at it but is late to react. The ball goes through mid off for a boundary. Warner walks up to the youngster and gives him a handshake and a hug. Turns towards the dressing room and gives a fist pump as they walk off to a standing ovation from the crowd. AUSTRALIA WIN BY 10 WICKETS!

  • 49.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 49.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, FOUR! SCORES LEVEL! Very uncharacteristic by Woakes. He serves another full toss outside off, too easy for a player who is playing in the high 70s. He drives it through mid off to fetch himself a boundary.

  • 49.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Fullish on off, driven to mid off.

  • 49.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Full on middle, Bancroft times his shot well to mid on. That was very pleasing to the eyes.

  • 49.1

    C Woakes to Bancroft, FOUR! Errs in line and pays the price! Full toss on leg stump, Bancroft flicks it very fine for a boundary. 5 runs away.

  • OVER 49
    2 RUNS AUS 161/0
    C Bancroft 70 (176)
    D Warner 87 (119)
    J Ball 8-1-38-0
    J Root 6-1-17-0
  • 48.6

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Whoa! An interesting delivery to surprise the batsman! He bangs it in short, an attempted bouncer by Root outside off. Bancroft cuts it towards point where the fielder fumbles and concedes a run. The required runs into the single digits now.

  • 48.5

    Joe Root to Warner, Drags his length back, Warner cuts it through point for a run.

  • 48.4

    Joe Root to Warner, Quicker through the air on middle, Warner plants his front foot forward and defends it.

  • 48.3

    Joe Root to Warner, Tosses it up on off, David defends it off the front foot.

  • 48.2

    Joe Root to D Warner, Full toss outside off, Warner drives it firmly to the man at covers.

  • 48.1

    Joe Root to D Warner, Pushes it through on off, Warner guides it to backward point.

  • OVER 48
    9 RUNS AUS 159/0
    D Warner 86 (114)
    C Bancroft 69 (175)
    J Root 5-1-15-0
    J Ball 8-1-38-0
  • 47.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, Good length on off, defended to mid off.

  • 47.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, Excellent running! Flicks it with the angle towards fine leg and he's off in a flash. Completes the first and then sprints back for the second.

  • 47.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Full ball on off, driven back to the bowler.

  • 47.3

    J Ball to Warner, Bangs it in again, Warner helps it to fine leg for a run. Warner needs 14 for a ton and Australia need another 13 runs for victory.

  • 47.2

    J Ball to D Warner, He is in a hurry here! Shorter in length outside off, Warner makes room and cuts it over point for a couple. Cook does the mopping up job coming in from third man, yes third man. Not often you see him in the deep.

  • 47.1

    J Ball to Warner, FOUR! Just over backward square leg! Short ball on the body of Warner. He takes the challenge of pulling it and does so by putting it just over the man there and for a boundary.

  • OVER 47
    5 RUNS AUS 150/0
    D Warner 79 (111)
    C Bancroft 67 (172)
    J Ball 7-1-29-0
    J Root 5-1-15-0
  • 46.6

    Joe Root to Warner, 150-run stand between the two openers! They have made it look so easy. Shorter outside off, Warner cuts it through cover-point to retain strike. 20 runs away Australia.

  • 46.5

    Joe Root to Warner, Flatter on off, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 46.4

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Comes down the track to a ball which is pitched long way outside the leg stump. He gets to the ball and flicks it through square leg for three.

  • 46.3

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Flicks it to mid-wicket with the spin.

  • 46.2

    Joe Root to Warner, Cuts it through the off side for a run.

  • 46.1

    Joe Root to Warner, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • OVER 46
    5 RUNS AUS 145/0
    D Warner 77 (107)
    C Bancroft 64 (170)
    C Woakes 10-1-34-0
    J Ball 7-1-29-0
  • 45.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 45.5

    J Ball to C Bancroft, EDGY FOUR! It was a chance though but a tough one. He has edged a few through the slip cordon in this innings and there goes another one. Back of a length outside off by Ball. Bancroft goes at it with hard hands as he tries to force it through the off side. He gets an outside edge past the diving Cook at first slip who probably gets a hand to it diving low to his right but can't hang on. Bancroft fetches himself a boundary.

  • 45.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Lands it on a length around off, defended off the front foot.

  • 45.3

    J Ball to C Bancroft, Good length on off, shapes in after pitching. Bancroft tries to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads. Not for the first time we have seen that!

  • 45.2

    J Ball to Warner, Again he plays it in complete control! Ball bangs it in on middle, Warner swivels and pulls it through square leg for a run.

  • 45.1

    J Ball to Warner, BOUNCER! The batsman ducks under it.

  • OVER 45
    1 RUN AUS 140/0
    D Warner 76 (105)
    C Bancroft 60 (166)
    J Ball 6-1-24-0
    C Woakes 10-1-34-0
  • 44.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, On a length and around off, Bancroft taps it down towards extra cover.

  • 44.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Woakes follows it up with a full swinging delivery around off, Bancroft presses forward and drives it to the cover fielder.

  • 44.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Bouncer this time, to push the batsman further on the back foot, an easy duck for Cameron Bancroft.

  • 44.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Lands it on a length around off, Bancroft shifts his weight on the back leg and defends it on the off side.

  • 44.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Angles in a full ball on off, Cameron gets on the front foot and pushes it in the direction of mid off.

  • 44.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Full on off, Warner drives it towards wide mid off for a run.

  • OVER 44
    5 RUNS AUS 139/0
    D Warner 75 (104)
    C Bancroft 60 (161)
    C Woakes 9-1-33-0
    J Ball 6-1-24-0
  • 43.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, FOUR! Beautiful! This time he finds the gap. Twice in the over he hit it straight to the fielder but not this time. Fuller in length, not as full as the last two but outside off. Bancroft presses forward and drives it through extra covers to fetch himself a boundary. 31 needed.

  • 43.5

    J Ball to C Bancroft, Fullish ball on off, the batsman eases it to mid off again.

  • 43.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Fuller in length on off, Bancroft drives it to mid off.

  • 43.3

    J Ball to Bancroft, Good length on off, defended to mid off.

  • 43.2

    J Ball to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft stands tall and defends it towards covers.

  • 43.1

    J Ball to Warner, Flicks it with the angle down to fine leg for a run.

  • OVER 43
    1 RUN AUS 134/0
    D Warner 74 (103)
    C Bancroft 56 (156)
    J Ball 5-1-19-0
    C Woakes 9-1-33-0
  • 42.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Good length on off, Bancroft pushes it to mid off.

  • 42.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, On the stumps, defended it to mid on.

  • 42.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Length outside off, Bancroft plays inside the line and lets it be.

  • 42.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Bouncer! The batsman ducks under it.

  • 42.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Warner defends it off the back foot.

  • 42.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Short on middle, Warner with a lot of ease pulls it through backward square leg for a run.

  • OVER 42
    2 RUNS AUS 133/0
    D Warner 73 (102)
    C Bancroft 56 (151)
    C Woakes 8-1-32-0
    J Ball 5-1-19-0
  • 41.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, Good length outside off, the batsman makes a leave.

  • 41.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, Sprays it down the leg side, Bancroft misses the flick to get hit on the thigh pad. There is an ambitious appeal from the English players but the umpire shakes his head.

  • 41.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Angles it on the pads, the batsman flicks it to square leg.

  • 41.3

    J Ball to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft defends it off the back foot.

  • 41.2

    J Ball to D Warner, Bangs it in again! Warner is in control of the pull shot as he hits it towards deep square leg for a run. He is playing more of a pull shot in this innings than that bunt which is a nothing shot and hence has more control.

  • 41.1

    J Ball to Warner, Shorter in length outside off, stays a touch low. Warner goes for the pull but is beaten.

  • 41.1

    J Ball to Warner, WIDE! He comes around the wicket and bangs it in. The ball bounces above the batsman's head and the umpire signals a wide.

  • OVER 41
    1 RUN AUS 131/0
    D Warner 72 (100)
    C Bancroft 56 (147)
    J Anderson 11-2-27-0
    C Woakes 8-1-32-0
  • 40.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Works it to mid-wicket with the angle.

  • 40.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, the batsman defends it.

  • 40.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Well left! That was close to the off pole! Woakes angles it in around off, gets it to shape in. Bancroft knows where his off stump is and makes a leave.

  • 40.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 40.2

    C Woakes to Warner, Bouncer! Warner pulls it to deep square leg for a run.

  • 40.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Was there a noise? Short by Woakes down the leg side, Warner goes for the pull but misses and it goes to the keeper. There is a muted appeal but nothing from the umpire. Snicko shows that there was no spike as the ball passes the bat. However, there was some sound, caused maybe due the movement of Warner's helmet. Not sure though.

  • OVER 40
    4 RUNS AUS 130/0
    D Warner 71 (98)
    C Bancroft 56 (143)
    S Broad 10-2-20-0
    J Anderson 11-2-27-0
  • 39.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Just ahead of a length, swinging in. Bancroft defends it towards covers for no runs.

  • 39.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length on off, the batsman defends it off the front foot.

  • 39.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Wide enough for the batsman to play at it.

  • 39.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • 39.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Edgy! Fuller in length on middle, Bancroft tries to drive but gets an inside edge through fine leg for a couple. He has scored quite a lot of runs from that part of the bat as his bat comes from around third slip, slightly closed faced! 40 needed now.

  • 39.1

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Shorter in length outside off, Bancroft gets on top of the bounce and punches it through cover-point to bag a brace.

  • OVER 39
    2 RUNS AUS 126/0
    C Bancroft 52 (137)
    D Warner 71 (98)
    J Anderson 10-2-23-0
    S Broad 10-2-20-0
  • 38.6

    S Broad to Warner, Sprays it down the leg side, Warner misses the flick.

  • 38.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, He finally gets his first run of the morning! Full ball by Broad on off. Bancroft leans into it and drives it towards wide mid off and sets off for a run. The fielder there picks the ball up and has a shy at the non-striker's end but misses.

  • 38.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Fuller in length on middle, Bancroft flicks it to mid on once again.

  • 38.3

    S Broad to Bancroft, Angles it on the pads, the batsman flicks it to mid on.

  • 38.2

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length around off, shapes away a touch. Bancroft plays inside the line and lets it through to the keeper.

  • 38.1

    S Broad to Warner, Full ball outside off, Warner digs it out towards sweeper cover for a run.

  • OVER 38
    5 RUNS AUS 124/0
    D Warner 70 (96)
    C Bancroft 51 (133)
    S Broad 9-2-18-0
    J Anderson 10-2-23-0
  • 37.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, WOW! Beautifully bowled! The inswinger this time. Fuller in length outside off, comes in off the seam. Bancroft tries to drive, leaving a gap between bad and pad. The ball sneaks through and goes to the keeper. Can't get going here, the debutant.

  • 37.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length on off, Bancroft defends it off the front foot.

  • 37.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Short again, skids off the surface a little. Also, a well-directed one. Bancroft ducks under it.

  • 37.3

    J Anderson to Warner, Short again on Warner's body. He jumps and flicks it through square leg for a run.

  • 37.2

    J Anderson to Warner, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 37.1

    J Anderson to Warner, FOUR! First of the day! He does have a field for the short stuff but too easy at Anderson's pace. He bangs it short down the leg side. Warner helps it on its way through fine leg for a boundary. The target is below 50 now.

  • OVER 37
    1 RUN AUS 119/0
    D Warner 65 (93)
    C Bancroft 51 (130)
    J Anderson 9-2-18-0
    S Broad 9-2-18-0
  • 36.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, Peach! Was that off the crack now? Broad goes wide of the crease and angles it in on off, on a length. The ball straightens after pitching. Bancroft presses forward to defend but is beaten by the away swing.

  • 36.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Bowls it on a length on the stumps, Bancroft flicks it to mid-wicket. He is still to score a run today.

  • 36.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Lands it on a length outside off, Bancroft lets it be.

  • 36.3

    S Broad to Warner, Shorter in length outside off, Warner pushes it through cover-point for a run.

  • 36.2

    S Broad to Warner, Fuller ball on middle, Warner drives it towards the bowler. Broad tries to be cheeky there as he tries and deflects the ball onto the stumps to see how alert Bancroft is. Although he misses, Bancroft would have still been in as he had the bat in his correct hand. Good technique by the youngster!

  • 36.1

    S Broad to Warner, He comes around the wicket and spears in a full ball which tails back in a touch. Warner mistimes his drive to mid on. You can see how pumped up he is, Warner that is. He is looking for a run as soon as the ball hits his bat.

  • OVER 36
    1 RUN AUS 118/0
    D Warner 64 (90)
    C Bancroft 51 (127)
    S Broad 8-2-17-0
    J Anderson 9-2-18-0
  • 35.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Length ball outside off, Bancroft shoulders his arms.

  • 35.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Wide outside off, the batsman is not interested in playing at those.

  • 35.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Bowls it on a length outside off, Bancroft is in no hurry here as he again makes a good leave.

  • 35.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Fuller in length on off, Bancroft eases it down to mid off.

  • 35.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length outside off, Bancroft lets it be.

  • 35.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Flicks it with the angle through square leg for a run. This was also on the shorter side but Warner has played that with a straight bat and hence had more control over the shot.

  • OVER 35
    3 RUNS AUS 117/0
    D Warner 63 (89)
    C Bancroft 51 (122)
    J Anderson 8-2-17-0
    S Broad 8-2-17-0
  • 34.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, Just behind a length on off, the batsman pushes it to covers. 3 from the first over, 53 needed now.

  • 34.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman.

  • 34.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length outside off, Bancroft lets it be.

  • 34.3

    S Broad to Warner, Lovely punch there by Warner! He is away for today! Just ahead of a length around off by Broad. Warner plants his front foot forward and punches it past the diving cover fielder and completes three. Good running, you could see he wanted three right from the outset. He now goes onto 63 and immediately looks up at the sky, remembering his mate, Phillip Hughes. A poignant moment!

  • 34.2

    S Broad to Warner, Back of a length outside off, Warner confidently punches it to covers.

  • 34.1

    S Broad to Warner, Starts off with a full length ball outside off, Warner needs no sighter as he goes at it straightaway but drives it to the fielder at covers.

  • OVER 34
    4 RUNS AUS 114/0
    D Warner 60 (86)
    C Bancroft 51 (119)
    S Broad 7-1-14-0
    J Anderson 8-2-17-0
  • 33.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, He negotiates it well. Anderson bowls a decent delivery on the stumps. Bancroft defends it solidly. STUMPS ON DAY 4!

  • 33.5

    J Anderson to Warner, Shorter in length outside off, Warner plays it through covers for a run. So, Bancroft will face the last ball of the day.

  • 33.4

    J Anderson to Warner, Shorter in length outside off, Warner guides it to gully.

  • 33.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Flicks it off his pads through square leg to change strike.

  • 33.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, defended off the back foot.

  • 33.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Flicks it with the angle through square leg for a run.

  • 33.1

    J Anderson to Warner, NO BALL! What was that by Anderson? That must have slipped out of his hands. No, wait he tried bowling a slower one which went completely wrong. It was more like a loopy ball outside off, way outside off. The umpire signals a no ball for height maybe.

  • OVER 33
    1 RUN AUS 110/0
    D Warner 58 (82)
    C Bancroft 50 (116)
    J Anderson 7-2-13-0
    S Broad 7-1-14-0
  • 32.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 32.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length on off, stays a touch low. Bancroft tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 32.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Full and wide outside off, Bancroft leaves it.

  • 32.3

    S Broad to Bancroft, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 32.2

    S Broad to Warner, Full on the pads, Warner misses the flick to get hit on the pads. There is an ambitious appeal from Broad but that was missing leg by a long way. The batsmen take a leg bye in the meantime.

  • 32.1

    S Broad to Warner, Good length on middle, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 32
    5 RUNS AUS 109/0
    D Warner 58 (80)
    C Bancroft 50 (112)
    S Broad 6-1-14-0
    J Anderson 7-2-13-0
  • 31.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 31.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, FOUR! Fifty in style for the debutant! He got out early in the first innings but has made amends with a half century. Hasn't he played well here? Anderson drifts it down the leg side, Bancroft tickles it towards fine leg for a boundary. He has a big smile on his face as he raises his bat to the crowd. This should give him a lot of confidence.

  • 31.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Shorter in length outside off, Bancroft evades it.

  • 31.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length outside off, the batsman lets it through.

  • 31.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Bouncer outside off, Bancroft leaves it.

  • 31.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Flicks it with the angle down to fine leg for a run.

  • OVER 31
    3 RUNS AUS 104/0
    D Warner 57 (79)
    C Bancroft 46 (107)
    J Anderson 6-1-8-0
    S Broad 6-1-14-0
  • 30.6

    S Broad to C Bancroft, Edged and Bancroft gets two! Broad lands it on a length around off, gets it to straighten. Bancroft tries to defend but gets an outside edge past the diving Cook at first slip. Vince gives it a chase and shows good skills with his feet and stops it inside the ropes. The batsmen take two and Bancroft goes onto 46. He is just four away from his maiden Test fifty.

  • 30.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft pushes it to the man at covers.

  • 30.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Over the wicket to the right-hander! Bowls it back of a length on off, Bancroft pushes it to mid off.

  • 30.3

    S Broad to Warner, Tight stuff from Broad, not giving a lot of room to Warner. He lands it on a length around off, Warner defends it towards point for a run.

  • 30.2

    S Broad to Warner, Back of a length on off, David defends it onto the ground.

  • 30.1

    S Broad to Warner, He comes around the wicket to the left-hander and bowls a leg cutter on middle. Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 30
    NO RUN AUS 101/0
    D Warner 56 (76)
    C Bancroft 44 (104)
    J Root 4-1-10-0
    J Anderson 6-1-8-0
  • 29.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Fuller on middle, Bancroft drives it to mid on. A maiden by Anderson.

  • 29.5

    J Anderson to C Bancroft, Length ball on off, shapes away after pitching. Bancroft tries to defend but gets an outside edge which goes along the ground to gully.

  • 29.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 29.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, the batsman defends it off the back foot.

  • 29.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length on off, Bancroft defends it off the front foot.

  • 29.1

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • OVER 29
    3 RUNS AUS 101/0
    C Bancroft 44 (98)
    D Warner 56 (76)
    J Ball 4-1-17-0
    J Root 4-1-10-0
  • 28.6

    Joe Root to Bancroft, The batsman has played it fine down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single.

  • 28.5

    Joe Root to Bancroft, 100-run stand between the two. Bancroft flicks it with the spin through mid-wicket for a brace. 70 needed now, can we have a finish today?

  • 28.4

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Errs in line and bowls it down the leg side. The batsman need not play at it.

  • 28.3

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 28.2

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Flatter on leg stump, the batsman defends it off the front foot.

  • 28.1

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Fires it down the leg side, Bancroft pads it away.

  • OVER 28
    11 RUNS AUS 98/0
    C Bancroft 41 (92)
    D Warner 56 (76)
    J Root 3-1-7-0
    J Ball 4-1-17-0
  • 27.6

    J Ball to Warner, FOUR! This is very easy! He has a field for him to bowl on the off side and Ball bowls a bouncer down the leg side. Warner helps it on its way through fine leg for a boundary. 72 needed now.

  • 27.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, Drifts it on the pads, Bancroft flicks it through square leg for a run.

  • 27.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, the batsman defends it off the back foot.

  • 27.3

    J Ball to Warner, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single.

  • 27.2

    J Ball to Warner, FOUR! Fifty for Warner and it has been a very entertaining one by him. His 25th in Tests. Ball dishes out a short ball outside off, Warner cuts it through backward point for a boundary. He acknowledges the applause by the crowd and he would now look to be there till the end.

  • 27.1

    J Ball to Bancroft, Angles it down the leg side, Bancroft flicks it down to fine leg for a run.

  • OVER 27
    4 RUNS AUS 87/0
    C Bancroft 39 (89)
    D Warner 47 (73)
    J Ball 3-1-6-0
    J Root 3-1-7-0
  • 26.6

    Joe Root to Warner, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 26.5

    Joe Root to Warner, Thick inside edge by the batsman, ball goes down to Fine Leg.

  • 26.4

    Joe Root to Warner, Tosses it up on off, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 26.3

    Joe Root to Warner, FOUR! Deft! Short and wide outside off, Warner guides it through short third man for a boundary.

  • 26.2

    Joe Root to Warner, The batsman has pushed it to the cover region.

  • 26.1

    Joe Root to Warner, Full and wide outside off, Warner goes for the sweep but misses.

  • OVER 26
    5 RUNS AUS 83/0
    D Warner 43 (67)
    C Bancroft 39 (89)
    J Root 2-0-3-0
    J Ball 3-1-6-0
  • 25.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 25.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, FOUR! Fuller in length on middle, Bancroft tries to play it with a straight bat but gets an inside edge through fine leg for a boundary.

  • 25.4

    J Ball to Warner, Flicks it with the angle to deep square leg for a run.

  • 25.3

    J Ball to Warner, Back of a length on middle, Warner camps back and defends it.

  • 25.2

    J Ball to Warner, Length on middle, Warner defends it solidly.

  • 25.1

    J Ball to Warner, Good length on off, from around the wicket. Warner defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 25
    NO RUN AUS 78/0
    D Warner 42 (63)
    C Bancroft 35 (87)
    C Woakes 7-1-31-0
    J Root 2-0-3-0
  • 24.6

    Joe Root to Bancroft, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 24.5

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Full on middle, the batsman drives it back to the bowler.

  • 24.4

    Joe Root to Bancroft, The batsman works it down the leg side.

  • 24.3

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Once again, Bancroft is nimble on his feet and he flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • 24.2

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Fires it down the leg side. Bancroft pads it away.

  • 24.1

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Comes down the track and flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • OVER 24
    5 RUNS AUS 78/0
    C Bancroft 35 (81)
    D Warner 42 (63)
    J Root 1-0-3-0
    C Woakes 7-1-31-0
  • 23.6

    C Woakes to Warner, Good length on middle, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 23.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Very elegant by Bancroft, unfair he did not get a boundary on that. Full outside off, Bancroft presses forward and drives it through covers for a triple.

  • 23.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft defends it off the back foot.

  • 23.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, On the pads, too easy for a player who loves playing it through the leg side. Bancroft flicks it through mid-wicket for a brace.

  • 23.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Short ball on middle, the batsman ducks under it.

  • 23.1

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Dishes out a full ball on off, Bancroft drives it back to the bowler.

  • OVER 23
    3 RUNS AUS 73/0
    C Bancroft 30 (76)
    D Warner 42 (62)
    C Woakes 6-1-26-0
    J Root 1-0-3-0
  • 22.6

    Joe Root to Warner, Tosses it up on middle, comes in with the arm. Warner lunges forward and tries to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads.

  • 22.5

    Joe Root to Warner, Drags his length back on off, Warner pushes it to covers.

  • 22.4

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Flatter down the leg side, Bancroft flicks it fine down the leg side. Ball gives it a chase and pulls it back in, a good effort. Three taken by the batsmen. They now need only 97, down to two digits.

  • 22.3

    Joe Root to Bancroft, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads.

  • 22.2

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Comes down the track and flicks it to the man at short leg.

  • 22.1

    Joe Root to Bancroft, Works it with the spin to mid-wicket.

  • OVER 22
    6 RUNS AUS 70/0
    C Bancroft 27 (72)
    D Warner 42 (60)
    J Ball 2-0-1-0
    C Woakes 6-1-26-0
  • 21.6

    C Woakes to Warner, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 21.5

    C Woakes to Warner, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 21.4

    C Woakes to Warner, Miscommunication in the field there! Shorter in length outside off, Warner guides it towards point. The two fielders there were not sure who is going after the ball, it sneaks through the gap and the batsmen take a couple. 100 needed now. Woakes it not happy with the effort.

  • 21.3

    C Woakes to Warner, Good length on off, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 21.2

    C Woakes to Warner, FOUR! Too easy for Warner! Short around off, he pulls it through mid on where the fielder dives, gets a hand to it but cannot stop it.

  • 21.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Back of a length on off, Warner guides it to point.

  • OVER 21
    NO RUN AUS 64/0
    D Warner 36 (54)
    C Bancroft 27 (72)
    C Woakes 5-1-20-0
    J Ball 2-0-1-0
  • 20.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 20.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • 20.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, Good length outside off, Bancroft leaves it.

  • 20.3

    J Ball to Bancroft, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 20.2

    J Ball to Bancroft, Full ball on middle, the batsman drives it towards the bowler who crouches down and makes a good stop.

  • 20.1

    J Ball to Bancroft, Angles it on middle, Bancroft flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • OVER 20
    4 RUNS AUS 64/0
    C Bancroft 27 (66)
    D Warner 36 (54)
    J Ball 1-0-1-0
    C Woakes 5-1-20-0
  • 19.6

    C Woakes to Warner, Shorter in length on off, Warner defends it towards mid on.

  • 19.5

    C Woakes to Warner, Good length on off, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 19.4

    C Woakes to Warner, The batsman has played the square drive.

  • 19.3

    C Woakes to Warner, FOUR! This time he connects well! Short by Woakes, Warner stands tall and pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary. The difference between this shot and the shot he played to get out in the first innings was he did not jump and hence was able to get on top of it.

  • 19.2

    C Woakes to Warner, He wants to finish it today! He had a big swing at it. Full in the arc of Warner, he tries to go big over mid off but does not connect.

  • 19.1

    C Woakes to D Warner, Good length on middle, comes in sharply. Warner gets an inside edge onto his pads.

  • OVER 19
    1 RUN AUS 60/0
    D Warner 32 (48)
    C Bancroft 27 (66)
    C Woakes 4-1-16-0
    J Ball 1-0-1-0
  • 18.6

    J Ball to Bancroft, Good bowling here by Ball! He is getting the ball to bounce and also bowling at a decent pace. He again bowls it on a length outside off, Bancroft watchfully makes a leave.

  • 18.5

    J Ball to Bancroft, Length outside off, Bancroft shoulders his arms to it.

  • 18.4

    J Ball to Bancroft, On a length around off, gets it to bounce a touch more. Bancroft leaves it.

  • 18.3

    J Ball to Bancroft, Sprays it down the leg side. Bancroft does not need to play at it.

  • 18.2

    J Ball to Warner, Short and wide outside off, Warner cuts it to the man in the deep on the off side for a run. 110 needed now.

  • 18.1

    J Ball to Warner, Full outside off, Warner, with no feet movement drives it to covers.

  • OVER 18
    6 RUNS AUS 59/0
    D Warner 31 (46)
    C Bancroft 27 (62)
    M Ali 4-0-23-0
    C Woakes 4-1-16-0
  • 17.6

    C Woakes to Warner, Short and wide outside off, Warner cuts it through point for a run.

  • 17.5

    C Woakes to Warner, Fuller ball on off, Warner drives it to mid off.

  • 17.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Bangs it in short on middle, the batsman tucks it towards mid-wicket for a run.

  • 17.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, FOUR! Wonderful! Full on middle, Bancroft drives it through mid on for a boundary. Oozing with confidence is now the youngster.

  • 17.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Short again outside off, the batsman easily evades it.

  • 17.1

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Shortish ball on off, Bancroft ducks under it.

  • OVER 17
    8 RUNS AUS 53/0
    C Bancroft 22 (58)
    D Warner 30 (44)
    C Woakes 3-1-10-0
    M Ali 4-0-23-0
  • 16.6

    M Ali to Warner, FOUR! Have a piece of that! Full toss, a low one on middle. Warner goes down on one knee and slogs it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 50 up for Australia, they are going along their merry way.

  • 16.5

    M Ali to Warner, Tosses it up outside off, Warner drives it through covers for two.

  • 16.4

    M Ali to Warner, Full on the leg stump, Warner flicks it to the man at square leg.

  • 16.3

    M Ali to Warner, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 16.2

    M Ali to Warner, Tosses it up on middle, Warner defends it off the front foot.

  • 16.1

    M Ali to Warner, Provides width outside off, Warner slaps it through point for a couple.

  • OVER 16
    3 RUNS AUS 45/0
    D Warner 22 (38)
    C Bancroft 22 (58)
    M Ali 3-0-15-0
    C Woakes 3-1-10-0
  • 15.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, The batsman picked that bouncer early and let it through to the keeper.

  • 15.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Short on middle, Bancroft easily sways away from the ball.

  • 15.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • 15.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Angles it on the pads, Bancroft flicks it towards wide mid on. Some exceptional running from the batsmen give them two. There was a direct hit but Warner is too quick.

  • 15.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, BOUNCER! The batsman ducks under it.

  • 15.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Full on the pads, Warner whips it through mid-wicket but only for a single.

  • OVER 15
    5 RUNS AUS 42/0
    D Warner 21 (37)
    C Bancroft 20 (53)
    C Woakes 2-1-7-0
    M Ali 3-0-15-0
  • 14.6

    M Ali to Warner, Shorter in length outside off, Warner cuts it through point for a run.

  • 14.5

    M Ali to Warner, Fires it full outside off, Warner goes after it only to get beaten.

  • 14.4

    M Ali to Warner, FOUR! Australia are on the charge here! He comes down the track and drags it from outside off, does not time it that well but has enough to clear the mid on fielder for a boundary. 129 needed now.

  • 14.3

    M Ali to Warner, Flatter outside off, Warner lets it be.

  • 14.2

    M Ali to Warner, Fuller in length on middle, Warner drives it back to the bowler.

  • 14.1

    M Ali to D Warner, Full on leg stump. Warner mistimes his shot to mid on.

  • OVER 14
    7 RUNS AUS 37/0
    D Warner 16 (31)
    C Bancroft 20 (53)
    M Ali 2-0-10-0
    C Woakes 2-1-7-0
  • 13.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, the batsman shoulders his arms to it.

  • 13.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Good length on off, Bancroft defends it to covers.

  • 13.4

    C Woakes to Warner, Shortish outside off, Warner steers it through point for a run.

  • 13.3

    C Woakes to Warner, FOUR! Brilliant by Warner! He is so good, he will find ways to score boundaries. Woakes bowls it on off, Warner opens the face of the bat and guides it through the gap between slips and gully for a boundary.

  • 13.2

    C Woakes to Warner, Short ball on middle, Warner plays a pull shot through square leg and bags a brace.

  • 13.1

    C Woakes to Warner, Back of a length on off, Warner hops and defends it onto the ground.

  • OVER 13
    7 RUNS AUS 30/0
    D Warner 9 (27)
    C Bancroft 20 (51)
    C Woakes 1-0-0-0
    M Ali 2-0-10-0
  • 12.6

    M Ali to Bancroft, SIX! Up and over! Once again swift footwork by Cameron Bancroft. He wears his skates and shimmies down to the pitch of the delivery in a flash. Goes with the spin and launches it over the bowler's head for a maximum. Not often you see an opening batsman that quick with his footwork. Of course, it's a trait mostly acquired by the batsmen from subcontinent.

  • 12.5

    M Ali to Bancroft, Turning back into the batsman from outside off, Bancroft uses his feet to get down the track and defends it close to his front pad. The keeper lets out an appeal again thinking it's pad first but the umpire shakes his head.

  • 12.4

    M Ali to Bancroft, Slower through the air, it's full and drifting in on off, Cameron draws forward and pushes it to mid on.

  • 12.3

    M Ali to Warner, A quicker full ball on middle, David eases it down to mid on and sprints across to the other end.

  • 12.2

    M Ali to Warner, Flighted and full on off, Warner presses forward and defends it back.

  • 12.1

    M Ali to Warner, Slider around middle, skidding down, Warner tries working it on the leg side but misses. A muted appeal only from the keeper, nothing doing.

  • OVER 12
    NO RUN AUS 23/0
    D Warner 8 (24)
    C Bancroft 14 (48)
    M Ali 1-0-3-0
    C Woakes 1-0-0-0
  • 11.6

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Shortish length on off, defended off the back foot.

  • 11.5

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Punched off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 11.4

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Was there an edge? The way England started the appeal they did feel so but then opt not to review. Woakes lands it on a length around off, the ball shapes away after pitching. Bancroft tries to defend but gets beaten. There is a noise as the ball passes the bat. The English players appeal but the umpire stays put. Root has a chat with his teammates and decides against the review. Replays later on show that it was the bat hitting the pad and not the ball.

  • 11.3

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Shorter in length outside off, Bancroft lets it be.

  • 11.2

    C Woakes to Bancroft, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 11.1

    C Woakes to Bancroft, Good length outside off, the batsman opts not to play at it.

  • OVER 11
    3 RUNS AUS 23/0
    C Bancroft 14 (42)
    D Warner 8 (24)
    S Broad 5-1-11-0
    M Ali 1-0-3-0
  • 10.6

    M Ali to Warner, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 10.5

    M Ali to Bancroft, Pushes it with the spin towards mid on for a run.

  • 10.4

    M Ali to Bancroft, Drags his length back on off, Bancroft pushes it to mid-wicket.

  • 10.3

    M Ali to Warner, Fires it on the pads, Warner flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.

  • 10.2

    M Ali to Warner, Very full on middle, Warner drives it back to the bowler.

  • 10.1

    M Ali to Bancroft, Comes down the track and flicks it down to long on for a run.

  • OVER 10
    3 RUNS AUS 20/0
    C Bancroft 12 (39)
    D Warner 7 (21)
    J Anderson 5-1-8-0
    S Broad 5-1-11-0
  • 9.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft pushes it towards mid off for another quick single. They have really ran well between the wickets. Australia now need another 150 runs.

  • 9.5

    S Broad to Warner, Slower ball on the pads, Warner misses the flick to get hit on the pads. The ball rolls towards the leg side for a leg bye.

  • 9.4

    S Broad to Warner, Bouncer! Warner ducks under it.

  • 9.3

    S Broad to Warner, A similar shot to the one he got out in the first innings! Shorter in length on off, Warner goes for the half-hearted pull and he hits it to mid on. He has to be careful with that shot as he has got out a lot of times playing it.

  • 9.2

    S Broad to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, Bancroft defends it towards mid off for a brisk run.

  • 9.1

    S Broad to Bancroft, Fuller ball outside off, the batsman opts not to fiddle with it.

  • OVER 9
    2 RUNS AUS 17/0
    C Bancroft 10 (36)
    D Warner 7 (18)
    S Broad 4-1-9-0
    J Anderson 5-1-8-0
  • 8.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good cricket all around there! A good delivery by Anderson. He goes for an inswinging yorker on off. Bancroft does well to play it towards mid off and sets off for a run. Broad stationed there is quick to the ball and has a shy at the striker's end but misses. No harm done.

  • 8.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Angles it on the pads, Bancroft flicks it to mid on.

  • 8.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length on off, defended towards mid off.

  • 8.3

    J Anderson to Warner, Good fielding! Fullish ball on off, Warner drives it towards covers where the fielder makes a good half stop diving to his left. Though he can't stop a single.

  • 8.2

    J Anderson to Warner, An off cutter this time on off, Warner adjusts well and defends it towards point.

  • 8.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Full ball outside off, Warner strikes the cover drive nicely but straight into the hands of the fielder.

  • OVER 8
    1 RUN AUS 15/0
    D Warner 6 (15)
    C Bancroft 9 (33)
    J Anderson 4-1-6-0
    S Broad 4-1-9-0
  • 7.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • 7.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Shorter in length on off, Bancroft defends it off the back foot.

  • 7.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, defended off the back foot.

  • 7.3

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length outside off, Bancroft plays inside the line and lets it through.

  • 7.2

    S Broad to Warner, Flicks it with the angle through square leg for a run.

  • 7.1

    S Broad to Warner, Back of a length on off, Warner guides it to point.

  • OVER 7
    1 RUN AUS 14/0
    D Warner 5 (13)
    C Bancroft 9 (29)
    S Broad 3-1-8-0
    J Anderson 4-1-6-0
  • 6.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 6.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman plays the Square-Cut.

  • 6.4

    Anderson to Bancroft, HUGE APPEAL! The umpire shakes his head. Height was an issue. Another ball which comes into the batsman from a length. Bancroft goes back to defend but misses and the ball hits him on the thigh pad. The English players appeals but the umpire shakes his head. Root wanted to review but Bairstow and the bowler were not interested much.

  • 6.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The inswinger this time! He bowls it on middle and gets it to shape into the batsman. Bancroft tries to flick but misses and is hit high on the thigh pad.

  • 6.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Fuller in length on off, the batsman drives it to mid off.

  • 6.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Full and outside off, Warner drives it through covers. There is protection in the deep so they get only a single.

  • OVER 6
    1 RUN AUS 13/0
    D Warner 4 (12)
    C Bancroft 9 (24)
    J Anderson 3-1-5-0
    S Broad 3-1-8-0
  • 5.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, Fuller in length outside off, inviting the batsman to drive. Bancroft resists and lets it be.

  • 5.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, Bowls it on a length on off, defended it off front foot.

  • 5.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length on off, the batsman defends it towards gully.

  • 5.3

    S Broad to Bancroft, Fuller on off, Bancroft drives it to point.

  • 5.2

    S Broad to Warner, Back of a length on off, Warner pushes it through covers for a run.

  • 5.1

    S Broad to Warner, Good length on off, shapes back in. Warner tries to defend but misses and is hit high on the thigh pad. Broad thinks about an appeal but then pulls out.

  • OVER 5
    4 RUNS AUS 12/0
    D Warner 3 (10)
    C Bancroft 9 (20)
    S Broad 2-0-7-0
    J Anderson 3-1-5-0
  • 4.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 4.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Ouch! Fuller in length on off, the batsman drives it back to the bowler. Anderson collects it and has a shy at the striker's end which hits Bancroft on his body. Aggression from James there, Bancroft does not like it as he gives him a stare.

  • 4.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, FOUR! Through the gap and it has raced away! Fuller in length outside off, Bancroft unlike the first innings, he does not push at it but lets the ball come to him. He opens the face of the bat but the ball goes off the edge through backward point for a boundary.

  • 4.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Back of a length on off, coming into the batsman who pushes it to mid-wicket.

  • 4.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Angles it on middle, Bancroft tucks it to mid-wicket.

  • 4.1

    J Anderson to C Bancroft, Length on off, defended off the back foot.

  • OVER 4
    NO RUN AUS 8/0
    C Bancroft 5 (14)
    D Warner 3 (10)
    J Anderson 2-1-1-0
    S Broad 2-0-7-0
  • 3.6

    S Broad to Warner, Fuller in length on middle, changes his length. Warner drives it back to the bowler.

  • 3.5

    S Broad to Warner, Good tight bowling from England. They have given Warner nothing. Back of a length again on middle, tucking him up for room. Warner can only defend it besides the pitch.

  • 3.4

    S Broad to Warner, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 3.3

    S Broad to Warner, BEATEN! How many times have we seen this until now? Brilliant by Broad, not an easy skill. From around the wicket, he angles it into the batsman and then gets it to shape away after pitching. Warner tries to defend but is beaten by the away swing.

  • 3.2

    S Broad to Warner, Fuller in length this time, on middle. Warner defends it towards mid off for no runs.

  • 3.1

    S Broad to Warner, Length on off, Warner defends it towards point.

  • OVER 3
    1 RUN AUS 8/0
    D Warner 3 (4)
    C Bancroft 5 (14)
    S Broad 1-0-7-0
    J Anderson 2-1-1-0
  • 2.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 2.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, WOW! What a jaffa! How do you play that? Anderson comes steaming in and angles it into the batsman. He gets it to shape away late. Bancroft tries to defend but gets beaten. There is a muted appeal but nothing from the umpire.

  • 2.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Good length on middle, Bancroft defends it towards mid on.

  • 2.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 2.2

    J Anderson to Warner, Flicks it against the angle through square leg for a run.

  • 2.1

    J Anderson to Warner, Back of a length on off, Warner defends it to point.

  • OVER 2
    7 RUNS AUS 7/0
    D Warner 2 (2)
    C Bancroft 5 (10)
    S Broad 1-0-7-0
  • 1.6

    S Broad to Bancroft, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 7 runs from the over.

  • 1.5

    S Broad to Bancroft, FOUR! Not convincing but Bancroft won't mind! Broad angles it on middle, Bancroft tries to defend but gets an inside edge which goes very fine down the leg side. Ball in the deep covers good ground to his right, puts in a dive but all in vain. First boundary for Australia.

  • 1.4

    S Broad to Bancroft, Good length outside off, angling into the batsman. Bancroft covers the off pole and makes a good leave.

  • 1.3

    S Broad to Warner, Another single, good running from the two! Length again by Broad. Warner plays it towards covers to change strike.

  • 1.2

    S Broad to Bancroft, Fuller in length on off, Bancroft drives it towards covers. Moeen Ali there dives and makes a half stop but can't prevent a run.

  • 1.1

    S Broad to Warner, Australia have now cut down the target by a run! Broad bowls it on a length around off, swinging away. Warner defends it towards mid off for a quick single.

  • OVER 1
    NO RUN AUS 0/0
    D Warner 0 (0)
    C Bancroft 0 (6)
    J Anderson -0-0-0
  • 0.6

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Lovely finish to the over! He once again bowls it on a length around off, gets outward movement after pitching. Bancroft first thinks about playing at it but then plays inside the line and takes his bat away. A maiden to start by Anderson.

  • 0.5

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Wide outside off, the batsman need not play at it.

  • 0.4

    J Anderson to Bancroft, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 0.3

    J Anderson to Bancroft, BEAUTY! He certainly does not look like he is suffering from a niggle. Lovely seam position from Anderson. He lands it on a length around off, gets it to move away. Bancroft tries to defend it but gets beaten.

  • 0.2

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Back of a length around off, shapes away a touch. Bancroft tries to defend it but it goes off the edge, along the ground to gully.

  • 0.1

    J Anderson to Bancroft, Starts off with a back of a length delivery outside off, Bancroft lets it be.

  • OVER 72
    NO RUN, 1 WICKET ENG 195/10
    J Ball 1 (5)
    J Anderson 0 (1)
    M Starc 16-1-51-3
    P Cummins -4-23-1
  • 71.4

    Pat Cummins to J Ball, OUT! That is it! Australia have blown the tail away here. A barrage of short balls have done the job. Cummins comes steaming in and bangs it short, a well-directed one. Ball has taken his eyes off the ball as he tries to fend at it. It takes the edge of the bat and flies over the slip cordon. Handscomb moves across to his left from fly slip and completes another catch. Brilliant end to the session for the home side as ENGLAND HAVE BEEN BOWLED OUT FOR 195!

  • 71.3

    Pat Cummins to Ball, Once again Pat tests the number 11 with a bumper. Ball is evading it safely.

  • 71.2

    Pat Cummins to Ball, Another bouncer, Cummins is at the batsman here. Ball ducks underneath it.

  • 71.1

    Pat Cummins to Ball, Bouncer! The batsman does well to evade it.

  • OVER 71
    1 RUN, 2 WICKETS ENG 195/9
    J Ball 1 (1)
    J Anderson 0 (1)
    N Lyon 24-4-67-3
    M Starc 16-1-51-3
  • 70.6

    M Starc to Anderson, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 70.5

    M Starc to Broad, OUT! Successful review by the Australians! Tim Paine, you beauty, he was spot on with his appeal. Smart bowling by Starc and he has got his revenge. He was bowling it short and now suddenly dishes out a full ball which angles across the batsman. Broad was not expecting this and he tries to defend the ball from within his crease. The ball goes off something to the keeper who appeals. He is the only one appealing there as Starc is not interested. Tim convinces his captain to take a review. They go upstairs. Replays roll in and Hot Spot was not that conclusive at first but there is some spike as the ball passes the bat on Snicko and the on-field call has to be changed. Broad is walking back and he is not happy about it, as he feels he has not edged it. Later on, Ultra Edge shows there is a mark as the ball passes the bat. An excellent review and England are 9 down.

  • 70.4

    M Starc to Broad, The ball is way wide on the leg side but the batsman still goes after it.

  • 70.3

    M Starc to Broad, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 70.2

    M Starc to Ball, A nasty one! Shorter in length, Ball takes his eyes off the ball and tries to fend. The ball takes the edge and goes towards third man for a run.

  • 70.1

    M Starc to Bairstow, OUT! Bairstow, what have you done? That was very soft. He has fallen straight into the trap. Two wickets in two overs for Starc. England are losing their way completely. Starc bangs it in again, Bairstow goes for the upper cut, he might have wanted to get it a little squarer but hits it straight down the throat of Handscomb at third man. Just before the tea break, Jonny has to walk back. The lead is now 168, England will need a lot more and they only have two wickets left.

  • OVER 70
    1 RUN ENG 194/7
    J Bairstow 42 (74)
    S Broad 2 (6)
    M Starc 15-1-50-1
    N Lyon 24-4-67-3
  • 69.6

    N Lyon to Broad, Flatter on off, the batsman defends it off the back foot.

  • 69.5

    N Lyon to Broad, Tosses it up on off, Broad drives it to covers.

  • 69.4

    N Lyon to Broad, Drives it with the spin to the man at covers.

  • 69.3

    N Lyon to Broad, Fires it down the leg side, Broad goes for the flick but misses. Paine takes it one-handed and appeals but he is the only one appealing.

  • 69.2

    N Lyon to J Bairstow, The short of a length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side. The batsmen have run through for a single.

  • 69.1

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flatter on off, Bairstow defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 69
    9 RUNS, 1 WICKET ENG 193/7
    J Bairstow 41 (72)
    S Broad 2 (2)
    S Smith 3-0-8-0
    M Starc 15-1-50-1
  • 68.6

    M Starc to Bairstow, Punches the short ball through the off side for another three.

  • 68.5

    M Starc to Broad, The batsman has stood up on his toes to play that one. One run added to the total.

  • 68.4

    M Starc to Bairstow, Short and outside off, cut through point for three runs.

  • 68.3

    M Starc to Broad, Starc spears a fast delivery, 144.2 kph, full and on middle. It tails back in a bit and Broad somehow keeps it out towards backward square leg. Smiles as he crosses for a run.

  • 68.2

    M Starc to Woakes, OUT! The change of angle does the trick for Australia. It is a brute of a delivery to start with from around the wicket and you just can't keep the captain of the Australian team out of the game. Starc gets his first. He has not had the best of times with the ball but he has struck now. A good move by Smith as he just came into the second slip position prior to this ball. Starc bangs it short, as he has been doing. This one climbs onto the batsman. That is what the ball normally does here in Australia and hence it is difficult to stand and play. Woakes commits that mistake. He stands tall and tries to fend it. Gets surprised by the extra lift and has to leap to confront it. But the ball takes the shoulder of his bat and balloons to Smith who takes it safely. England are now seven down with the lead one short of 160.

  • 68.1

    M Starc to Bairstow, Just short of a length on off, Bairstow flicks it towards mid on for a run.

  • OVER 68
    2 RUNS ENG 184/6
    J Bairstow 34 (69)
    C Woakes 17 (56)
    M Starc 14-1-41-0
    S Smith 3-0-8-0
  • 67.6

    S Smith to Woakes, Quicker on off, defended off the back foot.

  • 67.5

    S Smith to Woakes, Flighted ball on off, the batsman defends it off the front foot.

  • 67.4

    S Smith to Woakes, The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball.

  • 67.3

    S Smith to Bairstow, Floats it on middle, Jonny gets it off the inner half through square leg for a run.

  • 67.2

    S Smith to Woakes, Very full outside off, the batsman drives it through covers for a run.

  • 67.1

    S Smith to Woakes, Tosses it up on off, Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 67
    5 RUNS ENG 182/6
    C Woakes 16 (51)
    J Bairstow 33 (68)
    S Smith 2-0-6-0
    M Starc 14-1-41-0
  • 66.6

    M Starc to Bairstow, Shortish again, Jonny sways away from the line of the delivery.

  • 66.5

    M Starc to Bairstow, A quick short ball at 145 kph. Bairstow is late in his pull and the ball comes and hits the bat rather than the other way around.

  • 66.4

    M Starc to Woakes, Bangs it in short outside off, Woakes pushes it through covers for a run.

  • 66.3

    M Starc to C Woakes, FOUR! A poor ball, should have been put away and it has been. Starc is just not at his best. He again bowls it short and wide outside off. Woakes cuts it through point for a boundary.

  • 66.2

    M Starc to Woakes, Back of a length on off, Woakes defends it off the back foot.

  • 66.1

    M Starc to Woakes, He comes around the wicket and angles it in on off, Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 66
    3 RUNS ENG 177/6
    C Woakes 11 (47)
    J Bairstow 33 (66)
    M Starc 13-1-36-0
    S Smith 2-0-6-0
  • 65.6

    S Smith to C Woakes, A long hop on middle, the batsman pulls it through mid-wicket for a run.

  • 65.5

    S Smith to Woakes, Errs in line and bowls it on the pads, Woakes flicks it down towards fine leg for a couple. The lead is now 150, England would somehow look to add another 50.

  • 65.4

    S Smith to Woakes, Tosses it up on off, Woakes presses forward and drives it to covers.

  • 65.3

    S Smith to Woakes, Shorter in length on off, Woakes defends it off the back foot.

  • 65.2

    S Smith to Woakes, Drives the full ball to covers.

  • 65.1

    S Smith to Woakes, Floats it on middle, Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 65
    2 RUNS ENG 174/6
    C Woakes 8 (41)
    J Bairstow 33 (66)
    S Smith 1-0-3-0
    M Starc 13-1-36-0
  • 64.6

    M Starc to Bairstow, Risky! Bangs it in short on middle, Bairstow at the very last moment tries to play an upper cut but gets beaten. A risky shot by him. Also Starc has some words to tell him, though he does not respond.

  • 64.5

    M Starc to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, Jonny defends it off the back foot.

  • 64.4

    M Starc to Bairstow, Shorter in length this time, a well-directed one. Bairstow ducks under it.

  • 64.3

    M Starc to Bairstow, Shorter in length outside off, Bairstow lets it be.

  • 64.2

    M Starc to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, Jonny pushed it through cover-point. Some good running helped them take two.

  • 64.1

    M Starc to J Bairstow, Full ball on off, Bairstow drives it to covers.

  • OVER 64
    3 RUNS ENG 172/6
    J Bairstow 31 (60)
    C Woakes 8 (41)
    M Starc 12-1-34-0
    S Smith 1-0-3-0
  • 63.6

    S Smith to Bairstow, Eases it down through mid off to retain strike.

  • 63.5

    S Smith to Woakes, Gives it air on off, Woakes drives it down to long off for a run.

  • 63.4

    S Smith to Woakes, Flatter on middle, Woakes defends it off the back foot.

  • 63.3

    S Smith to Woakes, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 63.2

    S Smith to Woakes, Better by Smith! He tosses it up on off, gets it to drift into the batsman. Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • 63.1

    S Smith to Bairstow, Short ball outside off, Bairstow cuts it through point for a run.

  • OVER 63
    1 RUN ENG 169/6
    J Bairstow 29 (58)
    C Woakes 7 (37)
    N Lyon 23-4-66-3
    M Starc 12-1-34-0
  • 62.6

    M Starc to C Woakes, Fullish ball on off, Woakes drives it to the man at mid off.

  • 62.5

    M Starc to Woakes, Fires it down the leg side, Woakes misses the flick and it goes through to the keeper.

  • 62.4

    M Starc to Woakes, Bowls it on a length outside off, the batsman opts not to play at it.

  • 62.3

    M Starc to Woakes, Shorter in length outside off, Woakes does not play at it.

  • 62.3

    M Starc to Woakes, NO BALL! Wide outside off, too wide actually. He has also overstepped. Woakes opts not to play at it.

  • 62.2

    M Starc to Woakes, Good length on off, Chris defends it off the front foot.

  • 62.1

    M Starc to Woakes, Length ball outside off, Woakes lets it be.

  • OVER 62
    4 RUNS ENG 168/6
    C Woakes 7 (30)
    J Bairstow 29 (58)
    J Hazlewood 16-3-46-3
    N Lyon 23-4-66-3
  • 61.6

    N Lyon to Woakes, Floats it on middle, Woakes works it around the corner for a run.

  • 61.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flicks it with the spin through square leg for a run.

  • 61.4

    N Lyon to Woakes, Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single.

  • 61.3

    N Lyon to Woakes, Almost a chance! Flatter on middle, Woakes tries to work it on the leg side. He does so uppishly but straight to Bancroft who at short leg does not sway away from the ball. Keeps his eyes on the ball but still fails to catch. Anyway, good work from the debutant.

  • 61.2

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Shorter in length outside off, Jonny cuts it towards point for a run. The runs have dried up here. They have only scored 10 runs after Moeen Ali's wicket.

  • 61.1

    N Lyon to J Bairstow, Drives the full ball to mid off.

  • OVER 61
    1 RUN ENG 164/6
    J Bairstow 27 (55)
    C Woakes 5 (27)
    N Lyon 22-4-62-3
    J Hazlewood 16-3-46-3
  • 60.6

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Close to the edge! Short and outside off, stays a touch low. Woakes tries to pull but is beaten by the low bounce.

  • 60.5

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Just short of a length on off, Woakes pushes it to covers.

  • 60.4

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 60.3

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Back of a length on off, Woakes defends it off the back foot.

  • 60.2

    J Hazlewood to J Bairstow, On the pads, Bairstow gets an inside edge as he tries to flick. The ball rolls towards the leg side for a run.

  • 60.1

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Shorter in length outside off, Jonny cuts it to point.

  • OVER 60
    1 RUN ENG 163/6
    J Bairstow 26 (53)
    C Woakes 5 (23)
    J Hazlewood 15-3-45-3
    N Lyon 22-4-62-3
  • 59.6

    N Lyon to Woakes, Pushes it off the back foot through covers for no runs.

  • 59.5

    N Lyon to Woakes, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 59.4

    N Lyon to Woakes, Quicker on middle, Woakes camps back and defends it.

  • 59.3

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Pushes it through covers for a run.

  • 59.2

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Tosses it up on off, Jonny defends it off the front foot.

  • 59.1

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flatter on middle, turns into the batsman. Bairstow tries to flick but misses to get hit on the pads. There is an appeal from the bowler but then he pulls out of it.

  • OVER 59
    4 RUNS ENG 162/6
    J Bairstow 25 (50)
    C Woakes 5 (20)
    N Lyon 21-3-61-3
    J Hazlewood 15-3-45-3
  • 58.6

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Good length on off, Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • 58.5

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, FOUR! Excellent shot by Woakes! Hazlewood bowls it fuller on middle, gets it to reverse into the batsmen. Chris walks across and flicks it through mid-wicket for a boundary. England now lead by 136.

  • 58.4

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 58.3

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Shorter in length on off, Woakes defends it off the back foot.

  • 58.2

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 58.1

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Good length on off, Woakes defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 58
    NO RUN ENG 158/6
    C Woakes 1 (14)
    J Bairstow 25 (50)
    J Hazlewood 14-2-41-3
    N Lyon 21-3-61-3
  • 57.6

    Lyon to Bairstow, Flatter on middle, turning back in. Bairstow tries to flick but misses and the ball strikes him on the pads. The players appeal but the umpire shakes his head again. This was surely missing leg. An action-packed over comes to an end.

  • 57.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Was that pad first or bat first? Shane Warne on-air feels it is pad and he is disappointed with the fact that Australia did not review. They do have two reviews up their sleeves. Coming to the delivery - Lyon bowls it flatter on off and gets it to turn back in. Bairstow tries to defend with his bat close to the pads. The Australians appeal and the umpire stays put. What did it hit first? Replays later on show that it was pad first. It would have been very close had Smith reviewed. He should have taken a chance there. Hang on, hang on... a good decision in the end by Steven as later on Hawk Eye shows it is going over the stumps. It seems that Steven Smith knew something that we didn't. My colleague from behind quietly says - It's the ground reality.

  • 57.4

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 57.3

    N Lyon to J Bairstow, Driven towards the mid off region for no runs.

  • 57.2

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flicks it with the spin this time to the man at mid-wicket.

  • 57.1

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Tries to flick it with the spin. Bairstow misses and gets hit on the pads.

  • OVER 57
    NO RUN ENG 158/6
    J Bairstow 25 (44)
    C Woakes 1 (14)
    N Lyon 20-3-61-3
    J Hazlewood 14-2-41-3
  • 56.6

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Shorter in length on off, gets big on the batsman. Woakes tries to defend but the ball hits him on the gloves and goes on the bounce to the slip fielder.

  • 56.5

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 56.4

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, This one is down the leg side and the batsman leaves it alone.

  • 56.3

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 56.2

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, He comes running in by hiding the ball in his hands. He might not want to show which side is the shinny one. It was on the right side as it could be seen as the ball was delivered. He errs in line though and angles it down the leg side. The batsman goes for the flick but misses.

  • 56.1

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Good length on off, straightens after pitching. Woakes plays inside the line only to get beaten.

  • OVER 56
    2 RUNS ENG 158/6
    C Woakes 1 (8)
    J Bairstow 25 (44)
    J Hazlewood 13-2-41-3
    N Lyon 20-3-61-3
  • 55.6

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Jonny has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 55.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Jumps out of the crease, gets beaten in flight but luckily his pads come in the way.

  • 55.4

    N Lyon to Woakes, The batsman works it down the leg side. One run added to the total.

  • 55.3

    N Lyon to Woakes, Woakes has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 55.2

    N Lyon to Woakes, DROPPED! A tough chance! Woakes flicks it with the spin, and he does it firmly towards short leg who cannot hang on to the catch. The ball rolls towards square leg for a run. These catches stick.

  • 55.1

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Gets back and punches it wide of mid off for a single.

  • OVER 55
    1 RUN ENG 156/6
    J Bairstow 24 (41)
    C Woakes 0 (5)
    N Lyon 19-2-59-3
    J Hazlewood 13-2-41-3
  • 54.6

    J Hazlewood to Woakes, Length outside off, Woakes lets it through to the keeper.

  • 54.5

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Flicks it through square leg for a run.

  • 54.4

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Driven through mid off by the batsman.

  • 54.3

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, BOUNCER! The batsman ducks under it.

  • 54.2

    J Hazlewood to J Bairstow, Fuller in length on off, the batsman drives it to mid off.

  • 54.1

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Length on off, Jonny defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 54
    NO RUN, 1 WICKET ENG 155/6
    J Bairstow 23 (36)
    C Woakes 0 (4)
    J Hazlewood 12-2-40-3
    N Lyon 19-2-59-3
  • 53.6

    N Lyon to Woakes, The batsman works it down the leg side.

  • 53.5

    N Lyon to Woakes, The batsman has been beaten by the off spin.

  • 53.4

    N Lyon to Woakes, Comes down the track and drives it back to the bowler.

  • 53.3

    N Lyon to Woakes, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 53.2

    N Lyon to Ali, OUT! No, he has not! Lovely camera work there! That was very marginal. A huge breakthrough for Australia, just as a partnership was forming, Lyon gets the breakthrough. He now has all three left-handers in this innings. Lyon tosses it up on off and gets it to turn away sharply. Moeen Ali plants his front foot forward in defense but gets beaten. Paine collects the ball and whips the bails off quickly and appeals, he's quite confident. Moeen, although is seen shaking his head. They go upstairs, replays are not very conclusive. The third umpire wanted a better shot, a more squarer angle perhaps. He had a look at various angles and then finally decides to give it out after the masterpiece angle which hinted that nothing is behind the popping crease. The decision is made and Moeen has been given the marching orders. He is looking dejected on his way back. Michael Clarke on-air mentions the benefit of the doubt should have been given to Moeen Ali there after watching the stump camera angle as he felt Ali had something behind the line. A very, very marginal call, could have gone both ways. A big wicket nevertheless for Australia and now England are 6 down for a lead of 129. Also, this is the first time Moeen Ali has been stumped out in Test cricket.

  • 53.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter on off, turning away. Moeen prods forward and defends it.

  • OVER 53
    2 RUNS ENG 155/5
    M Ali 40 (62)
    J Bairstow 23 (36)
    N Lyon 18-2-59-2
    J Hazlewood 12-2-40-3
  • 52.6

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Cuts the short ball towards deep point and bags a brace.

  • 52.5

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Bowls the ball outside off, he was bringing it in all this time and then throws this one outside off. Bairstow goes for a loose shot away from his body but gets beaten. Hazlewood also has a word with him. Excellent over!

  • 52.4

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Good length on off, swinging back in. The batsman drives it back at the bowler only to hit the stumps at the non-striker's end.

  • 52.3

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, Jonny plays it to point.

  • 52.2

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Fuller on off, tailing back in. A similar ball to the delivery which dismissed Joe Root. Bairstow played it much better as he drove it down towards mid off.

  • 52.1

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Fuller in length on off, Jonny drives it to covers.

  • OVER 52
    2 RUNS ENG 153/5
    J Bairstow 21 (30)
    M Ali 40 (62)
    P Cummins 12-4-23-0
    N Lyon 18-2-59-2
  • 51.6

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 51.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Bairstow flicks it with the spin through square leg for a run.

  • 51.4

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single.

  • 51.3

    N Lyon to Ali, BEAUTY! Lyon tosses it up on middle, the ball turns away sharply. Ali lunges forward and tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 51.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter on middle, Ali works it to mid-wicket.

  • 51.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Tosses it up outside off, spins away further. Moeen lets it be.

  • OVER 51
    2 RUNS ENG 151/5
    M Ali 39 (57)
    J Bairstow 20 (29)
    N Lyon 17-2-57-2
    P Cummins 12-4-23-0
  • 50.6

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Good length on off, Jonny guides it to gully.

  • 50.5

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, Jonny pushes it to mid off.

  • 50.4

    Pat Cummins to Ali, On the pads, Ali flicks it down to deep square leg to change strike. Poor by Cummins, all his fielders were on the off side and he drifted it on the pads.

  • 50.3

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Both of them are busy players and runs will keep ticking if they are at the crease. Once again, Bairstow flicks it with the angle through square leg for a run to bring up the 150.

  • 50.2

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, the batsman defends it off the back foot.

  • 50.1

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Shorter in length on middle, Jonny ducks under it.

  • OVER 50
    NO RUN ENG 149/5
    J Bairstow 19 (24)
    M Ali 38 (56)
    N Lyon 17-2-57-2
    N Lyon 17-2-57-2
  • 49.6

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flicks it with the spin through the leg side for a run.

  • 49.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, SIX! First six of this innings! We know Bairstow is a dangerous stroke maker and he just shows why. Lyon floats it up on middle, Jonny makes good use of his feet to get to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over the mid-wicket boundary for a maximum. The lead is now above 120.

  • 49.4

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 49.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter on middle, Ali gets well back in his crease and flicks it towards wide mid on for a run.

  • 49.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Shorter in length on off, Ali punches it to covers.

  • 49.1

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball.

  • 48.6

    Pat Cummins to M Ali, Short on the body of the batsman. Ali pulls it down to fine leg for a run.

  • 48.5

    Pat Cummins to Ali, Slower ball on off, Ali reads it well and defends it off the front foot.

  • 48.4

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Strokes it through the off side for a run.

  • 48.3

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 48.2

    Pat Cummins to Ali, Flicks it off his pads to the man at deep square leg for a run.

  • 48.1

    Pat Cummins to Ali, Full toss on off, Ali pushes it to covers.

  • 47.6

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Tosses it up on off, Jonny prods forward in defense.

  • 47.5

    N Lyon to Bairstow, FOUR! Too easy as there is no one in the cover region! Lyon bowls it way outside off, Bairstow strokes it through covers. Cummins gives it a chase but is not able to stop it. He nearly hurt his knees there on the slide, needs to be careful.

  • 47.4

    N Lyon to Bairstow, Flatter on off, Bairstow lunges forward and blocks it.

  • 47.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Works it against the spin towards wide mid on for a run.

  • 47.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Shorter in length on off, Ali punches it to covers.

  • 47.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter on middle, Ali covers the line and defends it.

  • 46.6

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Good length on off, Jonny defends it off the back foot.

  • 46.5

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Length on off, pushed to covers.

  • 46.4

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Back of a length on off, Bairstow pushes it down to mid off.

  • 46.3

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, BOUNCER! Bairstow ducks under it.

  • 46.2

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Fuller ball on off, the batsman drives it to mid off.

  • 46.1

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Length on off, Jonny defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 46
    NO RUN ENG 133/5
    J Bairstow 7 (10)
    M Ali 34 (46)
    P Cummins 9-3-18-0
    N Lyon 15-1-44-2
  • 45.6

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 45.5

    N Lyon to Ali, Why is there no short leg? Maybe because Moeen is playing attacking cricket. Well if there was one, Ali could have been a goner. Smith has missed a trick here. Quicker on middle, goes on with the arm. Ali tries to defend but it takes the inside edge, hits the pads and goes uppishly through the vacant short leg area towards square leg.

  • 45.4

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter on off, Ali defends it off the back foot.

  • 45.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Tosses it up on off, Ali lunges forward in defense.

  • 45.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Wide enough for the batsman to play at it.

  • 45.1

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • OVER 45
    6 RUNS ENG 133/5
    M Ali 34 (40)
    J Bairstow 7 (10)
    N Lyon 14-1-44-2
    P Cummins 9-3-18-0
  • 44.6

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Errs in line and angles it on the pads, Jonny flicks it down towards fine leg. Hazlewood there runs to his right and saves a couple for his side.

  • 44.5

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Shorter in length on middle, Jonny watches it early and ducks under it.

  • 44.4

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, FOUR! Third boundary after the lunch break! Short ball outside off by Cummins. Bairstow cuts it through point for a boundary.

  • 44.3

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Bowls it on the pads, Bairstow tries to flick but gets an inside edge onto his pads. There is a muted appeal from the Australians but nothing from the umpire.

  • 44.2

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Flicks it with the angle to the man at square leg.

  • 44.1

    Pat Cummins to Bairstow, Length on off, Jonny defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 44
    8 RUNS ENG 127/5
    J Bairstow 1 (4)
    M Ali 34 (40)
    J Hazlewood 11-2-38-3
    N Lyon 14-1-44-2
  • 43.6

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 43.5

    N Lyon to Ali, FOUR! Nails the sweep to perfection this time! Fuller in length from Lyon, Mooen goes down on one knee and sweeps it through square leg for a boundary. The lead has now crossed 100.

  • 43.4

    N Lyon to Ali, Drags his length back outside off, Ali cuts it to covers.

  • 43.3

    N Lyon to Ali, FOUR! Top shot! Good intent from Moeen, he should not let Lyon dictate terms here. He sees flight on the delivery and comes down the track to loft it over mid on for a boundary.

  • 43.2

    N Lyon to Ali, BEATEN! Tosses it up on off, turns away sharply! Ali tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 43.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Wide outside off, Ali lets it be.

  • OVER 43
    2 RUNS ENG 119/5
    M Ali 26 (34)
    J Bairstow 1 (4)
    N Lyon 13-1-36-2
    J Hazlewood 11-2-38-3
  • 42.6

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Bouncer, around off, Jonny sways away from the line at the last moment. LUNCH ON DAY 4!

  • 42.5

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Width on offer outside off, Bairstow tries to run it down to third man but finds gully.

  • 42.4

    J Hazlewood to Ali, Pitches it full and on off, Moeen doesn't try to hit it hard and drives it down the ground past the bowler. The mid off fielder runs after it and slides to pull it back. A single taken.

  • 42.3

    J Hazlewood to Ali, Tight leave! Hazlewood angles across a length ball around off, moving away a shade, Moeen covers the line and makes brave leave.

  • 42.2

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Turns it in front of mid-wicket and gets off the mark with a single.

  • 42.1

    J Hazlewood to Bairstow, Good length ball on off, Bairstow remains on the back foot in defense.

  • OVER 42
    4 RUNS ENG 117/5
    J Bairstow 0 (0)
    M Ali 25 (32)
    J Hazlewood 10-2-36-3
    N Lyon 13-1-36-2
  • 41.6

    N Lyon to Ali, Loopy and around off, spinning away, Moeen initially looks to push at it but then withdraws his bat.

  • 41.5

    N Lyon to Ali, Moeen has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 41.4

    N Lyon to Ali, FOUR! Moeen is very severe on anything short. Lyon drops one in the middle of the pitch, Ali goes deep inside the crease and blasts his pull shot through mid-wicket for a boundary.

  • 41.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter and on middle, Moeen goes on the back foot and punches it to the off side.

  • 41.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Full flighted ball on off, Ali lunges and defends it back.

  • 41.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Tossed up ball outside off, spinning away, Moeen allows it through.

  • OVER 41
    7 RUNS, 1 WICKET ENG 113/5
    M Ali 21 (26)
    J Root 51 (104)
    N Lyon 12-1-32-2
    J Hazlewood 10-2-36-3
  • 40.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, OUT! There goes the run-machine and England have half the side back in the hut. What a wicket for Australia! Mark Taylor at the start of the day's play did mention that Root is falling over too much while attempting to play it on the on side. He at that time brought out the clip of Joe's first innings' dismissal and pointed out his mistake. Root's head is falling over rather being nice and straight with eyes parallel to the ground and that has brought his downfall yet again. Falls prey to an inswinger by Hazlewood this time. Josh bowls a full length ball on off and gets it to tail back into the batsman. Root leans forward and across a bit too much as he tries to play on the leg side. He misses the ball completely and it hits him on the front pad. The Australians appeal and the umpire raises his finger. Root is dejected as he is walking back. He, then, stops and has a chat with Moeen but decides not to review it. A wicket on a lead of 87 which often is considered to be Australia's unlucky number but it's a myth as England have lost most wickets on the devil's number.

  • 40.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, Fifty for Root! His 33rd in Tests! He is leading from the front here and has to do what Smith did yesterday, i.e. Bat for a long, long time. Josh bowls it on the pads, Root flicks it through mid-wicket for a brace. The crowd realizing that he has reached his fifty shouts ROOOOT. He raises his bat to acknowledge the applause.

  • 40.4

    J Hazlewood to Ali, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 40.3

    J Hazlewood to Ali, FOUR! Lovely shot! Full ball on off, Ali drives it brilliantly through mid off for a boundary.

  • 40.2

    J Hazlewood to Ali, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 40.1

    J Hazlewood to Ali, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • OVER 40
    8 RUNS ENG 106/4
    M Ali 16 (22)
    J Root 49 (102)
    J Hazlewood 9-2-29-2
    N Lyon 12-1-32-2
  • 39.6

    N Lyon to Root, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads.

  • 39.5

    N Lyon to Ali, Flicks it against the spin towards square leg for a run.

  • 39.4

    N Lyon to Ali, Flatter outside off, Ali lets it be.

  • 39.4

    N Lyon to Root, NO BALL! Comes down the track and flicks it down to long on for a run. There were three men behind square on the leg side and hence a no ball was called.

  • 39.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Sweeps it against the spin through square leg for a run.

  • 39.2

    N Lyon to Ali, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 39.1

    N Lyon to Ali, FOUR! 100 up for England! Runs started to come here for them! Ali errs in line and fires it down the leg side. Ali flicks it fine towards fine leg for a boundary.

  • OVER 39
    8 RUNS ENG 98/4
    M Ali 10 (17)
    J Root 48 (100)
    N Lyon 11-1-24-2
    J Hazlewood 9-2-29-2
  • 38.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, Length on off, Root defends it off the front foot. 8 runs from the over and the lead is now 72.

  • 38.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, FOUR! Second boundary from the over! Josh bowls it fuller in length on off, tailing back in. Root times his drive through mid off. Warner there, gives it a chase, and dives but all in vain.

  • 38.4

    J Hazlewood to Joe Root, Fuller in length on off, Root eases it to covers.

  • 38.3

    J Hazlewood to Joe Root, Fuller in length on middle, Root drives it down to mid on.

  • 38.2

    J Hazlewood to Root, FOUR! Poor ball and dispatched! There were two fielders at backward point but Root still finds the gap. Short and wide outside off from Josh. Root cuts it through that region for a boundary.

  • 38.1

    J Hazlewood to Root, He starts off with a length ball outside off, Root opts not to play at it.

  • OVER 38
    6 RUNS ENG 90/4
    J Root 40 (94)
    M Ali 10 (17)
    M Starc 11-1-33-0
    N Lyon 11-1-24-2
  • 37.6

    N Lyon to Ali, FOUR! Short and wide outside off, too easy for Ali. He slaps it through covers for a boundary.

  • 37.5

    N Lyon to Ali, Floats it up on off, Ali defends it solidly.

  • 37.4

    N Lyon to Ali, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 37.3

    N Lyon to Ali, Tosses it up on off, Moeen covers the line and defends it.

  • 37.2

    N Lyon to Root, Sweeps it with the spin towards fine leg for a run. Joe Root is looking to be proactive against Lyon which is a good ploy by the English skipper.

  • 37.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Too full on the pads, Ali flicks it towards wide mid on for a run.

  • OVER 37
    1 RUN ENG 84/4
    M Ali 5 (12)
    J Root 39 (93)
    N Lyon 10-1-18-2
    M Starc 11-1-33-0
  • 36.6

    M Starc to Ali, Oh, no! He persists with short one and Moeen tucks it around the corner for a run.

  • 36.5

    M Starc to Ali, Bangs it in again on leg stump. Ali ducks under it. Time for a yorker from Starc now?

  • 36.4

    M Starc to Ali, Short again by Starc but this was nicely played by Moeen. He sways out of the way of the delivery, dropping his gloves.

  • 36.3

    M Starc to Ali, A quick bouncer, a well-directed one this time. Ali, at the very last moment ducks under it.

  • 36.2

    M Starc to Ali, Shortish ball down the leg side. Ali watchfully lets it through.

  • 36.1

    M Starc to Ali, Shorter in length on middle, Ali ducks under it.

  • OVER 36
    3 RUNS ENG 83/4
    M Ali 4 (6)
    J Root 39 (93)
    M Starc 10-1-32-0
    N Lyon 10-1-18-2
  • 35.6

    N Lyon to Root, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 35.5

    N Lyon to Root, Tosses it up on middle, Root lets it turn and then plays it to mid-wicket.

  • 35.4

    N Lyon to Root, Works it to mid-wicket with the turn.

  • 35.3

    N Lyon to Root, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 35.2

    N Lyon to Ali, Shorter in length outside off, Ali punches it through the off side for three.

  • 35.1

    N Lyon to Ali, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • OVER 35
    6 RUNS ENG 80/4
    M Ali 1 (4)
    J Root 39 (89)
    N Lyon 9-1-15-2
    M Starc 10-1-32-0
  • 34.6

    M Starc to Root, FOUR! He has managed to get that really fine! Starc once again persists with the short ball on leg stump. Root pulls it very fine down the leg side, past the diving Paine for a boundary.

  • 34.5

    M Starc to Root, Short ball around off, Root first thought about pulling it but then pulled out. He was half committed on the shot and hence the ball hits him on the bat and falls just short of Starc.

  • 34.4

    M Starc to Ali, On the pads, Ali flicks it towards square leg for a run. The lead is now 50.

  • 34.3

    M Starc to M Ali, JUST SHORT! Excellent effort by Smith! Short by Starc on middle, does not rise as much as expected. Ali tries to sway away but the ball hits the gloves and lobs towards the slip cordon. Smith at second slip, knowing the ball won't carry to first slip, puts in a full length dive but the ball lands just short of him.

  • 34.2

    M Starc to Root, Punched off the back foot by the batsman. They pick up a single.

  • 34.1

    M Starc to Root, Back of a length on off, Root defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 34
    1 RUN, 1 WICKET ENG 74/4
    J Root 34 (85)
    M Ali 0 (2)
    M Starc 9-1-26-0
    N Lyon 9-1-15-2
  • 33.6

    N Lyon to Ali, Again some vicious turn and spin away from Ali. He just stands back inside the crease helplessly as it whizzes past the outside edge of his bat. Exceptional bowling by Nathan Lyon!

  • 33.5

    N Lyon to Ali, BEATEN! Welcome Moeen, says Lyon! He again tosses it up on off, the ball turns away sharply. Ali tries to defend but get beaten.

  • 33.4

    N Lyon to D Malan, OUT! Another one bites the dust! It is the Lyon-Smith combination yet again! Brilliant from the off spinner, as mentioned he is the real dangerman and is living up to that tag. He once again gets the better of a left-hander. Tosses it up on middle and gets it to turn away. The ball also bounces a tad extra as Malan draws forward in defense. He seems to have the line covered but the away spin gathers the outside edge. Smith takes a relatively easier catch this time. He is having a picnic. Two quick wickets here and England are in deep trouble. Lyon roars in joy and England are now effectively 48 for 4. Prodding forward against Nathan is not a smart ploy, especially with the amount of spin and bounce he is getting, reckons Ian Chappell on air. Also, for the first time in a calendar year, Lyon has picked 50 wickets!

  • 33.3

    N Lyon to Malan, Slower through the air, Malan lets it be.

  • 33.2

    N Lyon to Malan, Shorter outside off, Malan punches it to covers.

  • 33.1

    N Lyon to Root, Flatter on middle, turning into the batsman. Root flicks it down towards fine leg for a run. He is not getting it right to Root, he is bowling a better line to the left-hander.

  • OVER 33
    3 RUNS ENG 73/3
    J Root 33 (84)
    D Malan 4 (14)
    N Lyon 8-1-14-1
    M Starc 9-1-26-0
  • 32.6

    M Starc to Joe Root, Short ball on middle, Root pulls it towards fine leg. There is protection in the deep and the batsmen only get a single.

  • 32.5

    M Starc to Malan, Starc switches to around the wicket! A similar angle in which he got Malan out in the first innings. He bangs it short but only bounces till waist height. Malan nudges it down to fine leg for a run.

  • 32.4

    M Starc to Root, Angles it on the pads, Root flicks it down to fine leg for a run. The lead is now 45.

  • 32.3

    M Starc to Root, On the shorter side outside off, Root cuts it to the man at gully.

  • 32.2

    M Starc to Root, Good length outside off, Root lets it be.

  • 32.1

    M Starc to Root, Shorter in length outside off, Root mistimes his cut to point.

  • OVER 32
    3 RUNS ENG 70/3
    J Root 31 (79)
    D Malan 3 (13)
    P Cummins 8-3-12-0
    N Lyon 8-1-14-1
  • 31.6

    N Lyon to Malan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 31.5

    N Lyon to Root, Shorter in length on middle, Root allows the ball to do its bit and then pulls it towards fine leg for a run.

  • 31.4

    N Lyon to Malan, Shorter in length outside off, Malan cuts it towards Khawaja at point, who dives to his left and makes a decent stop. Although, he cannot stop the single.

  • 31.3

    N Lyon to Malan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 31.2

    N Lyon to Malan, BEATEN! He has to get it a little fuller though! Flatter on middle, turns away from the batsman. Malan rocks back to defend but is beaten by the turn.

  • 31.1

    N Lyon to Root, Works it around the corner with the spin for a run.

  • OVER 31
    3 RUNS ENG 67/3
    J Root 29 (77)
    D Malan 2 (9)
    N Lyon 7-1-11-1
    P Cummins 8-3-12-0
  • 30.6

    Pat Cummins to Root, Good length on off, Root tries to defend but gets it off the inner half towards the leg side for a run.

  • 30.5

    Pat Cummins to Malan, Short ball by Cummins, Malan who also loves pulling the ball does so nicely towards backward square leg for a run. He has to be careful though as he fell prey to the short ball ploy in the first innings.

  • 30.4

    Pat Cummins to Malan, Length ball outside off, Malan watchfully makes a leave.

  • 30.3

    Pat Cummins to Root, Angles it on the pads, Root flicks it but not off the middle towards square leg for a run.

  • 30.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, Back of a length outside off, Root lets it be.

  • 30.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Angles in a good length ball on off, Root remains back and pushes it out with an angled bat to gully.

  • OVER 30
    2 RUNS ENG 64/3
    J Root 27 (73)
    D Malan 1 (7)
    P Cummins 7-2-9-0
    N Lyon 7-1-11-1
  • 29.6

    N Lyon to Malan, Wide enough for the batsman to leave it alone. Time for drinks!

  • 29.5

    N Lyon to Malan, Fires it in but on the shorter side. Malan camps back and defends it.

  • 29.4

    N Lyon to Root, Root also dances down the track. Lyon pulls his length back a little seeing that. Joe adjusts and flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.

  • 29.3

    N Lyon to Malan, Makes good use of his feet and comes down the track. He drives it towards mid off and sets off for a run. The fielder there scores a direct hit at the striker's end but Root has made his crease.

  • 29.2

    N Lyon to Malan, Fuller on off, Malan defends it towards covers.

  • 29.1

    N Lyon to Malan, Flatter outside off, gets it to turn away further. Malan lets it be.

  • OVER 29
    NO RUN ENG 62/3
    D Malan 0 (2)
    J Root 26 (72)
    N Lyon 6-1-9-1
    P Cummins 7-2-9-0
  • 28.6

    Pat Cummins to Root, Bouncer down the leg side, Root as mentioned earlier does not like to duck much and goes for the pull but gets beaten.

  • 28.5

    Pat Cummins to Root, Edged...but short! Good length on off, might have hit a crack. The ball straightens and takes the edge as he tries to defend. Falls short of Smith at second slip.

  • 28.4

    Pat Cummins to Root, The batsman rocks onto the backfoot and punches the ball.

  • 28.3

    Pat Cummins to Root, Wide outside off stump, the batsman leaves it alone.

  • 28.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, Back of a length outside off, Root punches it to the man at point.

  • 28.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Bouncer! Root ducks under it.

  • OVER 28
    1 RUN, 1 WICKET ENG 62/3
    J Root 26 (66)
    D Malan 0 (2)
    P Cummins 6-2-9-0
    N Lyon 6-1-9-1
  • 27.6

    N Lyon to Malan, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 27.5

    N Lyon to Malan, Drags his length back outside off, Malan cuts it to point.

  • 27.4

    N Lyon to Stoneman, OUT! A big breakthrough for Australia this morning and Lyon is the man who provides it. He likes bowling to the left-handers and has delivered the goods. Stoneman, who looked rock solid out there, is walking back. Nathan tosses it up and lands on off, gets it to turn away with extra bounce. Stoneman plants his front foot ahead and tries to defend but it curves away to take the outside edge towards Smith at first slip. The Aussie skipper is very alert as always and goes down low to his left to complete a nice catch. The Australians are pumped up after a low profile beginning. This should get them going now. Forget the quickies, Lyon is the real dangerman. England are effectively 36 for 3.

  • 27.3

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Tosses it up on off, Stoneman drives it to covers.

  • 27.2

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 27.1

    N Lyon to Root, Flatter on middle, turning back in. Root camps back and plays it towards cover for a run.

  • OVER 27
    1 RUN ENG 61/2
    J Root 25 (65)
    M Stoneman 27 (78)
    N Lyon 5-1-8-0
    P Cummins 6-2-9-0
  • 26.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, That must have hurt! Stoneman since yesterday has dealt some blows! Cummins bangs in a short one, aimed at the rib cage of the batsman. Stoneman tries to leave it but gets hit on the back of the arm, just above the elbow to be precise.

  • 26.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Bouncer! Stoneman moves out of the way and lets it through to the keeper.

  • 26.4

    Pat Cummins to Root, Flicks it with the angle through square leg to change strike.

  • 26.3

    Pat Cummins to Root, Length outside off, Root defends it towards the off side for no runs.

  • 26.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, Excellent bouncer! They have a field set for it. Cummins comes steaming in and bangs it short just outside off. Root tries to drag his pull but gets beaten in the process. A risky shot attempted by the skipper.

  • 26.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Just behind a length on off, Root defends it onto the ground.

  • OVER 26
    1 RUN ENG 60/2
    J Root 24 (61)
    M Stoneman 27 (76)
    P Cummins 5-2-8-0
    N Lyon 5-1-8-0
  • 25.6

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Tries to bowl it quicker but on the shorter side. Mark camps back and defends it.

  • 25.5

    N Lyon to Stoneman, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 25.4

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Flatter on off, Stoneman defends it stoutly.

  • 25.3

    N Lyon to Root, Gives it air this time on middle, Root flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.

  • 25.2

    N Lyon to Root, Tucks it with the spin on the leg side.

  • 25.1

    N Lyon to Root, Pitches it on leg stump, turning away. Root lets it be.

  • OVER 25
    5 RUNS ENG 59/2
    J Root 23 (58)
    M Stoneman 27 (73)
    N Lyon 4-0-7-0
    P Cummins 5-2-8-0
  • 24.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 24.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, FOUR! Just behind a length outside off, Stoneman punches it through backward point and gets a boundary. It goes uppishly past the right side of the gully fielder but safe in the end.

  • 24.4

    Pat Cummins to Root, Fuller on the pads, Root flicks it towards wide mid on. Root called for two but had to settle for one.

  • 24.3

    Pat Cummins to Joe Root, Fuller in length on off, Root who is oozing with confidence today, plants his front foot ahead and drives it to the man at covers.

  • 24.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, Back of a length on off, Root defends it towards mid on this time.

  • 24.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Good length on off, Root defends it to mid off.

  • OVER 24
    NO RUN ENG 54/2
    J Root 22 (54)
    M Stoneman 23 (71)
    P Cummins 4-2-3-0
    N Lyon 4-0-7-0
  • 23.6

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Drags his length back outside off, Stoneman cuts it to point.

  • 23.5

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Fires it on middle, Stoneman defends it towards mid-wicket.

  • 23.4

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Bowls it quicker on middle, gets it to bounce a touch more. Stoneman defends it off the back foot.

  • 23.3

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Slower through the air on middle, turning away. Mark defends it solidly.

  • 23.2

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Quicker on off, Stoneman lets it turn away and then leaves it.

  • 23.1

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Flatter on off, Stoneman lunges forward in defense.

  • OVER 23
    2 RUNS ENG 54/2
    M Stoneman 23 (65)
    J Root 22 (54)
    M Starc 8-1-23-0
    P Cummins 4-2-3-0
  • 22.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Much better! He bangs it in short on the body of Stoneman who tucks it around the corner for a run.

  • 22.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Yes we do but it is too wide outside off. Shorter in length, Stoneman lets it be.

  • 22.4

    Pat Cummins to Root, Back of a length outside off, Root off the back foot, punches it through covers for a run.

  • 22.3

    Pat Cummins to Root, Good length on off, angling into the batsman. Root defends it onto the ground.

  • 22.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, Back of a length outside off, Root defends it towards gully. He goes down and has a chat with his partner after playing the ball. They have come out really focused here.

  • 22.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Fullish ball on off, Root mistimes his drive towards mid off.

  • OVER 22
    2 RUNS ENG 52/2
    J Root 21 (50)
    M Stoneman 22 (63)
    J Hazlewood 8-1-21-2
    M Starc 8-1-23-0
  • 21.6

    M Starc to Stoneman, Back of a length on off, Stoneman hops and defends it onto the ground.

  • 21.5

    M Starc to Stoneman, This time it is outside off, on the shorter side. Easy for Mark as he lets it through.

  • 21.4

    M Starc to Stoneman, Errs in line, shorter in length. He is trying to get it at the body of Stoneman but has not found his rhythm yet. He bowls it down the leg side. Stoneman leaves it.

  • 21.3

    M Starc to Root, Shorter in length outside off, Root punches it through point for a run. He is a busy player once he gets going. He will keep ticking the scoreboard.

  • 21.2

    M Starc to Stoneman, Just ahead of a length on the stumps, Stoneman pushes it towards wide mid on for a run.

  • 21.1

    M Starc to Stoneman, Back of a length on off, Stoneman defends it solidly.

  • OVER 21
    NO RUN ENG 50/2
    M Stoneman 21 (58)
    J Root 20 (49)
    M Starc 7-1-21-0
    J Hazlewood 8-1-21-2
  • 20.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump. A maiden by Hazlewood.

  • 20.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, Similar length outside off, Root cuts it towards Marsh at point who makes a good stop. Joe seems to be getting confident after each delivery he is facing.

  • 20.4

    J Hazlewood to Joe Root, Finds the edge but goes along the ground to gully! Good probing length from Josh. He bowls it around middle, straightens a touch, a similar delivery to what he bowled to Vince but that had a little more pace. Root gets squared up as he tries to defend it and gets a soft outside edge to gully.

  • 20.3

    J Hazlewood to Root, Fullish on middle, Root eases it down to mid on.

  • 20.2

    J Hazlewood to Root, Better by Hazlewood, he is now starting to find his length. He lands it around off. Root covers his off stump and lets it through.

  • 20.1

    J Hazlewood to Root, Fuller in length outside off, Root lets it be.

  • OVER 20
    2 RUNS ENG 50/2
    J Root 20 (43)
    M Stoneman 21 (58)
    J Hazlewood 7-1-21-2
    M Starc 7-1-21-0
  • 19.6

    M Starc to Stoneman, Wide outside off, at 143 kph. Stoneman is not interested at playing at those.

  • 19.5

    M Starc to Stoneman, Conventional length outside off, Stoneman shoulders his arms to it.

  • 19.4

    M Starc to Stoneman, A better attempt of a short ball. He does get it to bounce a touch more but the line is down the leg side. Stoneman need not play at those.

  • 19.3

    M Starc to Stoneman, Shorter outside off, no bounce off the wicket. Stoneman easily sways away from the delivery.

  • 19.2

    M Starc to Root, Length on middle, Root taps it towards mid-wicket for a single.

  • 19.1

    M Starc to Stoneman, Angles it on the pads, Stoneman works it on the leg side for a run.

  • OVER 19
    6 RUNS ENG 48/2
    M Stoneman 20 (53)
    J Root 19 (42)
    M Starc 6-1-19-0
    J Hazlewood 7-1-21-2
  • 18.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, Fuller on the pads, too easy for Root. He clips it through mid-wicket for a couple.

  • 18.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, FOUR! Runs are flowing today morning! Hazlewood bangs it short outside off, Root hops and guides it through backward point to fetch himself another boundary.

  • 18.4

    J Hazlewood to Root, Back of a length on off, Root guides it to gully.

  • 18.3

    J Hazlewood to Root, Just ahead of a length on off, Root defends it off the front foot quite easily.

  • 18.2

    J Hazlewood to Root, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 18.1

    J Hazlewood to Root, Good length on off, Root defends it solidly.

  • OVER 18
    5 RUNS ENG 42/2
    J Root 13 (36)
    M Stoneman 20 (53)
    J Hazlewood 6-1-15-2
    M Starc 6-1-19-0
  • 17.6

    M Starc to Joe Root, Here comes the short ball, but does not get up that much. Root as mentioned does not duck and goes for the pull. He does it well down towards fine leg for a run. Starc needs to get the ball to bounce a lot higher than the last one. That was a comfortable height for Root.

  • 17.5

    M Starc to Root, Back of a length on middle, Root camps back and defends it onto the ground.

  • 17.4

    M Starc to Root, Fuller in length on off, Root drives it back to the bowler.

  • 17.3

    M Starc to Root, FOUR! Elegant! Full and wide outside off, a juicy half-volley. Root leans into it and drives it through covers to give England their first boundary of the day.

  • 17.2

    M Starc to Root, A yorker again but outside off, Root once again digs it out to point.

  • 17.1

    M Starc to Root, Starts off with a yorker outside off, Root digs it out to covers.

  • OVER 17
    4 RUNS ENG 37/2
    J Root 8 (30)
    M Stoneman 20 (53)
    N Lyon 3-0-7-0
    J Hazlewood 6-1-15-2
  • 16.6

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through. Four runs from the first over.

  • 16.5

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Length outside off, Stoneman lets it be.

  • 16.4

    J Hazlewood to Root, Risky by Root, had he missed that he was plumb! His head is falling a little. Hazlewood bowls it a touch fuller on middle, Root plants his front foot across and tries to flick. He gets an inside edge through square leg for a single.

  • 16.3

    J Hazlewood to Root, Root gets his first runs of the day as well! Pitched up ball on off by Josh, Root presses forward a bit, opens the face of the bat a little and guides it past the diving gully fielder. Good running by the batsmen to collect two.

  • 16.2

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Stoneman is away for today! Back of a length on middle by Hazlewood, Stoneman taps it towards mid on for a quick run.

  • 16.1

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, He starts off with a length delivery in the zone outside off, a perfect Test match line. Stoneman watchfully allows it through to the keeper.

  • OVER 16
    2 RUNS ENG 33/2
    M Stoneman 19 (49)
    J Root 5 (28)
    P Cummins 3-2-1-0
    N Lyon 3-0-7-0
  • 15.6

    N Lyon to Root, Poor ball to end the day, just like Broad ended yesterday. Spinning down the leg side, Root lets it go through to the keeper. STUMPS ON DAY 3!

  • 15.5

    N Lyon to M Stoneman, Brilliantly bowled, he finds the edge but to no avail! He gives it air on middle, gets it to turn away. Stoneman tries to defend with firm hands and gets an outside edge rolling towards short third man for a run.

  • 15.4

    N Lyon to Root, Flicks it with the spin towards square leg for a run.

  • 15.3

    N Lyon to Root, Tosses it up on middle, Root lunges forward in defense.

  • 15.2

    N Lyon to Root, He is pushing it through but shorter in length outside off. Root pushes it to the man at covers.

  • 15.1

    N Lyon to Root, Flatter outside off, turning back in. Root defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 15
    1 RUN ENG 31/2
    J Root 4 (23)
    M Stoneman 18 (48)
    N Lyon 2-0-5-0
    P Cummins 3-2-1-0
  • 14.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Just behind the length on off, Stoneman rocks back and defends it.

  • 14.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Bouncer! The batsman does well to evade it.

  • 14.4

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Back of a length on off, Stoneman camps back in defense.

  • 14.3

    Pat Cummins to Root, Length ball on off, Root defends it towards covers for a run.

  • 14.2

    Pat Cummins to Root, The batsman picked that bouncer early and let it through to the keeper.

  • 14.1

    Pat Cummins to Root, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • OVER 14
    1 RUN ENG 30/2
    J Root 3 (20)
    M Stoneman 18 (45)
    P Cummins 2-1-0-0
    N Lyon 2-0-5-0
  • 13.6

    N Lyon to Stoneman, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot.

  • 13.5

    N Lyon to Stoneman, CLOSE! Quicker this time by Lyon, outside off at 95.5 kph, he wants it to go on with the arm and it does so. Stoneman opts not to play a shot at it and the ball goes really close past the off stump. Smart bowling!

  • 13.4

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Darts it on off, Stoneman punches it to the man at covers.

  • 13.3

    N Lyon to Stoneman, BEATEN! Floats it up on off, turning away. Stoneman lunges forward in defense but only to get beaten by the away turn.

  • 13.2

    N Lyon to Stoneman, The batsman was beaten and missed the line of the delivery.

  • 13.1

    N Lyon to Root, Flatter on middle, Root flicks it through the leg side for a run.

  • OVER 13
    NO RUN ENG 29/2
    J Root 2 (19)
    M Stoneman 18 (40)
    N Lyon 1-0-4-0
    P Cummins 2-1-0-0
  • 12.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Back of a length on off, Stoneman tries to defend but gets a soft outside edge towards the man at slip.

  • 12.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Bouncer! The batsman ducks in time to let that one go over him.

  • 12.4

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Stoneman is getting stoned here! Cummins again bangs it short on leg stump, Stoneman takes his eyes off the ball as he tries to fend at it. He takes one hand off the handle but the ball hits him on the glove which is holding the handle and rolls to leg gully. He is having a tough time here. This is hostile pace bowling.

  • 12.3

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, The batsman defends it from within the crease.

  • 12.2

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, That is up in the air...but safe! Cummins is bowling really quick here. He bangs it short on leg stump, the ball comes quicker off the pitch. Stoneman tries to defend but the ball hits him on the glove and lobs way ahead of Khawaja who comes running in from gully.

  • 12.1

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Short but down the leg side, Stoneman lets it through to the keeper.

  • OVER 12
    4 RUNS ENG 29/2
    M Stoneman 18 (34)
    J Root 2 (19)
    P Cummins 1-0-0-0
    N Lyon 1-0-4-0
  • 11.6

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Lyon has not got it right in this over. He bowls it short again on middle, Stoneman camps back and times his flick through mid-wicket. Due to the big outfield here, the ball slows down as it gets close to the rope. Hazlewood comes running from deep backward square leg and picks up the ball. They take three and ENGLAND LEAD by the same margin!

  • 11.5

    N Lyon to Stoneman, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 11.4

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Slower through the air on off, turns away after pitching. Stoneman tries to defend but is beaten by the away turn.

  • 11.3

    N Lyon to Stoneman, Flatter but on the shorter side by Lyon on middle. Stoneman flicks it to short leg.

  • 11.2

    N Lyon to Root, SCORES LEVEL! Short ball down the leg side by Lyon. Root pulls it down towards fine leg for a run.

  • 11.1

    N Lyon to Root, Drags his length back on middle, Root pushes it down to mid off.

  • OVER 11
    NO RUN ENG 25/2
    J Root 1 (17)
    M Stoneman 15 (30)
    J Hazlewood 5-1-11-2
    P Cummins 1-0-0-0
  • 10.6

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Good length outside off, Mark lets it be. A maiden by Cummins to start off with.

  • 10.5

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Bangs it short on middle, Stoneman tucks it to short leg who was just brought in.

  • 10.4

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Shorter in length outside off, Stoneman lets it be.

  • 10.3

    Pat Cummins to M Stoneman, Full ball on off, Stoneman eases it to mid off.

  • 10.2

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Fuller in length outside off, Stoneman opts not to play at it.

  • 10.1

    Pat Cummins to Stoneman, Starts off with a beauty! He lands it on a length around off, gets it to shape away after pitching. Stoneman tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • OVER 10
    1 RUN ENG 25/2
    M Stoneman 15 (24)
    J Root 1 (17)
    M Starc 5-1-14-0
    J Hazlewood 5-1-11-2
  • 9.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, On a length around off, Root defends it off the back foot to mid off.

  • 9.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, Full ball on off, Root drives it to mid off.

  • 9.4

    J Hazlewood to Joe Root, Fuller in length on off, Root times his drive well but it goes straight to point.

  • 9.3

    J Hazlewood to Root, Good length on off, nipping back in. Root covers the swing and defends it back towards the bowler.

  • 9.2

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Bowls it on the pads, Stoneman flicks it down to fine leg for a run.

  • 9.1

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Bangs it in on off. Stoneman defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 9
    2 RUNS ENG 24/2
    M Stoneman 14 (22)
    J Root 1 (13)
    J Hazlewood 4-1-10-2
    M Starc 5-1-14-0
  • 8.6

    M Starc to Stoneman, Angles it on the pads, Stoneman works it down to fine leg to keep strike.

  • 8.5

    M Starc to Root, Short aimed at the rib cage of the batsman. Root pulls it down to fine leg for a run.

  • 8.4

    M Starc to Root, Fuller this time outside off, Root opts not to play at it.

  • 8.3

    M Starc to Root, Good length on off, angling away. Root defends it by covering the line of the ball.

  • 8.2

    M Starc to Root, Short ball down the leg side, Root ducks under it.

  • 8.1

    M Starc to Root, Short and outside off, Root resists the temptation to cut and lets it through to the keeper.

  • OVER 8
    4 RUNS ENG 22/2
    J Root 0 (8)
    M Stoneman 13 (21)
    M Starc 4-1-12-0
    J Hazlewood 4-1-10-2
  • 7.6

    J Hazlewood to M Stoneman, Fullish ball on off, Mark drives it to mid on.

  • 7.5

    J Hazlewood to M Stoneman, FOUR! A much-needed boundary for England! Fuller ball outside off by Hazlewood from around the wicket. Stoneman drives it through covers and the ball races to the fence.

  • 7.4

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Short ball outside off, does not bounce enough. Stoneman evades it.

  • 7.3

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 7.2

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Fuller in length this time on off, Stoneman defends it off the back foot.

  • 7.1

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Back of a length outside off, Stoneman plays inside the line and lets it through.

  • OVER 7
    1 RUN ENG 18/2
    M Stoneman 9 (15)
    J Root 0 (8)
    J Hazlewood 3-0-6-2
    M Starc 4-1-12-0
  • 6.6

    M Starc to Root, Good length outside off, Root lets it be.

  • 6.5

    M Starc to Root, Bouncer again and Root this time ducks under it.

  • 6.4

    Starc to Root, Right on the helmet! Starc has his tail up here! He bowls it short and the ball skids off the surface. Root is late to react and tries to fend by taking his eyes off the ball. The ball hits him straight onto the helmet. Good gesture by the Australians as they walk up to the English skipper to ask him whether he is fine.

  • 6.3

    M Starc to Root, Back of a length on off, Root defends it with authority off the back foot.

  • 6.2

    M Starc to Root, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 6.1

    M Starc to Stoneman, Flicks the ball on the pads down to fine leg for a run.

  • OVER 6
    NO RUN, 1 WICKET ENG 17/2
    M Stoneman 8 (14)
    J Root 0 (3)
    M Starc 3-1-11-0
    J Hazlewood 3-0-6-2
  • 5.6

    J Hazlewood to Root, Similar length on off, Root defends it solidly.

  • 5.5

    J Hazlewood to Root, Back of a length on off, Root defends it off the back foot.

  • 5.4

    J Hazlewood to Root, Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

  • 5.3

    J Hazlewood to Vince, OUT! Second one down and Josh Hazlewood is breathing fire here! Look what one wicket does, he has an extra yard of pace in his deliveries and is also getting the ball to move. He lands it on a length around middle and off and gets it to nip away a touch. James is not sure whether to play forward or back. Ends up trying to defend from the crease but gets squared up. It catches the edge of his bat and goes to second slip where Smith pouches it. He edged the ball prior to this also but it didn't carry to the fielders in the slip cordon. England are in big trouble here. They have already two batsmen back in the hut and are yet to wipe off the deficit. The top scorer for England in the first innings departs early.

  • 5.2

    J Hazlewood to J Vince, Edged but short! Josh bowls it on a length around off, shapes away off the seam. Vince tries to defend but gets an outside edge which falls just short of third slip.

  • 5.1

    J Hazlewood to Vince, Good bowling, he is now oozing with confidence here Hazlewood. He lands it on a length around off, gets it to move away. Vince first thinks of playing at it but then lets it go.

  • OVER 5
    4 RUNS ENG 17/1
    J Vince 2 (3)
    M Stoneman 8 (14)
    J Hazlewood 2-0-6-1
    M Starc 3-1-11-0
  • 4.6

    M Starc to Stoneman, Loose very loose from Stoneman. Starc serves a full ball outside off, inviting the batsman to drive. Stoneman obliges and goes for it but away from his body. He gets beaten.

  • 4.5

    M Starc to Stoneman, Back of a length on middle, Stoneman defends it off the back foot.

  • 4.4

    M Starc to Stoneman, Flicks it with the angle to mid-wicket.

  • 4.3

    M Starc to Stoneman, Absolute gem of a delivery! He goes wide of the crease and lands it on off, gets it to shape away after pitching. Stoneman tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 4.2

    M Starc to Stoneman, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 4.1

    M Starc to Stoneman, FOUR! Too easy for Stoneman! Starc dishes out a full ball on leg stump, Stoneman flicks it through square leg and the ball races to the fence.

  • OVER 4
    2 RUNS, 1 WICKET ENG 13/1
    M Stoneman 4 (8)
    J Vince 2 (3)
    M Starc 2-1-7-0
    J Hazlewood 2-0-6-1
  • 3.6

    J Hazlewood to Vince, On the pads, Vince flicks it through backward square leg for a couple.

  • 3.5

    J Hazlewood to Vince, He bends his back on that one and bowls it short on leg stump. Vince ducks under it.

  • 3.4

    J Hazlewood to Vince, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 3.3

    J Hazlewood to Cook, OUT! Hazlewood strikes and the Gabba erupts! Another failure for Cook courtesy a very good catch by Starc at fine leg. Hazlewood bangs it short on leg stump. Cook tries to pull but fails to middle it properly. He gets a top edge and it flies towards Starc. He runs across to his left and bends low to take a brilliant catch. An early wicket for Australia, just what they needed. Also Hazlewood gets a wicket, this should get him going now. It does mean a lot to him which shows in his celebration. England trail by 15. Cook was troubled many times by the short ball ploy in the 2013-14 Ashes and he falls prey to one today. Big blow to England.

  • 3.2

    J Hazlewood to Cook, Wide outside off, Cook need not play at it.

  • 3.1

    J Hazlewood to Cook, Back of a length on off, Cook defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 3
    7 RUNS ENG 11/0
    A Cook 7 (10)
    M Stoneman 4 (8)
    J Hazlewood 1-0-4-0
    M Starc 2-1-7-0
  • 2.6

    M Starc to Stoneman, The ball is way outside the off stump, easy leave for the batsman.

  • 2.5

    M Starc to Stoneman, Nice bounce and pace there by Starc! 146 kph! He bangs it short and wide outside off, Stoneman tries to cut but gets beaten by the extra lift that the ball got off the surface.

  • 2.4

    M Starc to Cook, Back of a length on off, Cook taps it towards covers for a run.

  • 2.3

    M Starc to A Cook, EDGY FOUR! Cook won't mind though! Starc lands it on a length around off. Cook tries to defend but it takes an outside edge through gully for a boundary.

  • 2.2

    M Starc to Cook, Shorter in length but on the leg stump. Cook flicks it through square leg for a brace to get off the mark.

  • 2.1

    M Starc to Cook, Flicks it with the angle to square leg.

  • OVER 2
    4 RUNS ENG 4/0
    A Cook 0 (6)
    M Stoneman 4 (6)
    J Hazlewood 1-0-4-0
  • 1.6

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Just ahead of a length on off, the batsman defends it.

  • 1.5

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Bowls it on a length outside off, Stoneman opts not to fiddle with it. This also zips off the surface and also gets good carry as it reaches Tim Paine.

  • 1.4

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, A better line and length! He lands it on off, getting it to angle away. Mark defends it off the front foot.

  • 1.3

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 1.2

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, Good length outside off, Stoneman lets it be.

  • 1.1

    J Hazlewood to Stoneman, FOUR! A boundary to get off the mark for Stoneman! Short and wide outside off by Hazlewood. Stoneman cuts it uppishly but wide of the point fielder.

  • OVER 1
    NO RUN ENG 0/0
    M Stoneman 0 (0)
    A Cook 0 (6)
    M Starc 1-0-0-0
  • 0.6

    M Starc to Cook, Back of a length on off, Cook defends it to point. A maiden to start off by Starc.

  • 0.5

    M Starc to Cook, Fuller in length on off, Cook mistimes his drive to mid on.

  • 0.4

    M Starc to Cook, Length ball on off, no swing available for Starc. Cook defends it solidly.

  • 0.3

    M Starc to Cook, Good length on off, Cook defends it off the front foot.

  • 0.2

    M Starc to Cook, Length outside off, Cook lets it be.

  • 0.1

    M Starc to Cook, Action straightaway! Not the best of balls as he sprays it down the leg side. Cook tries to flick but misses and the ball goes off something to the keeper who takes it and appeals. The umpire shakes his head. Replays later on show it had flicked the pad. Cook will be disappointed to not hit that away.

  • OVER 131
    1 RUN, 1 WICKET AUS 328/10
    N Lyon 9 (22)
    S Smith 141 (326)
    C Woakes 24-5-67-1
    J Root -0-10-1
  • 130.3

    Joe Root to Lyon, OUT! That is it, Lyon is the last man to go! Root gets the final wicket. He bowls it flatter down the leg side. Lyon flicks it straight to the man at leg gully where Cook takes a sharp low catch. Smith straightaway starts walking towards the dressing room as he sees Cook complete the catch. Root turns back and appeals and the umpire raises his finger. AUSTRALIA ARE BOWLED OUT FOR 328!

  • 130.2

    Joe Root to Lyon, Gives it air on leg stump, Lyon flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • 130.1

    Joe Root to Smith, Tucks it around the corner for a run.

  • OVER 130
    5 RUNS AUS 327/9
    S Smith 140 (325)
    N Lyon 9 (20)
    J Root 4-0-9-0
    C Woakes 24-5-67-1
  • 129.6

    C Woakes to Lyon, Good length outside off, Lyon lets it be.

  • 129.5

    C Woakes to Smith, Very full outside off, Smith drives it to covers for a run.

  • 129.4

    C Woakes to Smith, FOUR! Short and on off, Smith stands tall and pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.

  • 129.3

    C Woakes to S Smith, An off cutter which comes back in sharply. Smith first thinks of cutting it but then adjusts and tries to keep it out but gets an inside edge onto his thigh pad.

  • 129.2

    C Woakes to Smith, Shorter in length outside off, Smith cuts it to point.

  • 129.1

    C Woakes to Smith, Bowls it on a length outside off, Smith tries to flick but gets an inside edge onto his pads.

  • OVER 129
    3 RUNS AUS 322/9
    S Smith 135 (320)
    N Lyon 9 (19)
    C Woakes 23-5-62-1
    J Root 4-0-9-0
  • 128.6

    Joe Root to Lyon, Tosses it up outside off, Lyon prods forward to block it.

  • 128.5

    Joe Root to Smith, Works it on the leg side, wide of short fine leg for a single. The lead is now 20.

  • 128.4

    Joe Root to Smith, The batsman has nudged the ball, straight to short fine leg.

  • 128.3

    Joe Root to Lyon, Fuller on middle, Lyon drives it down towards deepish mid on for a run.

  • 128.2

    Joe Root to Lyon, Flatter on off, Lyon defends it off the front foot.

  • 128.1

    Joe Root to Smith, Flicks it with the spin to deep square leg for a run.

  • OVER 128
    4 RUNS AUS 319/9
    S Smith 133 (317)
    N Lyon 8 (16)
    J Ball 18-3-77-1
    C Woakes 23-5-62-1
  • 127.6

    C Woakes to Lyon, A low full toss, almost a yorker on off. Lyon digs it out to covers.

  • 127.5

    C Woakes to Lyon, Angles it on middle, Lyon pushes it to mid on.

  • 127.4

    C Woakes to Lyon, Fuller on middle, Lyon drives it down to mid on.

  • 127.3

    C Woakes to N Lyon, FOUR! Lyon is contributing some very important runs! Short by Woakes on the body. Lyon swivels inside the crease and pulls it fine down the leg side for a boundary.

  • 127.2

    C Woakes to Lyon, Good length on off, Lyon plays it to covers.

  • 127.1

    C Woakes to Lyon, Shorter in length on middle, Lyon defends it solidly.

  • OVER 127
    9 RUNS AUS 315/9
    N Lyon 4 (10)
    S Smith 133 (317)
    C Woakes 22-5-58-1
    J Ball 18-3-77-1
  • 126.6

    J Ball to Smith, FOUR! WOW! Quality batting! Full ball on middle, by Ball. Smith drives it straight down the ground to collect a boundary. Smith also has some words to say to Jake Ball after that shot. The lead is now in double digits.

  • 126.5

    J Ball to Smith, Length on middle, Smith pushes it towards mid on.

  • 126.4

    J Ball to Lyon, Too easy for Lyon! Ball again bowls it on the leg stump. Nathan flicks it to fine leg to hand over the strike to his skipper.

  • 126.3

    J Ball to Smith, Drifts it on the pads, Smith flicks it down to fine leg and takes a run. He is showing trust in Lyon.

  • 126.2

    J Ball to Lyon, Lyon says he can play shots too! He flicks it with the angle through mid-wicket and the batsmen run three. Also Steven Smith is back on strike.

  • 126.1

    J Ball to Lyon, Good length on off, Lyon defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 126
    2 RUNS AUS 306/9
    N Lyon 0 (7)
    S Smith 128 (314)
    J Ball 17-3-68-1
    C Woakes 22-5-58-1
  • 125.6

    C Woakes to Smith, A poor ball by Woakes but a useful one in the end. He drifts it down the leg side. Smith lets it through to the keeper. Lyon will be on strike for the next over.

  • 125.5

    C Woakes to Smith, Bouncer on middle, Steven goes for the upper cut but does not connect.

  • 125.4

    C Woakes to Smith, Shorter in length outside off, Smith cuts it to point.

  • 125.3

    C Woakes to Smith, Fullish outside off, Smith square drives it. Stoneman in the deep makes a tumbling stop but can't stop two. He is still wearing his shin guards even though he is fielding in the deep.

  • 125.2

    C Woakes to Smith, Driven through the covers by the batsman.

  • 125.1

    C Woakes to S Smith, Fuller in length on middle, Smith times his drive beautifully to mid on.

  • OVER 125
    5 RUNS AUS 304/9
    S Smith 126 (308)
    N Lyon 0 (7)
    S Broad 25-10-49-3
    J Ball 17-3-68-1
  • 124.6

    J Ball to Lyon, Smith does not run, rightly so! Lyon flicks the shortish ball down to deep square leg. The skipper refuses the single.

  • 124.5

    J Ball to Lyon, Shortish ball outside off, Lyon lets it be.

  • 124.4

    J Ball to S Smith, Pulls the bouncer down to fine leg for a run.

  • 124.3

    J Ball to Smith, FOUR! AUSTRALIA LEAD BY 1 RUN! Brilliant by Smith! Ball bangs it in short on leg stump. Smith shuffles inside and flicks it over the leg gully fielder for a boundary.

  • 124.2

    J Ball to Smith, Shorter in length again, Smith makes room and tries to play a forehand smash down the ground but misses. Steven wanted it to be called a wide but nothing from the umpire.

  • 124.1

    J Ball to Smith, Kevin Pietersen on-air mentions that with the field Joe Root has set, Ball just cannot pitch it up. The bowler does not. He bangs it short down the leg side. Smith has the easiest of leaves.

  • OVER 124
    1 RUN AUS 299/9
    S Smith 121 (304)
    N Lyon 0 (5)
    M Ali 30-8-74-2
    S Broad 25-10-49-3
  • 123.6

    S Broad to Lyon, Length around middle, Lyon blocks it out.

  • 123.5

    S Broad to N Lyon, Fuller in length on off, Lyon eases it down to mid off.

  • 123.4

    S Broad to Lyon, Good length outside off, Lyon shoulders arms to it.

  • 123.3

    S Broad to Smith, On the pads, Smith flicks it down to fine leg for a run. Lyon now has three balls to survive in this over.

  • 123.2

    S Broad to Smith, Good length on off, Smith pushes it down to mid off.

  • 123.1

    S Broad to Smith, Drifts it down the leg side. Smith misses the flick.

  • OVER 123
    1 RUN, 1 WICKET AUS 298/9
    S Smith 120 (301)
    N Lyon 0 (2)
    S Broad 24-10-48-3
    M Ali 30-8-74-2
  • 122.6

    M Ali to Lyon, Flatter on off, Lyon defends it solidly.

  • 122.5

    M Ali to Lyon, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 122.4

    Ali to J Hazlewood, OUT! BOWLED 'EM! Moeen gets his second. He bowls it full on middle, gets it to drift into the batsman and also the ball straightens a touch. Hazlewood goes for the flick but misses and the ball sneaks through bat and pad to disturb the stumps. Smith at the other end looks at the heavens in frustration. Australia still trail by 4 and have only one wicket in hand. Exciting stuff!

  • 122.3

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 122.2

    M Ali to Smith, Drags his length back, Smith cuts it towards point for a run.

  • 122.1

    M Ali to Smith, OUCH! This one would have hurt but he has surely saved runs for his team. Short by Ali, a long hop on middle. Smith rocks back and pulls it hard but it hits Stoneman on the shin at short leg.

  • OVER 122
    1 RUN AUS 297/8
    S Smith 119 (299)
    J Hazlewood 6 (23)
    M Ali 29-8-73-1
    S Broad 24-10-48-3
  • 121.6

    S Broad to Smith, Sprays on the pads, too easy for Smith who flicks it down to fine leg for a run.

  • 121.5

    S Broad to S Smith, Fullish ball on off, Smith once again drives it but straight to the man at covers.

  • 121.4

    S Broad to Smith, Angles it on middle, Smith flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • 121.3

    S Broad to S Smith, A good shot but for nothing! Full on off, Smith drives it to covers.

  • 121.2

    S Broad to Smith, Short on middle, skids off the surface. Smith ducks under it.

  • 121.1

    S Broad to Smith, Punches the ball on off to mid off.

  • OVER 121
    2 RUNS AUS 296/8
    S Smith 118 (293)
    J Hazlewood 6 (23)
    S Broad 23-10-47-3
    M Ali 29-8-73-1
  • 120.6

    M Ali to Hazlewood, BEATEN! Moeen gives it more air but a touch short around off, the ball turns away from the batsman. Hazlewood tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 120.5

    M Ali to J Hazlewood, Tosses it up on off, gets it to turn away, Hazlewood tries to defend and does so from the outer half of the bat to point.

  • 120.4

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 120.3

    M Ali to S Smith, Shorter in length outside off, Smith cuts it through point for a single.

  • 120.2

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Works it with the angle towards mid-wicket for a run.

  • 120.1

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Short ball on off, Hazlewood punches it but straight to the man at silly point. The ball hits him on the pads and deflects towards covers.

  • OVER 120
    4 RUNS AUS 294/8
    J Hazlewood 5 (18)
    S Smith 117 (292)
    M Ali 28-7-71-1
    S Broad 23-10-47-3
  • 119.6

    S Broad to Smith, Pitches it on a length around off, Smith defends it towards covers.

  • 119.5

    S Broad to Hazlewood, Handy runs here! Short ball outside off, Hazlewood cuts it through point. The fielder gives it a chase and saves a run for his side. The deficit is only 8 now.

  • 119.4

    S Broad to Hazlewood, Fuller in length on middle, Hazlewood drives it to mid on.

  • 119.3

    S Broad to Hazlewood, Angles it onto the body of the batsman. He flicks it to short leg.

  • 119.2

    S Broad to Smith, Errs in line and angles it on the pads, Smith flicks it through mid-wicket to change strike.

  • 119.1

    S Broad to Smith, Fuller in length on middle, Smith drives it down to long on.

  • OVER 119
    NO RUN AUS 290/8
    S Smith 116 (289)
    J Hazlewood 2 (15)
    S Broad 22-10-43-3
    M Ali 28-7-71-1
  • 118.6

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Full toss on middle, Hazlewood drives it to the man at mid on.

  • 118.5

    M Ali to Hazlewood, He drags his length back on middle, Josh punches it back to the bowler.

  • 118.4

    M Ali to Hazlewood, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 118.3

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Slower through the air on middle, Hazlewood is solid in defense. He is playing really well here.

  • 118.2

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Very full again on middle, Josh jams it back to the bowler.

  • 118.1

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Tosses it up on middle, Hazlewood defends it off the front foot.

  • OVER 118
    2 RUNS AUS 290/8
    J Hazlewood 2 (9)
    S Smith 116 (289)
    M Ali 27-7-71-1
    S Broad 22-10-43-3
  • 117.6

    S Broad to Smith, Back of a length on middle, Smith punches it to the man at covers.

  • 117.5

    S Broad to Smith, Ahead of a length outside off, Smith lets it be.

  • 117.4

    S Broad to Smith, Short and outside off, not that much room on offer. Steven Smith stays leg side of the delivery and cuts it through backward point for a brace.

  • 117.3

    S Broad to Smith, Length ball on off, Steven defends it right onto the ground.

  • 117.2

    S Broad to Smith, Good length on middle, Smith defends it by covering the line of the ball.

  • 117.1

    S Broad to Smith, Back of a length on off, extracts some extra bounce off the surface. Smith does well to defend it off the back foot.

  • OVER 117
    1 RUN AUS 288/8
    S Smith 114 (283)
    J Hazlewood 2 (9)
    C Woakes 21-5-56-1
    M Ali 27-7-71-1
  • 116.6

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Tosses it up on middle, Josh defends it off the front foot.

  • 116.5

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Fuller on off, Hazlewood drives it off the middle but straight to the man at covers.

  • 116.4

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 116.3

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Flatter on middle, Hazlewood shows good technique to lunge forward and block it.

  • 116.2

    M Ali to Hazlewood, Very full on leg stump. Josh does well to dig it out.

  • 116.1

    M Ali to Smith, Ali tosses it up on middle, Smith flicks it down to long on with the spin for a run.

  • OVER 116
    5 RUNS AUS 287/8
    S Smith 113 (282)
    J Hazlewood 2 (4)
    J Anderson 29-10-50-2
    C Woakes 21-5-56-1
  • 115.6

    C Woakes to Hazlewood, The batsman defends it from within the crease. TEA ON DAY 3!

  • 115.5

    C Woakes to Hazlewood, Back of a length on off, Josh defends it off the back foot.

  • 115.4

    C Woakes to Smith, Change in intent from Smith with only two wickets in hand. Woakes again bangs it in short. Smith is early into the position and he pulls it through square leg for a run.

  • 115.3

    C Woakes to Smith, FOUR! Shorter in length on off, Smith went for the upper cut but did not get it off the middle. He would have wanted to go a lot straighter but it goes over gully for a boundary.

  • 115.2

    C Woakes to Smith, Bouncer! The batsman ducks under the bouncer at the last moment.

  • 115.1

    C Woakes to Smith, A well-directed short ball on middle. Smith ducks under it at the very last moment.

  • OVER 115
    7 RUNS AUS 282/8
    S Smith 108 (278)
    J Hazlewood 2 (2)
    C Woakes 20-4-51-1
    J Anderson 29-10-50-2
  • 114.6

    J Anderson to Hazlewood, Full on the pads, Josh flicks it nicely towards deep square leg for a couple. The deficit is now down to 20, Australia getting close.

  • 114.5

    J Anderson to Hazlewood, Good length on off, shaping away. Hazlewood tries to defend but gets beaten.

  • 114.4

    J Anderson to Smith, Fuller on the pads, Smith flicks it through square leg for a run.

  • 114.3

    J Anderson to Smith, Good length on off, Smith defends it from within the crease.

  • 114.2

    J Anderson to Smith, FOUR! Smith continues his merry way! Short outside off, Smith rocks back and cuts it through backward point for a boundary.

  • 114.1

    J Anderson to Smith, The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball to the off side.

  • OVER 114
    NO RUN, 1 WICKET AUS 275/8
    S Smith 103 (274)
    P Cummins 42 (120)
    J Anderson 28-10-43-2
    C Woakes 20-4-51-1
  • 113.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, OUT! Woakes gets the breakthrough! A much-needed one for England. Just as I mentioned before he has been loose on the drive for the last couple of overs, it has cost him his wicket. He was beaten a couple of times earlier and this time he edges it. Fuller in length outside off by Woakes. Cummins goes for the expansive drive but gets an outside edge in doing so. Cook at first slip takes a nice, low catch going down to his right. A gritty and a very useful knock by Cummins comes to an end. Not to forget his contribution in the 66-run stand when the Australians were looking down and out. This should now boost the confidence of Woakes. Australia still trail by 27. Will they take the lead with two wickets in hand?

  • 113.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Bowls it on a length on the stumps, the batsman defends it easily.

  • 113.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, Fuller in length on off, Cummins drives it back to the bowler.

  • 113.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, Length ball on off, Cummins defends it off the back foot.

  • 113.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Full ball outside off, inviting the batsman to drive. Cummins does go after it but with minimal foot movement. He gets beaten. There have been a few play and misses in the last overs or so. He needs to concentrate.

  • 113.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length outside off, Cummins defends it solidly.

  • OVER 113
    1 RUN AUS 275/7
    P Cummins 42 (114)
    S Smith 103 (274)
    C Woakes 19-4-51-0
    J Anderson 28-10-43-2
  • 112.6

    J Anderson to Smith, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 112.5

    J Anderson to Cummins, Errs in line and drifts on the pads, Cummins flicks it through backward square leg for a run.

  • 112.4

    J Anderson to Cummins, BEATEN! Good length on off, shapes away after pitching. Cummins tries to defend but is beaten by the away swing. There was an appeal but a stifled one. Root also had a chat with the bowler and the keeper whether it should be reviewed but then they opt against it. Replays later on show there was no spike on the Ultra Edge.

  • 112.3

    J Anderson to Cummins, Length but outside off, Cummins need not play at it.

  • 112.2

    J Anderson to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it off the front foot.

  • 112.1

    J Anderson to Pat Cummins, Slower short ball outside off, Cummins cuts it to the man at backward point.

  • OVER 112
    1 RUN AUS 274/7
    P Cummins 41 (109)
    S Smith 103 (273)
    J Anderson 27-9-42-2
    C Woakes 19-4-51-0
  • 111.6

    C Woakes to Smith, Cuts the short ball to point.

  • 111.5

    C Woakes to Smith, Just ahead of a length outside off, Smith keeps his eyes on the ball and leaves it.

  • 111.4

    C Woakes to Smith, Good length on off, Smith defends it off the back foot.

  • 111.3

    C Woakes to Smith, Shortish in length outside off, Smith shuffles across and lets it be. He felt he could have had a crack at that after he left it.

  • 111.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length on off, comes in with the angle. Cummins gets it off the inner half towards mid-wicket as he tries to defend it. A single taken.

  • 111.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Shorter in length but outside off, Cummins watchfully lets it through to the keeper.

  • OVER 111
    NO RUN AUS 273/7
    P Cummins 40 (107)
    S Smith 103 (269)
    C Woakes 18-4-50-0
    J Anderson 27-9-42-2
  • 110.6

    J Anderson to Smith, Similar length but wider outside off, Smith shoulders his arms to it.

  • 110.5

    J Anderson to Smith, Just behind a length around off. Smith covers the line and defends it.

  • 110.4

    J Anderson to Smith, Back of a length on off, Smith defends it off the back foot.

  • 110.3

    J Anderson to Smith, Fullish ball on middle, Smith tries to drive but gets it off the inner half to mid-wicket.

  • 110.2

    J Anderson to Smith, Good length on off, Smith defends it off the front foot.

  • 110.1

    J Anderson to Smith, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • OVER 110
    4 RUNS AUS 273/7
    S Smith 103 (263)
    P Cummins 40 (107)
    J Anderson 26-9-42-2
    C Woakes 18-4-50-0
  • 109.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, The batsman has played it to the point region.

  • 109.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through.

  • 109.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, FOUR! Elegant! This man is enjoying batting out there. Full ball outside off by Woakes. Cummins gets forward and drives it through covers for a boundary.

  • 109.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, Full ball on off, Cummins mistimes his drive to mid on.

  • 109.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length around off, Cummins lets it be.

  • 109.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Fuller in length on off, Cummins tries to drive but gets an inside edge onto his pads.

  • OVER 109
    5 RUNS AUS 269/7
    P Cummins 36 (101)
    S Smith 103 (263)
    S Broad 21-10-41-3
    J Anderson 26-9-42-2
  • 108.6

    J Anderson to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins guides it to point for a run.

  • 108.5

    J Anderson to Cummins, Full outside off, there for the drive. Cummins does so but straight to the point fielder.

  • 108.4

    J Anderson to Cummins, Wide outside off, Cummins leaves it.

  • 108.3

    J Anderson to Cummins, Just ahead of a length outside off, the inswinger by Anderson. Cummins opts not to play at it.

  • 108.2

    J Anderson to Cummins, Good length outside off, Cummins lets it be.

  • 108.1

    J Anderson to Cummins, FOUR! Cummins now gets into the act. He sees an over-pitched ball outside off, leans into it and square drives it to fetch himself a boundary. This is now his highest Test score and what a time to get it!

  • OVER 108
    7 RUNS AUS 264/7
    P Cummins 31 (95)
    S Smith 103 (263)
    J Anderson 25-8-37-2
    S Broad 21-10-41-3
  • 107.6

    S Broad to Smith, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

  • 107.5

    S Broad to Smith, Fuller on off, Smith tries to drive but slices it of an outside edge through backward point for a couple.

  • 107.4

    S Broad to Smith, Finally! Hundred for Steven Smith after spending around an hour in the 90s. What a player, what an absolute superstar! His 21st Test hundred. It's the slowest 100-plus score for him but it surely would be a very satisfying one. He has taken his time and gone about in a very patient manner throughout this innings. A run machine you can say and also leading from the front. Broad dishes out a full ball outside off, Smith drives it through covers and finds the gap to get a boundary. Look at what it means to him, he takes his helmet off as soon as he hit it and acknowledges the applause from the crowd. Australia now only trail by 38! The vital 50-run stand comes up too.

  • 107.3

    S Broad to Smith, Length on off, Smith defends it off the front foot.

  • 107.2

    S Broad to Smith, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 107.1

    S Broad to Cummins, Shorter in length on middle, Cummins tucks it towards mid-wicket for a run.

  • OVER 107
    NO RUN AUS 257/7
    P Cummins 30 (94)
    S Smith 97 (258)
    S Broad 20-10-34-3
    J Anderson 25-8-37-2
  • 106.6

    J Anderson to Smith, A maiden by Anderson! Smith stays on 97. Back of a length on off, Steven defends it to mid on.

  • 106.5

    J Anderson to Smith, Tight bowling from Anderson, not giving anything away. He bangs it on a length on off, Smith defends it stoutly.

  • 106.4

    J Anderson to Smith, Length ball on off, Smith defends it towards mid on.

  • 106.3

    J Anderson to Smith, Good length closer to the off pole but not close enough to make Smith play at it.

  • 106.2

    J Anderson to Smith, Just behind a length outside off, Smith pushes it to the man at covers.

  • 106.1

    J Anderson to Smith, Back of a length on off, Steven defends it solidly. A long time since Smith is in the 90s!

  • OVER 106
    1 RUN AUS 257/7
    S Smith 97 (252)
    P Cummins 30 (94)
    J Anderson 24-8-37-2
    S Broad 20-10-34-3
  • 105.6

    S Broad to Cummins, Shortish ball outside off, Pat is not interested in playing at it.

  • 105.5

    S Broad to Cummins, Bangs it in, Pat works it to mid-wicket.

  • 105.4

    S Broad to Cummins, Shorter in length, Cummins ducks under it.

  • 105.3

    S Broad to Cummins, Short again on middle. Cummins does well to evade it.

  • 105.2

    S Broad to Cummins, Bouncer! The batsman does well to evade it.

  • 105.1

    S Broad to S Smith, LUCKY CUMMINS! Fullish on off, Smith drives it down to mid on and sets off for a run. Pat reacts late to the call and sets off. The fielder is quick to the ball and has a shy at the striker's end but misses. Good for Pat he missed as the bat of Cummins got stuck and dropped from his hands inches outside the crease. It would have been a very unfortunate way for him to get out.

  • OVER 105
    2 RUNS AUS 256/7
    S Smith 96 (251)
    P Cummins 30 (89)
    S Broad 19-10-33-3
    J Anderson 24-8-37-2
  • 104.6

    J Anderson to Cummins, Wide outside off, Pat leaves it.

  • 104.5

    J Anderson to Cummins, Full on the pads, Cummins flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • 104.4

    J Anderson to Cummins, JAFFA! He goes wide of the crease and angles it on off. Gets it to straighten after pitching. All Cummins could do was try and play at it and hope it does not take the edge. That is exactly what happened.

  • 104.3

    J Anderson to Cummins, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 104.2

    J Anderson to Pat Cummins, Fuller in length outside off, a slower one by Anderson. Cummins times it through cover-point for a couple.

  • 104.1

    J Anderson to Cummins, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • OVER 104
    2 RUNS AUS 254/7
    P Cummins 28 (83)
    S Smith 96 (251)
    J Anderson 23-7-35-2
    S Broad 19-10-33-3
  • 103.6

    S Broad to Smith, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 103.5

    S Broad to Smith, Angles it on middle, Smith walks across and flicks it through mid-wicket for a couple to move to 96. This is also the first runs after Cummins hit a six a few overs back. Smith is now only a boundary away from his ton.

  • 103.4

    S Broad to Smith, Almost! The strategy of bowling outside off almost worked! Short and wide outside off, by Broad. Smith goes for the cut but gets beaten. There was a muted appeal from the players but nothing from the umpire. That wasn't very far away from the outside edge.

  • 103.3

    S Broad to Smith, Fullish ball on the stumps, Smith drives it down to mid on.

  • 103.2

    S Broad to Smith, Wide outside off, seems to be a new ploy to Smith as he is not attacking the stumps enough. He might be testing Smith's patience here who is in his 90s. The Australian skipper opts not to fiddle with it.

  • 103.1

    S Broad to Smith, Fuller outside off, Smith opts not to play at it.

  • OVER 103
    NO RUN AUS 252/7
    S Smith 94 (245)
    P Cummins 28 (83)
    S Broad 18-9-31-3
    J Anderson 23-7-35-2
  • 102.6

    J Anderson to Cummins, Length on middle, Pat defends it solidly. Back-to-back maidens for England after their premium fast bowlers return.

  • 102.5

    J Anderson to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it.

  • 102.4

    J Anderson to Cummins, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman.

  • 102.3

    J Anderson to Cummins, Was there an edge? Short and outside off, Anderson provided some width there. Cummins goes after it as he tries to cut it but gets beaten. The English players start appealing but then pull out of it. Maybe, there was no edge then.

  • 102.2

    J Anderson to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it off the back foot.

  • 102.1

    J Anderson to Cummins, Angles it on the pads, Cummins works it to square leg.

  • OVER 102
    NO RUN AUS 252/7
    P Cummins 28 (77)
    S Smith 94 (245)
    M Ali 26-7-70-1
    S Broad 18-9-31-3
  • 101.6

    S Broad to Smith, Fuller on off, Smith drives it to covers. A maiden but not a threatening one.

  • 101.5

    S Broad to Smith, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 101.4

    S Broad to Smith, Change in angle again by Broad! He lands it on a length around off from over the wicket, Smith plays to the point region.

  • 101.3

    S Broad to Smith, From around the wicket, Broad fires it outside off. Smith leaves it again.

  • 101.2

    S Broad to Smith, Fullish outside off, wanting Smith to drive. He resists the temptation and does not fiddle with it.

  • 101.1

    S Broad to Smith, Full and wide outside off, Smith shuffles across to cover the line and lets it be.

  • OVER 101
    7 RUNS AUS 252/7
    S Smith 94 (239)
    P Cummins 28 (77)
    C Woakes 17-4-46-0
    M Ali 26-7-70-1
  • 100.6

    M Ali to Cummins, Fuller on off, Cummins drives it to covers.

  • 100.5

    M Ali to Cummins, Flatter outside off, turns back in. Cummins covers the off pole and lets it be.

  • 100.4

    M Ali to Cummins, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 100.3

    M Ali to Cummins, SIX! BANG! He is now seeing the ball really well. We do know he can go big and he nailed that beautifully. Moeen tosses it up on off, Cummins leas forward and lofts it over wide long on for a maximum. They now trail by 50 only.

  • 100.2

    M Ali to S Smith, Flicks it down to long on for a run. The deficit is now down to 56.

  • 100.1

    M Ali to Smith, Flatter on middle, Smith works it to mid-wicket.

  • OVER 100
    4 RUNS AUS 245/7
    S Smith 93 (237)
    P Cummins 22 (73)
    M Ali 25-7-63-1
    C Woakes 17-4-46-0
  • 99.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, FOUR! Lovely! Cummins himself being a fast bowler would have expected a full ball after some short balls. He gets exactly that and to his benefit on the leg stump. Pat just has to get bat on ball and it races away to the fine leg fence. Smart batting!

  • 99.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, He looks comfortable even against the short balls! Woakes bangs it in on middle, Cummins easily ducks under it.

  • 99.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, Once again with the angle, Cummins works it to mid-wicket.

  • 99.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman.

  • 99.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Short on the body of the batsman. Cummins nudges it to the man at leg gully.

  • 99.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Off cutter on the shorter side. Cummins guides it to gully.

  • OVER 99
    2 RUNS AUS 241/7
    P Cummins 18 (67)
    S Smith 93 (237)
    C Woakes 16-3-42-0
    M Ali 25-7-63-1
  • 98.6

    M Ali to Smith, Fires it on off, Smith backs away and punches it to the only man on the off side. He was annoyed with himself as he could not beat that fielder.

  • 98.5

    M Ali to Cummins, Cummins is oozing with confidence now! He taps the ball outside off towards point for a run. All too easy at the moment.

  • 98.4

    M Ali to Cummins, Shorter in length on off, Cummins pushes it back to the bowler.

  • 98.3

    M Ali to Cummins, Flatter on off, Pat defends it off the back foot.

  • 98.2

    M Ali to Cummins, Tosses it up on off, goes on with the arm. Cummins prods forward and blocks it.

  • 98.1

    M Ali to Smith, Fuller on off, Smith plants his front foot forward and flicks it with the spin past the diving silly mid on fielder for a run down to long on.

  • OVER 98
    NO RUN AUS 239/7
    S Smith 92 (235)
    P Cummins 17 (63)
    M Ali 24-7-61-1
    C Woakes 16-3-42-0
  • 97.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, Shortish, aimed at the ribs of the batsman. Cummins does really well to defend it and keep it down.

  • 97.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Fuller in length on middle, Cummins flicks it to mid on.

  • 97.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, A very good short one on middle, Cummins at the very last moment evades it.

  • 97.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, Back of a length on middle, Cummins defends it off the back foot.

  • 97.2

    Woakes to Cummins, Goes for the yorker on middle, Cummins does well to dig it out.

  • 97.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Oh, yes! Short ball on middle, Cummins ducks under it with ease though.

  • OVER 97
    2 RUNS AUS 239/7
    P Cummins 17 (57)
    S Smith 92 (235)
    C Woakes 15-3-42-0
    M Ali 24-7-61-1
  • 96.6

    M Ali to Smith, Works it with the spin to square leg. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 96.5

    M Ali to Pat Cummins, Floats it on off, Pat drives it down to long on for a run.

  • 96.4

    M Ali to Cummins, Comes over the wicket and fires it on off, gets it to turn into the batsman as well. Cummins rocks back and defends it.

  • 96.3

    M Ali to Smith, Drags his length back on middle, Smith rocks back and flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.

  • 96.2

    M Ali to Smith, Tosses it up on middle, Smith flicks it to mid-wicket.

  • 96.1

    M Ali to Smith, Flatter on off, goes on with angle from around the wicket. Smith covers the line and defends it.

  • OVER 96
    5 RUNS AUS 237/7
    S Smith 91 (231)
    P Cummins 16 (55)
    M Ali 23-7-59-1
    C Woakes 15-3-42-0
  • 95.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, Goes wide of the crease and angles it on middle, Cummins defends it to silly mid off.

  • 95.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it off the front foot.

  • 95.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length around off, Cummins, trusting the bounce lets it be. He has been leaving the ball really well throughout his innings.

  • 95.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, FOUR! That was beautifully played! Fuller in length outside off, Cummins drives it through the line. The fielder from point puts in a valiant effort but all in vain. Even a dive in the end does not save the boundary.

  • 95.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Hesitation but safe! Back of a length on off, Cummins defends it towards cover-point and sets off for a run. Smith at the right time sends him back and Pat makes his crease safely.

  • 95.1

    C Woakes to Smith, Shorter in length outside off, Smith punches it through cover-point for a run.

  • OVER 95
    3 RUNS AUS 232/7
    S Smith 90 (230)
    P Cummins 12 (50)
    C Woakes 14-2-37-0
    M Ali 23-7-59-1
  • 94.6

    M Ali to Cummins, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

  • 94.5

    M Ali to S Smith, Flatter outside off, Smith chops it towards covers for a run. The deficit is now down to 70. Also, Smith moves into the 90s.

  • 94.4

    M Ali to Smith, Full on middle, Smith drives it back to the bowler.

  • 94.3

    M Ali to Smith, Floats it up outside off, Smith drives it to covers.

  • 94.2

    M Ali to Cummins, Drags it down on off, Cummins punches it down to mid on for a run. Poor by England, they should not be giving Pat such easy runs.

  • 94.1

    M Ali to Smith, Tosses it up on middle, Smith drives it down to long on for a run.

  • OVER 94
    NO RUN AUS 229/7
    S Smith 88 (226)
    P Cummins 11 (48)
    J Ball 16-3-63-1
    C Woakes 14-2-37-0
  • 93.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 93.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Full ball outside off, Cummins drives it to the man at covers.

  • 93.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it off the front foot.

  • 93.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, Bouncer outside off, Cummins opts not to fiddle with it.

  • 93.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it towards point.

  • 93.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • OVER 93
    10 RUNS AUS 229/7
    P Cummins 11 (42)
    S Smith 88 (226)
    C Woakes 13-1-37-0
    J Ball 16-3-63-1
  • 92.6

    J Ball to Smith, Length outside off, Smith lets it be.

  • 92.5

    J Ball to Smith, FOUR! Lovely shot! Fuller in length on middle, Smith drives it through mid on and the ball races to the fence. 9 runs from the last two balls.

  • 92.4

    J Ball to Cummins, FIVE RUNS! A mix-up to begin with but he ends up with a lucky overthrow. A slower ball outside off by Ball, Cummins defends it towards point. Smith wants a single but Cummins is hesitant to begin with. He then starts running. Vince there is quick to the ball and has a shy at the non-striker's end only for the ball to hit the bat of Cummins and roll towards the long on fence. Poor Vince!

  • 92.3

    J Ball to Cummins, Bouncer this time! Cummins watches it early and ducks under it.

  • 92.2

    J Ball to Cummins, Another ball outside off, another leave by Cummins.

  • 92.1

    J Ball to Smith, Good length on off, Smith defends it towards point and sets off for a run. The fielder has a shy at the striker's end but misses.

  • OVER 92
    NO RUN AUS 219/7
    S Smith 83 (223)
    P Cummins 6 (39)
    J Ball 15-2-53-1
    C Woakes 13-1-37-0
  • 91.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, Again Cummins showing that he can leave the ball really well! Woakes hurls it on a length around off, Woakes keeps his eyes on it and shoulders arms.

  • 91.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Fuller outside off, wanting Cummins to drive. He resists and lets it through to the keeper.

  • 91.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, Shorter in length outside off, Cummins evades it.

  • 91.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, PEACH! This is the length he should be bowling. A perfect outswinger around off. Cummins feels for it only to get beaten.

  • 91.2

    C Woakes to Cummins, Back of a length on off, Cummins defends it off the back foot.

  • 91.1

    C Woakes to Cummins, Shorter in length outside off, Cummins watchfully lets it go through to the keeper.

  • OVER 91
    NO RUN AUS 219/7
    P Cummins 6 (33)
    S Smith 83 (223)
    C Woakes 12-1-37-0
    J Ball 15-2-53-1
  • 90.6

    J Ball to Smith, Punched off the back foot by the batsman. Finds the cover fielder.

  • 90.5

    J Ball to Smith, Goes wide off the crease and angles it in on middle. Smith defends it off the back foot.

  • 90.4

    J Ball to Smith, Wider outside off this time. Smith who has shown great temperament so far opts not to play at it.

  • 90.3

    J Ball to Smith, Length again around off, Smith stays on the back foot and defends it onto the ground.

  • 90.2

    J Ball to Smith, Good length on off, Smith defends it back towards the bowler.

  • 90.1

    J Ball to Smith, Back of a length on off, Smith defends it off the back foot.

  • OVER 90
    1 RUN AUS 219/7
    S Smith 83 (217)
    P Cummins 6 (33)
    J Ball 14-2-53-1
    C Woakes 12-1-37-0
  • 89.6

    C Woakes to Cummins, Length outside off, Cummins opts not to play at it.

  • 89.5

    C Woakes to Cummins, Back of a length on off, Cummins defends it off the back foot.

  • 89.4

    C Woakes to Cummins, The batsman lets the ball go outside his off stump.

  • 89.3

    C Woakes to Cummins, A brave leave! Woakes this time gets some inward movement from outside off. Cummins trusts the line and the bounce and lets it be. That really came back in a long way. The English bowlers are getting the ball to swing late here.

  • 89.2

    C Woakes to Pat Cummins, Good length on off, straightens after pitching. Cummins tries to defend but gets an outside edge to point.

  • 89.1

    C Woakes to Smith, Back of a length on off, Smith taps it towards covers for a run.

  • OVER 89
    5 RUNS AUS 218/7
    S Smith 82 (216)
    P Cummins 6 (28)
    S Broad 17-8-31-3
    J Ball 14-2-53-1
  • 88.6

    J Ball to Cummins, FOUR! Fuller in length on middle, Cummins on drives it, past the diving fielder at mid on for a boundary. Five from the first over after the break.

  • 88.5

    J Ball to Cummins, Superb delivery! He bowls the inswinger outside off, shapes in quite late. Cummins tries to drive it through the off side, leaves a gap between bat and pad in doing so. The ball sneaks through and goes agonizingly close past to the off pole.

  • 88.4

    J Ball to Cummins, The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump.

  • 88.3

    J Ball to Cummins, Good length on off, Cummins defends it off the front foot.

  • 88.2

    J Ball to S Smith, Excellent fielding effort by Broad to save three runs for his side! Fuller in length by Ball outside off, Smith times his drive to the left of mid off. Broad takes a step or two to his left and then puts in a dive to stop the ball. The batsmen take a single. That effort just shows how motivated they are for this session!

  • 88.1

    J Ball to Smith, Starts off with a fuller length ball on middle, Smith pushes it to mid on.

  • OVER 88
    NO RUN AUS 213/7
    S Smith 81 (214)
    P Cummins 2 (24)
    J Ball 13-2-48-1
    S Broad 17-8-31-3
  • 87.6

    S Broad to Cummins, Full length delivery outside off, Cummins lets it be. LUNCH ON DAY 3!

  • 87.5

    S Broad to Cummins, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

  • 87.4

    S Broad to Cummins, Wide enough for the batsman to not play at it.

  • 87.3

    S Broad to Cummins, Goes wide of the crease and angles it into the batsman. Gets it to shape away. Cummins pushes at it with an angled bat to point. Maybe, it came off the outer half of his bat.

  • 87.2

    S Broad to Cummins, Short again outside off, Cummins again need not play at it.

  • 87.1

    S Broad to Cummins, Shorter in length outside off, Cummins does not play at it.

  • OVER 87
    1 RUN AUS 213/7
    P Cummins 2 (18)
    S Smith 81 (214)
    S Broad 16-8-31-3
    J Ball 13-2-48-1
  • 86.6

    J Ball to Smith, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 86.5

    J Ball to Pat Cummins, Fuller in length on off, Cummins times his drive to perfection back towards the bowler. Ball does very well to get down and get a hand to it. He saves three for his side as it deflects towards mid on and they pinch a run.

  • 86.4

    J Ball to Cummins, Lovely bowling! He bends his back on that one and bowls it just behind the length on off. It bounces extra off the surface as Cummins tries to fend at it but is beaten.

  • 86.3

    J Ball to Cummins, Fuller in length outside off, Pat drives it to mid off.

  • 86.2

    J Ball to Cummins, Fuller in length on off, tailing back in. Cummins drives it back to the bowler.

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