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Last Updated: Friday, 9 February 2007, 06:45 GMT
Australia v England photos

Andrew Flintoff

Australia win the toss and bat first, but lose Adam Gilchrist cheaply, Andrew Flintoff taking the catch

Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden, however, helps add 138 for the second wicket in making 82 off 102 balls

Ricky Ponting

Ponting is Hayden's partner in crime, himself contributing 75, before falling to a fine catch from Paul Collingwood

Sajid Mahmood

This catch from Sajid Mahmood, with Australian fans willing him to drop the ball, sees off Hayden

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke makes 33 off 39 balls, but is run out just before the important "death" overs, exposing the tail

Andrew Flintoff

Flintoff removes the dangerous Michael Hussey cheaply from the very next ball and England are back in it

Monty Panesar

With Flintoff taking 3-41 and Monty Panesar 2-44, England bowl out Australia for 252 in the 49th over

Brett Lee appeals for lbw against Loye

In reply, England quickly find themselves on 14-2 after Brett Lee takes the wickets of Mal Loye and Ed Joyce

Bracken celebrates his wicket as England limp to 15-3

Andrew Strauss comes in at four and lasts just two balls before being trapped lbw by Nathan Bracken for 0

Both players notch half centuries as England edge towards their target

The tourists recover well and get back on track thanks to a century partnership from Paul Collingwood and Ian Bell

Lee celebrates his third wicket

The pair are finally parted when Lee's superb inswinging yorker unseats Bell for 65 in the 33rd over

Flintoff and Collingwood celebrate the latters century

Andrew Flintoff joins Collingwood in the middle and helps him complete his second successive ton of the series

Watson celebrates the prize wicket of Flintoff

The two put on 74 before the captain nicks Shane Watson's delivery to Gilchrist with 31 still required

Nixon dives for the line as he avoids a run out

With James Dalrymple out quickly, it is left to veteran Paul Nixon to try and help Collingwood steer England home

Nixon and Collingwood hug after completing a memorable victory

They complete the feat with three balls to spare as England win by four wickets - Collingwood finishes with 120 not out



SEE ALSO
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09 Feb 07 |  England


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