England win to avoid whitewash


Spinner Graeme Swann proved the match-winner, taking five wickets for 28 runs from his 10 overs as England, who won the toss and chose to field, dismissed the tourists for 176.
England began their chase brightly with captain Andrew Strauss (47) and Joe Denly (53) putting on 106 for the first wicket. Australia rallied with three wickets in 13 balls as England wobbled on 141 for five and 162 for six, before Tim Bresnan (10 not out) and Collingwood (13 not out) steered the hosts home.

SCOREBOARD
AUSTRALIA
Watson c Swann b Anderson    0
Paine c Prior b Onions    4
Ponting c Collingwood b Swann    53
Clarke (run out)    38
Hussey c Denly b Bresnan    49
White b Swann    1
Hopes c & b Swann    11
Johnson c Anderson b Swann    10
Hauritz  c & b Shah    3
B Lee b Swann    0
Hilfenhaus (not out)    2
Extras (LB-1, W-4)    5
Total (all out; 45.5 overs)    176
Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-17, 3-96, 4-110, 5-112, 6-138, 7-158, 8-158, 9-163.
Bowling: Anderson 7-0-36-1, Onions 9-1-28-1, Bresnan 6.5-0-25-1, Collingwood 7-0-37-0, Swann 10-1 28-5, Bopara 1-0-7-0, Shah 5-1-14-1.
ENGLAND
Strauss c Hilfenhaus b Hauritz    47
Denly (run out)    53
Bopara lbw b Watson    13
Shah c Paine b Hopes    7
Collingwood (not out)    13
Morgan c Paine b Lee    2
Prior c Ponting b Hilfenhaus    11
Bresnan (not out)    10
Extras (B-4, LB-2, W-6, NB-9)    21 
Total (6 wickets; 40 overs)    177
Fall of wickets:1-106, 2-129, 3-133, 4-137, 5-141, 6-162
Bowling: Lee 10 3 33 1, Hilfenhaus 6 1 38 1, Johnson 5 0 29 0, Hauritz 8 0 30 1, Hopes 6 1 29 1, Watson 5 0 12 1.

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