ICC World Cup, 2002/03 / Scorecard

ICC World Cup - 31st match, Pool A

Australia v Namibia

Australia won by 256 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b van Rooi 13 23 22 2 0 59.09
View dismissal ML Hayden b LJ Burger 88 103 73 9 3 120.54
View dismissal MG Bevan c & b LJ Burger 17 61 42 1 0 40.47
View dismissal A Symonds run out (Swanepoel/†van Schoor) 59 78 63 2 2 93.65
View dismissal RT Ponting* c DB Kotze b LJ Burger 2 7 9 0 0 22.22
View dismissal DR Martyn b BL Kotze 35 55 50 2 0 70.00
DS Lehmann not out 50 30 31 5 3 161.29
GB Hogg not out 19 27 14 3 0 135.71
Extras (lb 8, w 6, nb 4) 18
Total (6 wickets; 50 overs; 195 mins) 301 (6.02 runs per over)
Did not bat B Lee, AJ Bichel, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-26 (Gilchrist, 5.6 ov), 2-104 (Bevan, 19.6 ov), 3-140 (Hayden, 23.5 ov), 4-146 (Ponting, 25.5 ov), 5-230 (Symonds, 42.2 ov), 6-231 (Martyn, 42.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RJ van Vuuren 10 0 92 0 9.20 (2nb, 1w)
View wicket BO van Rooi 6 0 24 1 4.00 (4w)
View wicket BL Kotze 10 0 62 1 6.20 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets LJ Burger 10 1 39 3 3.90
DB Kotze 10 0 54 0 5.40
AJ Burger 4 0 22 0 5.50
Namibia innings (target: 302 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Burger c Ponting b McGrath 4 2 4 1 0 100.00
View dismissal SJ Swanepoel c Ponting b Lee 2 15 8 0 0 25.00
View dismissal M Karg c †Gilchrist b McGrath 4 21 14 0 0 28.57
View dismissal D Keulder c †Gilchrist b McGrath 3 26 20 0 0 15.00
View dismissal GB Murgatroyd lbw b McGrath 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal DB Kotze* c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 31 14 1 0 71.42
View dismissal LJ Burger c †Gilchrist b McGrath 1 11 11 0 0 9.09
View dismissal M van Schoor c †Gilchrist b Bichel 6 18 10 1 0 60.00
View dismissal BL Kotze b McGrath 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
BO van Rooi not out 0 9 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal RJ van Vuuren c †Gilchrist b Bichel 0 9 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 6, nb 5) 15
Total (all out; 14 overs; 75 mins) 45 (3.21 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (AJ Burger, 0.4 ov), 2-14 (Swanepoel, 3.2 ov), 3-16 (Karg, 4.6 ov), 4-17 (Murgatroyd, 6.3 ov), 5-28 (Keulder, 8.4 ov), 6-34 (LJ Burger, 10.5 ov), 7-45 (DB Kotze, 12.2 ov), 8-45 (BL Kotze, 12.5 ov), 9-45 (van Schoor, 13.5 ov), 10-45 (van Vuuren, 13.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets GD McGrath 7 4 15 7 2.14 (2w)
View wicket B Lee 6 1 26 1 4.33 (5nb)
View wickets AJ Bichel 1 1 0 2 0.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Points Australia 4, Namibia 0
Player of the match GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and RB Tiffin (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire NA Mallender (England)
Match referee GR Viswanath (India)
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: CJ Pickett (NL)
  • 12th Men: JP Maher (Australia) and SF Burger (Namibia)
  • MG Bevan's 200th ODI
  • Australia 50 up after 7.6 overs, 35 minutes, 6 fours
  • 53 Partnership for Hayden and Bevan in 65 balls, 42 minutes, 6 fours, 1 six
  • ML Hayden's highest score in World Cups (previous: 45* v India at Centurion, 2002/03)
  • ML Hayden 50 up after 54 balls, 78 mins, 5 fours, 1 six
  • Australia 100 after 18.6 overs, 81 minutes
  • A Symonds and DR Martyn's partnership of 84 runs set a new 5th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 42 JN Rhodes and L Klusener, South Africa v Australia, 2001/02)
  • DS Lehmann and GB Hogg's partnership of 70* runs set a new 7th wicket partnership record for this ground in ODIs (previous: 30 Khaled Mashud and Khaled Mahmud, Bangladesh v South Africa, 2002/03)
  • LJ Burger's best bowling in ODIs (previous: 1/45 v Pakistan at Kimberley, 2002/03)
  • BO van Rooi's best bowling in ODIs (previous: 0/36 v India at Pietermaritzburg, 2002/03)
  • 50 Partnership Symonds & Martyn, 34 minutes, 61 balls, 4 fours, 1 six
  • Symonds 50 in 71 minutes, 56 balls, 2 fours, 2 sixes
  • 50 Partnership for Lehmann & Hogg in 25 minutes, 39 balls, 6 fours, 1 six
  • Australia 150 after 26.5 overs, 115 minutes, 13 fours, 3 sixes
  • Australia 200 after 37.2 overs, 150 minutes, 16 fours, 4 sixes
  • Australia 250 after 46 overs, 180 minutes, 19 fours, 5 sixes
  • Australia 300 after 50 overs, 195 minutes
  • DS Lehmann's 28 runs (444646) off the 50th over was the most runs off an over in World Cups (previous: BC Lara 26 runs (46466x), West Indies v Canada at Centurion, 2002/03)
  • DS Lehmann's 28 runs (444646) off the 50th over was the most runs off an over by an Australian in ODIs (previous: DS Lehmann /B Lee 27 runs (164646) v South Africa at Perth, 2001/02)
  • With the wicket of LJ Burger, GD McGrath became the leading wicket taker for Australia in World Cups (previous: SK Warne 32 wickets)
  • GD McGrath's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 5/14 v West Indies at Manchester, 1999)
  • GD McGrath's best bowling in ODIs (previous: 5/14 v West Indies at Manchester, 1999)
  • GD McGrath's 7/15 is the best bowling by an Australian in World Cups (previous: 6/14 GJ Gilmour v England at Leeds, 1975)
  • GD McGrath's 7/15 is the best bowling in World Cups (previous: 7/51 WW Davis, West Indies v Australia at Leeds, 1983)
  • GD McGrath's 7/15 is the best bowling by an Australian in ODIs (previous: 6/14 GJ Gilmour v England at Leeds, 1975)
  • GD McGrath's 7/15 is the best bowling on this ground (previous: 4/16 L Klusener, South Africa v Kenya, 2002/03)
  • AC Gilchrist's 6 catches was the most catches/dismissals in a World Cup innings (previous: RD Jacobs, 5 (5c, 0st), West Indies v New Zealand at Southampton, 1999)
  • AC Gilchrist's 6 catches equalled the most catches/dismissals by an Australian in ODIs (AC Gilchrist, 6 (6c, 0st), v South Africa at Cape Town, 1999/00 and AC Gilchrist, 6 (5c, 1st), v England at Sydney, 2002/03)
  • Namibia's lowest completed total in ODIs (previous: 84 v Pakistan at Kimberley, 2002/03)
  • Lowest completed total against Australia in ODIs (previous: 63 by India at Sydney, 1980/81)
  • Lowest completed total against Australia in World Cups (previous: 93 by England at Leeds, 1975)
  • Lowest completed total on this ground in ODIs (previous: 122 by Netherlands v Australia, 2002/03)
  • Australia's win was their 11th consecutive victory equalling the record for most consecutive victories in ODIs (11 by West Indies 04/06/1984 to 02/02/1985)
  • The margin of victory was the largest in World Cups by runs (previous: 202 runs, England (334/4) beat India (132/3) at Lord's, 1975)
  • The margin of victory was the largest by Australia in ODIs by runs (previous: 232 runs, Australia (323/2) beat Sri Lanka (91) at Adelaide, 1984/85)
  • The margin of victory was the largest in ODIs by runs (previous: 245 runs, Sri Lanka (299/5) beat India (54) at Sharjah, 2000/01)
 
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Feb 28, 2003

World Cup, 2003 - Australia v Namibia at Potchefstroom, 27th February 2003

The scoreboard says it all

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Feb 28, 2003

World Cup, 2003 - Australia v Namibia at Potchefstroom, 27th February 2003

Bichel jumps in the air as he celebrates taking the wicket of Van Vuuren

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