Monday 13 July 2009

2009 Ashes Series First Test Video Blog #05 - Australia v England - Test Recap

Australia let golden opportunity slip to take 1-0 series lead late on Day Five as England hold on. =============================
Follow the 2009 Ashes Test Series with me on YouTube or via Twitter. ============================= There will be a Video Blog Review of the First Test uploaded Tuesday 13 July 2009. But what can be said is Australia butchered this Test Match after being on top heading into a final session where some questionable captaincy, ordinary bowling and resolute batting saw the game end in a draw DAY FOUR HONOURS: AUSTRALIA DAY FIVE HONOURS: ENGLAND The Ashes Video Blog wrapping up the First Test is below:
Final Result: MATCH DRAWN ENGLAND 7/336 (K Pietersen 69, P Collingwood 64, M Prior 56, G Swann 47* A Flintoff 37, R Bopara 35, A Strauss 30; M Johnson 3/87, N Hauritz 3/95, B Hilfenhaus 2/77, P Siddle 2/121) & 9/252 (P Collingwood 74, G Swann 31, B Hilfenhaus 3/47, N Hauritz 3/63, M Johnson 2/44) v AUSTRALIA 6/674 (R Ponting 150, M North 125*, S Katich 122, B Haddin 121* M Clarke 83, P Hughes 36; J Anderson 2/110). @ Cardiff, Wales, July 8-12, 2009. AUSTRALIA: Simon KATICH, Phillip HUGHES, Ricky PONTING (c), Michael HUSSEY, Michael CLARKE, Marcus NORTH, Brad HADDIN, Mitchell JOHNSON, Nathan HAURITZ, Peter SIDDLE, Ben HILFENHAUS. 12th Man: Stuart CLARK. V ENGLAND: Andrew STRAUSS (c), Alistair COOK, Ravi BOPARA, Kevin PIETERSEN, Paul COLLINGWOOD, Andrew FLINTOFF, Matt PRIOR, Stuart BROAD, Graeme SWANN, James ANDERSON, Monty PANESAR. 12th Men: Young Fit Fielders who will never play Test Cricket. 2009 ASHES SERIES TIED 0-0 after the First Test of Five. ============================================================ Follow the 2009 Ashes Test Series with me on YouTube or via Twitter. ============================================================