Thread: The Ashes 2013
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Old July 12 2013, 03:50 PM   #18
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Re: The Ashes 2013

England 6/230 at Tea with Bell 56* and Broad 1*. Lead is 165.

Thank god we got rid of Prior in that session, he was taking the game away from us. Overall though, I'd give that session to England. Taking the new ball didn't work for us, and Pattinson and Starc bowled poorly for mine.

Have to give Bell some serious credit for his 56 from 134 balls - an innings very few of our team could play, and his wicket is just so vital after tea.

So how confident should we be of chasing down 200? Not very. Here is the list of highest successful chases at Trent Bridge :

http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/eng...m;view=innings
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