VB Series, 2004/05 / Scorecard

VB Series - 1st final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 18 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Abdul Razzaq b Mohammad Khalil 24 42 2 0 57.14
View dismissal MJ Clarke lbw b Naved-ul-Hasan 9 22 1 0 40.90
View dismissal RT Ponting* b Iftikhar Anjum 11 15 1 0 73.33
View dismissal DR Martyn st †Kamran Akmal b Shahid Afridi 53 78 0 0 67.94
View dismissal A Symonds c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Abdul Razzaq 91 101 7 0 90.09
View dismissal DS Lehmann c †Kamran Akmal b Shahid Afridi 0 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SM Katich c sub (Yasir Hameed) b Abdul Razzaq 9 17 0 0 52.94
View dismissal SR Watson c Mohammad Hafeez b Abdul Razzaq 4 5 0 0 80.00
View dismissal B Lee b Naved-ul-Hasan 13 12 2 0 108.33
JN Gillespie not out 3 3 0 0 100.00
View dismissal GD McGrath run out (†Kamran Akmal/Iftikhar Anjum) 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 7, nb 3) 19
Total (all out; 49 overs) 237 (4.83 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-29 (Clarke, 8.3 ov), 2-51 (Gilchrist, 12.3 ov), 3-53 (Ponting, 13.2 ov), 4-190 (Martyn, 40.2 ov), 5-190 (Lehmann, 40.3 ov), 6-213 (Katich, 45.2 ov), 7-213 (Symonds, 45.3 ov), 8-220 (Watson, 47.1 ov), 9-235 (Lee, 48.5 ov), 10-237 (McGrath, 49.0 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets Naved-ul-Hasan 9 0 50 2 5.55 (2nb, 2w)
View wicket Iftikhar Anjum 8 1 27 1 3.37 (2w)
View wicket Mohammad Khalil 4 0 30 1 7.50 (1w)
View wickets Shahid Afridi 10 0 50 2 5.00 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets Abdul Razzaq 10 0 33 3 3.30 (1w)
Mohammad Hafeez 8 0 38 0 4.75
Pakistan innings (target: 238 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Salman Butt lbw b Lee 0 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal Kamran Akmal c Gillespie b McGrath 4 4 0 0 100.00
View dismissal Mohammad Hafeez c Watson b McGrath 13 39 2 0 33.33
View dismissal Yousuf Youhana b Lee 2 4 0 0 50.00
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq* c McGrath b Lee 51 83 1 1 61.44
View dismissal Shoaib Malik c Lehmann b Gillespie 66 89 3 2 74.15
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq run out (Symonds) 3 4 0 0 75.00
View dismissal Shahid Afridi c Katich b Gillespie 26 15 0 3 173.33
View dismissal Naved-ul-Hasan c Martyn b McGrath 29 29 4 0 100.00
Iftikhar Anjum not out 19 32 1 0 59.37
Mohammad Khalil not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 3, w 2, nb 1) 6
Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 219 (4.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Salman Butt, 0.2 ov), 2-7 (Kamran Akmal, 1.4 ov), 3-9 (Yousuf Youhana, 2.4 ov), 4-27 (Mohammad Hafeez, 11.6 ov), 5-118 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 32.5 ov), 6-123 (Abdul Razzaq, 34.4 ov), 7-153 (Shoaib Malik, 38.2 ov), 8-171 (Shahid Afridi, 40.3 ov), 9-216 (Naved-ul-Hasan, 49.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets B Lee 10 0 23 3 2.30 (1w)
View wickets GD McGrath 10 3 34 3 3.40
View wickets JN Gillespie 10 0 47 2 4.70 (1nb, 1w)
SR Watson 9 1 38 0 4.22
DS Lehmann 4 0 29 0 7.25
A Symonds 7 0 45 0 6.42
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Player of the match A Symonds (Australia)
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and SJ Davis
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee BC Broad (England)
Match notes
  • Hours of Play: 2.15pm - 5.45pm, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
  • Reserve Umpire: GTD Morrow
  • 12th Men: GB Hogg (Australia) and Taufeeq Umar (Pakistan)
  • Australia 50 off 12.1 overs
  • Australia 100 off 20.4 overs
  • Martyn/Symonds 50 partnership off 48 balls
  • Symonds 50 off 44 balls, 5x4
  • Australia 150 off 30.5 overs
  • Martyn/Symonds 100 partnership off 109 balls
  • Martyn 50 off 74 balls
  • Australia 200 off 43.4 overs
  • Pakistan 50 off 18.4 overs
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq/Shoaib Malik 50 partnership off 76 balls
  • Pakistan 100 off 27.4 overs
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq 50 off 76 balls, 1x4, 1x6
  • Shoaib Malik 50 off 77 balls, 2x4, 1x6
  • Pakistan 150 off 38.1 overs
  • Pakistan 200 off 46.3 overs
  • Attendance: 27,502
 
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Feb 4, 2005

Brett Lee attempts a sensational catch, Australia v Pakistan, 1st final, VB Series, Melbourne, February 4, 2005

Brett Lee attempts a sensational catch

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Feb 4, 2005

Brett Lee castles Yousuf Youhana, Australia v Pakistan, 1st final, VB Series, Melbourne, February 4, 2005

Brett Lee castles Yousuf Youhana

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