1st Test, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

England vs Australia

Australia 4th Inn:242/10 (70.3)

Nathan Lyon 0 (5);
Moeen Ali* 16.3-4-59-3; Joe Root 6-1-28-2;

Last bat: Josh Hazlewood

Result: England won by 169 runs.

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Australia 2nd Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Chris Rogers c Bell & b Broad 10 28 2 0 35.71
David Warner lbw M Ali 52 86 6 1 60.47
Steven Smith c Bell & b Broad 33 49 6 0 67.35
Michael Clarke(c) c Stokes & b Broad 4 13 1 0 30.77
Adam Voges c J Buttler & b Mark Wood 1 16 0 0 6.25
Shane Watson lbw Mark Wood 19 58 2 0 32.76
Brad Haddin(wk) c Cook & b M Ali 7 20 1 0 35
Mitchell Johnson c A Lyth & b J Root 77 94 9 2 81.91
Mitchell Starc c A Lyth & b J Root 17 38 3 0 44.74
Josh Hazlewood c J Root & b M Ali 14 17 2 0 82.35
Nathan Lyon not out 0 5 0 0 0
             
Extras(b - 4, lb - 3, w - 0, nb - 1)8
Total(242 all out in 70.3 overs)242 (3.43 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/19 (Chris Rogers, 9.4 ov.) 2/97 (David Warner, 26.3 ov.) 3/101 (Steven Smith, 27.4 ov.)
4/106 (Michael Clarke, 31.4 ov.) 5/106 (Adam Voges, 32.2 ov.) 6/122 (Brad Haddin, 38.1 ov.)
7/151 (Shane Watson, 50.5 ov.) 8/223 (Mitchell Starc, 65.4 ov.) 9/242 (Mitchell Johnson, 69.1 ov.)
10/242 (Josh Hazlewood, 70.3 ov.)   
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
James Anderson 12 3 33 0 2.75  
Stuart Broad 14 3 39 3 2.79  
Moeen Ali 16.3 4 59 3 3.58  
Ben Stokes 8 2 23 0 2.88  
Mark Wood 14 4 53 2 3.79  
Joe Root 6 1 28 2 4.67  
               

England 2nd Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Adam Lyth c Clarke & b N Lyon 37 62 4 1 59.68
Alastair Cook(c) c N Lyon & b M Starc 12 26 1 0 46.15
Gary Ballance c Haddin & b J Hazlewood 0 7 0 0 0
Ian Bell b Johnson 60 89 11 0 67.42
Joe Root b J Hazlewood 60 89 9 0 67.42
Ben Stokes b M Starc 42 59 9 0 71.19
Jos Buttler(wk) c Haddin & b N Lyon 7 19 0 0 36.84
Moeen Ali c Haddin & b Johnson 15 41 2 0 36.59
Stuart Broad c J Hazlewood & b N Lyon 4 7 1 0 57.14
Mark Wood not out 32 18 4 1 177.78
James Anderson b N Lyon 1 4 0 0 25
             
Extras(b - 7, lb - 6, w - 6, nb - 0)19
Total(289 all out in 70.1 overs)289 (4.12 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/17 (Alastair Cook, 6.6 ov.) 2/22 (Gary Ballance, 9.6 ov.) 3/73 (Adam Lyth, 19.4 ov.)
4/170 (Ian Bell, 39.6 ov.) 5/207 (Joe Root, 51.1 ov.) 6/236 (Jos Buttler, 58.2 ov.)
7/240 (Ben Stokes, 59.1 ov.) 8/245 (Stuart Broad, 60.4 ov.) 9/288 (Moeen Ali, 69.1 ov.)
10/289 (James Anderson, 70.1 ov.)   
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
Mitchell Johnson 16 2 69 2 4.31 (5w)
Josh Hazlewood 13 2 49 2 3.77  
Mitchell Starc 16 4 60 2 3.75 (1w)
Nathan Lyon 20.1 4 75 4 3.72  
Shane Watson 5 0 23 0 4.6  
               

Australia 1st Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Chris Rogers c J Buttler & b Mark Wood 95 133 11 1 71.43
David Warner c Cook & b J Anderson 17 42 3 0 40.48
Steven Smith c Cook & b M Ali 33 56 5 0 58.93
Michael Clarke(c) c & b M Ali 38 52 6 0 73.08
Adam Voges c J Anderson & b Stokes 31 75 4 0 41.33
Shane Watson lbw Broad 30 57 6 0 52.63
Nathan Lyon lbw Mark Wood 6 26 1 0 23.08
Brad Haddin(wk) c J Buttler & b J Anderson 22 38 5 0 57.89
Mitchell Johnson c Ballance & b Broad 14 19 2 0 73.68
Mitchell Starc c J Root & b J Anderson 0 6 0 0 0
Josh Hazlewood not out 2 4 0 0 50
             
Extras(b - 6, lb - 11, w - 3, nb - 0)20
Total(308 all out in 84.5 overs)308 (3.63 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/52 (David Warner, 14.3 ov.) 2/129 (Steven Smith, 32.6 ov.) 3/180 (Chris Rogers, 42.4 ov.)
4/207 (Michael Clarke, 52.1 ov.) 5/258 (Adam Voges, 67.2 ov.) 6/265 (Shane Watson, 71.4 ov.)
7/265 (Nathan Lyon, 74.6 ov.) 8/304 (Brad Haddin, 82.5 ov.) 9/306 (Mitchell Johnson, 83.2 ov.)
10/308 (Mitchell Starc, 84.5 ov.)   
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
James Anderson 18.5 6 43 3 2.28  
Stuart Broad 17 4 60 2 3.53 (1w)
Mark Wood 20 5 66 2 3.3  
Moeen Ali 15 1 71 2 4.73  
Ben Stokes 14 5 51 1 3.64 (2w)
               

England 1st Innings

  R B 4s 6s SR
Adam Lyth c Warner & b J Hazlewood 6 10 1 0 60
Alastair Cook(c) c Haddin & b N Lyon 20 40 3 0 50
Gary Ballance lbw J Hazlewood 61 149 8 0 40.94
Ian Bell lbw M Starc 1 7 0 0 14.29
Joe Root c Watson & b M Starc 134 166 17 0 80.72
Ben Stokes b M Starc 52 78 6 2 66.67
Jos Buttler(wk) c Johnson & b J Hazlewood 27 34 3 0 79.41
Moeen Ali c Watson & b M Starc 77 88 11 1 87.5
Stuart Broad c Haddin & b N Lyon 18 26 2 1 69.23
Mark Wood not out 7 10 1 0 70
James Anderson b M Starc 1 6 0 0 16.67
             
Extras(b - 17, lb - 3, w - 5, nb - 1)26
Total(430 all out in 102.1 overs)430 (4.21 runs per over)
   

Fall of wickets

1/7 (Adam Lyth, 1.6 ov.) 2/42 (Alastair Cook, 13.2 ov.) 3/43 (Ian Bell, 14.3 ov.)
4/196 (Gary Ballance, 53.3 ov.) 5/280 (Joe Root, 72.1 ov.) 6/293 (Ben Stokes, 76.2 ov.)
7/343 (Jos Buttler, 85.5 ov.) 8/395 (Stuart Broad, 97.1 ov.) 9/419 (Moeen Ali, 100.2 ov.)
10/430 (James Anderson, 102.1 ov.)   
   

Bowling

O M R W Econ    
Mitchell Starc 24.1 4 114 5 4.72 (5w)
Josh Hazlewood 23 8 83 3 3.61  
Mitchell Johnson 25 3 111 0 4.44  
Nathan Lyon 20 4 69 2 3.45  
Shane Watson 8 0 24 0 3  
David Warner 2 0 9 0 4.5  
               
All|Overs 1-50|Overs 51-100
4

to Lyth, FOUR, neatly done. Full and down leg, easy for Lyth as he flicks firmly through backward square leg. The outfield is quick and that will be the first boundary of this year's Ashes. He played that well

W

to Lyth, out Caught by Warner!! Goooonne! First blow for Australia and what a good low catch that is at gully. Full and on the stumps, Lyth was looking to work it through mid-wicket, the bat face closed way too early and the thick leading edge was dying on Warner who came forward and clasped it inches from the ground. Terrific beginning for the visitors. A wicket for in his first over on his Ashes debut. Lyth c Warner b 6(10) [4s-1]

4

to Ballance, FOUR, edgy and four! is hitting great lines and lengths early on, good length on off, draws Ballance forward and produces the outside edge but the ball dies down and goes wide of the diving third slip. No third man and it races away

4

to Cook, FOUR, short from and no real pace. At 81mph it is easy for Cook who sees it early and then pulls behind square, the ball rolls away beating fine leg to the fence. It is a slow pitch and not advisable to bowl short

4

to Cook, FOUR, lucky for Cook. He pushed forward to defend a full one on the stumps that nipped back in, gets a thick inside edge onto the pads, flies away through the vacant leg gully and short fine region

4

to Cook, FOUR, Cook was unsure, made a late decision to leave and the ball ran off the thick outside edge all along the ground past the diving third slip. This was full and swung away outside off. That should encourage

4

to Ballance, FOUR, full toss outside off and Ballance puts it away, had to hit the gap and did so. Ballance gets forward and pushes it in the gap at cover. Races away

W

to Cook, out Caught by Haddin!! Cut and edged. Good catch Haddin. That's a top edge and Haddin has hung on. This was the overspinner from , lots of revs on the ball, pitched and went straight on, wasn't short to be cut, bounced and then took the edge of Cook's bat. Australia have a wicket 2 balls after the drinks break. Cook c Haddin b 20(40) [4s-3]

W

to Bell, out Lbw!! Plumb! Australia have their third. Bell had a word with Ballance and then walked off. Erasmus had the finger up in a flash. Full and late swing for , Bell was trying to get the bat down to defend, in front of the pad, the bat hit the pad and the ball too, but the ball did so first. Was it doing too much? Let's wait for Hawk-Eye. At worst it maybe umpire's call. Once the replays are in, will confirm. Bell lbw b 1(7)

D

to J Root, no run, now dropped by Haddin! Had to go for it with one glove and it didn't stick. Yorker length outside off, Root was trying to jam that out and it went straight off the edge and Haddin diving to his right couldn't hang on. is disappointed. Would've been a big, big wicket for Root is the in-form player in this England side

4

to J Root, FOUR, look at Clarke at 2nd slip. That's the most important thing about this whole delivery. His bowler has been off-driven for four through mid-off, but he clapped in encouragement as soon as Root hit it. The ball raced away. It was full and swung in but Root leant forward to meet the ball on top of the bounce. Lovely stroke and a good way to get off the mark

4

to J Root, FOUR, poor from . Short and wide outside off, releases all the pressure as Root cuts hard off the back foot, the crowd go 'Roooottttttttt' - the familiar chant that we hear from the crowds in the UK

4

to J Root, FOUR, drifting into the pads, Root won't miss out there as he gets forward and flicks to deep backward square leg, Hazlewood has a big chase and can't catch it. The timing on that beat the fast bowler

4

to J Root, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Root leaps off his feet and cuts it in the air square of the wicket, no-one there and it raced away to the fence. Root got on top of the bounce well there

4

to J Root, FOUR, Root is playing his shots and looks to be carrying on his good form. Short and wide outside off, it bounced too but Root opened the face on the cut and played it late, got it over gully

4

to Ballance, FOUR, overpitched and Ballance drives with an angled bat, in fact it goes off the outside half of the bat and rolls along the ground through point

4

to Ballance, FOUR, Ballance has thumped that. Fraction short outside off, Ballance rocks back and times the cut through point. Not a muscle moved on the field

4

to J Root, FOUR, Root continues to be positive! This was banged in short and well outside off, Root gets on top of the bounce and cuts it square behind point, races away to the fence in a hurry

4

to Ballance, FOUR, very full and angling away from outside off, Ballance looks to jam it out with an open face, gets a thick edge and the ball squirts through the gap between slips and gully, brings up England's 100 as well

4

to Ballance, FOUR, too straight from , ends up drifting onto Ballance's pads, whipped away in front of square on the on-side, the ball races away to the fence in a hurry

OT

to J Root, 2 runs, streaky! This was tossed up and drifted away from the right-hander, he closed the face of the bat a tad too early, gets a leading edge that pops wide of cover, comes back for the second run and that's his fifty as well

4

to J Root, FOUR, Root gets lucky again, this was very full and just outside off, Root was late on the drive, gets a thick inside edge that races past the off-stump, has his hands on his head

4

to J Root, FOUR, lovely shot, this was tossed up and just outside off, Root leans forward, opens the face of the bat at the last moment and places it into the gap past cover, no need to run for those

OT

to J Root, leg byes, 1 run, that was very close! came from round the wicket and drifted one just outside leg, it came with the angle and struck Root on his pads as he missed the sweep, the ball was crashing into middle, but it remains NOT OUT, the batsmen sneak in a leg-bye as well

4

to J Root, FOUR, cracking shot, overpitched and well outside off, Root leans forward, presents the full face of the bat and drives it back past the bowler, valiant dive at mid-off, but the ball beats him into the fence

OT

to J Root, 3 runs, too short and too wide, Root goes on the back foot and cuts it through backward point to raise the 100-run partnership. This is a vital stand and the duo get a good round of applause from the capacity crowd. Root and Ballance congratulate each other

4

to J Root, byes, FOUR, oopsy! This one swings down the leg-side, Root misses the glance, Haddin dives full length to his left but it was too wide for him as well

4

to J Root, FOUR, now a delightful front foot cover drive. Full and swinging away outside off stump, Root reads the swing early and nails the drive to perfection through cover to end the over on a high

4

to J Root, byes, FOUR, oops! loses his radar first up in this new spell. Sprays this way down the leg-side and Haddin had no chance

4

to J Root, FOUR, lovely drive and chants of "Roooottt" do the rounds at the Swalec stadium. Full and in the slot, is looking for some away-swing but there's no movement on this one and Root was able to lean forward and play a handsome cover-drive

4

to Ballance, FOUR, drives with the swing and that's a great way to record your first Ashes fifty, it's his 6th in Tests as well. The crowd applauds and so do his team-mates. Ballance raises his bat to acknowledge the applause. Full and swinging away, Ballance leans forward and drives with an angled bat through cover-point

4

to J Root, FOUR, easy pickings! That spoils a good over and is livid with himself as he takes the sweater from the umpire. Short and wide outside off stump, Root waits for the ball to come and cuts it in the gap through cover-point. Root moves into the 90s

4

to Ballance, FOUR, Ballance is strong off the pads. Length delivery on the leg stump, Ballance waits for the ball and flicks it to the left of short leg and it races away

4

to J Root, FOUR, full and driven, you can't bowl that to one who is batting in his nineties, Root leans into the drive and caresses it through cover, Steven Smith gives the chase but fails to drag the ball back, 150-partnership comes up

W

to Ballance, out Lbw!! Might be the lapse in concentration, Ballance who has played so patiently has to trudge back to the pavilion, he again exposes his weakness to full deliveries, full and swinging in, Ballance fails to clip it, he was sitting deep inside the crease and didn't watch for the swing, he got hit on the back leg, it looked plumb the moment it hit him, easy call for the umpire, that was hitting middle and leg. Ballance lbw b 61(149) [4s-8]

4

to J Root, FOUR, Well played Joseph Edward Root, this Yorkie bloke is manufacturing runs for fun, he'll probably buy a pint to Brad Haddin for dropping him on 0, on both occasions he's scored a century against the Aussies Haddin has dropped him, he gets there with a characteristic drive through cover, 7th Test hundred for him, he jumps in the air and pumps his fist in joy, hugs his partner and acknowledges the support, crowd go "ROOOOOOOOT". FIRST ASHES HUNDRED of this season

4

to J Root, FOUR, straight and on the stumps, Root presents the full face of the bat and drives it past the left of mid-on, superb timing

6

to Stokes, SIX, first six of this Ashes, short and aimed at the batsman, Stokes opts to pull, gets a top edge that flies very fine over the keeper and into the stands

4

to Stokes, FOUR, width on offer and Stokes pounces on it, this was pitched on a length and Stokes had enough room to cut it behind square on the off-side, he cuts it with sheer power and timing, no need to run for those

4

to J Root, FOUR, slightly fuller and wide of off, Root drives it through cover, as soon as he hit it he knew it was four

4

to J Root, FOUR, that's deliberate stuff from Root, had enough width to guide it in the gap between slips and gully, opens the face of the bat and runs it to third man fence, smart work

6

to Stokes, SIX, hello, hello, that's a welcome to from Stokes, he's been itching to hit one out of the park and finally connects with one, advances to this tossed up delivery and smokes it straight down the ground, stand and admire stuff from Stokes

4

to Stokes, FOUR, Stokes is not letting settle in here, skips out to this flighted delivery and lifts it over mid-on, doesn't get the timing right but had enough power

4

to Stokes, FOUR, short and wide of off, Stokes hangs back and cuts it in front of square on the off-side, clearly England have a plan against , 50-partnership comes up as well

4

to Stokes, FOUR, short and wide from and gets punished deservedly, Stokes cuts it behind square on the off-side, he's looking in good nick already

4

to Stokes, byes, FOUR, sliding down leg, Haddin who had collected a few down leg fails to gather this cleanly, dived to his right but in vain, the extras are mounting

4

to Stokes, FOUR, optimistic shout for catch from . Haddin's right hand needed to be 10 feet long for him to be able to catch that. sprays one down the leg-side and Stokes tickles it on its way and helps himself to another boundary

W

to J Root, out Caught by Watson!! Second wicket for and that's a good catch by Watto at first slip. End of an exceptional innings from Root. He gets a standing ovation from the capacity crowd at the Swalec stadium and he raises his bat to acknowledge the applause as he walks off. Fullish delivery outside off stump, Root plays for inswing as he goes for the drive, but it holds its line and goes with the angle from over the wicket, the ball takes a healthy outside edge and Watson moved low to his left and grabbed it with both hands. Root was guilty of playing away from the body on that occasion. J Root c Watson b 134(166) [4s-17]

4

to Stokes, FOUR, edgedddd but it flies past Smith at third slip. This is interesting, there's not much bounce on this pitch but this one's flown over the slip cordon. Short of a length delivery just outside off stump, Stokes pokes away from the body and gets a thick edge, Smith tried to catch it above his head but it beat him comfortably. Looked like there was a bit of extra bounce on that occasion

OT

to Stokes, 3 runs, Stokes gets to his fifty. This was flatter and well outside off, Stokes rocks back and makes room for himself, cuts it through the covers, the fielder from extra cover runs back, puts in the dive and hauls the ball back in time to save a run

W

to Stokes, out Bowled!! puts a finger on his lips and stares at Stokes as he makes his way back to the pavilion. Stokes departs just after reaching his fifty. This one came in with the angle and was fuller in length, Stokes was looking to work it away, the ball shapes away past the outside edge and crashes into off and middle. Any bowler in the world will be proud of that delivery and , after troubling Stokes in the last over, finally gets his man. Stokes b 52(78) [4s-6 6s-2]

4

to Buttler, FOUR, lovely drive! This was pitched up outside off, Buttler leans forward and caresses the drive to the left of mid-off, the ball races away to the fence in a jiffy. That was superbly timed by Buttler

6

to Moeen Ali, SIX, Ali's not going to hold back. This was tossed up just outside off, Ali kneels down and slog sweeps it over the deep mid-wicket fence for a maximum

4

to Buttler, FOUR, edged and four! This was on a length and outside off, Buttler pushes at it, gets an outside edge that rolls away in the gap between second slip and gully. The fielder at second slip dived to his right, but the ball was well out of his reach

OT

to Moeen Ali, no run, short of length delivery on the stumps, Ali for some reason leaves it alone and is struck high on the pad, there was a huge appeal but umpire Dharmasena turns it down. It was very high and was going over

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, crisp shot! This was a length delivery outside off, Ali comes on the front foot and drives it through extra cover, the ball runs away to the fence in a hurry

4

to Buttler, FOUR, and the ball goes right through the third slip region. Once again it was full just outside off, Buttler comes forward and pushes at it, the ball takes the outside edge and rolls away through the gap between second slip and gully, runs away in no time

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, that's a cracking shot! This was once again short and at the batsman, Ali pulls it over FSL, who had to duck for cover there. The ball races across the turf and crashes into the fence in no time. Brings up the 50-run stand as well

W

to Buttler, out Caught by Johnson!! A soft, soft dismissal for Buttler. He has thrown it away and gets his third wicket of the day. This was pitched up on the stumps, Buttler was looking to whip it away past mid-on, but hits it a lot straighter. Ends up giving a simple catch to Johnson, who accepts it gleefully. England are 7 down now. Buttler c Johnson b 27(34) [4s-3]

4

to Broad, FOUR, full and on the stumps, Broad plays a punchy off-drive to the left of mid-off, raced away giving the fielder no chance

6

to Broad, SIX, Dharmasena has signalled that as six. This time Broad takes on the short ball and pulls, with one leg up in the air, didn't quite look it went all the way when Broad hit that but it has carried the distance. Nice shot after being hit on the head. Positive intent paying off for Broad

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, swung for , Moeen Ali was looking for the cover drive but it went off a thick outside edge and squirted into the gap at gully, Lyon gave chase but tagged the ball along with him past the ropes. isn't a happy man

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, lovely off-drive by Moeen Ali. Very full and outside off, Moeen Ali gets forward and laces the drive wide of the diving mid-off. Raced away

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, poor line from , down leg, all it needed was a tickle and Moeen Ali provides that. Glanced fine down to the fine leg fence for four more. Useful runs these

4

to Broad, FOUR, the crowd like this from Broad. Full and on the stumps, punched in the air and over 's right hand, beats mid-off for a boundary

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, Moeen Ali has looked good in this innings. Overpitched and swinging away outside off, Moeen Ali gets forward and then crunches the drive wide of Voges at short cover, went way too quickly before Voges could react

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, has his hands on his head. That's a lucky way to get to a fifty. Fifty on Ashes debut. Full and inswinging, Moeen Ali is late on the drive, the ball takes the inside edge and flies past the leg stump. So close to knocking him over was there

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, frustration mounting for Australia and . is yet to get a wicket. Fullish outswinger, Moeen Ali swings hard and gets a thick outside edge that flies over the slip cordon

W

to Broad, out Caught by Haddin!! First ball wicket for today. Excellent take by Haddin. He took one off Cook well yesterday - that was a top edge, this is a bottom edge. Tossed up from round the wicket by , Broad went for the slog sweep and got a thin bottom edge. Dharmasena had the finger up in a flash. Broad knew he had nicked it and walked off. Broad c Haddin b 18(26) [4s-2 6s-1]

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, Moeen Ali connects well with the slog sweep and gets four. Sees the tossed up delivery outside off and goes down on his knee to hit it wide of long-on

4

to Mark Wood, byes, FOUR, huge turn for , but well down leg, Mark Wood looks to paddle and misses, Haddin moves to his left to collect and misses, the turn defeated the keeper there

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, textbook cover drive from Moeen Ali. Screamed along the turf wide of cover. guilty of overpitching, Moeen Ali bent his back knee and the bat came down in a nice arc. No-one moved. Brilliant and classy from the elegant Moeen Ali

OT

to Moeen Ali, 1 run, yorker on off, Moeen Ali digs it out to mid-on, has the game awareness to take on the single, Moeen Ali was struggling there despite a dive. Johnson came in from mid-on and under-armed it, missed, had he hit would've got the batsman out. When I initially saw that felt Moeen Ali had made it by virtue of his dive, proved wrong there

4

to Moeen Ali, FOUR, just over the back-pedalling Mitch at long-off. He was in a few paces from the fence, Moeen Ali comes down the track and lofts it, went off the toe-end but still had enough elevation, Mitch was running back and stretched his right-hand out as he leapt at it, it was always a difficult catch and he didn't even get a finger on it. The ball rolls away into the ropes. The crowd who are behind Mitch's back have something more to cheer about. They get into the fast bowler once again

W

to Moeen Ali, out Caught by Watson!! Moeen Ali falls. Big outswinger and a similar looking drive attempted from Moeen Ali, the swing takes the outside edge as Moeen Ali went over cover, good take by Watson at first slip, near his shoulder and after completing the catch tumbled backwards. Fourth wicket for . Moeen Ali c Watson b 77(88) [4s-11 6s-1]

OT

to J Anderson, no run, vicious short ball from , right at Anderson's throat. Anderson fended out and the ball was very close to the glove as he tried to keep it out. Since there was no conclusive evidence to overturn the decision, Gaffaney stuck by the original decision. HotSpot and RTS didn't provide anything for him to overturn the on-field call. Anderson survives

4

to Mark Wood, FOUR, thumped through cover, went full and wide of off, Mark Wood drove it well through cover, the ball scooted away to the fence

W

to J Anderson, out Bowled!! Five for . Anderson gives the bowler the charge and makes room to go over cover, the ball is too full and too quick for Anderson. The batsman misses and the ball crashes into the stumps. England end on 430. J Anderson b 1(6)

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