Eng Vs Aus 6th ODI full Highlights Video, Match Report, Scorecard

England tour of Australia, 6th ODI: Australia v England Played at Sydney Cricket Ground 2 February 2011 - day/night extended highlight hd video, match report and scorecard.
Australia beat England by two wickets as they achieved their highest one-day international run chase and took a 5-1 lead in the seven-match series.

Australia v England 6th ODI Match Report:
Australia pulled off a remarkable win over England in Wednesday's sixth ODI when they successfully chased down a mammoth 334-run target in Sydney.

Jonathan Trott's ton earlier in the day had steered the tourists to what seemed to be an indomitable 333 for six. Trott, struggling with a hamstring injury, batted with a greater deal of aggression than is typical of the talented right-hander in his 126-ball 137.

England's fielders react to their fifth defeat of the series.
Having survived a review on 82 and been dropped by Shane Watson on 120, the South African-born batsman orchestrated his second century of the series during key partnerships with Andrew Strauss (63) and Ian Bell (45).

England's batting Powerplay jinx continued when they lost Kevin Pietersen (29) to the first delivery of the five-over tactic, with Eoin Morgan (21) and Trott left to cart the remaining boundaries in the face of Shaun Tait's closing aggression.

Each of the eight home bowlers copped plenty of stick, with leg-spinner Steven Smith's economy rate of 5.71 as good as it got for the Aussies. Pace duo Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson endured particularly painful days across an entirely placid SCG track, fetching an expensive 7.33 and 7.16 to the over respectively, but not as painful as Paul Collingwood, who was taken out of the match by a blow square to the scrotum from Tait's full toss.

The Aussies were quickly in hot pursuit of a monstrous task when Watson (51) and Brad Haddin (20) flew to a 71-run opening stand inside eight overs.

The choice to give Chris Woakes, who bagged a six-for in Sunday's fifth ODI, the new ball backfired for Strauss, who watched his young seamer chase plenty of leather at the hands of Watson's savagery.

While the belated introduction of Steven Finn (two for 51) set the skids under the hosts somewhat, the arrival of Johnson at the crease as a pinch-hitter gradually swung the momentum back Australia's way.

With Callum Ferguson happy to play second fiddle to the swashbuckling left-hander, the duo added 79 for the third wicket before a sorry mix-up in communication had Ferguson run out for 46.

The part-time spin of Pietersen then bought the scalp of Johnson (57). After surviving the ball striking but not toppling the off-stump bail earlier, the half-centurion's luck ran out when Matt Prior had him stumped.

Cameron White (20) came and went quickly enough, affording captain Michael Clarke and sidekick David Hussey (38) the opportunity to snatch the bulk of an unlikely win. Their 90-run stand in less than a dozen overs had Strauss visibly worried, with shaky hand gestures and iffy changes to his field relaying as much.

Hussey's fall to Finn - the pick of the day's bowlers by a long shot - and Clarke's departure for 82 to the third run-out of the innings left would-be all-rounders John Hastings and Brett Lee to snapple six runs from the ultimate over of an utter humdinger. James Anderson, meanwhile, had travelled for a disastrous 91 runs from his 10 overs.

Where he couldn't step up with the new ball, Woakes also failed with his death bowling. Availed half-a-dozen deliveries yet needing just two, a wide and Hasting's inside edge for four brought up a sensational triumph that sees the series victors extend their lead to 5-1.

Booed in Brisbane but welcomed in Sydney, Clarke was promptly at hand to thank Lee and Hastings for finishing a job he would've liked to have wrapped up himself. Series victory and two half-tons on the trot sees some heavy pressure off Ricky Ponting's heir for the time being.

Australia v England 6th ODI presentation ceremony:
Michael Clarke: Our batting upfront was wonderful. Mitchell Johnson played really well, we felt with Yardy bowling on the short end, Mitch could take him on. I am pretty pleased to have made some runs and to leave with a standing ovation from the crowd felt great. We will now go to Perth and look to finish on a good note. We have some minor adjustments to make and we will look to make those at Perth
Jonathan Trott: The pitch played true and the ball came up nicely. It was a very good pitch to bat on. If I had taken the catch off Clarke, we could have gone on to win the match
Strauss: It was a great game of cricket. We felt that 333 was enough. Jonathan Trott was outstanding. The bowling was a bit disappointing. Paul Collingwood could not bowl and that was a big loss for us. We hope to do well in Perth.
One can't help but feel for the English side, they gave it everything. Trott came up with a splendid ton, Strauss chipped in with the bat, Morgan and Bell played their part but one thing went horribly wrong for them. Their best bowler, Anderson, went for 91 runs in his ten overs. That's where they lost the game, and that's where the Aussies won it. Michael Clarke has finally come up with the goods, he's peaking at the right time.
Jonathan Trott is the Man of the match for his splendid knock of 137

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