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England won toss

ENGLAND - First Innings 373 (A J Strauss 129; S K Warne 6-122)

AUSTRALIA - First Innings 367 (M L Hayden 138, J L Langer 105; A Flintoff 5-78, M J Hoggard 4-97)

ENGLAND - Second Innings

(Overnight: 34 for 1)

M E Trescothick lbw b Warne 33

150 min, 84 balls, 1 four

*M P Vaughan c Gilchrist b McGrath 45

79 min, 65 balls, 6 fours

I R Bell c Warne b McGrath 0

2 min, 1 ball

K P Pietersen b McGrath 158

284 min, 187 balls, 15 fours, 7 sixes

A Flintoff c and b Warne 8

20 min, 13 balls, 1 four

P D Collingwood c Ponting b Warne 10

71 min, 51 balls, 1 four

G O Jones b Tait 1

24 min, 12 balls

A F Giles b Warne 59

159 min, 97 balls, 7 fours

M J Hoggard not out 4

45 min, 35 balls

S J Harmison c Hayden b Warne 0

2 min, 2 balls

Extras (b4 w7 nb5) 16

Total (431 min, 91.3 overs) 335

Fall (cont): 2-67 (Vaughan) 3-6 7 (Bell) 4-109 (Trescothick) 5-126 (Flintoff) 6-186 (Collingwood) 7-199 (Jones) 8-308 (Pietersen) 9-335 (Giles) 10-335 (Harmison).

Bowling: McGrath 26-3-85-3 (nb1) (5-0-13-0, 8-2-24-2, 5-1-7-0, 8-0-41-1); Lee 20-4-88-0 (nb4 w5) (1-1-0-0, 2-0-9-0, 8-0-57-0, 5-1-14-0, 4-2-8-0); Warne 38.3-3-124-6 (w1) (6-0-19-1, 31-3-101-3, 1.3-0-4-2); Clarke 2-0-6-0 (one spell); Tait 5-0-28-1 (w1) (4-0-27-1, 1-0-1-0).

Progress: Fourth day: Bad light stopped play 2.21-3.10pm (early tea taken) 7-1 (Trescothick 2, Vaughan 4) 5.3 overs. Bad light stopped play 3.42pm - close 34-1 (Tr escothick 14, Vaughan 19) 13.2 overs. Fifth day (min 98 overs): 50: 73 min, 16.5 overs. 100: 141 min, 31.1 overs. Lunch: 127-5 (Pietersen 35, Collingwood 0) 39 overs. 150: 197 min, 42.3 overs. 200: 270 min, 57 overs. Tea: 221-7 (Pietersen 105, Giles 6) 63 overs. 250: 332 min, 71.2 overs. New ball taken after 80 overs at 298-7. 300: 380 min, 81.4 overs. Innings closed: 5.45pm.

Pietersen's 50: 90 min, 70 balls, 2 fours, 3 sixes. 100: 192 min, 124 balls, 10 fours 4 sixes. 150: 268 min, 176 balls, 14 fours, 7 sixes. Giles's 50: 138 min, 87 balls, 5 fours.

AUSTRALIA - Second Innings

J L Langer not out 0

4 min, 4 balls

M L Hayden not out 0

4 min, 0 balls

Extras (lb4) 4

Total (for 0, 4 min, 0.4 overs) 4

Bowling: Harmison 0.4-0-0-0.

Progress: Fifth day: Bad light stopped play at 6pm.

Match Drawn

Man of the match: K P Pietersen.

Players of the series: A Flintoff and S K Warne.

Umpires: B F Bowden (NZ) and R E Koertzen (SA).

TV replay umpire: J W Lloyds (Eng).

Match referee: R S Madugalle (S Lanka).

Ashes series: First Test (Lord's, 21-25 July): Australia 190 (Harmison 5-43) and 384 (M Clarke 91, D Martyn); England 155 (Pietersen 57; McGrath 5-53) and 180 (McGrath 4-29, Warne 4-64). Australia win by 239 runs.

Second Test (Edgbaston, 4-8 August): England 407 (Trescothick 90, Pietersen 71, Flintoff 68; Warne 4-116) and 182 (Flintoff 73; Warne 6-46, Lee 4-82); Australia 308 (Langer 82, Ponting 61) and 279 (Flintoff 4-79). England win by two runs

Third Test (Old Trafford, 11-15 August): England 444 (Vaughan 166, Trescothick 63, Bell 59; Warne 4-99, Lee 4-100) and 280 for 6 dec (Strauss 106, Bell 65; McGrath 5-115); Australia 302 (Warne 90; S Jones 6-53) and 371 (Ponting 156; Flintoff 4-71). Match drawn.

Fourth Test (Trent Bridge, 25-29 August): England 477 (Flintoff 102, G Jones 85, Trescothick 65, Vaughan 58; Warne 4-102) and 129-7 (Warne 4-31); Australia 218 (S Jones 5-44) and 387 (following on, Langer 61, Katich 59, Clarke 56). England win by three wickets.

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