England vs Australia
MATCH DRAWN - ENGLAND RETAIN ASHES
Michael Clarke is confident Ryan Harris will be fit to play in back-to-back Ashes Tests at Emirates Durham ICG: http://bit.ly/147xlaU
Michael Clarke says his MOTM award is no consolation as rain ruled out any hopes of Australia regaining the #Ashes. http://bit.ly/13UbQtV
Player confidence in Hotspot will be further eroded by the manner of KP's dismissal today says Andrew Strauss. http://bit.ly/13TcsjA #Ashes
England are yet to fire on all cylinders in the #Ashes, says Nasser Hussain, & could pick Onions in their 4th Test XI http://bit.ly/18YZO84
Chris Tremlett & Graham Onions included in 13-man England squad for the fourth #Ashes Test, which starts on Friday at Emirates Durham.
Get all your comments and questions into Tom and Bob now using #AshesVerdict. We'll read out the best.
Bob and Tom will be looking at the day's action at Old Trafford as England retained the #Ashes on The Verdict tonight at 9pm.
Man of the day Ryan Harris led Australia's ill-fated push for victory with a superb seven-over spell. http://bit.ly/150xBJ1 #Ashes
Alistair Cook was jubilant after retaining the #Ashes, but has set his sights on winning the urn outright. http://bit.ly/1c3KN9E
- 1st - 5th Aug 2013
- Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
- Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
- M Erasmus, A L Hill
- TV Umpire
- H D P K Dharmasena
- Match Referee
- R S Madugalle
- Reserve Umpire
- N G B Cook
england BATTING CARD
|A.N. Cook||lbw Harris||0|
|J.E. Root||Not out||13|
|I.J.L. Trott||c Haddin b Harris||11|
|K.P. Pietersen||c Haddin b Siddle||8|
|I.R. Bell||Not out||4|
|Total||20.3 Overs||37 - 3|