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  Sunday, 10 November, 2002, 06:10 GMT
Minute by minute: England's collapse
Day four: England 79 all out - Australia win by 384 runs
Vaughan is given out lbw
McGrath starts the rot

Australia have produced a ruthless performance to draw first blood in the Ashes series.

The home side declared 463 runs ahead after Matthew Hayden's second hundred of the game and then bowled out England in just 28.2 overs.



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Latest action (all times GMT):

0609 Caddick top edges a ball from Warne, short leg Lehmann takes an easy catch and the game is over.

0608 A leading edge by Hoggard lobs to mid-on but he picks up a single.

0606 Caddick slashes McGrath to third man for four in a late gesture of defiance.

0600 Butcher's brave 115-minute vigil is ended when he is caught at silly point by Ponting off Warne.
England 74-8 (27th over)

0556 Giles is the seventh wicket to fall as a McGrath leg-cutter results in a thin edge and an easy catch for Gilchrist.
England 74-6 (26th over)

0554 McGrath proves he is human by over-pitching and Giles props forward before driving for an extra cover boundary.

0551 Butcher continues to play a lone hand by driving Warne through mid-on for four.

0543 Hayden claims another catch as McGrath puts paid to White.
England 66-6 (24th over)

0542 Aggression pays off for Butcher as he hoists Warne through mid-wicket for another boundary.

0541 White uses his feet to come down the wicket and drive Warne through mid-on for four.

0536 Butcher square cuts McGrath for another boundary to take England's total past 50.

0533 White clips Warne through mid-wicket for four, helped by excellent use of the feet.

0530 McGrath errs in line and length, allowing Butcher to cut away for a rare boundary.

0526 White turns Warne through the leg side for his first two runs.

0517 Warne strikes as Stewart completes a pair with Hayden taking a juggling catch at second slip.
England 35-5 (17th over)

0514 Disaster for England as Crawley is run out at the bowler's end after being called through for a bye by Butcher.
England 34-4 (17th over)

0510 McGrath gets his man as Hussain is taken by Ponting at gully for 11.
England 33-3 (16th over)

0505 Butcher tries to hoist Warne over mid-wicket, Langer fails to hold a difficult chance as he moves to his left.

Afternoon session

0440 McGrath comes back for the final over before tea - Butcher foces off the back foot through the covers for two.

0437 Warne appeals strongly for lbw against Hussain but the England captain survives again.

0432 Lehmann has a long chase to the boundary's edge as Butcher takes three runs off Gillespie with a flowing drive.

0429 The ball falls between the slips as Warne finds the edge of Hussain's bat with another perfectly pitched leg break.

0428 Hussain is beaten all ends up by Warne, but another confident appeal is turned down.

0418 Leg-spinner Warne replaces McGrath and Butcher needs all his powers of concentration to play out a maiden.

0415 Gillespie over-pitches and Hussain drives through the line to collect two to long-off. Butcher follows with three more through the leg-side.

0413 McGrath is whipped through mid-wicket by Butcher, who picks up an all run four with no-one out on the leg-side.

0411 Butcher forces McGrath square of the wicket on the off side for two runs, prompting the bowler to switch to round the wicket.

0407 Hussain pushes Gillespie for two but the pressure on England's batsmen is intense.

0400 Australia are convinced that Hussain has touched a rising delivery from Gillespie, but Steve Bucknor declines to raise the finger.

0357 Hussain gets off the mark in confident style by stroking McGrath through mid-on for four.

0350 England's plight worsens as Gilchrist takes a superb diving catch to dismiss Trescothick for one off Gillespie.
England 3-2 (2nd over)

0343 England are immediately in trouble as Vaughan is adjudged lbw second ball to McGrath - TV replays suggest it is the wrong decision by umpire Rudi Koertzen.
England 1-0 (1st over)


England: Nasser Hussain (capt), Mark Butcher, Andrew Caddick, John Crawley, Ashley Giles, Matthew Hoggard, Simon Jones, Alec Stewart (wkt), Marcus Trescothick, Michael Vaughan

Australia: Steve Waugh (captain), Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Damien Martyn, Darren Lehmann, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Andy Bichel, Jason Gillespie, Glenn McGrath.

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