Ian Bell hits sparkling century in Hobart

Ian Bell cover drives

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Ian Bell hit a terrific 118 in an unbeaten partnership with Paul Collingwood (74) worth 198 as England enjoyed another good day in Australia.

Replying to Australia A’s 230, England reached 335-5 and have two days left to push for a win in the final warm-up match before the Ashes series starts.

They were in a bit of trouble when Kevin Pietersen fell for five to leave the score on 137-5 in chilly Hobart.

But Bell and Collingwood engineered a strong recovery in the final session.

Full story: BBC Sport

 

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