Golden Ducks 2010-11


Golden Ducks

 

Golden Ducks 2010-11

A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN DUCKS / PRIMARIES FROM THIS YEAR

The Primary (or Golden Duck) theme has always been associated with our fundraising. Our members pay an annual subscription of only $50.00, however, when membership renewal notices are forwarded to them, they are also requested to pay tax deductable ‘fines’ (donations) of $5.00 per primary scored throughout the previous year by Australian players in Test Matches, One Day Internationals or Twenty20 matches.

AUSTRALIA IN ENGLAND VS PAKISTAN

MCC Spirit of Cricket T20I Series – 2nd T20I Australia v Pakistan Played at Edgbaston, Birmingham (neutral venue) 6 July 2010 (20-over match) MG Johnson             lbw b Mohammad Amir        0 18.1 pinpoint yorker from Aamer, strikes Johnson on the back foot! Huge appeal, Asad Rauf thinks about it for a long time and eventually raises the finger! Brave decision, that looked to be sliding very leg-stumpy 139/9 MCC Spirit of Cricket Test Series – 1st Test Australia v Pakistan Played at Lord’s, London (neutral venue) 13,14,15,16 July 2010 (5-day match) MEK Hussey          c Imran Farhat b Umar Gul        0
26.4 140.0 kph, gone! First ball! It’s all happening and Gul is on a hat-trick. Perfect length on off stump and takes Hussey’s edge which carries low to first slip who takes a good catch. 97/4
     

SRI LANKA IN AUSTRALIA

Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series – 1st ODI Australia v Sri Lanka Played at Melbourne Cricket Ground 3 November 2010 – day/night (50-over match) CL White         b Perera      0 18.6 what a beaut! Ripper. Perera and Sri Lanka are on fire at the MCG. Another legcutter. He is on a hat-trick! Perfect delivery first up. Back of a length, pitching middle and off, cutting away, beating the poke, hitting the top of off 88/4

ENGLAND IN AUSTRALIA

The Ashes – 2nd Test  – Australia v England Played at Adelaide Oval 3,4,5,6,7 December 2010 (5-day match) SM Katich                    run out (Trott)                 0 [balls faced - 0] 0.4 Anderson to Watson, chaos! Katich has gone and that’s a horror start for Australia! Watson fiddled into the leg side with a hint of pad and set off for a single, Katich didn’t respond until it was too late, Trott at midwicket had an age to line up the throw and he hit direct. Phew! Drama already! 0/1 RT Ponting         c Swann b Anderson        0 0.5 134.6 kph, Anderson strikes this time! Two in two! Ponting has gone! Classic outswing bowling, full, drew Ponting into that lunged drive he can play early in his innings, nicked the edge and flew low to Swann at second slip who gleefully took the chance 0/2 RJ Harris        lbw b Swann        0 73.4 86.7 kph, Huge appeal for lbw, Harris is totally done in the flight and the ball thumps into the back pad. He wasn’t too far forward, the umpire raises the finger but Harris asks for the review. Has he hit that? Is it missing leg? Nope, he’s given out! 207/7 RJ Harris                lbw b Anderson            0 90.6 136.2 kph, gone! King pair for Harris! Anderson aimed the inswinger at a full length, Harris left alone and it crashed into the front pad bang in front. Harris reviewed but it only confirms the worst. Harris becomes only the second Australian ever to bag a king pair. 286/7 The Ashes – 5th Test – Australia v England Played at Sydney Cricket Ground 3,4,5,6,7 January 2011 (5-day match) MG Johnson        b Tremlett            0 56.4 143.4 kph, full! Straight and bowled him! The SCG goes wild! Swings back late and through Johnson’s defences in a hurry to peg back off stump 171/7 England in Australia ODI Series – 5th ODI Played at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 30 January 2011 – day/night (50-over match) B Lee             c sub (LJ Wright) b Woakes         0 48.3 133.8 kph, Woakes has six! And the 50th over may not be required after all. Lee has cut hard but in the air and third man takes the catch, it’s the substitute fielder Luke Wright down there 234/9

ICC WORLD CUP .. WARM UP MATCHES .. (THAT DON’T MEAN MUCH IN THE BIG PICTURE .. RIGHT??)

  India v Australia ICC World Cup Warm-up Matches Played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 13 February 2011 – day/night (50-over match) DJ Hussey        st †Dhoni b Chawla       0 28.2 Stumped! David walks away. The umpire asks him to wait. Third umpire says that’s out. It was a loverly leg break that lured David forward before it broke away sharply past the defensive poke. The back foot was in the air when Dhoni broke the stumps. Did the bails come off in time, just before the boot landed. Replays show that they did. Piyush is having quite a night here. 138/5