ICC World XI tour of Australia, 2005/06 / Commentary

ICC Super Series ODIs - 3rd match

Australia v ICC World XI

Australia won by 156 runs

0.1

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 no ball, Gilchrist on the back foot defending

0.1

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, length ball, Gilchrist gets an edge

0.2

Pollock to Gilchrist, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump, Gilchrist driving off the back foot

0.3

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 no ball, Gilchrist plays but misses the ball

0.3

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, wide of off stump, Gilchrist defends off the back foot

0.4

Pollock to Gilchrist, FOUR, good length but wide of the off stump, Gilchrist cuts

0.5

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 no ball, Gilchrist misses the ball

0.5

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, good length delivery, Gilchrist plays and misses

0.6

Pollock to Gilchrist, 2 runs, good line and back of a length, Gilchrist hits it on the leg side

End of over 1 (11 runs) Australia 11/0 (RR: 11.00)
AC Gilchrist    8* (9b 1x4)      SM Pollock    1-0-11-0
MJ Clarke    0* (0b)     

1.1

Ntini to Clarke, 3 runs, wide of off stump, Clarke drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Gayle

1.2

Ntini to Gilchrist, 1 run, short and down leg, Gilchrist works it through the leg side

1.3

Ntini to Clarke, no run, Clarke defends it

1.4

Ntini to Clarke, OUT

MJ Clarke lbw b Ntini 3 (9m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.5

Ntini to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting leaves it

1.6

Ntini to Ponting, 1 run, good length but down leg, Ponting hits it into the leg side, fielded by Afridi

End of over 2 (5 runs) Australia 16/1 (RR: 8.00)
RT Ponting    1* (2b)      M Ntini    1-0-5-1
AC Gilchrist    9* (10b 1x4)      SM Pollock    1-0-11-0

2.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting defends on the front foot

2.2

Pollock to Ponting, (no ball) 1 run, Ponting works it through the leg side

2.2

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Gilchrist gets an edge

2.3

Pollock to Ponting, no run, line and length, Ponting defends it

2.4

Pollock to Ponting, no run, good line and back of a length, Ponting leaves it alone

2.5

Pollock to Ponting, 2 runs, line and length, Ponting hits it into the leg side

2.6

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, good line and back of a length, Ponting edges the ball, fielded by Ntini

End of over 3 (6 runs) Australia 22/1 (RR: 7.33)
RT Ponting    5* (8b)      SM Pollock    2-0-17-0
AC Gilchrist    10* (11b 1x4)      M Ntini    1-0-5-1

3.1

Ntini to Ponting, 1 run, short of a length, Ponting defends

3.2

Ntini to Gilchrist, no run, length ball, Gilchrist defends it

3.3

Ntini to Gilchrist, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Gilchrist drives

3.4

Ntini to Ponting, no run, short ball, Ponting defends it

3.5

Ntini to Ponting, FOUR, good line but too full, Ponting works it through the leg side

3.6

Ntini to Ponting, no run, line and length, Ponting driving

End of over 4 (6 runs) Australia 28/1 (RR: 7.00)
RT Ponting    10* (12b 1x4)      M Ntini    2-0-11-1
AC Gilchrist    11* (13b 1x4)      SM Pollock    2-0-17-0

4.1

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, just short of a length, Gilchrist on the back foot defending

4.2

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 run, short and wide of the off stump, Gilchrist cuts off the back foot

4.3

Pollock to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends

4.4

Pollock to Ponting, no run, good line and length, Ponting defends it

4.5

Pollock to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends it

4.6

Pollock to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting misses the ball

End of over 5 (1 run) Australia 29/1 (RR: 5.80)
RT Ponting    10* (16b 1x4)      SM Pollock    3-0-18-0
AC Gilchrist    12* (15b 1x4)      M Ntini    2-0-11-1

5.1

Ntini to Gilchrist, no run, just short of a length, Gilchrist defends it

5.2

Ntini to Gilchrist, no run, line and length, Gilchrist plays but misses the ball

5.3

Ntini to Gilchrist, SIX, short ball, Gilchrist pulls

5.4

Ntini to Gilchrist, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Gilchrist drives through the off side

5.5

Ntini to Gilchrist, no run, length ball, Gilchrist drives it away

5.6

Ntini to Gilchrist, no run, just short of a length, Gilchrist keeps it out

End of over 6 (8 runs) Australia 37/1 (RR: 6.16)
AC Gilchrist    20* (21b 1x4 1x6)      M Ntini    3-0-19-1
RT Ponting    10* (16b 1x4)      SM Pollock    3-0-18-0

6.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, short and wide of off stump, Ponting defends it

6.2

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length, Ponting defends it

6.3

Pollock to Gilchrist, 2 runs, short of a length and outside off stump, Gilchrist drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Gayle

6.4

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, good line and length delivery, Gilchrist keeps it out

6.5

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Gilchrist plays and misses the ball

6.6

Pollock to Gilchrist, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Gilchrist defends it away

End of over 7 (4 runs) Australia 41/1 (RR: 5.85)
AC Gilchrist    23* (25b 1x4 1x6)      SM Pollock    4-0-22-0
RT Ponting    11* (18b 1x4)      M Ntini    3-0-19-1

7.1

Ntini to Gilchrist, 1 run, just short of a length, Gilchrist gets an edge

7.2

Ntini to Ponting, no run, length but down leg, Ponting misses the ball

7.3

Ntini to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends

7.4

Ntini to Ponting, FOUR, too full and on the pads, Ponting works it through the leg side

7.5

Ntini to Ponting, FOUR, good line and back of a length, Ponting cuts off the back foot

7.6

Ntini to Ponting, no run, good length delivery, Ponting plays and misses the ball

End of over 8 (9 runs) Australia 50/1 (RR: 6.25)
RT Ponting    19* (23b 3x4)      M Ntini    4-0-28-1
AC Gilchrist    24* (26b 1x4 1x6)      SM Pollock    4-0-22-0

8.1

Pollock to Gilchrist, 2 runs, good length delivery, Gilchrist drives through the off side

8.2

Pollock to Gilchrist, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Gilchrist drives on the front foot

8.3

Pollock to Gilchrist, 2 runs, line and length, Gilchrist pulls it away, fielded by Sehwag

8.4

Pollock to Gilchrist, no run, good line and length delivery, Gilchrist defends it away

8.5

Pollock to Gilchrist, OUT

AC Gilchrist c & b Pollock 32 (39m 31b 2x4 1x6) SR: 103.22

8.6

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, good length but down leg, Ponting edges it, fielded by Kallis

End of over 9 (9 runs) Australia 59/2 (RR: 6.55)
RT Ponting    20* (24b 3x4)      SM Pollock    5-0-31-1
DR Martyn    0* (0b)      M Ntini    4-0-28-1

9.1

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, short ball, Ponting drives the ball off the back foot

9.2

Flintoff to Ponting, 4 leg byes, back of a length and down the leg side, Ponting misses the ball

9.3

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, good line and back of a length, Ponting keeps it out

9.4

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting keeps it out

9.5

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting cuts it away

9.6

Flintoff to Ponting, 1 run, line and length, Ponting defends it away

End of over 10 (5 runs) Australia 64/2 (RR: 6.40)
RT Ponting    21* (30b 3x4)      A Flintoff    1-0-1-0
DR Martyn    0* (0b)      SM Pollock    5-0-31-1

10.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, good length delivery, Ponting pushes forward

10.2

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Ponting drives through the on side

10.3

Pollock to Martyn, FOUR, short ball, Martyn edges the ball

10.4

Pollock to Martyn, no run, short ball, Martyn plays and misses the ball

10.5

Pollock to Martyn, 2 runs, short of a length and outside the off stump, Martyn driving off the back foot

10.6

Pollock to Martyn, 1 no ball, Martyn plays and misses

10.6

Pollock to Martyn, no run, just short of a length, Martyn defends off the back foot

End of over 11 (8 runs) Australia 72/2 (RR: 6.54)
DR Martyn    6* (5b 1x4)      SM Pollock    6-0-39-1
RT Ponting    22* (32b 3x4)      A Flintoff    1-0-1-0

11.1

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, just short of a length, Ponting plays and misses

11.2

Flintoff to Ponting, 2 runs, just short of a length, Ponting pulls it away, fielded by Vettori

11.3

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, good line and back of a length, Ponting edges it

11.4

Flintoff to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives

11.5

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, short of a length, Martyn hits it into the leg side, fielded by Vettori

11.6

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting defends off the back foot

End of over 12 (4 runs) Australia 76/2 (RR: 6.33)
RT Ponting    25* (37b 3x4)      A Flintoff    2-0-5-0
DR Martyn    7* (6b 1x4)      SM Pollock    6-0-39-1

12.1

Pollock to Martyn, no run, length ball, Martyn defends it

12.2

Pollock to Martyn, FOUR, short ball, Martyn edges it

12.3

Pollock to Martyn, no run, good line and just short of a length, Martyn works it through the leg side

12.4

Pollock to Martyn, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Martyn edges it

12.5

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Ponting hits it into the leg side

12.6

Pollock to Martyn, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Martyn works it through the leg side, fielded by Afridi

End of over 13 (7 runs) Australia 83/2 (RR: 6.38)
DR Martyn    13* (11b 2x4)      SM Pollock    7-0-46-1
RT Ponting    26* (38b 3x4)      A Flintoff    2-0-5-0

13.1

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, good length delivery, Martyn drives through the off side

13.2

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, good line and back of a length, Martyn edges it

13.3

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, line and length, Ponting defends it away

13.4

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, good line but too full, Ponting defends it

13.5

Flintoff to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length, Ponting edges it

13.6

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, bouncer on line, Martyn plays but misses the ball

End of over 14 (2 runs) Australia 85/2 (RR: 6.07)
DR Martyn    14* (14b 2x4)      A Flintoff    3-0-7-0
RT Ponting    27* (41b 3x4)      SM Pollock    7-0-46-1

14.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, half volley, Ponting works it through the leg side

14.2

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, length ball, Martyn keeps it out

14.3

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, good line and length delivery, Martyn defends it

14.4

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, leg side delivery, Martyn hits it on the leg side

14.5

Muralitharan to Martyn, 1 run, good length delivery, Martyn works it through the leg side

14.6

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good length delivery, Ponting defends off the back foot

End of over 15 (2 runs) Australia 87/2 (RR: 5.80)
RT Ponting    28* (43b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    1-0-2-0
DR Martyn    15* (18b 2x4)      A Flintoff    3-0-7-0

15.1

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, good line and back of a length, Martyn on the back foot defending

15.2

Flintoff to Martyn, 1 run, good line and length, Martyn defends it

15.3

Flintoff to Ponting, FOUR, line and length, Ponting hits it into the leg side

15.4

Flintoff to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length, Ponting edges it

15.5

Flintoff to Martyn, no run, short of a length, Martyn defends off the back foot

15.6

Flintoff to Martyn, FOUR, full down leg side, Martyn hits it into the leg side

End of over 16 (10 runs) Australia 97/2 (RR: 6.06)
DR Martyn    20* (22b 3x4)      A Flintoff    4-0-17-0
RT Ponting    33* (45b 4x4)      M Muralitharan    1-0-2-0

16.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good line and length, Ponting defends it away

16.2

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good line and just short of a length, Ponting hits it into the leg side

16.3

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, good length delivery, Ponting hits it on the leg side

16.4

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, half volley, Martyn defends

16.5

Muralitharan to Martyn, 3 runs, good line and back of a length, Martyn cuts off the back foot, fielded by Gayle

16.6

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, good length delivery, Ponting drives on the front foot

End of over 17 (5 runs) Australia 102/2 (RR: 6.00)
RT Ponting    35* (49b 4x4)      M Muralitharan    2-0-7-0
DR Martyn    23* (24b 3x4)      A Flintoff    4-0-17-0

17.1

Flintoff to Ponting, SIX, good line and length, Ponting drives on the on side

17.2

Flintoff to Ponting, no run, full on the stumps, Ponting drives on the front foot, fielded by Flintoff

17.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, short of a length, Ponting defends

17.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Ponting cuts it away

17.5

Kallis to Ponting, FOUR, good length but down leg, Ponting hits it on the leg side

17.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Ponting keeps it out

End of over 18 (11 runs) Australia 113/2 (RR: 6.27)
RT Ponting    46* (55b 5x4 1x6)      JH Kallis    0.4-0-5-0
DR Martyn    23* (24b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    2-0-7-0

18.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting hits it on the leg side

18.2

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, good length delivery, Ponting hits it into the leg side

18.3

Muralitharan to Martyn, 1 run, good line and length, Martyn works it through the leg side

18.4

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting hits it into the leg side

18.5

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting hits it into the leg side

18.6

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends it away

End of over 19 (2 runs) Australia 115/2 (RR: 6.05)
RT Ponting    47* (60b 5x4 1x6)      M Muralitharan    3-0-9-0
DR Martyn    24* (25b 3x4)      JH Kallis    0.4-0-5-0

19.1

Kallis to Martyn, no run, just short of a length, Martyn edges it

19.2

Kallis to Martyn, 1 run, sends down a bouncer, Martyn plays a pull-shot

19.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives through the off side

19.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends on the front foot

19.5

Kallis to Ponting, FOUR, good line and length, Ponting drives the ball

19.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, line and length, Ponting hits it into the leg side

End of over 20 (6 runs) Australia 121/2 (RR: 6.05)
RT Ponting    52* (64b 6x4 1x6)      JH Kallis    1.4-0-11-0
DR Martyn    25* (27b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    3-0-9-0

20.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good line and just short of a length, Ponting keeps it out

20.2

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, full on the stumps, Ponting drives on the front foot

20.3

Muralitharan to Martyn, 1 run, line and length, Martyn hits it into the leg side

20.4

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, half volley, Ponting drives it away

20.5

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, length ball, Martyn plays and misses the ball

20.6

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, good line and length, Martyn misses the ball

End of over 21 (3 runs) Australia 124/2 (RR: 5.90)
DR Martyn    26* (30b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    4-0-12-0
RT Ponting    54* (67b 6x4 1x6)      JH Kallis    1.4-0-11-0

21.1

Vettori to Ponting, 2 runs, good line and length, Ponting hits it into the leg side

21.2

Vettori to Ponting, no run, short and wide, Ponting cuts off the back foot, fielded by Lara

21.3

Vettori to Ponting, no run, good line and length, Ponting edges it

21.4

Vettori to Ponting, 1 run, full delivery, Ponting driving

21.5

Vettori to Martyn, no run, good line and length delivery, Martyn pushes it off the back foot

21.6

Vettori to Martyn, no run, good line and length delivery, Martyn defends it

End of over 22 (3 runs) Australia 127/2 (RR: 5.77)
DR Martyn    26* (32b 3x4)      DL Vettori    1-0-3-0
RT Ponting    57* (71b 6x4 1x6)      M Muralitharan    4-0-12-0

22.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, good line but full, Ponting drives the ball, fielded by Dravid

22.2

Muralitharan to Martyn, 2 runs, good line but too full, Martyn drives on the on side, fielded by Dravid

22.3

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, good line and length delivery, Martyn defends on the front foot

22.4

Muralitharan to Martyn, 3 runs, good line and length, Martyn driving, fielded by Dravid

22.5

Muralitharan to Ponting, 1 run, line and length, Ponting works it through the leg side

22.6

Muralitharan to Martyn, no run, good line and length, Martyn edges it

End of over 23 (7 runs) Australia 134/2 (RR: 5.82)
DR Martyn    31* (36b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    5-0-19-0
RT Ponting    59* (73b 6x4 1x6)      DL Vettori    1-0-3-0

23.1

Vettori to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends

23.2

Vettori to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends it

23.3

Vettori to Ponting, FOUR, just short of a length, Ponting pulls it away

23.4

Vettori to Ponting, no run, good length delivery, Ponting keeps it out

23.5

Vettori to Ponting, no run, too full and on the pads, Ponting plays and misses

23.6

Vettori to Ponting, 1 run, good length delivery, Ponting hits it on the leg side

End of over 24 (5 runs) Australia 139/2 (RR: 5.79)
RT Ponting    64* (79b 7x4 1x6)      DL Vettori    2-0-8-0
DR Martyn    31* (36b 3x4)      M Muralitharan    5-0-19-0

24.1

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends

24.2

Muralitharan to Ponting, FOUR, length ball, Ponting works it through the leg side

24.3

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, length ball, Ponting defends it

24.4

Muralitharan to Ponting, no run, good line and length delivery, Ponting plays a cut-shot

24.5

Muralitharan to Ponting, OUT

RT Ponting c Lara b Muralitharan 68 (99m 84b 8x4 1x6) SR: 80.95

24.6

Muralitharan to Symonds, no run, good line and length, Symonds defends it

End of over 25 (4 runs) Australia 143/3 (RR: 5.72)
A Symonds    0* (1b)      M Muralitharan    6-0-23-1
DR Martyn    31* (36b 3x4)      DL Vettori    2-0-8-0

25.1

Vettori to Martyn, no run, short of a length, Martyn works it through the leg side

25.2

Vettori to Martyn, no run, length ball, Martyn plays and misses

25.3

Vettori to Martyn, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Martyn drives

25.4

Vettori to Symonds, 1 wide, full delivery

25.4

Vettori to Symonds, 1 run, good line and length, Symonds drives the ball through the off side

25.5

Vettori to Martyn, no run, good length delivery, Martyn plays and misses the ball

25.6

Vettori to Martyn, no run, line and length, Martyn defends it

End of over 26 (3 runs) Australia 146/3 (RR: 5.61)
DR Martyn    32* (41b 3x4)      DL Vettori    3-0-11-0
A Symonds    1* (2b)      M Muralitharan    6-0-23-1

26.1

Muralitharan to Symonds, no run, good length but down leg, Symonds plays and misses the ball

26.2

Muralitharan to Symonds, no run, line and length, Symonds on the back foot defending

26.3

Muralitharan to Symonds, OUT

A Symonds c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 1 (8m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

26.4

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, line and length, Hussey pushes forward

26.5

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey works it through the leg side

26.6

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey defends on the front foot

End of over 27 (wicket maiden) Australia 146/4 (RR: 5.40)
MEK Hussey    0* (3b)      M Muralitharan    7-1-23-2
DR Martyn    32* (41b 3x4)      DL Vettori    3-0-11-0

27.1

Vettori to Martyn, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Martyn hits it on the leg side, fielded by Kallis

27.2

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good length delivery, Hussey defends it

27.3

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, good line and length, Hussey defends

27.4

Vettori to Martyn, no run, good line but too full, Martyn pushes forward

27.5

Vettori to Martyn, OUT

DR Martyn lbw b Vettori 33 (85m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

27.6

Vettori to Watson, no run, line and length, Watson defends it away

End of over 28 (2 runs) Australia 148/5 (RR: 5.28)
SR Watson    0* (1b)      DL Vettori    4-0-13-1
MEK Hussey    1* (5b)      M Muralitharan    7-1-23-2

28.1

Gayle to Hussey, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Hussey plays and misses the ball

28.2

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Hussey cuts it away

28.3

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Watson hits it on the leg side

28.4

Gayle to Hussey, no run, half volley, Hussey drives it away, fielded by Lara

28.5

Gayle to Hussey, 2 runs, good line but over-pitched, Hussey hits it on the leg side

28.6

Gayle to Hussey, no run, line and length, Hussey drives on the front foot

End of over 29 (4 runs) Australia 152/5 (RR: 5.24)
MEK Hussey    4* (10b)      CH Gayle    1-0-4-0
SR Watson    1* (2b)      DL Vettori    4-0-13-1

29.1

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Watson works it through the leg side

29.2

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, line and length, Hussey drives off the back foot

29.3

Vettori to Watson, no run, good length delivery, Watson plays but misses the ball

29.4

Vettori to Watson, no run, good length delivery, Watson drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Pollock

29.5

Vettori to Watson, 2 runs, good line but full, Watson drives the ball

29.6

Vettori to Watson, no run, length ball, Watson defends it

End of over 30 (4 runs) Australia 156/5 (RR: 5.20)
SR Watson    4* (7b)      DL Vettori    5-0-17-1
MEK Hussey    5* (11b)      CH Gayle    1-0-4-0

30.1

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Hussey drives off the back foot

30.2

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, good length but down leg, Watson works it through the leg side

30.3

Gayle to Hussey, 2 runs, just short of a length, Hussey pulls it away, fielded by Vettori

30.4

Gayle to Hussey, no run, good line but full, Hussey defends

30.5

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, just short of a length, Hussey drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Sehwag

30.6

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, just short of a length, Watson pulls it away

End of over 31 (6 runs) Australia 162/5 (RR: 5.22)
SR Watson    6* (9b)      CH Gayle    2-0-10-0
MEK Hussey    9* (15b)      DL Vettori    5-0-17-1

31.1

Vettori to Watson, no run, good line and length delivery, Watson keeps it out

31.2

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, line and length, Watson hits it into the leg side

31.3

Vettori to Hussey, no run, straight full toss, Hussey drives through the off side

31.4

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line but over-pitched, Hussey defends

31.5

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line and length delivery, Hussey keeps it out

31.6

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, good line and length, Hussey drives on the front foot

End of over 32 (2 runs) Australia 164/5 (RR: 5.12)
MEK Hussey    10* (19b)      DL Vettori    6-0-19-1
SR Watson    7* (11b)      CH Gayle    2-0-10-0

32.1

Gayle to Hussey, no run, line and length, Hussey defends it

32.2

Gayle to Hussey, no run, good line but too full, Hussey drives through the off side

32.3

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, line and length, Hussey works it through the leg side

32.4

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson driving, fielded by Dravid

32.5

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, full delivery, Hussey hits it into the leg side

32.6

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson hits it into the leg side

End of over 33 (4 runs) Australia 168/5 (RR: 5.09)
SR Watson    9* (13b)      CH Gayle    3-0-14-0
MEK Hussey    12* (23b)      DL Vettori    6-0-19-1

33.1

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson pushes it off the back foot

33.2

Vettori to Hussey, FOUR, good length but down leg, Hussey sweeps

33.3

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good length delivery, Hussey defends

33.4

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line and length, Hussey defends it

33.5

Vettori to Hussey, no run, short ball, Hussey defends it

33.6

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line and length delivery, Hussey hits it on the leg side

End of over 34 (5 runs) Australia 173/5 (RR: 5.08)
MEK Hussey    16* (28b 1x4)      DL Vettori    7-0-24-1
SR Watson    10* (14b)      CH Gayle    3-0-14-0

34.1

Sehwag to Watson, FOUR, full toss on the stumps, Watson drives on the front foot

34.2

Sehwag to Watson, 1 run, good line but full, Watson drives the ball, fielded by Dravid

34.3

Sehwag to Hussey, no run, good line but too full, Hussey drives through the off side, fielded by Lara

34.4

Sehwag to Hussey, 1 run, good line but full, Hussey drives the ball

34.5

Sehwag to Watson, no run, good length delivery, Watson hits it into the leg side

34.6

Sehwag to Watson, 1 run, full delivery, Watson driving, fielded by Dravid

End of over 35 (7 runs) Australia 180/5 (RR: 5.14)
SR Watson    16* (18b 1x4)      V Sehwag    1-0-7-0
MEK Hussey    17* (30b 1x4)      DL Vettori    7-0-24-1

35.1

Vettori to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson drives the ball off the back foot

35.2

Vettori to Watson, 2 runs, good length delivery, Watson drives the ball

35.3

Vettori to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson defends off the back foot

35.4

Vettori to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson edges the ball, fielded by Dravid

35.5

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, line and length, Watson hits it into the leg side

35.6

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, good length delivery, Hussey pushes forward, fielded by Sehwag

End of over 36 (4 runs) Australia 184/5 (RR: 5.11)
MEK Hussey    18* (31b 1x4)      DL Vettori    8-0-28-1
SR Watson    19* (23b 1x4)      V Sehwag    1-0-7-0

36.1

Sehwag to Hussey, no run, good line and length delivery, Hussey defends it

36.2

Sehwag to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey edges it, fielded by Sangakkara

36.3

Sehwag to Hussey, FOUR, line and length, Hussey paddles it away

36.4

Sehwag to Hussey, 1 leg bye, down the leg side, Hussey plays and misses

36.5

Sehwag to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson drives through the on side

36.6

Sehwag to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, Hussey reverse-sweeps

End of over 37 (7 runs) Australia 191/5 (RR: 5.16)
MEK Hussey    23* (36b 2x4)      V Sehwag    2-0-13-0
SR Watson    20* (24b 1x4)      DL Vettori    8-0-28-1

37.1

Vettori to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey drives the ball off the back foot

37.2

Vettori to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey drives on the front foot

37.3

Vettori to Hussey, no run, line and length, Hussey defends on the front foot

37.4

Vettori to Hussey, 2 runs, good line and length, Hussey hits it on the leg side

37.5

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good length delivery, Hussey defends

37.6

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line and length delivery, Hussey edges the ball

End of over 38 (2 runs) Australia 193/5 (RR: 5.07)
MEK Hussey    25* (42b 2x4)      DL Vettori    9-0-30-1
SR Watson    20* (24b 1x4)      V Sehwag    2-0-13-0

38.1

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson plays and misses

38.2

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson plays and misses the ball

38.3

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good line and length delivery, Watson sweeping

38.4

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, length ball, Watson defends on the front foot

38.5

Muralitharan to Watson, 2 runs, good length delivery, Watson hits it on the leg side

38.6

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good line and length delivery, Watson works it through the leg side, fielded by Lara

End of over 39 (2 runs) Australia 195/5 (RR: 5.00)
SR Watson    22* (30b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    8-1-25-2
MEK Hussey    25* (42b 2x4)      DL Vettori    9-0-30-1

39.1

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, line and length, Hussey works it through the leg side, fielded by Lara

39.2

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, line and length, Watson hits it on the leg side

39.3

Vettori to Hussey, no run, good line and length delivery, Hussey plays and misses the ball

39.4

Vettori to Hussey, 1 run, good length delivery, Hussey sweeps the ball

39.5

Vettori to Watson, no run, good length delivery, Watson cuts off the back foot, fielded by Lara

39.6

Vettori to Watson, 1 run, good length delivery, Watson pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Gayle

End of over 40 (4 runs) Australia 199/5 (RR: 4.97)
SR Watson    24* (33b 1x4)      DL Vettori    10-0-34-1
MEK Hussey    27* (45b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    8-1-25-2

40.1

Muralitharan to Watson, 1 run, good line and length, Watson drives the ball, fielded by Dravid

40.2

Muralitharan to Hussey, 2 runs, good line and length, Hussey driving, fielded by Dravid

40.3

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, Hussey defends on the front foot

40.4

Muralitharan to Watson, 3 runs, length ball outside the off stump, Watson plays a cut-shot, fielded by Kallis

40.5

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, length ball, Hussey misses the ball

40.6

Muralitharan to Hussey, 2 runs, good length delivery, Hussey defends it away

End of over 41 (9 runs) Australia 208/5 (RR: 5.07)
MEK Hussey    32* (49b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    9-1-34-2
SR Watson    28* (35b 1x4)      DL Vettori    10-0-34-1

41.1

Pollock to Watson, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Watson driving, fielded by Kallis

41.2

Pollock to Watson, 2 runs, just short of a length, Watson defends it, fielded by Dravid

41.3

Pollock to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson hits it into the leg side

41.4

Pollock to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, Hussey defends it

41.5

Pollock to Watson, 2 runs, length ball, Watson driving off the back foot, fielded by Kallis

41.6

Pollock to Watson, (no ball) 1 run, Watson driving off the back foot, fielded by Kallis

41.6

Pollock to Hussey, 2 runs, good line and length, Hussey gets an edge, fielded by Dravid

End of over 42 (12 runs) Australia 220/5 (RR: 5.23)
MEK Hussey    35* (51b 2x4)      SM Pollock    8-0-58-1
SR Watson    36* (40b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    9-1-34-2

42.1

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, length ball, Watson defends on the front foot

42.2

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good line and length, Watson plays but misses the ball

42.3

Muralitharan to Watson, FOUR, good line and length, Watson cuts it

42.4

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, good length delivery, Watson drives on the front foot, fielded by Lara

42.5

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, down the leg side, Watson plays and misses

42.6

Muralitharan to Watson, no run, length ball, Watson defends it

End of over 43 (4 runs) Australia 224/5 (RR: 5.20)
SR Watson    40* (46b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    10-1-38-2
MEK Hussey    35* (51b 2x4)      SM Pollock    8-0-58-1

43.1

Pollock to Hussey, SIX, line and length, Hussey drives on the front foot

43.2

Pollock to Hussey, 1 run, good line and just short of a length, Hussey cuts it

43.3

Pollock to Watson, 1 run, good line but full, Watson drives the ball

43.4

Pollock to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, Hussey defends it

43.5

Pollock to Watson, no run, good line but over-pitched, Watson drives

43.6

Pollock to Watson, no run, line and length, Watson drives on the on side

End of over 44 (9 runs) Australia 233/5 (RR: 5.29)
SR Watson    41* (49b 2x4)      SM Pollock    9-0-67-1
MEK Hussey    43* (54b 2x4 1x6)      M Muralitharan    10-1-38-2

44.1

Gayle to Hussey, no run, straight full toss, Hussey drives through the off side

44.2

Gayle to Hussey, 2 runs, just short of a length, Hussey cuts

44.3

Gayle to Hussey, no run, straight full toss, Hussey drives through the off side

44.4

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, good length delivery, Hussey drives

44.5

Gayle to Watson, 2 runs, length ball, Watson hits it on the leg side

44.6

Gayle to Watson, 2 runs, full toss, Watson works it through the leg side, fielded by Afridi

End of over 45 (7 runs) Australia 240/5 (RR: 5.33)
SR Watson    45* (51b 2x4)      CH Gayle    4-0-21-0
MEK Hussey    46* (58b 2x4 1x6)      SM Pollock    9-0-67-1

45.1

Ntini to Hussey, FOUR, good length delivery, Hussey drives it away

45.2

Ntini to Hussey, FOUR, good line and length, Hussey drives the ball through the off side

45.3

Ntini to Hussey, 1 run, good length delivery, Hussey gets an edge, fielded by Muralitharan

45.4

Ntini to Watson, 2 leg byes, line and length, Watson plays but misses the ball

45.5

Ntini to Watson, no run, good line and just short of a length, Watson plays but misses the ball

45.6

Ntini to Watson, 1 run, good line and length, Watson works it through the leg side

End of over 46 (12 runs) Australia 252/5 (RR: 5.47)
SR Watson    46* (54b 2x4)      M Ntini    5-0-38-1
MEK Hussey    55* (61b 4x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    4-0-21-0

46.1

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, full toss, Watson driving, fielded by Dravid

46.2

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Hussey gets an edge

46.3

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, full toss, Watson drives it away

46.4

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, straight full toss, Hussey works it through the leg side

46.5

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, good line but full, Watson hits it into the leg side, fielded by Afridi

46.6

Gayle to Hussey, 2 runs, full delivery, Hussey driving, fielded by Dravid

End of over 47 (7 runs) Australia 259/5 (RR: 5.51)
MEK Hussey    59* (64b 4x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    5-0-28-0
SR Watson    49* (57b 2x4)      M Ntini    5-0-38-1

47.1

Ntini to Watson, 1 run, length ball, Watson drives it away

47.2

Ntini to Hussey, no run, Hussey gets an edge

47.3

Ntini to Hussey, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Hussey hits it into the leg side, fielded by Kallis

47.4

Ntini to Hussey, FOUR, wide full toss, Hussey drives

47.5

Ntini to Hussey, (no ball) 2 runs, Hussey hits it into the leg side, fielded by Afridi

47.5

Ntini to Hussey, 1 run, full delivery, Hussey driving

47.6

Ntini to Watson, 1 run, full on the stumps, Watson edges it

End of over 48 (12 runs) Australia 271/5 (RR: 5.64)
SR Watson    51* (59b 2x4)      M Ntini    6-0-50-1
MEK Hussey    68* (69b 5x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    5-0-28-0

48.1

Gayle to Watson, FOUR, full and on the legs, Watson hits it on the leg side

48.2

Gayle to Watson, FOUR, good line but too full, Watson works it through the leg side

48.3

Gayle to Watson, 2 runs, down the leg side, Watson drives on the front foot

48.4

Gayle to Watson, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Watson hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sehwag

48.5

Gayle to Watson, 1 run, full delivery, Watson gets an edge

48.6

Gayle to Hussey, 1 run, full on the stumps, Hussey defends it away

End of over 49 (14 runs) Australia 285/5 (RR: 5.81)
MEK Hussey    69* (70b 5x4 1x6)      CH Gayle    6-0-42-0
SR Watson    64* (64b 4x4)      M Ntini    6-0-50-1

49.1

Ntini to Hussey, 2 runs, good line and length, Hussey drives the ball

49.2

Ntini to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey drives on the front foot

49.3

Ntini to Watson, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Watson hits it on the leg side, fielded by Vettori

49.4

Ntini to Hussey, 1 run, good line but full, Hussey gets an edge

49.5

Ntini to Watson, 1 run, Watson drives through the off side

49.6

Ntini to Hussey, 2 runs, Hussey hits it on the leg side

End of over 50 (8 runs) Australia 293/5
MEK Hussey    75* (74b 5x4 1x6)      M Ntini    7-0-58-1
SR Watson    66* (66b 4x4)      CH Gayle    6-0-42-0
Series Results
Australia v ICC World XI at Melbourne (Docklands) - Oct 9, 2005
Australia won by 156 runs
Australia v ICC World XI at Melbourne (Docklands) - Oct 7, 2005
Australia won by 55 runs
Australia v ICC World XI at Melbourne (Docklands) - Oct 5, 2005
Australia won by 93 runs
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