Andrew Symonds rescues career with 156 (2006)

With the Ashes already wrapped up heading into Melbourne Australia decided to stick with their winning formula and give the struggling Andrew Symonds another go at test cricket.

With Australia in trouble at 58-4 in their first innings, Symonds in the last chance saloon joined fishing buddy Matthew Hayden in the centre of the MCG.

With 80,000 watching on Symonds overcame a sluggish start to power to his maiden test match century. He finished with 156 equalling his highest international score which included 15 fours and a six.

He and Hayden put on 279 for the sixth wicket which helped give Shane Warne the perfect home sendoff with a resounding innings defeat of the old enemy.

4th Test, MCG, 2006


Related Videos

Andrew Symonds: Out of Africa

2005 and 2007 Ashes: Highlights for Warne, Hayden and Ponting

ClipDex Details

Matches Tagged in ClipDex

2006/07 AUS v ENG 4th Tes ...  

Series Tagged in ClipDex

2006/07 Ashes AUS v ENG  

Players Tagged in ClipDex

Hayden, Matthew L   Symonds, Andrew   Harmison, Stephen J  

Grounds Tagged in ClipDex

MCG  

Categories Tagged in ClipDex

All Rounders  

No comments received so far. (U09)
Share with
What are these?

Random Video (I'm Feeling Lucky)

from around the world
more...
CricketCrowd articles
more...