Here's to KP reaching it, though. Actually there in the flesh, downing Coopers Sparkling Ale and watch Pietersen get a double hundred. Walter Hammond has done it in consecutive Test innings, Ben, in the 1928-29 Ashes, and again against New Zealand in 1932-33. Well I'll be damned. That way they can bat further down the order and not have to worry about their quicks getting embarrassed!". When Trott’s rocket arm set the tone for England in the 2010/11 Ashes series by Freddie Cox August 4, 2020 - 1:41pm 2 minute read Freddie Cox revisits the moment when Jonathan Trott ran out Simon Katich to set the tone for England early in the second Test of the 2010/11 Ashes series – one of his many noteworthy contributions during England’s historic triumph. Oh and the rain is easing up by the way and clear sky on its way. 139th over: England 530-4 (Pietersen 200, Bell 33) There it is – Pietersen's double hundred. "S Warne hit the nail on the head when he talked about Collingwood enjoying batting with Pieterson and moving stealthily along," points out Jamie Kirkwood. In another - Tommyrot. He'll be bowling short at Pietersen, inspired by his vicious spell yesterday and the strife Harris had the batsman with those bouncers a few moments ago. In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you … Intense and persistent honeyed malt and hop finish. ", 108th over: England 410-3 (Pietersen 136, Collingwood 24) Siddle delivers an ugly wide, then has a grumble at the umpire about the fact that Pietersen had come so close to hitting it. Thanks for that Phil Sawyer. India vs Australia, 2nd Test - Live Cricket Score, Commentary Series: Australia in India, 2010 Venue: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru Date & Time: Oct 09 - Oct 13 , 09:30 AM LOCAL Nothing doing. Hotspot will then clearly pick up the demons of 2006 transferring themselves to the Australian team.". The England cricket team toured Australia during the 2010-11 season from 25 November 2010 to 6 February 2011. Here's the rain radar for Adelaide: looks like play might even be over for the day. Tomorrow is wine apparently. Push on, declare and have a go at Australia is essentially his argument. We've already had one married couple breaking up over the cricket on the OBO tonight, but what to make of this from Jeffrey Chapman: "My friend Dan, inspired by England's heroics, has proposed to his girlfriend of 20 years and mother of his 2 children. But I tell you what, I could murder a Coopers right now, too. I'm actually meant to be at Adelaide Oval watching the match. 110th over: England 416-3 (Pietersen 140, Collingwood 26) Doug Bollinger replaces Siddle. 136th over: England 524-4 (Pietersen 197, Bell 30) Ricky's trying to gee up his men in the field. I'm sure you're well versed in the Ashes OBO down under now. That's a maiden over from Watson. 125th over: England 477-4 (Pietersen 172, Bell 12) North gets one to turn quite extravagantly out of the foot marks, the ball sliding down Pietersen's legside. Making X the Volkssturm and Cook the Red Army I think. Agar's score of 98 set the Test record for the most runs in an innings by a number 11 batsman and by a number 11 on debut. Check the Stats & Records of Records, / , The Ashes, 2010/11, / , Batting and bowling averages Players in Wicket keeper Batting Bowling Guess what he has chosen to do with it? Then Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber will owe me one. "Something like 551-6 should just about do it I reckon.". For the English fans out there I think this email from Ross Moulden should suffice: "Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. "Yes! 101st over: England 372-3 (Pietersen 122, Collingwood 4) Collingwood's first runs come with a push to long-off which allows the batsmen to run four. Pietersen is incensed, and even a little agitated. "However the signs are good. Beau Casson. Readers, I printed that just to let you know that wherever you are in the world and whatever you've done to yourself so far tonight, it seems there is at least one person out there who is going to wake up feeling worse than you. Bull looks down at the empty packet of Pickled Onion Monster Munch and cold cup of vending machine espresso coffee on the desk in front of him. "Morning Alan, welcome to the asylum. "i can barely feel my fingers to type sitting here on the front porch in north carolina with only red wine and a cigar for company (damn colonies). If a hat-trick wasn't enough for you then how about two 300-plus batting partnerships to go with it, including of course a score of 1-517 and a double-century for Cook in England's second innings. 113th over: England 432-3 (Pietersen 144, Collingwood 38) Marcus North comes on for a couple of overs before lunch. The Ashes (2010–11) There's no one underneath it though, so he gets away with it. Good signs!" Without wanting to sound like Mr Pessimistic or Lord Miserable/Low Self-Esteem, England have bowled Australia out cheaply on a batting track but that is all. The Rug is back on and he bowls his first maiden at the 24th attempt. "Hello all. 106th over: England 402-3 (Pietersen 129, Collingwood 24) Collingwood is batting to the manner born at the moment. And then, as David Coleman used to say when someone scored in the cup final, "one - nil! Matthew Sackman, you can go to bed and dream about KP playing Verdi, which he could probably pull off right now. Can't spot any empty oyster shells. Sat here in Bogotá happily bashing through the booze, I've been trying to understand this spectacular reversal in KP and England's fortunes. And it's not the Monster Munch at work, either. Coffee, cigarettes and tears. They are all partying in town like it's the end of the world...The guy running the guest house is an Aussie. ", 102nd over: England 378-3 (Pietersen 122, Collingwood 7) That's an intriguing delivery from Siddle. Can KP just get his something-double-ton-thingy please, and then I'll stop drinking this awful whiskey and go to bed?" 131st over: England 499-4 (Pietersen 186, Bell 16) "The advertising hoarding behind the batsmen is for MAC – the Major Accident Commission," notes Bull to my right. There are then shouts of "catch it!" I guess they're piled up underneath the table. The first email to nestle in my inbox is from Sarah Cox: "You have one of the best jobs in the world right now." He's delighted, and punches the aiur, hugs Cook and then takes off his helmet to acknowledge the ovation he is getting from his teammates in the dressing room.Now he's reached that landmark this could get really entertaining. Another Alan Gardner. I may have 'irished' mine up a little bit too much, but we'll see how i'm doing by the lunchbreak. Collingwood was so deep in the crease there, practically cosying up to his stumps, and that ends a quicksmart partnership of 101 between him and his old batting buddy Pietersen. Bryce McGain. "Dude," begins Matthew Sackman. XXXX Summer Bright Lager: pale lager, 4.2%, light fruity aroma with a hint of melon. Knappstein produce wine in the Clare Valley 100k or so from Adelaide and started a micro-brewery in 2006. Yes, this is my Ashes bow – though I oversaw England's victory in the final ODI of 2009 (to avert a 7-0 whitewash), so I feel like I've taken the traditional route into the side. But I must say Nathan Hauritz was positively Machiavellian compared to Xavier Doherty. and "Howzat!" Cook falls at last, caught behind by Haddin off the inside edge. Suresh Raina then finished the remaining things with debutant Saurabh Tiwary and takes India to victory of five wickets. Posts about Ashes 2010 written by chrisangle. Cook plays a similar shot, if a little less stylish, to the next ball and this time they take two. We hope. Down the barrel, I think is the phrase.'". ... the morning began in the worst possible way with Joe Root falling after the addition of just one run to the overnight score. Indeed – it's fours years ago to the day that the Massacre of Adelaide occurred. Score Distribution. "So when do you think England should declare Andy?" Harris darted a the ball back in towards the stumps from outside off and the ball hit Pietersen's front pad, but it was at least three inches outside the line of off stump. Till then here's the latest installment of their very funny Ashes video diary. Check the Stats & Records of Records, / , The Ashes, 2010/11 - England, / , Batting and bowling averages Players in Wicket keeper Batting Bowling There's been a lot of talk about how poor Xavier Doherty was yesterday, but Doug Bollinger's figures were even worse, though he had the consolation of taking that one fluke wicket. ... Channel Nine during the opening Test of the 2010-11 Ashes in Australia. That actually made me shudder. Not only did I fail to get an email on with Bull – we usually win when that happens – but my small black cat is doing all the running around mad cat things that she did in 2005 on the last day at the Oval. ASHES 2010/11: England win the series. As was Simon Katich's reaction to his run out on day one. I think the general you want is Heinz Guderian, Robin, not Erwin Rommel. Bell inside-edges a forward defence on to his pads, his back foot then deflecting the ball off its stumpward path. "I am drunk and online," is always a fine way to start an email. He appeared to have all his digits. To my consternation there's a touch of rain coming down in Adelaide – but not enough to bring the teams off. In a word - bunkum. Later in the over Paul Collingwood tucks in too, forcing four away to the leg side. "Maybe think again Ricky," says Bumble. Test Cricket - Scorecard: 2010-2011 Australia v England (The Ashes) - 1st Test - 25th November, 2010 - Brisbane Cricket Ground Lord Mike Selvey has sent us a letter from Australia: "While the rain comes down an update on how we are being treated here at Adelaide Oval. Reports reaching us that Ricky Ponting was seen wearing a native American head dress and sacrificing a chicken behind the pavilion are, as yet, unconfirmed. And so have Don Bradman and, more surprisingly, Vinod Kambli. It's not really the same is it?" Just thought I'd share Richie Benaud's opening comments this morning: 'Morning everybody. That hasn't held him up, though. There's too much hubris in my inbox right now. "I'm an Aussie living in Sydney and feel sicker than the kangaroo and emu in my drawing - please feel free to use if you want. What a great time to make your debut. Ashes: Australia vs England second Test LIVE SCORECARD - Follow the action from Adelaide ... AUSTRALIA and England are in action in the second Test of the Ashes series - follow the action here with our live scorecard. Robbie Smyth has taken his first day off since the series started. Ponting puts three men back on the boundary. Where the moon, planets and stars aligned in such a way that England pretended to be Australia and Australia pretended to be England. As of 2019, it remains the most recent occasion that a visiti… WICKET! Ponting has put two slips and a gully in place. The Aussies saved from defeat to England by rain – the very definition of irony? Today it was beer, which, contrary to popular myth, is not what is generally drunk in press boxes. Key moments in the 2010/11 Ashes series between Australia and England after the tourists won the fourth test at the MCG to take a 2-1 lead and retain the famous urn on Wednesday. Not only is it night time and I'm commentating on a cricket match on the other side of the world, but the teams seemed to have reversed themselves as well. The series comprised the traditional five Tests for The Ashes, and also featured seven ODIs and two Twenty20s.The Umpire Decision Review System was used for the ODI series. Looking forward to the rest of the day!". Oops. Strange but true things cricket does to people.". ", "Rain?" Kevin Pietersen needs another 15 for his first Test century in 18 matches. Wow. But there just might be something in this lifeless deck for Graeme Swann. Mercy me that's a good shot from Pietersen, flicking four through mid-wicket. Bat until lunch tomorrow, running up and down the middle of the pitch as we do so. Robin Hazlehurst has been watching far too much of the UK History channel: "Lord Selve's piece made me think of a historical analogy for Ponting: a WWII German General like Rommel or someone. 134th over: England 520-4 (Pietersen 193, Bell 30) The collective voice of the Barmy Army is booming out around the Oval. Beer and oysters eh? On which subject, here's Clare A. Davies: "It seems there is a hail shower due on Monday in Adelaide, Alan, so should our esteemed captain start thinking about a declaration? Liz said yes and the Oompah band is playing Bohemian Rhapsody [Andy's note - eh?] "England are all over Australia like a cheap suit ... but it's still 0-0," opines Warne. Full scorecard, stats and lineups for the August 5th 2019 cricket match between England and Australia - brought to you live by Sky Sports. In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you … Sky are showing the highlights of Edgbaston 1997, Australia 54-8, Hussain 207 and all that. Alan Gardner points out that Kumar Sangakkara has done the back-to-back double tons too, against Bangladesh in 2007. Declare on 750, rub the new ball in the dust and toss it to Swann. He oversaw a period of considerable success, taking the team to a T20 World Cup win in 2010 (England's first major white ball trophy) and an Ashes series victory in Australia in 2010-11. The South Africa-born Queensland allrounder was a camera operator in the 2010 Ashes. These are desperate times. ", 117th over: England 451-3 (Pietersen 158, Collingwood 40) Marcus North runs through a quick six balls of right-arm over, Collingwood scampering a couple. Cheers. You can email him on alanrgardner@gmail.com. I know should really have a lengthy preamble ready for you all, but the truth is I don't. 104th over: England 389-3 (Pietersen 128, Collingwood 12) Siddle looks a shadow of the bowler he was in the first Test, and Colly and KP work him this way and that in their own distinct styles. 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