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England win by 27 runs

England vs Australia

The AshesEngland V Australia - 2nd T20

  • 22:14

    “@MattDaloisio: On same flight as @Wardyskycricket to Newcastle AND back. If only Shane was making the journey too !”Shd have come say hi!!
    by Ian Ward via twitter
  • 20:35

    RT @bethking61: @BumbleCricket How about this Brit just arrived at Rome airport? http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BTA7S30CcAAnrYV.jpg
    by David 'Bumble' Lloyd via twitter
  • 20:34

    RT @ASFCofficial: Video: Beattie on Burton defeat - http://youtu.be/UsmTAu2fCJI
    by David 'Bumble' Lloyd via twitter
  • 20:34

    RT @andydmartin79: @BumbleCricket @chesney88 Check out these bad boys at our game today! http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BTBKkYVIMAAZecM.jpg
    by David 'Bumble' Lloyd via twitter
  • 19:38

    “@colinmehigan: @Wardyskycricket U coming to Dublin Ian? #IrevEng” No mate...
    by Ian Ward via twitter
  • 19:05

    “@rosskelly1980: @Wardyskycricket ian since how long has stuart broad been 6ft 8?” You would have to ask him.
    by Ian Ward via twitter
  • 18:54

    Congratulations to @HampsteadCC on winning the Middlesex Premier League today for the first time! #champions
    by Sky Sports Cricket via twitter
  • 17:53

    No prizes for guessing today's man of the match. Stunning knock from @AlexHales1. Well worth a watch later on #EngvAus
    by Sky Sports Cricket via twitter
  • 17:49

    Highlights of today's matches, men & women, on Ashes HD from 8pm. You can also catch-up via our Events Centre: http://eventcentre.skysports.com/videoplayer_skycrk/ashes_2013.html #T20I
    by Sky Sports Cricket via twitter
  • 17:45

    Greg Blewett reflects on a comfortable win for England:
    England deserve that win. They were by far the better team today. It was all Australia the other day but England have fought back well here. Hales and Lumb set the scene with their opening partnership and the best team have won today. Well deserved.

  • 17:42

    Over 20 - Australia 168/9 (Johnson 3, Ahmed 3)
    Dernbach is denied a fourth wicket by a no-ball. Ahmed skewed a full toss up in the air and Morgan took the catch at backward point - but the umpire judged the delivery was above waist height. Australia finish on 168-9. England win by 27 runs and the Twenty20 series is shared 1-1.
  • 17:37

    Over 19 - Australia 162/9 (Johnson 1, Ahmed 0)
    Finn finishes with 1-30 from his four overs. Last man Ahmed comes out to join Johnson in the middle with Australia needing 34 off the last over, which will be bowled by Dernbach
  • 17:35

    Coulter-Nile c Briggs b Finn 13

    Coulter-Nile is undone by a slower-ball bouncer from Finn, who he had hit for consecutive sixes to start the penultimate over. Finn responded with a couple of dots and then gets his man, Briggs taking a simple catch at short fine-leg.
  • 17:32

    Over 18 - Australia 150/8 (Johnson 1, Coulter-Nile 1)
    Dernbach is denied a hat-trick by Johnson, who drills a floaty half-volley for a single into the cover. Dernbach finishes off a hostile over with an 88mph bouncer at Johnson.
  • 17:28

    Faulkner c Morgan b Dernbach 5

    Two wickets in two balls for Dernbach as Morgan takes an over-the-shoulder catch while diving horizontal at full stretch. Faulkner couldn't control a sharp, short ball.
  • 17:26

    Maxwell c Lumb b Dernbach 27

    Maxwell's charge is ended by a full toss that he helps into the hands of Lumb on the square-leg boundary. 
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Match Details

Date
31st Aug 2013
Toss
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl.
Venue
Emirates Durham ICG
Umpires
R J Bailey, M A Gough
TV Umpire
R T Robinson
Match Referee
R S Mahanama
Reserve Umpire
M J Saggers

australia BATTING CARD

Batsman R
D.A. Warner c Hales b Dernbach 53
A.J. Finch c Wright b Broad 5
S.R. Watson run out (Morgan) 7
S.E. Marsh b Root 13
G.J. Bailey lbw Briggs 23
G.J. Maxwell c Lumb b Dernbach 27
M.S. Wade b Briggs 4
J.P. Faulkner c Morgan b Dernbach 5
M.G. Johnson Not out 3
N.M. Coulter-Nile c Briggs b Finn 13
F. Ahmed Not out 3
Extras 1nb, 7w, 4lb 12
Total 20.0 Overs 168 - 9
Full Batting Card

england BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
S.T. Finn 4 0 30 1
S.C.J. Broad 3 0 27 1
J.W. Dernbach 4 0 23 3
D.R. Briggs 3 0 25 2
J.E. Root 3 0 25 1
R.S. Bopara 3 0 34 0
Full Bowling Card