The Ashes 2009: Match Remains Balanced at Lunch on Fifth Day at Edgbaston

England and Australia go for lunch on the fifth day of this third Ashes 2009 test at Edgbaston with the match still firmly in the balance. The day started with opener Shane Watson and out-of-sorts Mike Hussey at the crease, with Australia on 88 for 2. As lunch was called, both batsmen had been caught … Read more The Ashes 2009: Match Remains Balanced at Lunch on Fifth Day at Edgbaston

The Ashes 2009: England Still Chasing Victory on Final Day at Edgbaston

England and Australia begin the final day of this rain affected third Ashes 2009 test cricket match at Edgbaston knowing that a break in Saturday’s weather could have put a very different complexion on this match, but with England still hopeful for a positive result. Australia have 8 wickets left to knock off the remaining … Read more The Ashes 2009: England Still Chasing Victory on Final Day at Edgbaston

The Ashes 2009: Edgbaston Day Three Preview

England resume their first innings batting on day three of this enthralling Edgbaston Ashes 2009 test match on 116 for 2 knowing that a solid day at the crease could see them edge closer to a series victory. Captain Andrew Strauss resumes on 64, he’ll be hoping to stay long beyond the first over he … Read more The Ashes 2009: Edgbaston Day Three Preview

The Ashes 2009 – England Bowlers Take Control On 2nd Edgbaston Morning

It was lucky number 7 for Andrew Strauss and his England compatriots as they left the Edgbaston field of play for lunch having dismissed 7 Australian batsmen for just 77 runs in a wonderful morning’s play, which saw the visitors come in on 207 for 8. England came out this morning knowing that early wickets … Read more The Ashes 2009 – England Bowlers Take Control On 2nd Edgbaston Morning

The Ashes 2009 – England Opt Not To Enforce Australian Follow On

It took an age, but, after a change of bowlers which brought Onions into the England attack, they had soon accounted for Hauritz (24) and Siddle (35) eventually dismissing Australia for 215, ensuring that they had the option of putting Australia back in to bat. The England captain, Andrew Strauss, and his men had clearly … Read more The Ashes 2009 – England Opt Not To Enforce Australian Follow On

The Ashes 2009 – Lord’s Test Match Swings During Second Morning’s Play

England and Australia go to Lunch on the Second day of the Ashes 2009 test at Lords with honours relatively even after England were dismissed for 425 and the Australians lost two early wickets to come in with their 1st innings total at 22-2. The cricketing gods must have paid a special visit to Lord’s … Read more The Ashes 2009 – Lord’s Test Match Swings During Second Morning’s Play